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12/13/18 5:46 pm <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...> [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (13 Dec 2018) Raptors
12/12/18 12:45 pm <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...> [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (12 Dec 2018) Raptors
12/11/18 5:14 pm <zychskyfarm...> [osbirds] <osbirds...> [osbirds] Re: street lights
12/11/18 8:59 am John S Davis new <davi7js4...> [osbirds] <osbirds...> [osbirds] declining insects
12/11/18 8:03 am Richard Guthrie <richardpguthrie...> [osbirds] <osbirds...> Re: [osbirds] street lights
12/11/18 7:40 am <aurore...> [osbirds] <osbirds...> [osbirds] street lights
12/10/18 2:48 pm <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...> [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (10 Dec 2018) 2 Raptors
12/9/18 11:17 am <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...> [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (09 Dec 2018) Raptors
12/8/18 12:01 pm <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...> [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (08 Dec 2018) Raptors
12/7/18 2:43 pm <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...> [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (07 Dec 2018) 6 Raptors
12/6/18 7:28 pm <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...> [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (06 Dec 2018) 2 Raptors
12/5/18 12:26 pm <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...> [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (05 Dec 2018) Raptors
12/4/18 1:38 pm <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...> [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (04 Dec 2018) 4 Raptors
12/3/18 11:04 am <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...> [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (03 Dec 2018) 3 Raptors
12/1/18 3:08 pm <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...> [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (01 Dec 2018) 2 Raptors
12/1/18 2:00 pm <ktdudge...> [osbirds] <osbirds...> [osbirds] Long-tailed Duck
11/30/18 12:02 pm <ktdudge...> [osbirds] <osbirds...> [osbirds] Not Covering Today 11/30
11/29/18 3:31 pm <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...> [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (29 Nov 2018) 3 Raptors
11/25/18 10:04 am <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...> [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (25 Nov 2018) Raptors
11/22/18 2:21 pm <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...> [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (22 Nov 2018) 33 Raptors
11/21/18 2:50 pm Becky Gretton <160nogu...> [osbirds] <osbirds...> [osbirds] Sandhill Cranes in Town of Springfield
11/21/18 11:40 am <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...> [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (21 Nov 2018) Raptors
11/20/18 3:03 pm <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...> [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (20 Nov 2018) Raptors
11/19/18 11:07 am <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...> [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (19 Nov 2018) Raptors
11/18/18 1:39 pm Suzanne Gaynor <suzanne.gaynor5...> [osbirds] <osbirds...> [osbirds] Ring Neck Pheasant
11/18/18 1:36 pm <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...> [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (18 Nov 2018) Raptors
11/18/18 1:21 pm <aurore...> [osbirds] <osbirds...> [osbirds] Carolina Wren
11/17/18 2:28 pm <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...> [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (17 Nov 2018) 7 Raptors
11/15/18 1:43 pm <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...> [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (15 Nov 2018) Raptors
11/14/18 3:01 pm 'Bright, Sandy' <brights...> [osbirds] <osbirds...> Re: [osbirds] fos
11/14/18 2:20 pm <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...> [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (14 Nov 2018) 82 Raptors
11/14/18 1:05 pm Kathryn & Al Davino <davino...> [osbirds] <osbirds...> Re: [osbirds] fos
11/14/18 9:12 am Peter Regan <petregan...> [osbirds] <osbirds...> Re: [osbirds] fos
11/14/18 8:29 am Eleanor Moriarty <eleanormrrt955...> [osbirds] <osbirds...> Re: [osbirds] fos
11/14/18 8:23 am Andrew Mason <andymason...> [osbirds] <osbirds...> Re: [osbirds] fos
11/13/18 6:37 pm 'Bright, Sandy' <brights...> [osbirds] <osbirds...> Re: [osbirds] fos
11/13/18 4:37 pm michael restuccia <msrestuccia...> [osbirds] <osbirds...> [osbirds] fos
11/13/18 4:28 pm <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...> [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (13 Nov 2018) Raptors
11/13/18 8:07 am Pamela J Peters <ovenb1rdp...> [osbirds] <osbirds...> [osbirds] EVGR
 
