[Ontbirds] HSR: Holiday Beach Conservation Area (07 Nov 2011) 2 Raptors

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Mon Nov 7 17:11:08 EST 2011


Holiday Beach Conservation Area
Amherstburg, Ontario, Canada
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 07, 2011
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Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Turkey Vulture               0           1518          33338
Osprey                       0              0            202
Bald Eagle                   0              2            183
Northern Harrier             0             79            885
Sharp-shinned Hawk           1             76          12952
Cooper's Hawk                1            112            980
Northern Goshawk             0              4              8
Red-shouldered Hawk          0            249            405
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0          43431
Red-tailed Hawk              0           1560           2505
Rough-legged Hawk            0              9             21
Golden Eagle                 0             53             93
American Kestrel             0             15           4874
Merlin                       0              4            133
Peregrine Falcon             0              3             77
Unknown Accipiter            0             12             62
Unknown Buteo                0             10             39
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              6
Unknown Raptor               0              0             14
Swainson's Hawk              0              0              3
Black Vulture                0              1              1

Total:                       2           3707         100212
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Observation start time: 07:00:00 
Observation end   time: 15:00:00 
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter:        Stephen Kolbe

Observers:        Frank Dolby

Visitors:
Zero.


Weather:
Mild temperatures ranging from 11.4 - 13.4.  Light winds out of the
southwest throughout.  Off-and-on drizzle in the morning and heavy cloud
cover.

Raptor Observations:
Raptors took the day off today.

Non-raptor Observations:
Pretty quiet non-raptor wise as well, but did have a few highlights.  A
late Monarch was seen gliding south, a Snow Bunting flew past, and a Fox
Sparrow was foraging with White-throated Sparrows around the base of the
tower.



Pied-billed Grebe 75, Double-crested Cormorant 60, Great Blue Heron 12,
Black-crowned Night-Heron 1, Tundra Swan 10, Mute Swan 50, Canada Goose 55,
Wood Duck 12, Green-winged Teal 25, American Black Duck 40, Mallard 200,
Northern Pintail 75, Northern Shoveler 60, Gadwall 800, American Wigeon 75,
Ring-necked Duck 70, Greater Scaup 4, Lesser Scaup 2, Bufflehead 2, Ruddy
Duck 6, American Coot 2200, Killdeer 1, Pectoral Sandpiper 1, Bonaparte’s
Gull 50, Ring-billed Gull 150, Herring Gull 10, Mourning Dove 2, Belted
Kingfisher 1, Red-bellied Woodpecker 1, Downy Woodpecker 2, Northern
Flicker 2, Horned Lark 2, Blue Jay 2, American Crow 2, Black-capped
Chickadee 10, Brown Creeper 1, Carolina Wren 1, Golden-crowned Kinglet 4,
American Robin 21, Cedar Waxwing 25, European Starling 1000, Northern
Cardinal 6, American Tree Sparrow 1, Song Sparrow 4, Swamp Sparrow 2,
White-throated Sparrow 6, Dark-eyed Junco 2, Snow Bunting 1, Red-winged
Blackbird 250, Rusty Blackbird 25, Common Grackle 10, American Goldfinch
39, House Sparrow 4.



Monarch 1.

Predictions:
Chance of Rain. Partly Cloudy. High: 17 C. Wind South 11 km/h. 20 percent
chance of precipitation 
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Report submitted by Stephen Kolbe (kolbesr at gmail.com)
Holiday Beach Migration Observatory information may be found at:
http://hbmo.org/






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