Date: 11/5/19 3:06 pm
From: Barbara Volkle <barb620...>
Subject: [MASSBIRD] Pinnacle Rock (02 Nov 2019) 5 Raptors

Date: Tue, 5 Nov 2019 08:18:36 -0900
From: <reports...>
Subject: Pinnacle Rock (02 Nov 2019) 5 Raptors



Pinnacle Rock
Malden, Massachusetts, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 02, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 1 1 2
Osprey 0 0 5
Bald Eagle 0 2 11
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 3 20
Cooper's Hawk 1 1 6
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 1 3 4
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 0 3
Merlin 0 0 2
Peregrine Falcon 1 1 2
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 4
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 1 2
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 3

Total: 5 12 64
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Observation start time: 07:30:00 Observation end time: 13:30:00 Total
observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter: Craig Jackson

Observers: Brian Rusnica, Jack Miano

Weather:
Winds -- Light (2-3) NW at first, turned to SSE at 11 AM, then SE at 12,
and nothing at 1 PM; temperature 1-6-5° C; cloud cover 2-15-7%

Raptor Observations:
Very small movement; Non-migrating -- Although many Red-tailed Hawks
could be seen in the
distance [at least 7 and possibly twice as many], only one could definitely
be considered a migrant; 2 Bald Eagles; 1 Turkey Vulture, and 1 UA

Non-raptor Observations:
Migrating birds -- at least 40 Dark-eyed Juncos; 26 Canada Geese; 4
Chipping Sparrows, and 1 Yellow-rumped Warbler
Dragonflies -- 1 unidentified medium-sized (not a Green Darner)

Predictions:
Wednesday might be good after rain; Friday - very strong NW winds
continuing into Saturday but half as strong
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Report submitted by Craig Jackson (<crleja1949...>)


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