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Date: 12/13/18 5:46 pm
From: <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...>
Subject: [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (13 Dec 2018) Raptors
Franklin Mt.
Oneonta, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Dec 13, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 15
Turkey Vulture 0 1 832
Osprey 0 0 83
Bald Eagle 0 9 161
Northern Harrier 0 0 48
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 0 418
Cooper's Hawk 0 0 64
Northern Goshawk 0 0 15
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 42
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 1749
Red-tailed Hawk 0 5 1144
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 2
Golden Eagle 0 4 323
American Kestrel 0 0 156
Merlin 0 0 53
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 28
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 0 0 5
Unknown Falcon 0 0 2
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 21

Total: 0 19 5164
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Observation start time: 10:30:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 3.5 hours

Official Counter: Peter Fauth

Observers:

Visitors:
None.


Weather:
Cloudy, cold with south winds 5-25km/h. Reasonably good visibility.

Raptor Observations:
None.

Non-raptor Observations:
Northern Shrike spotted in the dead spruce trees and near the feeder. Other
birds: Dark-eyed Junco, Blue Jay, Black-capped Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse,
White-breasted Nuthatch, Mourning Dove, Downy Woodpecker, Hairy Woodpecker,
American Crow, and Common Raven.
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Report submitted by Peter Fauth (<fauthp...>)
Franklin Mt. information may be found at:
www.FranklinMt.org


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Date: 12/12/18 12:45 pm
From: <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...>
Subject: [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (12 Dec 2018) Raptors
Franklin Mt.
Oneonta, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Dec 12, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 15
Turkey Vulture 0 1 832
Osprey 0 0 83
Bald Eagle 0 9 161
Northern Harrier 0 0 48
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 0 418
Cooper's Hawk 0 0 64
Northern Goshawk 0 0 15
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 42
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 1749
Red-tailed Hawk 0 5 1144
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 2
Golden Eagle 0 4 323
American Kestrel 0 0 156
Merlin 0 0 53
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 28
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 0 0 5
Unknown Falcon 0 0 2
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 21

Total: 0 19 5164
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 13:00:00
Total observation time: 5 hours

Official Counter: Steve Hall

Observers: Leslie Preston

Weather:
Cloudy,NW wind calm to 2mp snow and fog.

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:

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Report submitted by Steve Hall (shall71ge@twcny>rr.Com)
Franklin Mt. information may be found at:
www.FranklinMt.org


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=361



 

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Date: 12/11/18 5:14 pm
From: <zychskyfarm...> [osbirds] <osbirds...>
Subject: [osbirds] Re: street lights
The International Dark-Sky Association may have resources that could be helpful should you decide to try to organize some push-back.



https://www.darksky.org/our-work/grassroots-advocacy/resources/ https://www.darksky.org/our-work/grassroots-advocacy/resources/






 

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Date: 12/11/18 8:59 am
From: John S Davis new <davi7js4...> [osbirds] <osbirds...>
Subject: [osbirds] declining insects
From the Xerces Society. Pretty ominous. John

December 11, 2018

Evidence of insect declines is all around us, from clean windshields to fewer butterflies in our gardens. We have always known about the importance of insects as food for other animals but there are now concrete studies that link fewer insects to declining numbers of birds, lizards, and other invertebrates. A growing number of people are recognizing the significance of insect declines, and even major news outlets are beginning to take notice about the consequences for life on this planet.

Just as Xerces was positioned as a leader when the clarion call came to protect pollinators in 2006, with the advent of colony collapse disorder, we are now positioned as the group that can help address the broader loss of insects. Having worked on invertebrate conservation for decades, we have the knowledge and expertise to promote effective conservation measures. Most importantly, we are already implementing solutions -- interconnected native plant habitat and reduction in pesticide use, to name two -- that are proven to help increase insect populations. Coupled with our holistic approach in working in multiple landscapes -- from wildlands to farms, roadsides to urban parks and gardens -- our emerging approach of incorporating climate resilience into projects and our engagement with communities across the country, puts us in a very strong position to make tangible change.

