Date: 3/16/17 8:55 pm
From: Bird observations from western New York <geneseebirds-l...>
Subject: [GeneseeBirds-L] Hamburg Hawk Watch (16 Mar 2017) 3 Raptors
Hamburg Hawk Watch
Hamburg, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Mar 16, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 1 1 1
Northern Harrier 1 1 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 0 0
Cooper's Hawk 0 0 0
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 1 1 1
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 0 0
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 3 3 3
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Observation start time: 08:45:00
Observation end time: 13:45:00
Total observation time: 5 hours

Official Counter: Marcie Jacklin

Observers: Jim Landau, Lynda Goodridge

Visitors:
Jim Landau


Weather:
Partial cloudy, with a cold wind. Snow on the ground.

Raptor Observations:
Only 3 raptors observed.

Non-raptor Observations:
More than 200 starlings, 28 Common Grackles, 17 Redwing Blackbirds and 15
American Robins taking advantage of bare lawn areas to forage. Great Blue
Heron flew over and 1 Killdeer on the road.

Predictions:
Migration likely stalled today because the storm. Hopefully the birds will
start moving again tomorrow.
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Report submitted by Marcie Jacklin (<mjacklin...>)




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