[Ontbirds] HSR: Holiday Beach Conservation Area (13 Nov 2011) 18 Raptors

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Sun Nov 13 16:11:59 EST 2011


Holiday Beach Conservation Area
Amherstburg, Ontario, Canada
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 13, 2011
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Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
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Turkey Vulture               0           1615          33435
Osprey                       0              1            203
Bald Eagle                   0              6            187
Northern Harrier             2             92            898
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0             98          12974
Cooper's Hawk                1            139           1007
Northern Goshawk             0              6             10
Red-shouldered Hawk          0            260            416
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0          43431
Red-tailed Hawk             14           1780           2725
Rough-legged Hawk            0             10             22
Golden Eagle                 1             56             96
American Kestrel             0             15           4874
Merlin                       0              6            135
Peregrine Falcon             0              3             77
Unknown Accipiter            0             15             65
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:                      18           4113         100618
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Observation start time: 07:15:00 
Observation end   time: 16:00:00 
Total observation time: 8.75 hours

Official Counter:        Stephen Kolbe

Observers:        Bob Hall-Brooks, Dennis Patrick, Gwen Gidge, Jim McCoy,
                  Kory Renaud, Larry Ludwicki, Sarah Renaud, Sarah Rupert

Visitors:
Eight.


Weather:
Mostly cloudy today with milder temperatures 10-14 C.  Fairly strong winds
out of the south all day.

Raptor Observations:
Very quiet again today at the tower.  A Peregrine Falcon was blasting
around the marsh in the late afternoon looking for dinner.  Bird of the day
was a subadult Golden Eagle that went down the point before angling away to
the northwest.

Non-raptor Observations:
Common Loon 2, Pied-billed Grebe 30, Double-crested Cormorant 30, Great
Blue Heron 4, Tundra Swan 11, Mute Swan 40, Canada Goose 103, Wood Duck 10,
Green-winged Teal 20, American Black Duck 15, Mallard 200, Northern Pintail
20, Northern Shoveler 25, Gadwall 500, American Wigeon 15, Canvasback 7,
Redhead 2, Ring-necked Duck 40, Bufflehead 5, Hooded Merganser 1,
Red-breasted Merganser 50, Ruddy Duck 3, American Coot 2000, Dunlin 15,
Bonaparte’s Gull 21, Ring-billed Gull 100, Herring Gull 20, Great
Black-backed Gull 2, Mourning Dove 1, Belted Kingfisher 2, Downy Woodpecker
2, Northern Flicker 4, Horned Lark 561, American Crow 4, Black-capped
Chickadee 4, Brown Creeper 1, Carolina Wren 1, Golden-crowned Kinglet 2,
American Robin 17, Cedar Waxwing 75, European Starling 9000, Northern
Cardinal 5, American Tree Sparrow 2, Song Sparrow 1, Lincoln’s Sparrow 1,
Swamp Sparrow 2, White-throated Sparrow 2, Red-winged Blackbird 2000, Rusty
Blackbird 150, Common Grackle 100, Pine Siskin 15, American Goldfinch 99,
House Sparrow 5.

Predictions:
Rain. High: 13 C. Wind SW 10 km/h. 100 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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