Date: 9/15/20 2:52 pm
From: <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...>
Subject: [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (15 Sep 2020) 365 Raptors
Franklin Mt.
Oneonta, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 15, 2020
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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 1 16 22
Bald Eagle 1 42 52
Northern Harrier 0 1 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk 5 28 29
Cooper's Hawk 0 1 1
Northern Goshawk 0 1 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 1 1
Broad-winged Hawk 357 2368 2392
Red-tailed Hawk 0 20 21
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 10 11
Merlin 0 2 2
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 1
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 365 2492 2535
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter: Becky Gretton

Observers: Andrea Lodovice, Pam Peters

Visitors:
Dave Marsh and Pete, Garrett Camasi, Kyle Nielson and a few others. Our
visitors provided excellent spotting without which many birds would not
have been counted.


Weather:
Dense valley fog, cool temps, calm or light southerly breeze, with clearing
by 9.

Raptor Observations:
1st bird 8:50
Local TVs, RT,BE
BW kettles appeared all over the horizon.
Ad. BE 12:39

Non-raptor Observations:
American Crows, Blue Jays, Gray Catbird, Common Yellowthroats, two juvenile
Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers, American Goldfinches, Cedar Waxwings, Northern
Flicker, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Hairy Woodpecker, Common Ravens, Canada
Geese.
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Report submitted by Rebecca Gretton (<160nogu...>)
Franklin Mt. information may be found at:
www.FranklinMt.org


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=361



 
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