[Ontbirds] HSR: Holiday Beach Conservation Area (09 Nov 2011) 4 Raptors

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Wed Nov 9 14:11:28 EST 2011


Holiday Beach Conservation Area
Amherstburg, Ontario, Canada
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 09, 2011
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Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
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Turkey Vulture               2           1520          33340
Osprey                       0              0            202
Bald Eagle                   0              2            183
Northern Harrier             0             80            886
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0             81          12957
Cooper's Hawk                1            119            987
Northern Goshawk             0              4              8
Red-shouldered Hawk          0            250            406
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0          43431
Red-tailed Hawk              1           1573           2518
Rough-legged Hawk            0              9             21
Golden Eagle                 0             53             93
American Kestrel             0             15           4874
Merlin                       0              5            134
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:                       4           3737         100242
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Observation start time: 07:30:00 
Observation end   time: 15:00:00 
Total observation time: 3.75 hours

Official Counter:        Stephen Kolbe

Observers:        

Visitors:
Zero.


Weather:
A gloomy, rainy day in the morning, but some sun actually showed itself by
the end of the day.  Strong winds out of the southeast.

Raptor Observations:
Saw a few single birds brave the winds between rain showers, but mostly
empty skies.

Non-raptor Observations:
Pied-billed Grebe 60, Double-crested Cormorant 30, Great Blue Heron 10,
Black-crowned Night-Heron 1, Mute Swan 70, Canada Goose 20, Wood Duck 25,
Green-winged Teal 40, American Black Duck 15, Mallard 150, Northern Pintail
25, Northern Shoveler 25, Gadwall 600, American Wigeon 50, Ring-necked Duck
50, Lesser Scaup 1, American Coot 2000, Bonaparte’s Gull 20, Ring-billed
Gull 150, Herring Gull 6, Rock Pigeon 2, Mourning Dove 2, Belted Kingfisher
2, Downy Woodpecker 1, Northern Flicker 2, Horned Lark 26, Tree Swallow 23,
Blue Jay 1, American Crow 4, Black-capped Chickadee 3, Brown Creeper 1,
Carolina Wren 1, American Robin 40, American Pipit 1, Cedar Waxwing 20,
European Starling 1000, Northern Cardinal 4, American Tree Sparrow 1, Fox
Sparrow 1, Song Sparrow 3, Swamp Sparrow 2, White-throated Sparrow 4,
Dark-eyed Junco 1, Red-winged Blackbird 750, Rusty Blackbird 125, Common
Grackle 40, Brown-headed Cowbird 5, Pine Siskin 1, American Goldfinch 30,
House Sparrow 5.

Predictions:
Chance of Rain. Overcast. High: 7 C. Wind WSW 19 km/h. 50 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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