Date: 9/11/19 1:39 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [de-birds] Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch (11 Sep 2019) 35 Raptors
Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch
Lewes, Delaware, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 11, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 2 7 7
Osprey 24 476 476
Bald Eagle 4 26 26
Northern Harrier 1 2 2
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 2 2
Cooper's Hawk 2 6 6
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 1 1
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 2 2
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 6 6
Merlin 1 10 10
Peregrine Falcon 1 2 2
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 1
Unknown Buteo 0 1 1
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 35 542 542
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Jennifer Ottinger

Observers: Susan Gruver

Visitors:
Thanks Sue for helping with the count today!
10 visitors


Weather:
Partly cloudy, hot with temps 25-33C, light SW,S to variable winds, vis
18km.


Raptor Observations:
Mostly Osprey with a few other species migrating today. Four migrant Bald
Eagles, a Harrier, two Cooper's Hawks, a Merlin and a Peregrine Falcon.

Non-raptor Observations:
Fairly quiet overall. Cardinal, Goldfinch, Barn Swallows, Chimney Swift and
a few terns.

Predictions:
Slight chance of afternoon showers, high 83F, W wind turning E in the
afternoon 10mph.

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


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