Date: 4/13/17 7:51 pm
From: Bird observations from western New York <geneseebirds-l...>
Subject: [GeneseeBirds-L] Hamburg Hawk Watch (13 Apr 2017) 118 Raptors
Hamburg Hawk Watch
Hamburg, 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 1 1
Turkey Vulture 39 6651 11764
Osprey 4 20 22
Bald Eagle 0 19 30
Northern Harrier 0 7 14
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2 143 170
Cooper's Hawk 2 63 100
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 42 134
Broad-winged Hawk 59 60 60
Red-tailed Hawk 5 332 600
Rough-legged Hawk 0 6 11
Golden Eagle 2 3 3
American Kestrel 0 50 79
Merlin 0 3 7
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 1 13 15
Unknown Buteo 3 30 50
Unknown Falcon 0 2 5
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 4 4

Total: 118 7449 13069
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Observation start time: 09:15:00
Observation end time: 15:15:00
Total observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter: Marcie Jacklin

Observers: Joe Fell, Lynda Goodridge, Rick Bee, Sharon Sisti,
Sue Barth

Visitors:
Sharron Sisti, Joe Fell, Rick Bee, Sue Barth, Dennis Russel and Marty.


Weather:
Mostly overcast with poor lighting conditions.

Raptor Observations:
Most birds were sighted in the morning. An adult Golden Eagle and a
juvenile Golden Eagle were sighting. Other highlights were a dark morph
Red-tailed, 42 Broad-winged Hawks and 3 Ospreys.

Non-raptor Observations:
One male singing Purple Finch was a highlight.

Predictions:
Light NE winds are promising.
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Report submitted by Marcie Jacklin (<mjacklin...>)




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