Date: 5/23/19 5:10 pm
From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Erie County, Presque Isle Hawk Watch for May 23, 2019
Presque Isle
Erie, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: May 23, 2019
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Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
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Black Vulture                0              3              7
Turkey Vulture              29           1731          18818
Osprey                       0             57            110
Bald Eagle                   8            157            234
Northern Harrier             0             33            127
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0            276           1060
Cooper's Hawk                1              9             57
Northern Goshawk             0              0              5
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              1            166
Broad-winged Hawk            1           1928           5161
Red-tailed Hawk              0             65            395
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              5
Golden Eagle                 0              0              2
American Kestrel             0             17            461
Merlin                       0              6             18
Peregrine Falcon             0              2              4
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              4
Unknown Buteo                0              2             14
Unknown Falcon               1              3              3
Unknown Eagle                0              0              1
Unknown Raptor               0              0              8
Short-eared Owl              0              0              1

Total:                      40           4290          26661
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Observation start time: 07:30:00
Observation end   time: 13:00:00
Total observation time: 5.5 hours

Official Counter:        Jerry McWilliams

Observers:        Jennifer Ferrick, Jerry McWilliams, Russ States, Sam Stull

Visitors:
Three and thanks to Sam Stull, Jennifer Ferrick, Russ States, and Ramsay
Koury assisted with the count.


Weather:
Mostly cloudy with an occasional shower,  SW winds early becoming westerly
to 15 mph and quite warm.

Raptor Observations:
Despite the seemingly good flight conditions, it was a disappointing day
with very little moving.

Non-raptor Observations:
Double-crested Cormorant 3, Cedar Waxwing 20, Eastern Kingbird 1, Blue Jay
225, Red-headed Woodpecker 3, Ruby-throated Hummingbird 2, American
Goldfinch 1.

Predictions:
Mostly clear and much cooler with WNW wind.  There will be no hawk watching
tomorrow.
 Jerry McWilliamsErie, Erie County, <Pa.jerrymcw...>
 
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