Date: 4/12/17 4:18 pm
From: Bird observations from western New York <geneseebirds-l...>
Subject: [GeneseeBirds-L] Hamburg Hawk Watch (12 Apr 2017) 21 Raptors
Hamburg Hawk Watch
Hamburg, 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 1 1
Turkey Vulture 14 6608 11721
Osprey 1 16 18
Bald Eagle 0 19 30
Northern Harrier 0 7 14
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2 141 168
Cooper's Hawk 0 61 98
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 41 133
Broad-winged Hawk 0 1 1
Red-tailed Hawk 4 327 595
Rough-legged Hawk 0 6 11
Golden Eagle 0 1 1
American Kestrel 0 50 79
Merlin 0 3 7
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 12 14
Unknown Buteo 0 27 47
Unknown Falcon 0 2 5
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 4 4

Total: 21 7327 12947
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter: Jim Landau

Observers:

Visitors:
No visitors.


Weather:
Heavy overcast all day, with a fresh westerly breeze. Temps in the mid-40s.
Not quite raw, but not very pleasant either.

Raptor Observations:
Just a few migrants dribbling through. Appearances by one of the resident
Red-tails and one of the resident Cooper's.

Non-raptor Observations:
2 squads of Double-crested Cormorants and one Common Loon moved through. 2
Wild Turkeys grazed on the lawn for a while.

Predictions:
National Weather Service at 6pm EDT says, "Mostly cloudy, with a high near
52. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning."

Not a promising wind direction, but at least a bit warmer.
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Report submitted by Jim Landau (<landaujr...>)


Directions to site:
Lakeside Cemetery is located in Hamburg, NY which is about 10 miles
southwest of Buffalo, NY at the Hamburg Exit 57 of the NY State Thruway.
Bear right after the toll booth onto Camp Road (Route 75). Proceed through
the traffic light at Southwestern Blvd.(Route 20). The entrance to Lakeside
Cemetery is on the left, less than 1/4 mile from the light. The watch is
normally conducted half way between the entrance and the woods.
An alternate site for easterly wind flights is at the William Williams Ball
Park, located on Rogers Rd. Take Route 20 south from Camp Rd. Turn right at
the Rogers Rd. traffic light, just past the Walmart store. The entrance to
the ball park is on the left just before the railroad crossings.




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