Date: 4/1/17 6:00 pm
From: Bird observations from western New York <geneseebirds-l...>
Subject: [GeneseeBirds-L] Hamburg Hawk Watch (01 Apr 2017) 5 Raptors
Hamburg Hawk Watch
Hamburg, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Apr 01, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 2 2 5115
Osprey 0 0 2
Bald Eagle 0 0 11
Northern Harrier 1 1 8
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 0 27
Cooper's Hawk 2 2 39
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 92
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 0 268
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 5
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 0 29
Merlin 0 0 4
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 2
Unknown Buteo 0 0 20
Unknown Falcon 0 0 3
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 5 5 5625
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Observation start time: 10:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 4 hours

Official Counter: Joe Fell

Observers:

Visitors:
1 gentleman stopped to discuss a local Red-tailed Hawk he watches.


Weather:
Cloudy with light drizzle to start. Remained cloudy throughout the count
period, but the drizzle had stopped by noon.

Raptor Observations:
Very little activity - four species observed.

Non-raptor Observations:
Many expected migrants, but nothing remarkable. Sightings included Great
Blue Heron (5), Killdeer (3), Horned Lark (1), American Robins,
Golden-crowned Kinglet (3)and the expected blackbirds.

Predictions:
The temperature and winds tomorrow should make for a better day.
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Report submitted by Joe Fell (<joetf1973...>)




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