Date: 5/22/20 3:58 pm
From: Bird observations from western New York <geneseebirds-l...>
Subject: [GeneseeBirds-L] Braddock Bay (22 May 2020) 686 Raptors
Braddock Bay
Rochester, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: May 22, 2020
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 1 5
Turkey Vulture 354 3008 22745
Osprey 0 74 144
Bald Eagle 12 496 742
Northern Harrier 5 124 601
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 599 1861
Cooper's Hawk 0 65 284
Northern Goshawk 0 0 4
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 5 337
Broad-winged Hawk 289 12697 16999
Red-tailed Hawk 24 312 1499
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 28
Golden Eagle 0 2 16
American Kestrel 0 48 635
Merlin 0 12 58
Peregrine Falcon 1 9 29
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0
Short-eared Owl 0 0 2

Total: 686 17452 45989
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: David Brown

Observers: Bridget Watts, Jim Miles

Weather:
Mainly sunny with light to moderate northeast winds. Overall warm. Count
conducted from Frisbee Hill.

Raptor Observations:
Excellent raptor migration in the morning with the flight directly overhead
frequently and the flight altitude fairly low. Highlights included 354
turkey vultures, 12 bald eagles, 5 harriers, 289 broad-wings, and 24
red-tails. One peregrine falcon.

Non-raptor Observations:
East spit: 2 Black-bellied Plovers, 3 Semipalmated Plovers, 4 Ruddy
Turnstones, 5 Dunlin, Yellow-throated Vireo.
https://ebird.org/atlasny/checklist/S69448990

Braddock Bay Park: 5 Tennessee Warblers, 4 Bay-breasted Warblers,
Blackburnian Warbler, Blackpoll Warbler.
https://ebird.org/atlasny/checklist/S69451643

Frisbee Hill: Common Nighthawk, Blue-winged Warbler.
https://ebird.org/atlasny/checklist/S69477341

Predictions:
Tomorrow: Morning showers then partly cloudy. High 21C. Winds NE at
15-25km/h. Expect light migration.

Sunday: Considerable cloudiness. A shower or thunderstorm possible. High
25C. Winds SSE at 15-25km/h. Expect moderate to good migration.

Monday: Mostly cloudy then a few showers. High 24C. Winds SW shifting NE at
10-15km/h. Expect light to moderate migration.
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Report submitted by David Brown (<davidebrownpa...>)
Braddock Bay information may be found at:
http://www.bbrr.org/


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=353
Count data submitted via Dunkadoo - Project info at:
https://dunkadoo.org/explore/braddock-bay-raptor-research/2020-spring-bb-raptor-watch



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