Date: 4/14/17 3:50 pm
From: Bird observations from western New York <geneseebirds-l...>
Subject: [GeneseeBirds-L] Braddock Bay (14 Apr 2017) 122 Raptors
Braddock Bay
Rochester, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Apr 14, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 108 15134 19258
Osprey 0 18 19
Bald Eagle 2 76 153
Northern Harrier 1 136 235
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4 497 515
Cooper's Hawk 3 153 215
Northern Goshawk 0 3 3
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 141 330
Broad-winged Hawk 0 283 283
Red-tailed Hawk 1 716 1075
Rough-legged Hawk 1 40 60
Golden Eagle 0 5 7
American Kestrel 2 125 159
Merlin 0 7 15
Peregrine Falcon 0 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: 122 17339 22337
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Observation start time: 07:45:00
Observation end time: 16:30:00
Total observation time: 8.75 hours

Official Counter: Bob Baez

Observers: Bridget Watts, Bruce Hoover, Mike Ciresi

Visitors:
Small number but helpful folks thru the day. Thanks to Jeff, Bruce, Hugh
and Paul for spotting birds.


Weather:
Moderate to mild N, NE and E winds thru day. Mostly cloudless.High temp 46,
low 43. Flight stayed low.

Raptor Observations:
Bald Eagle harassing Osprey for food, outcome unknown.

Non-raptor Observations:


Predictions:
Winds are southerly and a tad low. Rain timing and duration a wild card.
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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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