Date: 4/29/19 2:41 pm
From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Erie County, Presque Isle Hawk Watch for April 29, 2019
Presque Isle
Erie, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Apr 29, 2019
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Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
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Black Vulture                0              0              4
Turkey Vulture              10           9321          17087
Osprey                       0             50             53
Bald Eagle                   0             63             77
Northern Harrier             0             78             94
Sharp-shinned Hawk          12            760            784
Cooper's Hawk                0             29             48
Northern Goshawk             0              5              5
Red-shouldered Hawk          0             32            165
Broad-winged Hawk            2           3233           3233
Red-tailed Hawk              0            176            328
Rough-legged Hawk            2              4              7
Golden Eagle                 0              2              2
American Kestrel             1            370            444
Merlin                       1             11             12
Peregrine Falcon             0              2              2
Unknown Accipiter            0              3              4
Unknown Buteo                0              6             12
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              1              1
Unknown Raptor               0              7              8
Short-eared Owl              0              0              1

Total:                      28          14153          22371
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Observation start time: 07:30:00
Observation end   time: 11:00:00
Total observation time: 3.5 hours

Official Counter:        Jerry McWilliams

Observers:        Bernie O\'Connor, Jerry McWilliams

Visitors:
Bernie O'Connor assisted with the count.  Joao Taveres, Deuane Seib, Bonnie
Ginader, and Don Snyder stopped by for a visit.


Weather:
Cloudy and cold with ESE wind to 5 mph.  Drizzle later in the count.

Raptor Observations:
Just a trickle of birds moving close to the lake.

Non-raptor Observations:
Double-crested Cormorant 147, and Blue Jay 240. A distant Common Raven was
being harassed by an American Crow for a first-for-the-hawk-watch Common
Raven. 

Predictions:
Cloudy and colder with north wind.  No watch likely.  Wednesday looks good
if the storms hold off.
 Jerry McWilliamsErie, Erie County, <Pa.jerrymcw...>
 
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