Date: 10/12/17 5:54 pm
From: <reports...>
Subject: [NHBirds] Carter Hill Observatory (10 Oct 2017) 43 Raptors
Carter Hill Observatory
Concord, New Hampshire, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 10, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 1 43 103
Osprey 0 8 121
Bald Eagle 3 15 58
Northern Harrier 1 7 27
Sharp-shinned Hawk 12 114 413
Cooper's Hawk 4 17 70
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 5 14
Broad-winged Hawk 2 9 3841
Red-tailed Hawk 3 16 28
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 7 53 196
Merlin 5 9 33
Peregrine Falcon 1 4 15
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 5
Unknown Buteo 0 0 8
Unknown Falcon 1 2 5
Unknown Eagle 0 0 2
Unknown Raptor 3 4 31

Total: 43 306 4970
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Observation start time: 10:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter: Robert Vallieres

Observers: Dick DeSeve, Judd Nathan, Phil Brown

Visitors:
Some fine individuals came to visit and look for raptors today.


Weather:
Clear, with a brisk NW wind. Temps from the low to upper 70s but windchill
made it feel like the 50s.

Raptor Observations:
A moderate push of ten species of raptors. Two late Broadwings.

Non-raptor Observations:
Red-bellied Woodpecker, Ravens, and a Monarch

Predictions:
Lighter NW winds and some clouds - should be nice!
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Report submitted by Ken Klapper (<kklapper...>)
Carter Hill Observatory information may be found at:
www.nhaudubon.org


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=679


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