Date: 3/20/17 11:32 am
From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Erie County, Presque Isle Hawk Watch for March 20, 2017
Presque Isle
Erie, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Mar 20, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 106 316 361
Osprey 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 1 5 5
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 1 1
Cooper's Hawk 1 1 1
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 3 3
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 2 15 20
Rough-legged Hawk 1 1 1
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 0 0
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 1
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 112 344 394
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 13:00:00
Total observation time: 4 hours

Official Counter: Jerry McWilliams

Observers: Jerry McWilliams

Visitors:
Mark Lethaby stopped for a short visit.


Weather:
Cloudy and cold with a light SSW wind. Conditions remained the same all
day.

Raptor Observations:
A light movement of TVs with just a sprinkling of hawks. Birds stayed near
the lake all day. Highlight was a light morph Rough-legged Hawk.

Non-raptor Observations:
Great Blue heron-1,Killdeer-1, American Crow-30, Common Grackle-75

Predictions:
Fewer clouds, but still cold. A west wind might keep any movement away
from the lakeshore.


Jerry McWilliams
Erie, Erie County, Pa.
<jerrymcw...>
 
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