Date: 9/21/18 5:00 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [de-birds] Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch (21 Sep 2018) 47 Raptors
Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch
Lewes, Delaware, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 21, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 26 26
Turkey Vulture 5 86 86
Osprey 27 870 870
Bald Eagle 11 56 56
Northern Harrier 0 2 2
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 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 0 106 106
Merlin 3 45 45
Peregrine Falcon 1 24 24
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: 47 1256 1256
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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: Ann Dinkel, Dennis Foley, Stephanie Warshsawsky,
Susan Gruver, Vincent Gambal

Visitors:
Thanks Sue, Vince, Stephanie, Ann, Alice, Dennis and Bill for helping with
the count today!
18 visitors


Weather:
Partly cloudy, temp 22-25C, light SE,S wind, vis 20km


Raptor Observations:
Rather slow with the south winds, mostly Osprey, 11 Bald Eagles, a couple
of Merlin and one Peregrine Falcon in the morning.
2 resident adult eagles

Non-raptor Observations:
Lesser Black-backed Gull, Black Tern, Pine Warbler, Red-breasted Nuthatch,
DC Cormorant (78).


Predictions:
Partly sunny, high 76F, W wind turning N in the afternoon 10mph

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


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