Date: 4/24/18 5:25 pm
From: Barbara Volkle <barb620...>
Subject: [MASSBIRD] Plum Island MA (24 Apr 2018) 28 Raptors

Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2018 16:10:24 -0800
From: <reports...>
Subject: Plum Island MA (24 Apr 2018) 28 Raptors


Plum Island MA
Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Apr 24, 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 86 118
Osprey 9 37 38
Bald Eagle 0 7 7
Northern Harrier 2 158 163
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 27 28
Cooper's Hawk 0 9 10
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 1 1
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 1 2 7
Rough-legged Hawk 0 1 1
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 10 338 357
Merlin 1 71 77
Peregrine Falcon 3 11 11
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 1
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 4 4
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 2 5 5

Total: 28 758 828
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Mark Schoene, Ursula Goodine

Observers: David Goodine, Doug Chickering, John Cannizzo, Mark Schoene,
Tom Graham, Ursula Goodine

Visitors:
Andrea Cannizzo


Weather:
S-SSW winds, 3-10 mph, temperatures 5-20c,cc 0-20%, visibility 15k

Raptor Observations:
TV m8, OS 6, NH 1. Migration took place all over with light SSW winds.
High migration of pair of PG's together outdone by 6 OS loosely together

Non-raptor Observations:
D.C. Cormorants loosely migrating, a Meadowlark observed, Flickers continue
in small numbers. Sparrows included Song and Swamp

Predictions:
Rain tomorrow. Rest of week has potential
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Report submitted by Ted Mara (<tedmara...>)
Plum Island MA information may be found at:
http://www.massbird.org/emhw


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=115

 
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