Date: 4/10/17 6:12 pm
From: Bird observations from western New York <geneseebirds-l...>
Subject: [GeneseeBirds-L] Braddock Bay (10 Apr 2017) 3737 Raptors
Braddock Bay
Rochester, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Apr 10, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 2829 14367 18491
Osprey 4 15 16
Bald Eagle 33 61 138
Northern Harrier 33 108 207
Sharp-shinned Hawk 321 453 471
Cooper's Hawk 43 123 185
Northern Goshawk 1 3 3
Red-shouldered Hawk 18 137 326
Broad-winged Hawk 190 190 190
Red-tailed Hawk 207 657 1016
Rough-legged Hawk 8 35 55
Golden Eagle 2 5 7
American Kestrel 47 115 149
Merlin 0 7 15
Peregrine Falcon 1 2 7
Unknown Accipiter 0 2 2
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 3737 16280 21278
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Observation start time: 05:00:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 12 hours

Official Counter: Bob Baez

Observers: Bridget Watts, Ed Sailer, Judy Kelly, Mike Tetlow

Visitors:
Busy day with lots of visitors.


Weather:
March is just a fading memory. Low temp 56, high 79.&0 to 100 % cloud
cover. Strong SSW wind til noon, then WSW until last hour with lake effect
starting.

Raptor Observations:
2 Golden Eagles, 1 Northern Goshawk. Shifting flight lines with some birds
coming in from the lake.First big Sharp-shinned Hawk day and the first
Broad-wings of the season. Challenging and fun day. Great help today,much
thanks to Judy and Chris for observing and recording.

Non-raptor Observations:
Many migrant flickers, Ruddy Ducks.

Predictions:
Warm, mostly SW 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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