Date: 3/20/21 6:35 pm
From: Bird observations from western New York <geneseebirds-l...>
Subject: [GeneseeBirds-L] Braddock Bay (20 Mar 2021) 192 Raptors
Braddock Bay
Rochester, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Mar 20, 2021
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 124 690 690
Osprey 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 8 92 92
Northern Harrier 2 52 52
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 11 11
Cooper's Hawk 5 26 26
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 12 81 81
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 34 342 342
Rough-legged Hawk 3 39 39
Golden Eagle 1 8 8
American Kestrel 2 8 8
Merlin 1 5 5
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: 192 1355 1355
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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: Ben Nelson, Bridget Watts, Greg Lawrence, Janis George,
Kyle Brock, Lynn Bergmeyer, Mike Tetlow, Nick Pusateri

Visitors:
50


Weather:
Sunny with moderate winds shifting from SW early to W then eventually NW.
Below freezing in the morning then warm in the afternoon.

Raptor Observations:
A steady trickle of Turkey Vultures throughout the day. 34 Red-tails and 12
Red-shoulders. Three light-morph Rough-legged Hawks in the afternoon. An
immature Golden Eagle in the morning. Two kestrels and a merlin.

Non-raptor Observations:
90 Snow Geese, 100 Tundra Swans, 20 American Coots, 8 Killdeer, Pileated
Woodpecker, Common Redpoll, 2 Eastern Meadowlarks.

eBird: https://ebird.org/checklist/S83763804

Predictions:
Sunday: Sunny. High 11C. Winds E at 10-15km/h. Expect light to moderate
migration.

Monday: Sunny with a few afternoon clouds. High 15C. Winds SE at 10-15km/h.
Expect light to moderate migration.

Tuesday: Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High 13C. Winds ESE at
15-25km/h. Expect light 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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