Date: 9/5/17 1:49 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [de-birds] Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch (05 Sep 2017) 17 Raptors
Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch
Lewes, Delaware, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 05, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 3 21 21
Osprey 12 155 155
Bald Eagle 0 26 26
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 5 5
Cooper's Hawk 1 7 7
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 3 3
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 0 0
Merlin 0 1 1
Peregrine Falcon 1 3 3
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 1 1

Total: 17 222 222
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 14:30:00
Total observation time: 6.5 hours

Official Counter: Jennifer Ottinger

Observers: Paul Kane, Susan Gruver

Visitors:
Thanks to Sue and Paul for assisting with the count today!
19 visitors


Weather:
Clear and hot, temp 25-32C, wind S,SW 7-12mph, visibility 18km, hazy out
over the water.

Raptor Observations:
A few Osprey moving through, along with a couple of Turkey Vultures, a
Cooper's Hawk and Peregrine Falcon. Very little migrating with the south
wind. A resident Cooper's Hawk was hunting the dunes.

Non-raptor Observations:
Chimney Swift, Cliff Swallow, Barn Swallow and large flocks of Tree
Swallows.


Predictions:
80% chance of showers through the day, high 76F, S wind 10-15mph.

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


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