Date: 5/6/18 5:24 pm
From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Erie County, Presque Isle Hawk Watch for May 6, 2018
Presque Isle
Erie, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: May 06, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 6 606 14515
Osprey 1 6 85
Bald Eagle 0 19 103
Northern Harrier 0 7 78
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 59 644
Cooper's Hawk 0 1 14
Northern Goshawk 0 0 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 135
Broad-winged Hawk 0 92 2362
Red-tailed Hawk 0 15 356
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 14 307
Merlin 0 0 11
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 6
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 2
Unknown Buteo 0 0 4
Unknown Falcon 0 0 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 7 10

Total: 7 827 18634
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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: Roger Donn, Sam Stull

Visitors:
Roger Donn and Sam Stull assisted. Delores and Joao Taveres stopped for a
visit.


Weather:
Cloudy with a light breeze from the north. Temps. warming to the upper 60s
F

Raptor Observations:
Only seven birds in 2 hours, and only one was a hawk.

Non-raptor Observations:
Great Blue Heron--2, Blue Jay--118, Red-winged Blackbird--12

Predictions:
Partly cloudy with NE wind and cooler. Not likely to be a flight along the
lake.


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