Date: 9/26/18 4:53 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [de-birds] Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch (26 Sep 2018) 71 Raptors
Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch
Lewes, Delaware, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 26, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 5 44 44
Turkey Vulture 3 104 104
Osprey 33 1188 1188
Bald Eagle 6 81 81
Northern Harrier 0 7 7
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3 51 51
Cooper's Hawk 4 18 18
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 1 3 3
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 2 160 160
Merlin 2 89 89
Peregrine Falcon 12 96 96
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: 71 1844 1844
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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: Art Zdancewic, Kevin Bronson, Susan Gruver

Visitors:
Thanks to Sue, Art, Kevin, Paula, Dick, and Bill for helping with the
count!
28 visitors


Weather:
Fog in the morning, humid, partly cloudy, temp 24-28C, light SW,SSW,S
winds, vis 10-15km


Raptor Observations:
Ospreys continue to move through, 6 Bald Eagles, a few Sharp-shinned and
Cooper's Hawks, several Peregrine Falcons.
2 resident adult Bald Eagles


Non-raptor Observations:
Yellow-billed Cuckoo perched near the parking lot, Brown Pelican,
Brown-headed Nuthatch.


Predictions:
Rain, high 70F, NE wind 20mph
May not be much of a count if the rain starts early

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


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