Date: 9/1/17 4:03 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [de-birds] Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch (01 Sep 2017) 24 Raptors
Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch
Lewes, Delaware, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 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 0 0 0
Osprey 16 16 16
Bald Eagle 5 5 5
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 1 1
Cooper's Hawk 1 1 1
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 Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 24 24 24
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Jennifer Ottinger

Observers: Ann Dinkel, Art Zdancewic, Donna Hoyt, John Hoyt,
Jordan Terrell, Kate Fleming, Susan Gruver

Visitors:
Thanks to the dedicated volunteers that stopped by to help start off the
hawk watch season including Sue, Art, Ann, John, Donna, and Bill!
32 visitors


Weather:
Overcast and cool, temp 16-19C, wind NE,ENE 5-10mph, visibility 20km.



Raptor Observations:
Osprey and several Bald Eagles moving through, one Sharp-shinned and a
Cooper's Hawk, one Peregrine at the end of the day.


Non-raptor Observations:
Brown Pelican, Black-bellied Plover, Common Tern, Forster's Tern, Green
Heron, Prairie Warbler and large flocks of Tree Swallows.

Predictions:
Rain showers and thunderstorms, 80% chance of rain, high 70F, wind E at
20mph.
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Report submitted by Jen Ottinger (<Jottinger.co...>)




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