Date: 9/29/18 4:53 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [de-birds] Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch (29 Sep 2018) 486 Raptors
Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch
Lewes, Delaware, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 29, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 1 56 56
Turkey Vulture 8 142 142
Osprey 141 1471 1471
Bald Eagle 47 147 147
Northern Harrier 10 18 18
Sharp-shinned Hawk 127 179 179
Cooper's Hawk 17 35 35
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 46 230 230
Merlin 27 135 135
Peregrine Falcon 60 167 167
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 2 3 3
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 3 3

Total: 486 2589 2589
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Observation start time: 07:30:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 9.5 hours

Official Counter: Jennifer Ottinger

Observers: Ann Dinkel, Carol Blye, Martin Sokolich, Melody Schultz,
Rob Blye, Rob Schroeder, Susan Gruver, Victoria Hawk

Visitors:
Thanks to all the awesome folks that came out to help today including Sue,
Ann, Melody, Martin, Victoria, Paula, Carol, Rob, Andy, Bill Upton, Rob S.,
and Bill.
Thanks to Anthony and Chris for stopping by with the BOW group, 56
visitors.



Weather:
Nice fall day! Partly cloudy, temp 19-26C, light NW,N winds and great
visibility of 23km.
Good cloudy cover for most of the day to help spot birds.

Raptor Observations:
FANTASTIC DAY!! Raptors were coming from every direction, great flight of
Osprey and Sharp-shinned Hawks, nice Harrier count, 47 Bald Eagles (best
single day count since 2010), great mix of falcons as well with 60
Peregrine Falcons!

Non-raptor Observations:
Lesser Black-backed Gull, 18 Brown Pelican, Oystercatcher, Prairie Warbler,
Pine Warbler, DC Cormorant (45).
Blue Jays and Flickers migrating

Predictions:
Much like today, sunny, high 75F, NE wind 5-10mph

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


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