Subject: Columbia Hills Early Winter Raptor Survey Results Date: Dec 15 15:58:15 1998 From: Alan Richards & Ann Musche' - mrm at WILLAPABAY.ORG
Fwd'd to you from a non-subscriber, Bob Hansen, a birder from Salem, Oregon. Please contact him (or birders noted at end of this fwd) off-list w/ any comments, questions.
Regards, Alan Richards / Naselle WA 98638 / mrm at WILLAPABAY.ORG ======================================================
>Return-Path: <bhansen at teleport.com> >X-Sender: bhansen at mail.teleport.com (Unverified) >Date: Mon, 14 Dec 1998 08:11:59 -0800 >To: oakridge at gorge.net, mrm at WILLAPABAY.org, halop at u.washington.edu, > ccbfishery at gorge.net, brians at gorge.net, droll at gorge.net, > dpwild at gorge.net, gorgebirds at JUNO.COM, craig_barfoot at usgs.gov, > mhukari at sprynet.com, coldspringfarm at hotmail.com, > godwit at worldnet.att.net, brunkal at JUNO.COM, claire.puchy at state.or.us, > bswong at ptld.uswest.net, crmiller at bendnet.com, BettyEye at aol.com, > godsplan at gorge.net, otis at gorge.net, stewart at gorge.net, > obol at mail.orst.edu >From: bhansen at teleport.com (Bob Hansen) >Subject: Columbia Hills Early Winter Raptor Survey Results > >On Saturday, December 12th, the Columbia Gorge Audubon Society, with >participation by volunteers from Hawkwatch International, conducted a raptor >survey of the Columbia Hills, Washington. Thirteen species with a total of >278 individual raptors were observed. The Columbia Hills is a significant >raptor habitat bounded on the south by the Columbia River, on the west by >the community of Lyle, on the north by the Klickitat Valley and on the east >by Rock Creek. The area is approximately 50 miles long and 3 1/2 miles wide, >with elevation differential of 3,000 feet. > >Bald Eagle 4 (3 adults 1 immature) >Nothern Harrier 57 >Sharp-shinned Hawk 2 >Cooper's Hawk 2 >Red-tailed Hawk 101 >Rough-legged Hawk 24 >Ferruginous Hawk 1 >Golden Eagle 6 >American Kestral 58 >Merlin 1 >Prairie Falcon 7 >Peregrine Falcon 3 >accipiter, sp. 1 >buteo, sp. 6 >large falcon, sp. 1 >hawk, sp. 3 >Burrowing Owl 1 > >Total 278 > >Count coordinator was Stuart Johnston, 509.493.3363 Extension 15 > >For more information via e-mail, contact Dennis White, Columbia Gorge >Audubon Society Washington Conservation Chair at oakridge at gorge.net > > >