[Ontbirds] Holiday Beach Conservation Area (13 Nov 2017) 8 Raptors

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Mon Nov 13 22:26:49 EST 2017


Holiday Beach Conservation Area
Amherstburg, Ontario, Canada
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 13, 2017
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Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
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Turkey Vulture               0           7721          55841
Osprey                       0              1             77
Bald Eagle                   2             69            225
Northern Harrier             2             57            481
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0            487           5342
Cooper's Hawk                0             68            251
Northern Goshawk             0              4              5
Red-shouldered Hawk          0            636            769
Broad-winged Hawk            0              1           5366
Red-tailed Hawk              4           2266           3245
Rough-legged Hawk            0             20             37
Golden Eagle                 0             71             83
American Kestrel             0              4           1371
Merlin                       0              5             75
Peregrine Falcon             0              5             57
Unknown Accipiter            0              2              6
Unknown Buteo                0              2             19
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0              9
Short-eared Owl              0              0              1
Swainson's Hawk              0              0              2

Total:                       8          11419          73262
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Observation start time: 09:00:00 
Observation end   time: 15:00:00 
Total observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter:        Sean Jenniskens

Observers:        Dave Martin, Jim McCoy, Linda Wladarski, Michael Williamson

Visitors:
Mike, Dave, and Linda. The company was great with the lack of birds!


Weather:
A light west to northwest; with the exception of about 20-30min in the
afternoon, the sky was fully overcast, and the air noticeably damp.

Raptor Observations:
Few and far in-between. 2 Balds, 2 Harrier, 4 Red-tails.

Non-raptor Observations:
A total of 260 Horned Larks were counted migrating, along with 11 American
Pipits and 2 Lapland Longspurs. Also, 157 Cedar Waxwings, one Purple Finch,
and 96 American Goldfinch. eBird checklist to be added.

Predictions:
Mainly sunny with light west and southwest winds.
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Report submitted by Sean Jenniskens (seanjenniskens at hotmail.com)
Holiday Beach Conservation Area information may be found at:
http://hbmo.ca/


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