Date: 10/31/17 3:55 pm
From: <reports...>
Subject: [MASSBIRD] Pinnacle Rock (31 Oct 2017) 6 Raptors
Pinnacle Rock
Malden, Massachusetts, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 31, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 0 7 9
Bald Eagle 0 4 4
Northern Harrier 0 7 7
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4 72 79
Cooper's Hawk 0 23 26
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 1 1
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 0 0
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 5 6
Merlin 0 1 1
Peregrine Falcon 0 4 4
Unknown Accipiter 0 5 8
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 1 1 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 1 3 3

Total: 6 133 149
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Observation start time: 09:15:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 5.75 hours

Official Counter: Craig Jackson

Observers:

Weather:
Mostly moderate (3-4) WSW-SW winds throughout; temperature -- 10-13C;
cloud cover -- 90-25% (low cloud bank covering most of sky gradually became
a sky spotted with cumulus clouds

Raptor Observations:
Very small movement with all identifiable raptors being SS Hawks
Non-migrating -- at least 2 Redtails (one adult, one immature)

Non-raptor Observations:
4 possible yellowlegs
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Report submitted by Craig Jackson (<crleja...>)


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