Date: 3/21/21 4:27 pm
From: Bird observations from western New York <geneseebirds-l...>
Subject: [GeneseeBirds-L] Hamburg Hawk Watch (21 Mar 2021) 417 Raptors
Hamburg Hawk Watch
Hamburg, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Mar 21, 2021
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 377 1639 1639
Osprey 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 2 11 11
Northern Harrier 0 3 3
Sharp-shinned Hawk 8 12 12
Cooper's Hawk 2 11 11
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 10 93 93
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 13 147 147
Rough-legged Hawk 1 15 15
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 3 3
Merlin 3 4 4
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 1
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 1 1 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 417 1941 1941
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 13:00:00
Total observation time: 5 hours

Official Counter: Fred Harrington

Observers: Don Dixon, Jennifer Thauls, Kevin Rybczynski, Lexie Swonds

Visitors:
Don Dixon, Lexie Swonds, Rob Sielaff, Jennifer Thauls, Devin Banning,
Katlyn Davis, Kevin Rybczynski, Ben Nieman, Josh Ketry


Weather:
Warming, sunny day with light breeze shifting from S and SW to WNW.

Raptor Observations:
Good morning flight with several kettles of 50+ raptors.
The winds shifted midday and the flight moved further inland. Good mix of
species.

Non-raptor Observations:


Predictions:
Similar to today - warm, sunny with light SW winds. Could be a good flight.
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Report submitted by Frederick Harrington (<harrinfe...>)


More site information at hawkcount.org: https://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=364

Site Description:
This spring only "all volunteer" watch is conducted at Lakeside Cemetery in
Hamburg, NY. It is located on flat lake plain located along the shoreline
of the east end of Lake Erie, about 10 miles south of Buffalo, NY.
For additional information contact Jim Landau at <landaujr...>





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