Date: 10/2/18 5:39 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [de-birds] Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch (02 Oct 2018) 58 Raptors
Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch
Lewes, Delaware, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 02, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 5 15 71
Turkey Vulture 7 29 171
Osprey 20 94 1703
Bald Eagle 12 54 214
Northern Harrier 0 2 21
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 2 232
Cooper's Hawk 1 3 44
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 4 7
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 3 4 241
Merlin 2 6 156
Peregrine Falcon 8 17 192
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: 58 230 3066
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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: Keith Cooper, Susan Gruver

Visitors:
Thanks Sue, Paula, Dick, and Keith for helping with the count today!
23 visitors


Weather:
Partly cloudy, warm, temp 24-29C, light WSW,SW winds, vis 20km


Raptor Observations:
Mostly Osprey, 12 Bald Eagle, a Cooper's Hawk, and several falcons.

Non-raptor Observations:
Parasitic Jaeger (2), Black Scoter, Blue Jay (18), Red-breasted Nuthatch,
Blackpoll Warbler.


Predictions:
Mostly cloudy, high 79F, NW wind 10mph

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


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