Date: 5/1/18 5:41 pm
From: Barbara Volkle <barb620...>
Subject: [MASSBIRD] Plum Island MA (01 May 2018) 25 Raptors

Date: Tue, 1 May 2018 16:15:29 -0800
From: <reports...>
Subject: Plum Island MA (01 May 2018) 25 Raptors


Plum Island MA
Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: May 01, 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 0 118
Osprey 6 6 58
Bald Eagle 0 0 7
Northern Harrier 3 3 175
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 1 35
Cooper's Hawk 0 0 10
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 1
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 1 1 11
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 1
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 13 13 410
Merlin 1 1 83
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 13
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 2
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 5
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 9

Total: 25 25 938
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Mark Schoene, Ursula Goodine

Observers: Bob Secatore, David Goodine, Doug Chickering, Judd Nathan,
Tom Graham

Visitors:
Colen Marchant, Jeanette Lovich


Weather:
Wind category 1-2, NW-E, temp 5-12c, cc 20-90, visibility 15k. Wind turned
East sooner than forecast, slowing coastal migration.

Raptor Observations:
Local TVs, OS, RT

Non-raptor Observations:
46 Double Crested Cormorants, a Raven. Plum Island still waiting for
spring fallout, especially Warblers.

Predictions:
Ideal conditions for coastal migrants for next two days
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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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