Date: 3/26/21 5:13 pm
From: Bird observations from western New York <geneseebirds-l...>
Subject: [GeneseeBirds-L] Hamburg Hawk Watch (26 Mar 2021) Raptors
Hamburg Hawk Watch
Hamburg, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Mar 26, 2021
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 3991 3991
Osprey 0 1 1
Bald Eagle 0 13 13
Northern Harrier 0 4 4
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 22 22
Cooper's Hawk 0 16 16
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 123 123
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 201 201
Rough-legged Hawk 0 15 15
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 7 7
Merlin 0 5 5
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Accipiter 0 2 2
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 2 2
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 0 4403 4403
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Observation start time: 08:30:00
Observation end time: 11:00:00
Total observation time: 2.5 hours

Official Counter: Jerry Thurn

Observers:

Visitors:
None, other than graveside memorial service at section J


Weather:
Heavy near horizontal rain until 10:00am, temperature drop to 6C, followed
by Beaufort 7 winds (32-38mph), including gusts to Beaufort 9.
Several evergreens lost their tops due to wind shear.

Raptor Observations:
No raptors were observed during the entire duration of watch. All official
counting took place at section H.

Non-raptor Observations:
Three Common Mergansers (2 males & 1 female) riding white-capped waves on
the small pond.

Predictions:
Buffalo Weather Service forecast, Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly
sunny, with a high near 55F. Calm wind becoming southwest 5-7 mph in the
afternoon. This may produce a moderate flight of mixed species that were
forced down on Friday.
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Report submitted by Jerry Thurn (<geraldthurn...>)


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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