Date: 9/4/19 3:14 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [de-birds] Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch (04 Sep 2019) 11 Raptors
Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch
Lewes, Delaware, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 04, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 5 5
Osprey 7 49 49
Bald Eagle 1 4 4
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 1 1
Cooper's Hawk 1 2 2
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 1 1 1
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 2 2
Merlin 0 2 2
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 1 1 1
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 11 67 67
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 14:30:00
Total observation time: 6.5 hours

Official Counter: Jennifer Ottinger

Observers: Susan Gruver

Visitors:
Thanks to Sue and Bill for helping with the count in the heat today!



Weather:
Clear turning partly cloudy, temp 25-33C, SW,WSW wind 7-10mph, vis 18km.

Raptor Observations:
Very slow with the S-SW wind, a few Osprey, one adult Bald Eagle, a
Cooper's Hawk, and our first Red-tailed Hawk.

Non-raptor Observations:
Black-bellied Plover, Great Egret, Purple Martin, Cliff Swallow, Least
Flycatcher, Pine Warbler.

Predictions:
Chance of rain in the afternoon, cloudy, high 75F, NE wind 15-20mph.
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Report submitted by Jen Ottinger (<Jottinger.co...>)


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