[Ontbirds] HSR: Holiday Beach Conservation Area (01 Sep 2013) 4 Raptors

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Sun Sep 1 17:09:36 EDT 2013


Holiday Beach Conservation Area
Amherstburg, Ontario, Canada
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 01, 2013
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Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Turkey Vulture               0              0              0
Osprey                       0              0              0
Bald Eagle                   0              0              0
Northern Harrier             1              1              1
Sharp-shinned Hawk           1              1              1
Cooper's Hawk                0              0              0
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              0
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Red-tailed Hawk              0              0              0
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel             0              0              0
Merlin                       0              0              0
Peregrine Falcon             1              1              1
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               1              1              1

Total:                       4              4              4
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Observation start time: 07:30:00 
Observation end   time: 13:00:00 
Total observation time: 5.5 hours

Official Counter:        Bob Pettit

Observers:        Dennis Patrick, Gwen Patrick, Jason Craft, Jim McCoy

Visitors:
None



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Weather:
21.5-25.5C; wind NE->E 1-7 KM, 1-5 mph; Hum 86-80; Pres 29.74 mm Hg; Cloud
100%; Vis 16 km; Precip. None; 

Raptor Observations:
One each NH, SS, PG, UR for a total of 4 birds. The Peregrine Falcon was a
very small individual (most likely male) attacked our plastic owl and went
westward.

Non-raptor Observations:
Highlights; Mute Swan-25, Great Blue Heron-12, D-c Cormorant-1, Common
Gallinule-1 walking on the tops of American Lotus leaves resting on top of
high water levels. Coot-1, R-b Gull-8, , Rock Pigeon-1, Mourning Dove-5,
R-t Hummingbird-2, B. Kingfisher, D. Woodpecker, 1,200 ducks species in two
large flocks entering marsh.Swallows:Martin-2, Tree-5, N.Rough-winged-5,
Bank-3. B-G Gnatcatcher-1, G. Catbird, House Finch-3, Am Goldfinch-4.

Predictions:
Partly cloudy. High of 81F. Winds from the NW at 5 to 15 mph.



Festivals 14-15, 21-22 September.



>From the 401, exit at Howard Ave and head South on Howard (County Rd 9).
Follow County Rd. 9 to its end, approx 21km. Turn right (West) on County Rd
20, go 2.6 km. Turn left (South) on County Rd 50, go 2 km. As you round the
curve, you will see the entrance to Holiday Beach on the south side of the
road. 6952 County Road 50, Amherstburg. 519-736-3772.



GPS   42.0419   -83.0373
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Report submitted by Bob Pettit (redknot at earthlink.net)
Holiday Beach Migration Observatory information may be found at:
http://hbmo.org/






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