Date: 4/19/17 8:25 am
From: Bird observations from western New York <geneseebirds-l...>
Subject: [GeneseeBirds-L] Hamburg Hawk Watch (18 Apr 2017) 12 Raptors
Hamburg Hawk Watch
Hamburg, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Apr 18, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 1 1
Turkey Vulture 11 6942 12055
Osprey 0 23 25
Bald Eagle 0 24 35
Northern Harrier 0 11 18
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 165 192
Cooper's Hawk 0 75 112
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 42 134
Broad-winged Hawk 0 291 291
Red-tailed Hawk 0 364 632
Rough-legged Hawk 0 6 11
Golden Eagle 0 4 4
American Kestrel 0 52 81
Merlin 0 3 7
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 13 15
Unknown Buteo 0 30 50
Unknown Falcon 0 2 5
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 4 4

Total: 12 8052 13672
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 13:30:00
Total observation time: 4.5 hours

Official Counter: Bruce Chilton

Observers: Dennis Russell, Jim Landau

Visitors:
Jim Landau
Dennis


Weather:
Bright sun with a few cirrus clouds and a lot of airliner contrails. Wind
mainly from the NE (the worst direction for hawk flights at our location!).
A little chilly.

Raptor Observations:
Only a few.

Non-raptor Observations:
Chipping sparrow
Tree swallow

Predictions:
Rain!
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Report submitted by Bruce Chilton (<BChi314159...>)




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