Date: 10/1/18 2:57 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [de-birds] Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch (01 Oct 2018) 172 Raptors
Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch
Lewes, Delaware, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 01, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 10 10 66
Turkey Vulture 22 22 164
Osprey 74 74 1683
Bald Eagle 42 42 202
Northern Harrier 2 2 21
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2 2 232
Cooper's Hawk 2 2 43
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 4 4 7
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 1 238
Merlin 4 4 154
Peregrine Falcon 9 9 184
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 4
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 5
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 5

Total: 172 172 3008
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Susan Gruver

Observers: Ann Dinkel, John Long

Visitors:
thank you to Ann, John and Keith. visitors 22


Weather:
temp. 21-27c., wind SSW, 7-8., clcv 10-40%., visb. 20k,

Raptor Observations:
Impressive show of B. Eagles. They were coming across super high in groups
of 2,3,4 and 6. Many were young birds.

Non-raptor Observations:
9-Surf Scoter, 2 Oyster Catchers, Red-Breasted and Brown-Headed Nuthatches

Predictions:
partly cloudy, 82, wind SSW 10-15
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Report submitted by Sue Gruver (<srgruver...>)


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