Date: 10/22/18 5:46 pm
From: <reports...>
Subject: [NHBirds] Pack Monadnock Raptor Migration Observatory (22 Oct 2018) 16 Raptors
Pack Monadnock Raptor Migration Observatory
Peterborough, New Hampshire, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 22, 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 68 78
Osprey 0 23 181
Bald Eagle 1 30 153
Northern Harrier 0 17 49
Sharp-shinned Hawk 10 182 639
Cooper's Hawk 0 34 113
Northern Goshawk 0 5 7
Red-shouldered Hawk 3 44 64
Broad-winged Hawk 0 45 6756
Red-tailed Hawk 2 43 68
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 10 10
American Kestrel 0 50 168
Merlin 0 21 56
Peregrine Falcon 0 8 29
Unknown Accipiter 0 7 15
Unknown Buteo 0 5 10
Unknown Falcon 0 4 10
Unknown Eagle 0 1 1
Unknown Raptor 0 32 53

Total: 16 629 8460
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Observation start time: 08:30:00
Observation end time: 15:30:00
Total observation time: 7.5 hours

Official Counter: Iain MacLeod

Observers: Jeanne-Marie Maher, Levi Burford, Richard Sirull

Visitors:
20


Weather:
Cool and blustry. Wind from SW all day ( although forecast to be from N!!)

Raptor Observations:
Just a few distant birds. Very slow. A local adult eagle left Powder Mill
Pond and headed north.

Non-raptor Observations:
Just a few yellow-rumps and a Kinglet or two. One Hermit Thrush showed
itself and three skeins of Canada Geese battled their way South. Highlight
was the mammals with a porcupine and Short-tailed Weasel.

Predictions:
Colder....and more chance of rain.
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Report submitted by Iain MacLeod (<pandiain.im...>)
Pack Monadnock Raptor Migration Observatory information may be found at:
www.nhaudubon.org


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=320


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