[Ontbirds] N WINDS, RISING bp BRING 235 migrating raptors at Cranberry, WHITBY, ON--SEP13/09

Doug Lockrey lockrey33 at rogers.com
Sun Sep 13 16:44:01 EDT 2009


 Cranberry Marsh
 sw Whitby, Ontario, Canada--south roadside parking area on Hall's Rd.
Sunday, Sep.13/09
Observation  time: 0700-1430EDT
>
 Official Counter: Doug Lockrey, Rayfield Pye
Observers:   Jim Skene, Carol Horner, Dan Kaczynski, Karl Jennewein, Charlie 
Adey,
Ron Stephenson, Linda Morton and many who helped.
>
 Weather:
sunny with cloud patches; medium N winds, Bar.pr.101.7 rising, TUV=2, 22C
>
The conditions were parfait, but until an early-AM cloud-cover cleared off 
hawks were
 few in number. then, small kettles of Broad-wingeds started to come 
through. Kestrels were
moving through throughout the 7.5hr. watch.

  Migrating Raptor Observations:
2 turkey vulture, 4 Osprey, 2 N.Harrier, 58 Sharp-shinned, 1 Cooper's, 59 
Broad-winged,
8 Red-tailed, 91 Am.Kestrel, 1 Merlin, 4 Unidentifieds.
>
Non-raptor Observations:  marsh  wren,  12+  hummingbirds,  Wilson's 
warbler,
 black-&-white warbler, Am.redstart, chestnut-sided warbler, RUBY-CROWNED 
KINGLET,
rose-breasted grosbeak, 6 GREAT  EGRETS, common  yellowthroat, 
BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT HERON,  swamp
 sparrow, common loon,  RED-NECKED GREBE, among others.

Monarch Butterflies--15

>From the 401 eastbound, exit at Salem Rd. in Ajax, south to Bayly, then
east through LakeRidge Rd. to the first street beyond--Hall's Rd.--south
toward the lake to the second roadside parking area.
>
 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
 Raptor Species               Sep.13  Month Total   Season Total
>>>>>> ------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                      0              0              0
Turkey Vulture                    2              63           77
Osprey                               9              48           112
Bald Eagle                           0              5             16
Northern Harrier                 2              16            29
Sharp-shinned Hawk         58            244         271
Cooper's Hawk                  1                 7            16
Northern Goshawk            0                 0                 0
 Red-shouldered Hawk       0                0               0
Broad-winged Hawk         59             67           80
Red-tailed Hawk                8              15           31
Rough-legged Hawk         0                 0              0
Golden Eagle                    0                 0              0
American Kestrel             91           125           137
Merlin                               1                7              10
Peregrine Falcon             0                  4                4
Unknown Accipiter           0                4              4
Unknown Buteo                0               4              8
Unknown Falcon              0                1              1
Unknown Eagle                0                0              0
Unknown Raptor               4               8           9
>>
>> Total:                        235          618         805
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>> Doug Lockrey, coordinator CMRW, Whitby, ON
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