Date: 4/26/18 3:20 pm
From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Erie County, Presque Isle Hawk Watch for April 26, 2018
Presque Isle
Erie, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Apr 26, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 4 7693 13824
Osprey 0 75 77
Bald Eagle 0 44 75
Northern Harrier 0 67 71
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3 551 567
Cooper's Hawk 0 5 13
Northern Goshawk 0 0 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 12 135
Broad-winged Hawk 0 1493 1493
Red-tailed Hawk 0 168 326
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 262 292
Merlin 0 8 11
Peregrine Falcon 0 3 5
Unknown Accipiter 0 2 2
Unknown Buteo 0 2 4
Unknown Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 1 2

Total: 7 10387 16899
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Observation start time: 07:30:00
Observation end time: 09:30:00
Total observation time: 2 hours

Official Counter: Jerry McWilliams

Observers:

Visitors:
A gathering of about seven birders meeting at the hawk watch to bird on the
park.


Weather:
Mostly clear with passing low fracto-cumulus clouds. Wind WNW to 10 mph
and cold.

Raptor Observations:
Only seven birds in two hours of watching.

Non-raptor Observations:
Double-crested Cormorant-135, Caspian Tern-1, Northern Flicker-5, Eastern
Phoebe-1, Pine Siskin-2, just a few blackbirds.

Predictions:
Mostly cloudy with south winds until late morning when they switch to WNW.
Maybe some birds early.


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