Date: 11/14/17 11:24 am
From: <reports...>
Subject: [MASSBIRD] Wachusett Mountain (14 Nov 2017) Raptors
Wachusett Mountain
Princeton, Massachusetts, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 14, 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 69 293
Osprey 0 1 144
Bald Eagle 0 4 117
Northern Harrier 0 7 23
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 7 322
Cooper's Hawk 0 0 121
Northern Goshawk 0 0 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 11 14
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 10348
Red-tailed Hawk 0 66 99
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 0 132
Merlin 0 0 19
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 37
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 28
Unknown Buteo 0 2 6
Unknown Falcon 0 0 8
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 3 76

Total: 0 171 11789
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 10:30:00
Total observation time: 1.5 hours

Official Counter: Rod Chase

Observers: Ted Mara

Visitors:
3 hikers, 6 dogs.

Observer and compiler: Ted Mara.


Weather:
Forecast changed from partly sunny and pm showers
to actual overcast and sleet showers.

Raptor Observations:
Summit overcast; from North overlook: Raptors 0.

Non-raptor Observations:
Migrants: crew of 122 Crows heading South -- just like my
day.

Predictions:
Forecast: maybe Friday, maybe next fall...

Thanks again to El Presidente Tedall the November hikers! (r.c.)
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Report submitted by Rod Chase (<rodchase...>)
Wachusett Mountain information may be found at:
www.massbird.org/emhw


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