Date: 4/12/18 2:01 pm
From: Barbara Volkle <barb620...>
Subject: [MASSBIRD] Plum Island MA (12 Apr 2018) 2 Raptors
Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2018 11:43:44 -0800
From: <reports...>
Subject: Plum Island MA (12 Apr 2018) 2 Raptors




Plum Island MA
Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Apr 12, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 69 101
Osprey 0 3 4
Bald Eagle 0 3 3
Northern Harrier 0 68 73
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 3 4
Cooper's Hawk 1 3 4
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 1 124 143
Merlin 0 20 26
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 2 2
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 2 2

Total: 2 301 371
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Observation start time: 07:30:00
Observation end time: 09:30:00
Total observation time: 2 hours

Official Counter: Mark Schoene

Observers: Mark Schoene, Tom Graham

Visitors:
None


Weather:
SW wind, 0-5mph, 5-10c, 0% cc, visibility 20k, 0 precipitation

Raptor Observations:
Non migrating: TV 5, OS 2

Non-raptor Observations:
Migrants: 12 Great Egrets, 3 GBH, 5 Tree swallows. 6 ceramic Purple
Martins (most photographed on Island)

Predictions:
Cloudy with rain mid afternoon. West winds favorable for migrants
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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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