Date: 4/7/18 7:35 pm
From: Barbara Volkle <barb620...>
Subject: [MASSBIRD] Plum Island MA (07 Apr 2018) 65 Raptors
Date: Sat, 7 Apr 2018 17:45:10 -0800

From: <reports...>
Subject: Plum Island MA (07 Apr 2018) 65 Raptors


Plum Island MA
Newburyport, Massachusetts, 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 28 67 99
Osprey 2 3 4
Bald Eagle 1 3 3
Northern Harrier 13 57 62
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 3 4
Cooper's Hawk 0 2 3
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 1 1
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 1 6
Rough-legged Hawk 0 1 1
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 19 112 131
Merlin 2 13 19
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 2 2

Total: 65 267 337
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 10 hours

Official Counter: Ted Mara

Observers: Bob Secatore, Bob Stone, Craig Jackson, David Goodine,
Doug Chicking, Erik Nielsen, Kathryn Chihowski,
Kurt Morgan, Mark Timmerman, Maryellen Stone, Paul Roberts,
Ted Mara, Tom Graham, Ursula Goodine

Visitors:
Craig Jackson, Maryellen Stone, Paul Roberts, Ted Mara. Other Observers:
Bob Secatore, Bob Stone, Dave Goodine, Doug Checkering,Eric Neilson,
Kathryn Chihowski, Kurt Morgan, Judd Nathan, Mark Schoene, Mark Timmerman,
Tom Graham, Ursula Goodine

Visitors: Ashanti Enver, Kathy Mansfield-Enver,Pam and Rick Loomis, Tom
Wetmore


Weather:
Wind W-NW, speed 10-15mph, temp 2-8c, cc10-95%, visibility 20k, snow
showers until 8am

Raptor Observations:
Non migrating TV 2, OS, BE 6, NH 3,CH 2, RT 2, SNOW 2. Eagles very active
and running the show.

Non-raptor Observations:
D.C. Cormorants 4. GBH 5, Kildeer 6, Wind seemed to keep passerines down.

Predictions:
Mixed: NE in am, NW and more favorable in pm.
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Report submitted by Ted Mara (<tedmara...>)
Plum Island MA information may be found at:
http://www.massbird.org/emhw


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