Date: 3/14/19 11:48 am
From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Erie County, Presque Isle Hawk Watch for March 14, 2019
Presque Isle
Erie, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Mar 14, 2019
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Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
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Black Vulture                0              0              0
Turkey Vulture              32             84             85
Osprey                       0              0              0
Bald Eagle                   0              1              2
Northern Harrier             0              0              0
Sharp-shinned Hawk           1              1              1
Cooper's Hawk                0              1              1
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              7              7
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Red-tailed Hawk              1             27             28
Rough-legged Hawk            0              1              1
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel             0              3              3
Merlin                       0              0              0
Peregrine Falcon             0              0              0
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0              0

Total:                      34            125            128
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Observation start time: 07:45:00
Observation end   time: 11:00:00
Total observation time: 3.25 hours

Official Counter:        Jerry McWilliams

Observers:        Bernie O\'Connor, Jerry McWilliams, Russ States

Visitors:
Russ States and Bernie O'Connor assisted with the count.  Emily (DCNR
environmental educator), Bonnie Ginader, and Linda McWilliams stopped by to
visit.


Weather:
Mostly cloudy with occasional sprinkles.  Strong SSW wind and temps.
reaching 18 C.

Raptor Observations:
Despite the desirable conditions only a few vultures and a couple of hawks.
We shut down early due to rain.

Non-raptor Observations:
Canada Goose 81, Common Loon 1, Great Blue Heron 1, Killdeer 5, American
Robin 40+, Eastern Meadowlark 2, thousands of Red-winged Blackbirds and
Common Grackles with a few cowbirds mixed in.

Predictions:
SW wind early, but cloudy with the possibility of rain, then turning
cooler.  Maybe some birds during dry periods in the morning. Jerry McWilliamsErie, Erie County, <Pa.jerrymcw...>
 
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