Date: 11/3/17 6:35 pm
From: <reports...>
Subject: [MASSBIRD] Pinnacle Rock (03 Nov 2017) 10 Raptors
Pinnacle Rock
Malden, Massachusetts, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 03, 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 0 9
Bald Eagle 1 1 5
Northern Harrier 0 0 7
Sharp-shinned Hawk 5 5 84
Cooper's Hawk 1 1 27
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 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 0 6
Merlin 0 0 1
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 4
Unknown Accipiter 2 2 10
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 1 1 4

Total: 10 10 159
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 14:45:00
Total observation time: 5.75 hours

Official Counter: Craig Jackson

Observers: Gerry Tremonte, Ron Tremonte

Visitors:
Ron and Gerri Tremonte


Weather:
Moderate to strong (3-4) Southwest winds throughout; temperature --
15-23C; cloud cover - 50-100-80% (originally light cirrus, then cirrus and
cumulus, before becoming dark cumulo-nimbus,and began to drizzle at end of
watch

Raptor Observations:
small movement with most birds including an adult Bald Eagle passing
between 11-12 (EST)
non-migrating -- 1 adult RT; 1 CH; 1 OS

Non-raptor Observations:
Migrating birds - 350 DC Cormorants
Butterflies -- 2 Monarchs

Predictions:
Strong Northwest winds overnight will hopefully continue and bring down
some migrants
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Report submitted by Craig Jackson (<crleja...>)


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