Date: 9/24/18 12:23 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [de-birds] Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch (24 Sep 2018) 18 Raptors
Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch
Lewes, Delaware, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 24, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 32 32
Turkey Vulture 0 97 97
Osprey 11 1140 1140
Bald Eagle 1 73 73
Northern Harrier 0 7 7
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 48 48
Cooper's Hawk 0 14 14
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 2 2
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 158 158
Merlin 2 82 82
Peregrine Falcon 4 73 73
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: 18 1729 1729
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 10:00:00
Total observation time: 2 hours

Official Counter: Susan Gruver

Observers: Alissa Kegelman, Ann Dinkel, Art Zdancewic

Visitors:
thank you to Ann,Art and Alissa for braving the wind and rain. visitors-2


Weather:
wind ENE-16-18, temp. 19c., clcv 100%, visb. 18k. count ended early due to
rain

Raptor Observations:
a few Falcons and Osprey braving the winds

Non-raptor Observations:
Red-Breasted Nuthatch,

Predictions:
50% chance of am thunder storms, high 80, wind SSE 10-15
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Report submitted by Sue Gruver (<srgruver...>)


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