[Ontbirds] Hawk Cliff Hawkwatch (01 Oct 2017) 44 Raptors

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Mon Oct 2 18:37:48 EDT 2017


Hawk Cliff Hawkwatch
Port Stanley, Ontario, Canada
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 01, 2017
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Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
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Black Vulture                0              0              0
Turkey Vulture              20             20           1765
Osprey                       1              1             61
Bald Eagle                   0              0             84
Northern Harrier             4              4            221
Sharp-shinned Hawk          12             12           1880
Cooper's Hawk                0              0             42
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              6
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0           4325
Red-tailed Hawk              2              2             39
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel             4              4           1225
Merlin                       0              0             55
Peregrine Falcon             1              1             30
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0              0
Swainson's Hawk              0              0              1

Total:                      44             44           9734
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Observation start time: 07:00:00 
Observation end   time: 11:00:00 
Total observation time: 4 hours

Official Counter:        Jennifer Lyon

Observers:        Derek Lyon, Don Taylor, Keith Sealy

Visitors:
Thanks to Jen and Derek, Keith and Don T for sticking around to get a count
done today.  Visitors today included a group of 30+ from Guelph Nature.


Weather:
Lots of cloud around and light ESE winds or no wind at all with temp to a
high of 15C.

Raptor Observations:
Not any birds today... no surprise given the rotten wind direction. A total
of 44 birds were tallied... with TVs (20), a lone Osprey, N. Harrier (4),
Sharpies (12), a couple of Redtails, a few Am. Kestrels (4) and a single
Peregrine.

Non-raptor Observations:
Some of the non-raptors reported included Yellow-rumped Warbler, Brown
Creeper, GC and RC Kinglets, White-throated Sparrows, Chestnut-sided
Warbler, YB Sapsucker, E. Towhee, Gray Catbird, Common Loons, Blue-headed
Vireo and Black-throated Blue Warbler. Blue Jays tallied... 985

Monarch count: 80
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Report submitted by Dave Brown (thebrowns at ezlink.on.ca)
Hawk Cliff Hawkwatch information may be found at:
http://www.ezlink.ca/~thebrowns/HawkCliff/index.htm


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