We have some of the best conservationists in the country on staff, but we need you on our team too! Only with your participation and support will we be successful. As I say in my talks, insects and plants are the fabric of the planet, and Xerces works every day to ensure that the pieces remain stitched together. This is more important now than it has ever been. If you are able, please make a year-end tax-deductible donation today.

Thank you for standing with us!

Sincerely,

Scott Black, Director

John S. Davis
190 Ottaway Road
Cooperstown NY 13326
<davi7js4...>
607-547-9688
cell 607-544-4032





 

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Date: 12/11/18 8:03 am
From: Richard Guthrie <richardpguthrie...> [osbirds] <osbirds...>
Subject: Re: [osbirds] street lights
About the street lights: My thinking is that the proliferation of bright
street lights and industrial security lights has led to the decline of
Nighthawks and perhaps Screech Owls.

The lights attract nocturnal insects, including the larger ones such as
Cecropia and Luna Moths. These are one of the important food items for the
nocturnal aerial insectivores and owls. I've watched nighthawks and owls
(and cats) hunting insects under bright lights of stadiums and street
corners back when those birds were more plentiful. I've also observed many
insect carcasses under street light poles in the morning afters. If not
caught by a predator, the insects simply wear themselves out battling the
lights or waste their precious few adult hours circling a light beam when
they should be seeking a mate. There is something about certain light
frequencies that trigger an irresistible attraction for moths. There are
light fixtures that do not include these deadly frequencies.

There are other effects, such as dark sky pollution (enjoy the stars
much?), and annoyance to neighbor's quality of life aspects.

I urge resistance to these lighting schemes.

Rich Guthrie
New Baltimore\
The Greene County
New York



On Tue, Dec 11, 2018 at 10:40 AM <aurore...> [osbirds] <
<osbirds...> wrote:

>
>
> I recently learned that the city is buying the street lights from NYSEG.
> They will be changing them from the yellowish light they now have to LED
> which are brighter white lights. With what I've been hearing about how we
> should be toning down lights and turning them off because it's better for
> the birds do you think these new lights will have an impact on birds?
>
>


--
Richard Guthrie

 

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Date: 12/11/18 7:40 am
From: <aurore...> [osbirds] <osbirds...>
Subject: [osbirds] street lights
I recently learned that the city is buying the street lights from NYSEG. They will be changing them from the yellowish light they now have to LED which are brighter white lights. With what I've been hearing about how we should be toning down lights and turning them off because it's better for the birds do you think these new lights will have an impact on birds?
 

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Date: 12/10/18 2:48 pm
From: <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...>
Subject: [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (10 Dec 2018) 2 Raptors
Franklin Mt.
Oneonta, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Dec 10, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 15
Turkey Vulture 0 1 832
Osprey 0 0 83
Bald Eagle 2 9 161
Northern Harrier 0 0 48
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 0 418
Cooper's Hawk 0 0 64
Northern Goshawk 0 0 15
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 42
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 1749
Red-tailed Hawk 0 5 1144
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 2
Golden Eagle 0 4 323
American Kestrel 0 0 156
Merlin 0 0 53
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 28
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 0 0 5
Unknown Falcon 0 0 2
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 21

Total: 2 19 5164
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 12:30:00
Total observation time: 4.5 hours

Official Counter: Randy Lynch

Observers:

Weather:
North winds, cold temps. low-5 high-3, mostly overcast with a few breaks of
sun.

