Date: 9/27/18 4:02 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [de-birds] Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch (27 Sep 2018) 100 Raptors
Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch
Lewes, Delaware, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 27, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 44 44
Turkey Vulture 0 104 104
Osprey 64 1252 1252
Bald Eagle 8 89 89
Northern Harrier 0 7 7
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 51 51
Cooper's Hawk 0 18 18
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 3 3
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 16 176 176
Merlin 8 97 97
Peregrine Falcon 4 100 100
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: 100 1944 1944
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Jennifer Ottinger

Observers: Dennis Foley, Donna Hoyt, John Hoyt, Susan Gruver

Visitors:
Thanks to Sue, Dennis, Paula, Donna, John, and Bill for helping with the
count today!
27 visitors


Weather:
Overcast with low clouds, cooler temps 20-21C, NE,E wind 10mph, vis 20km


Raptor Observations:
Mostly Osprey, 8 Bald Eagles, Kestrels, Merlin and a few Peregrine Falcon.

Non-raptor Observations:
Red-breasted Merganser, Common Tern, Great Blue Heron (14), Brown Pelican
(10), Common Yellowthroat, Yellow-rumped Warbler.


Predictions:
Rain in the morning, high 73F, W wind 10mph
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Report submitted by Jen Ottinger (<Jottinger.co...>)


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