Date: 9/8/19 2:25 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [de-birds] Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch (08 Sep 2019) 165 Raptors
Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch
Lewes, Delaware, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 08, 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 159 325 325
Bald Eagle 1 11 11
Northern Harrier 0 1 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 2 2
Cooper's Hawk 1 3 3
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 6 6
Merlin 2 8 8
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 1 1 1
Unknown Buteo 0 1 1
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 165 364 364
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter: Susan Gruver

Observers: Ann Dinkel

Visitors:
thank you to Ann for helping today. visitors-12


Weather:
wind NNW/NNE/NE/ENE at 4-5 mph., temp 22-26c., visb 20k. clcv 90/75/40/2/20
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Raptor Observations:
a really nice, busy flight of Osprey in the morning and then the wind
changed to NE/ENE and that really slowed down the migration.

Non-raptor Observations:
8-Brown Pelicans, White-eyed Vireo, Redstart

Predictions:
high 76, 20% chance of rain, wind ENE at 10-15 mph
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Report submitted by Sue Gruver (<srgruver...>)


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