Date: 9/12/17 5:55 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [de-birds] Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch (12 Sep 2017) 113 Raptors
Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch
Lewes, Delaware, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 12, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 24 35 35
Turkey Vulture 33 76 76
Osprey 44 613 613
Bald Eagle 0 49 49
Northern Harrier 1 6 6
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 25 25
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 7 7
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 5 17 17
Merlin 3 24 24
Peregrine Falcon 1 9 9
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: 113 879 879
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Observation start time: 08:30:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 6.5 hours

Official Counter: Jennifer Ottinger

Observers: Jodi McLaughlin, Larry Sharp, Rob Schroeder, Susan Gruver

Visitors:
Thanks to Sue, Howie, Rob, Jodi, Larry, and Dick for helping with the count
today!
21 visitors



Weather:
Overcast, temp 21-26C, NNE,ENE,E wind 2-6mph, vis 20km


Raptor Observations:
Large group of vultures came through mid day, mostly Osprey moving, several
Kestrels, Merlin and one Peregrine.
One resident Bald Eagle


Non-raptor Observations:
Brown Pelican (17), Common Nighthawk (7), Prairie Warbler, Yellow-rumped
Warbler


Predictions:
Chance of rain, cloudy, high 78F, S wind 5-10mph

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


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