Date: 9/7/19 4:26 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [de-birds] Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch (07 Sep 2019) 118 Raptors
Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch
Lewes, Delaware, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 07, 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 105 166 166
Bald Eagle 6 10 10
Northern Harrier 1 1 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 2 2
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 2 5 5
Merlin 3 6 6
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: 118 199 199
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 9 hours

Official Counter: Jennifer Ottinger

Observers: Rob Schroeder, Susan Gruver

Visitors:
Thanks to Sue and Rob S. for helping with the count today! Thanks to Paul
for stopping by this morning, and to Rich for stopping by late in the day.
34 visitors


Weather:
Clear turning partly cloudy in the afternoon, temp 19-24C, light NNW,NW
wind turning N later in the day, vis 23km.
Nice day for migration.


Raptor Observations:
Osprey were on the move today! Our first big flight with over 100 Osprey
and raptors migrating late into the afternoon, six Bald Eagles, our first
Northern Harrier, a Sharp-shinned Hawk and a few Kestrels and Merlin.

Non-raptor Observations:
GULL-BILLED TERN, Brown Pelican (24), Great Egret (3) American Redstart,
Prairie Warbler, several Barn Swallow and a Cliff Swallow.

Predictions:
Sunny, high 77F, NE wind 5-10mph

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


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