Date: 10/6/18 3:28 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [de-birds] Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch (06 Oct 2018) 61 Raptors
Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch
Lewes, Delaware, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 06, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 2 25 81
Turkey Vulture 3 50 192
Osprey 42 233 1842
Bald Eagle 4 74 234
Northern Harrier 0 5 24
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 8 238
Cooper's Hawk 0 6 47
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 2 2
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 2 17 254
Merlin 4 15 165
Peregrine Falcon 4 38 213
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 4
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 5
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 1 6

Total: 61 478 3314
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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: Kevin Bronson, Susan Gruver

Visitors:
Thanks Sue and Kevin for helping with the count!
Visitors include John and Andy Dunn
45 visitors



Weather:
Overcast, temp 21-22C, light SE winds, vis 18km


Raptor Observations:
Mostly Osprey, a few Vultures, four Bald Eagles, a few Kestrels, Merlin and
Peregrine Falcons.


Non-raptor Observations:
Brown Pelican (16), Lesser Black-backed Gull, Black Scoter, Surf Scoter,
Blackpoll Warbler, Red-eyed Vireo, DC Cormorant (610).


Predictions:
Mostly cloudy, temp 81F, S wind 10mph
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Report submitted by Jen Ottinger (<Jottinger.co...>)


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