Date: 4/27/18 5:03 pm
From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Erie County, Presque Isle Hawk Watch for April 27, 2018
Presque Isle
Erie, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Apr 27, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 8 7701 13832
Osprey 0 75 77
Bald Eagle 0 44 75
Northern Harrier 0 67 71
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 551 567
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: 8 10395 16907
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 10:00:00
Total observation time: 2 hours

Official Counter: Jerry McWilliams

Observers: Ken Felix

Visitors:
Ken Felix assisted during the second hour.


Weather:
Mostly cloudy with calm winds, later becoming light out of the NE.

Raptor Observations:
A handful of vultures and no hawks.

Non-raptor Observations:
Double-crested Cormorant-48, Great Blue Heron-3, Northern Flicker-15,
Eastern Meadowlark-2

Predictions:
AM showers with WNW wind and cooler. A flight not likely.


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