Date: 4/9/17 3:23 pm
From: Bird observations from western New York <geneseebirds-l...>
Subject: [GeneseeBirds-L] Hamburg Hawk Watch (09 Apr 2017) 855 Raptors
Hamburg Hawk Watch
Hamburg, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Apr 09, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 1 1
Turkey Vulture 742 5837 10950
Osprey 1 14 16
Bald Eagle 2 19 30
Northern Harrier 1 6 13
Sharp-shinned Hawk 8 121 148
Cooper's Hawk 5 48 85
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 38 130
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 74 277 545
Rough-legged Hawk 1 6 11
Golden Eagle 0 1 1
American Kestrel 2 46 75
Merlin 1 3 7
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 2 10 12
Unknown Buteo 15 21 41
Unknown Falcon 0 2 5
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 855 6450 12070
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Sharon Sisti

Observers: Eric Todd, John Thill, Kathy Peters, Kevin Peters,
Peter Yoerg, Sue Barth

Visitors:
Numerous


Weather:
Upper level thin clouds, mostly sunny. Temps in the mid 60's; S and SW
winds 12-23 mph most of the day.

Raptor Observations:
Expected bigger flight; predominantly Turkey Vultures. Two Bald Eagles.

Non-raptor Observations:
For BOS Bird Count:
Cormorant 14
Common Loons 6
Flicker 2
Belted Kingfisher 2
Purple Finch 2
Killdeer 2
Barn Swallow 1
Tree Swallow 1


Predictions:
NOAA:A slight chance of showers between 9pm and 5am, then a slight chance
of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around
57. Southwest wind 10 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
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Report submitted by Sharon Sisti (<sharonsisti...>)




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