Date: 5/15/18 8:21 pm
From: Barbara Volkle <barb620...>
Subject: [MASSBIRD] Plum Island MA (15 May 2018) 2 Raptors

Date: Tue, 15 May 2018 17:46:34 -0800
From: <reports...>
Subject: Plum Island MA (15 May 2018) 2 Raptors


Plum Island MA
Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: May 15, 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 0 14 66
Bald Eagle 0 0 7
Northern Harrier 2 19 191
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 139 173
Cooper's Hawk 0 9 19
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 1
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 2 12
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 1
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 256 653
Merlin 0 21 103
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 15
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 3
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 5
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 4 13

Total: 2 475 1388
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Observation start time: 06:30:00
Observation end time: 09:00:00
Total observation time: 2.5 hours

Official Counter: Mark Schoene

Observers: Bob Secatore

Visitors:
None


Weather:
SSW winds, 4-10mph, 18-25c, cc 5-10%, visibility 10k. Thunderstorms
expected mid afternoon

Raptor Observations:
OS 6,other citizen residents RT, TV Both migrating NH were females and
were within 5 minutes of each other heading north.

Non-raptor Observations:
Busy general passerines migration

Predictions:
Cloudy, light E winds, poor expectations
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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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