Date: 3/24/17 4:49 pm
From: Bird observations from western New York <geneseebirds-l...>
Subject: [GeneseeBirds-L] Braddock Bay (24 Mar 2017) 43 Raptors
Braddock Bay
Rochester, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Mar 24, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 9 153 153
Osprey 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 4 40 40
Northern Harrier 16 30 30
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 4 4
Cooper's Hawk 2 17 17
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 3 5 5
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 63 63
Rough-legged Hawk 2 6 6
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 3 7 7
Merlin 2 3 3
Peregrine Falcon 1 2 2
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: 43 330 330
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Observation start time: 09:30:00
Observation end time: 17:30:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Bob Baez

Observers: Alex Fisher, Ed Sailer, Kyle Brock, Mike Tetlow, Pat Martin

Visitors:
5 visitors and as many observers thru the day.


Weather:
Moderate W and SW winds in the morning changing to moderate N and NE winds
in the afternoon. Overcast, temp high about 50.

Raptor Observations:
6 Northern Harriers relatively close together in marsh at closing.

Non-raptor Observations:
Mink,Northern Shrike,4 Tree Swallows,about 300 Tundra Swan flybys,a pair of
Red-breasted Mergansers made it a 3 merganser day,Common Goldeneyes and
Hooded Mergansers displaying (not with each other).
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Report submitted by Bob Baez (<caau99...>)
Braddock Bay information may be found at:
http://www.bbrr.org/




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