Date: 9/7/17 1:56 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [de-birds] Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch (07 Sep 2017) 63 Raptors
Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch
Lewes, Delaware, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 07, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 1 1
Turkey Vulture 0 21 21
Osprey 56 232 232
Bald Eagle 2 30 30
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 5 5
Cooper's Hawk 2 9 9
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 1 1 1
Red-tailed Hawk 0 3 3
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 0 0
Merlin 1 2 2
Peregrine Falcon 1 5 5
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: 63 310 310
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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: Paul Kane, Susan Gruver

Visitors:
Thanks to Sue, Paul and Rob for assisting with the count.
24 visitors


Weather:
Mostly cloudy then clearing in the afternoon, temp 18-23C, NW,WNW,W wind
7-14mph increasing through the day, visibility 18-23km


Raptor Observations:
Good push of Ospreys through the day, two Bald Eagles, a couple of Cooper's
Hawks, our first Broad-winged Hawk for the season, Merlin and a Peregrine.

Non-raptor Observations:
Brown Pelican, Ruddy Turnstone, Bobolink, Great Blue Heron, DC Cormorant
(10).


Predictions:
Sunny, high 75F, W wind 5-10mph

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


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