[Ontbirds] Detroit River Hawk Watch (27 Nov 2015) Raptors

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Fri Nov 27 18:27:18 EST 2015


Detroit River Hawk Watch
Brownstown, Michigan, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 27, 2015
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Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                0              0              1
Turkey Vulture               0           1449          73567
Osprey                       0              1             81
Bald Eagle                   0             57            212
Northern Harrier             0            144            620
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0            213           5532
Cooper's Hawk                0             46            241
Northern Goshawk             0              1              5
Red-shouldered Hawk          0            231            707
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0          72461
Swainson's Hawk              0              0              1
Red-tailed Hawk              0           2444           4086
Rough-legged Hawk            0             14             18
Golden Eagle                 0             41             95
American Kestrel             0              4            816
Merlin                       0              5             46
Peregrine Falcon             0              4             36
Unknown Accipiter            0              5             16
Unknown Buteo                0             14             40
Unknown Falcon               0              0              4
Unknown Eagle                0              0              1
Unknown Raptor               0             11             41

Total:                       0           4684         158627
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(No count conducted today)



Weather:
Steady rain all day. No count attempted.

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:


Predictions:
Overcast with cool temps and light to moderate north wind. 
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Report submitted by Jonathan Stein (steinjj19 at gmail.com)
Detroit River Hawk Watch information may be found at:
http://www.drhawkwatch.org 


Site Description:
The Detroit River Hawk Watch (a joint venture of the Detroit River
International Wildlife Refuge and its Friends group, the International
Wildlife Refuge Alliance) is the Boat Launch at Lake Erie Metropark located
approximately 20 miles south of Detroit, Michigan. The location is at the
mouth of the Detroit River as it enters Lake Erie.

Directions to site:
Lake Erie Metropark:
>From I-75, exit at Huron River Drive (exit 27). Continue east on Huron
River Drive. Turn left on West Jefferson and proceed a few hundred yards to
the entrance of Lake Erie Metropark. After paying the entrance fee, follow
the signs to the Boat Launch.






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