Date: 10/7/18 2:35 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [de-birds] Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch (07 Oct 2018) 115 Raptors
Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch
Lewes, Delaware, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 07, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 14 39 95
Turkey Vulture 5 55 197
Osprey 70 303 1912
Bald Eagle 10 84 244
Northern Harrier 0 5 24
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 9 239
Cooper's Hawk 1 7 48
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 0 17 254
Merlin 2 17 167
Peregrine Falcon 10 48 223
Unknown Accipiter 1 1 5
Unknown Buteo 1 1 1
Unknown Falcon 0 0 5
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 1 6

Total: 115 593 3429
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 14:30:00
Total observation time: 6.5 hours

Official Counter: Susan Gruver

Observers: Alissa Kegelman, Art Zdancewic

Visitors:
thank you to Art, Alissa and Paula. 41 visitors


Weather:
temp. 22-30c., wind SSW/S 6-7.,visb. 15-18c., clcv 100/50/40/10%, A nice
flight until wind shifted to the South.

Raptor Observations:
many very high flying birds today

Non-raptor Observations:
763 Black Scoter, 455 DCCO's, Red-Breasted Nuthatch

Predictions:
partly cloudy, 78 wind ESE 5-10
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Report submitted by Sue Gruver (<srgruver...>)


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