Date: 4/8/17 5:44 pm
From: Bird observations from western New York <geneseebirds-l...>
Subject: [GeneseeBirds-L] Braddock Bay (08 Apr 2017) 912 Raptors
Braddock Bay
Rochester, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Apr 08, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 843 10066 14190
Osprey 0 10 11
Bald Eagle 1 23 100
Northern Harrier 11 65 164
Sharp-shinned Hawk 9 84 102
Cooper's Hawk 6 54 116
Northern Goshawk 1 1 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 5 108 297
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 31 373 732
Rough-legged Hawk 1 25 45
Golden Eagle 0 3 5
American Kestrel 2 61 95
Merlin 1 7 15
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 6
Unknown Accipiter 1 1 1
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 912 10882 15880
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Observation start time: 07:30:00
Observation end time: 18:00:00
Total observation time: 10.5 hours

Official Counter: Bob Baez

Observers: Mike Savoy, Rick Thomas

Visitors:
Small numbers but steady.Thanks to Nick, Sharyn and Blaine for helping out
with the count. A Broad-winged Hawk dropped by, an education bird
accompanying Daena.


Weather:
Moderate to strong wind from N and changing to W at 0900.Low temp 33, high
47. 30 to 70 % cloud cover middle of the day sandwiched by clear skies.

Raptor Observations:
First Goshawk, great pick-up by Rick Thomas

Non-raptor Observations:
Caspian Tern, probable Common Tern, Northern Rough-winged Swallow

Predictions:
Warmer with south winds
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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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