Date: 11/4/17 2:51 pm
From: <reports...>
Subject: [MASSBIRD] Pinnacle Rock (04 Nov 2017) 7 Raptors
Pinnacle Rock
Malden, Massachusetts, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 04, 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 2 6
Northern Harrier 0 0 7
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3 8 87
Cooper's Hawk 0 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 1 3 11
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 1 1 2
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 1 2 5

Total: 7 17 166
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Observation start time: 07:30:00
Observation end time: 13:00:00
Total observation time: 5.5 hours

Official Counter: Craig Jackson

Observers: Gerry Tremonte, Ron Tremonte

Visitors:
Ron and Gerry Tremonte


Weather:
Moderate (3) NW winds became light (1) and variable after 10 AM;
temperature -- 4-8 C; Cloud cover -- 30-100-95% (cirrus)

Raptor Observations:
small movement -- strong northwest winds during the night did not stay
strong during the day
non-migrating -- at least 5 Redtails

Non-raptor Observations:
Migrating -- approximate count of 2100 DC Cormorants
1 Monarch Butterfly

Predictions:
east winds not promising -- next northerly winds on Tuesday
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Report submitted by Craig Jackson (<crleja...>)


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