Date: 11/2/17 3:05 pm
From: <reports...>
Subject: [MASSBIRD] Wachusett Mountain (01 Nov 2017) Raptors
Wachusett Mountain
Princeton, Massachusetts, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 01, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 1
Turkey Vulture 0 0 224
Osprey 0 0 143
Bald Eagle 0 0 113
Northern Harrier 0 0 16
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 0 315
Cooper's Hawk 0 0 121
Northern Goshawk 0 0 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 3
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 10348
Red-tailed Hawk 0 0 33
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 0 132
Merlin 0 0 19
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 36
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 28
Unknown Buteo 0 0 4
Unknown Falcon 0 0 8
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 73

Total: 0 0 11618
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 5 hours

Official Counter:

Observers: Bill Rasku

Visitors:
Bill Rasku, solo observer and compiler. Thanks again; not
your fault no raptors spread their wings!


Weather:
Wind S 1-4 mph, 100% cloudy but quite clear, then to hazy sun and getting
hazier after the sun came out around 12:30.
Temp 44-46F.

Raptor Observations:
Zero hawks from 9am - 2pm (when I ran out of tea). But I'm sure the walk
did me good.

I'm learning about those South winds ... hawks are not fans!

Non-raptor Observations:
I suppose even a no hitter is instructive. Maybe I should
join a helicopter counting group.

Birds seen: hermit thrush, pileated woodpecker, 8 junco, 3 crows, 3 robins,
6 ravens, 13 gull species.

Only 153 Canada Geese passed by.

Predictions:
n/a
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Report submitted by Rod Chase (<rodchase...>)
Wachusett Mountain information may be found at:
www.massbird.org/emhw


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=228



 
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