Holiday Beach Conservation Area
Amherstburg, Ontario, Canada
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 14, 2016
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Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
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Turkey Vulture             595          20738          21185
Osprey                       0              5             68
Bald Eagle                   3             92            208
Northern Harrier             6            116            408
Sharp-shinned Hawk          29           1929           5941
Cooper's Hawk               12            181            273
Northern Goshawk             1              1              1
Red-shouldered Hawk          2             60             60
Broad-winged Hawk            0             50           6115
Red-tailed Hawk             32            456            608
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel             5            224           1145
Merlin                       0             14            101
Peregrine Falcon             0             11             33
Unknown Accipiter            1              4              6
Unknown Buteo                0              8             13
Unknown Eagle                0              0              1
Unknown Falcon               0              2              4
Unknown Raptor               0              0              0
Swainson's Hawk              0              0              1

Total:                     686          23891          36171
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Observation start time: 07:00:00 
Observation end   time: 15:00:00 
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter:        Sean Jenniskens

Observers:        

Weather:
Mostly clear skies today with very few clouds, winds started out very calm
to the N, and switched over to the S by 11 local time.

Raptor Observations:
Fairly slow day today, although we did get our first Northern Goshawk of
the season! A nice young bird flying low over the tower around 1:30 local
time.

Non-raptor Observations:
9,720 Blue Jays today, 3,300 Red-winged Blackbirds, 34 Rusty Blackbirds all
observed migrating over. There was also a fairly good finch movement, with
1,032 American Goldfinch, 76 House Finch, and 14 Purple Finch.
http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S32039321 Two Monarchs and a single
Black Saddlebag today as well.

Predictions:
Moderately strong S winds all day tomorrow, with partially cloudy skies.
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Report submitted by Sean Jenniskens (seanjennisk...@hotmail.com)
Holiday Beach Conservation Area information may be found at:
http://hbmo.ca/



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