Date: 10/23/19 6:29 pm
From: Barbara Volkle <barb620...>
Subject: [MASSBIRD] Pinnacle Rock (23 Oct 2019) 11 Raptors

Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2019 16:10:31 -0800
From: <reports...>
Subject: Pinnacle Rock (23 Oct 2019) 11 Raptors


Pinnacle Rock
Malden, Massachusetts, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 23, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 0 2 5
Bald Eagle 1 6 9
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3 13 17
Cooper's Hawk 4 4 5
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 0 0
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 2 3
Merlin 0 0 2
Peregrine Falcon 1 1 1
Unknown Accipiter 0 2 4
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 1 2 3

Total: 11 32 50
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Observation start time: 10:00:00 Observation end time: 16:00:00 Total
observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter: Craig Jackson

Observers: Jack Miano

Weather:
Moderate - strong (2-3) Northwest - West Northwest winds most of day (gusts
up to level 4); approx 15°C throughout; cloud cover 90-15%

Raptor Observations:
small movement of raptors
Non-migrating -- 3-4 adult Bald Eagles; 2 Red-tailed Hawks; 1 apparent
American Kestrel (dive-bombed "local" Bald Eagle)

First two hours of watch done by Jack Miano (not official counter); rest
done by official counter [different thermometers, clocks, and wind speed
indicators]

Non-raptor Observations:
49 migrating Canada Geese
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Report submitted by Craig Jackson (<crleja1949...>)


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