Date: 9/8/17 5:27 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [de-birds] Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch (08 Sep 2017) 65 Raptors
Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch
Lewes, Delaware, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 08, 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 55 287 287
Bald Eagle 4 34 34
Northern Harrier 2 2 2
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 5 5
Cooper's Hawk 0 9 9
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 0 1 1
Red-tailed Hawk 1 4 4
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 2 2 2
Merlin 0 2 2
Peregrine Falcon 0 5 5
Unknown Accipiter 1 1 1
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 1 1

Total: 65 375 375
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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: Colin Fluhartz, Dennis Foley, Jordan Terrell, Larry Sharp,
Lynn Smith, Susan Gruver

Visitors:
Thanks to all the great volunteers who helped out today including Sue,
Lynn, Dennis, Jordan, Colin, Larry and Bill.
27 visitors


Weather:
Clear turning partly cloudy in the afternoon, temp 20-24C, NW,N,NE wind
8-12 then dropping to 5mph late in the day, visibility 25km.

Raptor Observations:
Steady flight of Osprey, four Bald Eagles, two Northern Harriers, a couple
of Kestrels, and a Red-tailed Hawk.


Non-raptor Observations:
Brown Pelican (16), Prairie Warbler, Redstart, Pine Warbler, Green Heron,
DC Cormorant (24).
Southern Leopard Frogs calling throughout the day.


Predictions:
Sunny, high 70F, N wind 10mph
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Report submitted by Jen Ottinger (<Jottinger.co...>)


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