Date: 5/5/18 7:05 pm
From: Barbara Volkle <barb620...>
Subject: [MASSBIRD] Plum Island MA (05 May 2018) 34 Raptors

Date: Sat, 5 May 2018 17:20:18 -0800
From: <reports...>
Subject: Plum Island MA (05 May 2018) 34 Raptors


Plum Island MA
Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: May 05, 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 8 126
Osprey 1 13 65
Bald Eagle 0 0 7
Northern Harrier 0 16 188
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4 139 173
Cooper's Hawk 3 9 19
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 1
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 1 2 12
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 1
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 20 253 650
Merlin 4 19 101
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 15
Unknown Accipiter 1 1 3
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 5
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 4 13

Total: 34 466 1379
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Observation start time: 06:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 9 hours

Official Counter: Ted Mara

Observers: Bob Secatore, Brian Rusnica, David Goodine, Mark Schoene,
Ursula Goodine

Visitors:
Bonnie Gunn, Casey Loder, Jackie Hannigan, Paula Fee


Weather:
Wind WNW, 5-20mph, temp 14-25c, 10-30%cc, visibility 15k

Raptor Observations:
TV 6, OS 6, BE 2, NH 1, RT 2
Ideal conditions but nothing much in the pipeline for migrating raptors.

Non-raptor Observations:
Many Warblers passing through, foy RT Hummingbird, Blue Gray Knatcatcher.
N. Flickers and Bluejays still trickling through

Predictions:
Cloudy, showers, wind turning east by noon
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Report submitted by Ted Mara (<tedmara...>)
Plum Island MA information may be found at:
http://www.massbird.org/emhw


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=115

 
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