Date: 4/5/17 6:05 pm
From: Bird observations from western New York <geneseebirds-l...>
Subject: [GeneseeBirds-L] Braddock Bay (05 Apr 2017) 271 Raptors
Braddock Bay
Rochester, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Apr 05, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 244 9196 13320
Osprey 0 9 10
Bald Eagle 2 22 99
Northern Harrier 6 48 147
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3 75 93
Cooper's Hawk 4 48 110
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 2 103 292
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 8 342 701
Rough-legged Hawk 0 23 43
Golden Eagle 0 3 5
American Kestrel 1 59 93
Merlin 0 6 14
Peregrine Falcon 1 1 6
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: 271 9935 14933
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Observation start time: 08:30:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 8.5 hours

Official Counter: Bob Baez

Observers: Bridget Watts

Visitors:
Not many, but some.


Weather:
Mild mostly NW winds changing to NE at noon and then E at 1500. Low temp of
39, high 48. Overcast until 1300 then clearing to 70 % cloud cover.

Raptor Observations:
Some variety from 1100 to 1300 hours with mostly vulture action the rest of
the day.

Non-raptor Observations:
Duck viewing very slim and the entertainment being provided by singing
birds.

Predictions:
Forecast to be a wet day.
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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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