Date: 9/2/17 2:23 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [de-birds] Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch (02 Sep 2017) 2 Raptors
Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch
Lewes, Delaware, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 02, 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 2 18 18
Bald Eagle 0 5 5
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 1 1
Cooper's Hawk 0 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 0 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: 2 26 26
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 12:00:00
Total observation time: 2.5 hours

Official Counter: Jennifer Ottinger

Observers: Susan Gruver, Vincent Gambal

Visitors:
Thanks to Sue and Vince for enduring the rain and helping out today!


Weather:
Overcast and rain in the morning, temp 19-20C, wind E 16-18mph, visibility
15km, observations ended at 1300 (EDT) due to rain.

Raptor Observations:
A couple of Osprey moved through but no migration to speak of due to the
weather.


Non-raptor Observations:
Pelican, Black Tern, Oystercatchers flying out by the point.

Predictions:
Chance of showers early, then partly cloudy, high 78F, W wind 10mph.
Conditions look good for migration after the rain stops.

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Report submitted by Jen Ottinger (<Jottinger.co...>)


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