Date: 9/10/17 2:57 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [de-birds] Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch (10 Sep 2017) 186 Raptors
Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch
Lewes, Delaware, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 10, 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 23 23
Osprey 149 471 471
Bald Eagle 6 48 48
Northern Harrier 1 5 5
Sharp-shinned Hawk 7 15 15
Cooper's Hawk 1 10 10
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 1 1
Broad-winged Hawk 1 2 2
Red-tailed Hawk 0 5 5
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 6 10 10
Merlin 11 14 14
Peregrine Falcon 1 7 7
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 1
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 1 1 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 2 3 3

Total: 186 617 617
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Susan Gruver

Observers: Ann Dinkel, David Fees, Kevin Bronson, Tom Stock

Visitors:
a huge thank you for their great help in the count today to David, Tom,
Kevin, Ann and Nancy. It was so nice having all the great folks watching
the skies with us.
36 visitors


Weather:
temp 17-26c, wind E/NE/N 7.1-down to 2, visb 20k, clcl 10-15%

Raptor Observations:
many Osprey migrating today. Some streaming by 4,5, and 6's. Nice flight of
11 Merlin, 6 Kestrels

Non-raptor Observations:
Common YT warbler, Redstarts,

Predictions:
sunny in the 70's wind NE at 5-10
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Report submitted by Sue Gruver (<srgruver...>)


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