Date: 4/12/17 3:52 pm
From: Bird observations from western New York <geneseebirds-l...>
Subject: [GeneseeBirds-L] Braddock Bay (12 Apr 2017) 157 Raptors
Braddock Bay
Rochester, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Apr 12, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 118 14862 18986
Osprey 0 18 19
Bald Eagle 3 65 142
Northern Harrier 7 131 230
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 487 505
Cooper's Hawk 1 143 205
Northern Goshawk 0 3 3
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 141 330
Broad-winged Hawk 8 210 210
Red-tailed Hawk 14 681 1040
Rough-legged Hawk 2 37 57
Golden Eagle 0 5 7
American Kestrel 3 122 156
Merlin 0 7 15
Peregrine Falcon 0 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: 157 16916 21914
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Observation start time: 08:30:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 7.5 hours

Official Counter: Bob Baez

Observers: Kyle Brock

Visitors:
Kyle Brock helped out in the A.M. A few people at the end of the day.


Weather:
Moderate to strong W winds all day. Low Temp of 43 and high 46. Low dark
overcast all day.

Raptor Observations:
Very slow day, no obvious passerine movement. Swallows were few. Probable
kestrel pair just SW of the platform.

Non-raptor Observations:
A brief view of a male Blue-winged Teal this afternoon.

Predictions:
Mostly moderate NW winds and some sun.
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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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