Date: 4/7/18 2:31 pm
From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Erie County, Presque Isle Hawk Watch for April 7, 2018
Presque Isle
Erie, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Apr 07, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 157 4153 10284
Osprey 0 3 5
Bald Eagle 0 5 36
Northern Harrier 0 1 5
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 3 19
Cooper's Hawk 0 0 8
Northern Goshawk 0 0 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 5 128
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 16 174
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 1 31
Merlin 0 1 4
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 2
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 2
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 1

Total: 157 4188 10700
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 11:00:00
Total observation time: 2 hours

Official Counter: Jerry McWilliams

Observers: Jerry McWilliams

Visitors:
Bernie O'Connor helped count vultures the final hour.


Weather:
Partly to mostly cloudy with NW wind and temperatures just below freezing.

Raptor Observations:
Singles and small groups of vultures cruising slowly past the watch along
the lake shore, but no hawks, eagles, or falcons.

Non-raptor Observations:
red-breasted Merganser-15, Common Loon-2, Double-crested Cormorant-12

Predictions:
More of the same.


Jerry McWilliams
Erie, Erie County, pa.
<jerrymcw...>
 
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