Date: 4/29/18 11:34 am
From: Barbara Volkle <barb620...>
Subject: [MASSBIRD] Plum Island MA (28 Apr 2018) 11 Raptors

Date: Sun, 29 Apr 2018 10:12:08 -0800
From: <reports...>
Subject: Plum Island MA (28 Apr 2018) 11 Raptors


Plum Island MA
Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Apr 28, 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 0 43 44
Bald Eagle 0 7 7
Northern Harrier 0 161 166
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2 30 31
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 0 3 8
Rough-legged Hawk 0 1 1
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 7 367 386
Merlin 1 76 82
Peregrine Falcon 1 13 13
Unknown Accipiter 0 2 2
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 5 5
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 8 8

Total: 11 812 882
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Observation start time: 08:15:00
Observation end time: 12:00:00
Total observation time: 3.75 hours

Official Counter: Brian Rusnica

Observers: Jack Miano, Rick Smulski

Visitors:
David Swain


Weather:
Wind 1-2 category, W-SE, 13-17c, 80%cc, visibility 10k Wind turned SE
discouraging coastal flight

Raptor Observations:
Locals: TV 7, OS 4, BE 1, NH 1, RT 1, SNOL 1

Non-raptor Observations:
Brandt 4, N. Gannet 3

Predictions:
Rain likely with poor wind direction
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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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