Date: 9/5/19 2:05 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [de-birds] Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch (05 Sep 2019) 14 Raptors
Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch
Lewes, Delaware, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 05, 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 12 61 61
Bald Eagle 0 4 4
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 1 1
Cooper's Hawk 0 2 2
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 1 1
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 3 3
Merlin 1 3 3
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 1 1
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 14 81 81
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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: Art Zdancewic, Susan Gruver

Visitors:
Thanks Sue and Art for assisting with the count!
26 visitors


Weather:
overcast, cooler with temps 22-24C, strong gusty winds E, ESE at 12-15mph
with gusts to 20mph, vis 18km


Raptor Observations:
Several Osprey and one Kestrel and one Merlin moving out ahead of the
storm. One resident adult Bald Eagle.

Non-raptor Observations:
Parasitic Jaeger, Brown Pelican (16), Great Blue Heron (6), Oystercatcher,
Chimney Swift.

Predictions:
Rain, high 75F, NE wind 20-30mph

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


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