Date: 4/13/17 3:36 pm
From: Bird observations from western New York <geneseebirds-l...>
Subject: [GeneseeBirds-L] Braddock Bay (13 Apr 2017) 301 Raptors
Braddock Bay
Rochester, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Apr 13, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 164 15026 19150
Osprey 0 18 19
Bald Eagle 9 74 151
Northern Harrier 4 135 234
Sharp-shinned Hawk 6 493 511
Cooper's Hawk 7 150 212
Northern Goshawk 0 3 3
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 141 330
Broad-winged Hawk 73 283 283
Red-tailed Hawk 34 715 1074
Rough-legged Hawk 2 39 59
Golden Eagle 0 5 7
American Kestrel 1 123 157
Merlin 0 7 15
Peregrine Falcon 1 3 8
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: 301 17217 22215
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Observation start time: 08:15:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 7.25 hours

Official Counter: Bob Baez

Observers:

Visitors:
A retired teachers bird club joined us in the morning. Thanks to Jeff, Hugh
and Kevin for helping with the count.


Weather:
WNW til 1100, then variable between WNW and NW the rest of day.Winds were
mild all day.High temp of 50 and low of 40.Cloud cover varied from 5 to 80%
and were high and thin.

Raptor Observations:
Birds were high all day. Moved to Frisbee Hill at 1500.but seemed to have
run out of birds by 1400.

Non-raptor Observations:
Sandhill Crane

Predictions:
Temps high and no rain but winds from NE. Could be slow and maybe some time
at Frisbee Hill.
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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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