Date: 11/24/21 12:36 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [de-birds] Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch (24 Nov 2021) 73 Raptors
Cape Henlopen Hawk Watch
Lewes, Delaware, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 24, 2021
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 16 153 461
Turkey Vulture 45 599 1140
Osprey 0 8 2700
Bald Eagle 9 93 621
Northern Harrier 1 41 244
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 107 652
Cooper's Hawk 0 15 183
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 3 12
Broad-winged Hawk 0 2 37
Red-tailed Hawk 0 44 79
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 4 6
American Kestrel 1 11 744
Merlin 0 9 445
Peregrine Falcon 0 11 329
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 4
Unknown Buteo 0 0 1
Unknown Falcon 0 0 16
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 8
Mississippi Kite 0 0 1

Total: 73 1100 7683
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Observation start time: 08:30:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 6.5 hours

Official Counter: Jennifer Ottinger

Observers: Andrew Albright, Art Zdancewic, Kevin Bronson,
Nancy Cunningham

Visitors:
Thanks to Art, Kevin, Nancy, and Andrew for helping with the count today!
10 visitors


Weather:
Clear and cold, temp 4-7C, clear skies all day, NNW,N wind 5-10mph, visb
20km


Raptor Observations:
Another decent Turkey Vuluter flight, 9 Bald Eagles, a Harrier,
Sharp-shinned and Kestrel. Tough to find the raptors in the blue sky.

Non-raptor Observations:
Snow Goose, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Hermit Thrush, Field Sparrow, Fox
Sparrow, and a lot of Juncos.

Predictions:
Sunny, high 56F, SW wind 10mph
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Report submitted by Jen Ottinger (<Jottinger.co...>)


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