Date: 9/11/17 2:32 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [de-birds] Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch (11 Sep 2017) 149 Raptors
Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch
Lewes, Delaware, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 11, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 10 11 11
Turkey Vulture 20 43 43
Osprey 98 569 569
Bald Eagle 1 49 49
Northern Harrier 0 5 5
Sharp-shinned Hawk 9 24 24
Cooper's Hawk 0 10 10
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 1 1
Broad-winged Hawk 0 2 2
Red-tailed Hawk 1 6 6
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 2 12 12
Merlin 7 21 21
Peregrine Falcon 1 8 8
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 1
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 3 3

Total: 149 766 766
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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, Kevin Bronson, Larry Sharp, Tom Stock

Visitors:
thank you to Tom, Ann,Larry and Kevin.
15 visitors


Weather:
wind East all day at 4.8- 1.9, temp 21-27c, visb 20k, clcv 20%

Raptor Observations:
Most Osprey coming in over the Point. A few more Sharp-shinned Hawks and
Kestrels. A large kettle of BV's and TV's popped up briefly and then moved
along. They were surrounded by many of our non migrating TV's and BV's.

Non-raptor Observations:
Brown Pelican, Prairie Warblers, Cedar Wax Wings

Predictions:
partly sunny, mid 70's, 20% chance of PM showers, Wind East 5 mph
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Report submitted by Sue Gruver (<srgruver...>)


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