Date: 4/1/21 3:03 pm
From: Bird observations from western New York <geneseebirds-l...>
Subject: [GeneseeBirds-L] Braddock Bay (01 Apr 2021) 267 Raptors
Braddock Bay
Rochester, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Apr 01, 2021
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 255 255 6873
Osprey 2 2 4
Bald Eagle 1 1 158
Northern Harrier 3 3 167
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 0 208
Cooper's Hawk 0 0 111
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 1 291
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 3 3 819
Rough-legged Hawk 1 1 65
Golden Eagle 0 0 12
American Kestrel 1 1 50
Merlin 0 0 10
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 5
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: 267 267 8773
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 15:30:00
Total observation time: 4.5 hours

Official Counter: David Brown

Observers:

Visitors:
2


Weather:
Overcast most of the day with strong northwest winds and occasional snow
squalls.

Raptor Observations:
Occasional groups of Turkey Vultures and small numbers of other migrants.
One red-shoulder and one rough-leg.

Non-raptor Observations:
2 Killdeer, 5 Bonaparte's Gulls, 2 Great Blue Herons, 20 Tree Swallows.

eBird: https://ebird.org/checklist/S84559453

Predictions:
Friday: Some morning clouds then mainly sunny. High 4C. Winds NW at
15-30km/h. Expect moderate migration.

Saturday: Partly cloudy then cloudy. High 10C. Winds WSW at 15-25km/h.
Expect moderate to good migration.

Sunday: Mix of sun and clouds. High 11C. Winds WNW 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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