Date: 9/9/19 8:14 pm
From: Barbara Volkle <barb620...>
Subject: [MASSBIRD] Wachusett Mountain (09 Sep 2019) 51 Raptors

Date: Mon, 9 Sep 2019 18:44:04 -0800
From: <reports...>
Subject: Wachusett Mountain (09 Sep 2019) 51 Raptors


Wachusett Mountain
Princeton, Massachusetts, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 09, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 1 1
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 5 22 26
Bald Eagle 2 6 16
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2 15 25
Cooper's Hawk 1 11 17
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 33 156 213
Red-tailed Hawk 0 0 1
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 6 9
Merlin 2 4 6
Peregrine Falcon 0 3 3
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 1 1 1
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 4 10 11

Total: 51 235 329
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Observation start time: 07:45:00 Observation end time: 16:00:00 Total
observation time: 8.25 hours

Official Counter: Rod Chase

Observers: Bill Rasku, Colleen Tank, Dave Brown, Doug Peterson

Visitors:
Counter & compiler: Bill Rasku.
Observers:Dave Brown, Colleen Tank, Doug Pederson, Meghan Gately, Matt
Bollus, Daryl Turek, Christine Restelle,
Paul Suihkonen, Paul Sullivan.


Weather:
light haze temp 54-65 F, wind NE 2-3 to S 0-2 by afternoon, cloud cover
5 % at 8 am, 50% by 10, to 80% by noon and varied from 50-80%
the rest of the day.

time 7:40 am to 4 pm

Raptor Observations:
7:45-8 0.
8-9 OS 1; BW 2; UR 1.
9-10 OS 2; BW 10.
10-11 OS 1: BE 2; SS 1; CH 1; BW 6, AK 1; ML 1; UB
11-12 BW 4.
1-2 OS 1; SS 1; UR 1.
2-3 UR 1.
3-4. 0.

Totals: OS 5,BE 2,SS 2,CH 1,BW 33, AK 1,ML 2,UB 1,UR 4.
[Total migrants: 55.]

Locals: TV 17+; 5 BE (adult 3, imm. 2); RT 1: ML 1.

Non-raptor Observations:
Monarchs 73.

Towhee, Black-capped Chickadee, Phoebe, Junco, Swift,
Blue Jay, RT Hummingbird, Redstart, Titmouse, Red-eyed Vireo, Common
Ravens.
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Report submitted by Rod Chase (<rodchase...>)
Wachusett Mountain information may be found at:
http://www.massbird.org/emhw


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http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=228

 
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