Date: 9/20/18 2:56 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [de-birds] Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch (20 Sep 2018) 145 Raptors
Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch
Lewes, Delaware, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 20, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 12 26 26
Turkey Vulture 4 81 81
Osprey 80 843 843
Bald Eagle 9 45 45
Northern Harrier 0 2 2
Sharp-shinned Hawk 5 26 26
Cooper's Hawk 0 11 11
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 1 1
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 28 106 106
Merlin 2 42 42
Peregrine Falcon 5 23 23
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 3 3

Total: 145 1209 1209
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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: Susan Gruver

Visitors:
25 visitors. thank you to Bill


Weather:
wind East/ESE 5-8, clcv. 30/5/90/75, visb. 20k, temp. 23-24c

Raptor Observations:
Osprey migrating South/SW, nice Kestrel flight coming through in groups of
3,4, 6

Non-raptor Observations:
Red-Throated Loon, Brown Pelicans, 7-Oyster Catchers,Pine Warbler,
Brown-Headed Nuthatches, 20 Black Scoter

Predictions:
79, partly cloudy, WIND SSE at 10-15
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Report submitted by Sue Gruver (<srgruver...>)


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