Date: 4/30/18 12:48 pm
From: Barbara Volkle <barb620...>
Subject: [MASSBIRD] Plum Island MA (30 Apr 2018) 31 Raptors
Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2018 10:12:01 -0800
From: <reports...>
Subject: Plum Island MA (30 Apr 2018) 31 Raptors


Plum Island MA
Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Apr 30, 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 8 51 52
Bald Eagle 0 7 7
Northern Harrier 6 167 172
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3 33 34
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 2 5 10
Rough-legged Hawk 0 1 1
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 11 378 397
Merlin 0 76 82
Peregrine Falcon 0 13 13
Unknown Accipiter 0 2 2
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 5 5
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 1 9 9

Total: 31 843 913
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Observation start time: 05:45:00
Observation end time: 11:15:00
Total observation time: 5.5 hours

Official Counter: Ted Mara

Observers: Mark Schoene, Tom Graham

Visitors:
None


Weather:
SW-WSW, 1-2 speed, 5-9c, 80-100%cc, visibility 10k. Favorable winds held
longer than forecast, so did rain.

Raptor Observations:
TV 5, OS 5, NH 1, AK 1

Non-raptor Observations:
Migrants: Willits 12, Brown Thrasher 2, Blue Jays 7. 10 Purple Martins
nesting in gourds

Predictions:
Favorable
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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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