Date: 9/6/17 6:00 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [de-birds] Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch (06 Sep 2017) 25 Raptors
Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch
Lewes, Delaware, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 06, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 1 1 1
Turkey Vulture 0 21 21
Osprey 21 176 176
Bald Eagle 2 28 28
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 5 5
Cooper's Hawk 0 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 4 4
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: 25 247 247
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Jennifer Ottinger

Observers: Susan Gruver

Visitors:
Thanks to Sue for helping with the count!
23 visitors


Weather:
Partly cloudy turning overcast in the afternoon, temp 24-27C, wind SW
through most of the day turning NW in the late afternoon 6-10mph.

Raptor Observations:
Mostly Osprey moving through, two Bald Eagles, a Black Vulture and
Peregrine Falcon.


Non-raptor Observations:
Brown Pelican (16), Lesser Yellowlegs, Barn Swallow, Chimney Swift (23), DC
Cormorant (15).


Predictions:
Rain early then turning partly cloudy, high 75F, W wind 10mph.
Good migration conditions after the rain.
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Report submitted by Jen Ottinger (<Jottinger.co...>)


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