Date: 4/7/17 5:50 pm
From: Bird observations from western New York <geneseebirds-l...>
Subject: [GeneseeBirds-L] Braddock Bay (07 Apr 2017) 35 Raptors
Braddock Bay
Rochester, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Apr 07, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 27 9223 13347
Osprey 1 10 11
Bald Eagle 0 22 99
Northern Harrier 6 54 153
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 75 93
Cooper's Hawk 0 48 110
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 103 292
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 342 701
Rough-legged Hawk 1 24 44
Golden Eagle 0 3 5
American Kestrel 0 59 93
Merlin 0 6 14
Peregrine Falcon 0 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: 35 9970 14968
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Observation start time: 12:30:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 4.5 hours

Official Counter: Bob Baez, David Tetlow

Observers:

Weather:
Snow in the A.M. Strong NW winds, high temp of 35, overcast. Kudos to Dave
Tetlow for arriving well before me and starting the count.

Raptor Observations:
Osprey performing courtship "hover flight".

Non-raptor Observations:


Predictions:
Could be a decent day. Lots of bottled up birds but westerly winds not bad
but not ideal.
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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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