Date: 9/28/18 4:46 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [de-birds] Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch (28 Sep 2018) 159 Raptors
Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch
Lewes, Delaware, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 28, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 11 55 55
Turkey Vulture 30 134 134
Osprey 78 1330 1330
Bald Eagle 11 100 100
Northern Harrier 1 8 8
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 52 52
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 8 184 184
Merlin 11 108 108
Peregrine Falcon 7 107 107
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 1 1 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 3 3

Total: 159 2103 2103
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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: Curt Davis, Stephanie Warshsawsky, Susan Gruver

Visitors:
Thank you Sue, Stephanie, Bill Upton, Curt Davis, and Bill for helping with
the count today!
29 visitors



Weather:
Overcast, some sun in the late afternoon, temp 19-21C, NW,NNW,N wind 10-15
mph, vis 20km


Raptor Observations:
Good Vulture flight in the morning, mostly Ospreys, eleven Bald Eagles,
Kestrels, Merlin and Peregrine Falcons.
2 resident adult Bald Eagles

Non-raptor Observations:
Brown Pelican, Great Blue Heron, Black Scoter, Greater Yellowlegs, Lesser
Yellowlegs, Kingfisher (2), DC Cormorant (36).


Predictions:
Sunny, high 75F, N wind 10mph

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


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