Date: 3/20/21 3:39 am
From: Bird observations from western New York <geneseebirds-l...>
Subject: [GeneseeBirds-L] Braddock Bay (19 Mar 2021) 67 Raptors
Braddock Bay
Rochester, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Mar 19, 2021
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 52 566 566
Osprey 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 2 84 84
Northern Harrier 3 50 50
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 11 11
Cooper's Hawk 1 21 21
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 69 69
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 8 308 308
Rough-legged Hawk 0 36 36
Golden Eagle 0 7 7
American Kestrel 0 6 6
Merlin 1 4 4
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 1
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

Total: 67 1163 1163
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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:

Visitors:
5


Weather:
Sunny. Cold with strong northerly winds in the morning that weakened
throughout the day eventually shifting westerly. Sudden shift to southwest
at the very end of the day that was too little too late but will continue
overnight.

Raptor Observations:
A steady trickle of turkey vultures plus small numbers of other expected
species. One merlin.

Non-raptor Observations:
Fewer ducks on bay, 20 American Coots, Pied-billed Grebe.

eBird: https://ebird.org/checklist/S83694188

Predictions:
Saturday: Sunny. High 11C. Winds SW early then shifting W at 10-15km/h. Not
perfect conditions but the best day in a while! Blue skies will make
spotting more difficult. The Bird House will be Facebook live-streaming
from the hawk watch at 10am. Expect moderate to good migration.

Sunday: Sunny. High 11C. Winds ESE at 10-15km/h. Expect moderate
migration.

Monday: Generally sunny. High 13C. Winds SE at 10-15km/h. Expect 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: https://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=353
Count data submitted via Dunkadoo - Project info at:
https://dunkadoo.org/explore/braddock-bay-raptor-research/2021-spring-bb-raptor-watch



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