[Ontbirds]HSR: DRHW- Lake Erie Metropark (20 Nov 2008) 78 Raptors

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Thu Nov 20 19:11:59 EST 2008


DRHW- Lake Erie Metropark
Brownstown, Michigan, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 20, 2008
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Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
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Black Vulture                0              0              2
Turkey Vulture               1            234          35150
Osprey                       0              0            140
Bald Eagle                   2             15            117
Northern Harrier             1              9            146
Sharp-shinned Hawk           6             60           3574
Cooper's Hawk                1             26            275
Northern Goshawk             0              5              8
Red-shouldered Hawk          6             50            164
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0          36216
Red-tailed Hawk             59            550           2090
Rough-legged Hawk            1              8             16
Golden Eagle                 1             18             71
American Kestrel             0              2            403
Merlin                       0              3             19
Peregrine Falcon             0              5             23
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0              0

Total:                      78            985          78414
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Observation start time: 09:15:00 
Observation end   time: 15:00:00 
Total observation time: 5.75 hours

Official Counter:        Calvin Brennan

Observers:        Raburn Howland, Rodney Laura

Visitors:
Jim Maki
Pete Przbylyski
Ron Harkness


Weather:
Mostly overcast conditions were seen today but with frequent breaks in the
cloud cover and even some extended sunny breaks. There were also occasional
snow flurries and squalls. Winds were fairly strong and blustery from the
west-northwest.



Raptor Observations:
A nice diversity of birds was recorded today with the heaviest activity
during the sunnier breaks in the afternoon. 

Non-raptor Observations:

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Report submitted by Calvin Brennan (common_raven at hotmail.com)
SMRR- Lake Erie Metropark information may be found at:
http://www.smrr.net/




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