Date: 10/17/18 7:34 pm
From: <reports...>
Subject: [birders] Detroit River Hawk Watch (17 Oct 2018) 6735 Raptors
Detroit River Hawk Watch
Brownstown, Michigan, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 17, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 6506 34515 36031
Osprey 0 8 35
Bald Eagle 0 18 35
Northern Harrier 3 94 224
Sharp-shinned Hawk 160 2256 3883
Cooper's Hawk 4 28 51
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 4 15 16
Broad-winged Hawk 7 285 47201
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 2
Red-tailed Hawk 36 254 390
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 2 2
American Kestrel 11 309 1029
Merlin 0 21 41
Peregrine Falcon 4 32 59
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 3
Unknown Falcon 0 3 3
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 2 4

Total: 6735 37842 89009
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:30:00
Total observation time: 7.5 hours

Official Counter: Kevin Georg

Observers: Don Sherwood, Mark Hainen, Rosemary Brady

Weather:
sunny skies with winds from the WSW

Raptor Observations:
4 Peregrines and 7 Broad-winged Hawks!

Non-raptor Observations:
1 monarchs over 1000 blue jays
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Report submitted by Detroit River Hawk Watch (<jerry.jourdan...>)
Detroit River Hawk Watch information may be found at:
http://www.drhawkwatch.org


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=285


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