Raptor Observations:
First raptor... 9:20 ad. BAEA, 10:50 ad. BAEA.
Local birds 1- RTHA, 1- imm. BAEA, 1- ad. BAEA

Non-raptor Observations:
Bird of the day was a N. Shrike, chasing Black-capped. The bird was a
juvenile but had a bold eye stripe and wing patches. 7 Evening Grosbeaks,
10 Cedar Waxwings, several Tree Sparrows, and the regular feeder birds.
Common Ravens were very active and vocal.
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Report submitted by Randy Lynch (<lidcr2...>)
Franklin Mt. information may be found at:
www.FranklinMt.org


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=361



 

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Date: 12/9/18 11:17 am
From: <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...>
Subject: [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (09 Dec 2018) Raptors
Franklin Mt.
Oneonta, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Dec 09, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 15
Turkey Vulture 0 1 832
Osprey 0 0 83
Bald Eagle 0 7 159
Northern Harrier 0 0 48
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 0 418
Cooper's Hawk 0 0 64
Northern Goshawk 0 0 15
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 42
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 1749
Red-tailed Hawk 0 5 1144
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 2
Golden Eagle 0 4 323
American Kestrel 0 0 156
Merlin 0 0 53
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 28
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 0 0 5
Unknown Falcon 0 0 2
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 21

Total: 0 17 5162
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Observation start time: 08:30:00
Observation end time: 13:00:00
Total observation time: 4.5 hours

Official Counter: Pam Peters

Observers:

Visitors:
Lisa Gorn stopped by. 4 others were out for a hike.


Weather:
Sunny, cold, SW winds.

Raptor Observations:
No migrants. Local Ad and Imm BE, RT.

Non-raptor Observations:
2 Tree Sparrows and other birds at the feeder.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Pam Peters (<ovenb1rdp...>)
Franklin Mt. information may be found at:
www.FranklinMt.org


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=361



 

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Date: 12/8/18 12:01 pm
From: <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...>
Subject: [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (08 Dec 2018) Raptors
Franklin Mt.
Oneonta, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Dec 08, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 15
Turkey Vulture 0 1 832
Osprey 0 0 83
Bald Eagle 0 7 159
Northern Harrier 0 0 48
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 0 418
Cooper's Hawk 0 0 64
Northern Goshawk 0 0 15
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 42
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 1749
Red-tailed Hawk 0 5 1144
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 2
Golden Eagle 0 4 323
American Kestrel 0 0 156
Merlin 0 0 53
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 28
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 0 0 5
Unknown Falcon 0 0 2
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 21

Total: 0 17 5162
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Observation start time: 08:30:00
Observation end time: 12:00:00
Total observation time: 3.5 hours

Official Counter: Steve Hall

Observers:

Visitors:
none


Weather:
Cloudy,calm winds,snow and fog

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:

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Report submitted by Steve Hall (shall71ge@twcny>rr.Com)
Franklin Mt. information may be found at:
www.FranklinMt.org


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=361



 

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Date: 12/7/18 2:43 pm
From: <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...>
Subject: [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (07 Dec 2018) 6 Raptors
Franklin Mt.
Oneonta, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Dec 07, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 15
Turkey Vulture 0 1 832
Osprey 0 0 83
Bald Eagle 3 7 159
Northern Harrier 0 0 48
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 0 418
Cooper's Hawk 0 0 64
Northern Goshawk 0 0 15
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 42
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 1749
Red-tailed Hawk 1 5 1144
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 2
Golden Eagle 2 4 323
American Kestrel 0 0 156
Merlin 0 0 53
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 28
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 0 0 5
Unknown Falcon 0 0 2
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 21

Total: 6 17 5162
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 14:45:00
Total observation time: 5.75 hours

Official Counter:

Observers:

Visitors:
Jared Stanley, the Digital Media Producer from SUCO came up in the
afternoon. He recorded an interview with me, talking all about the hawk
watch and my interests in birding. Nice to have the company.


Weather:
Cold! Heavy lake effect snow until 11:15, then continuing again after 2. I
left because visibility was not improving.

Raptor Observations:
In the break between snowfall, the raptors were around. 1st bird - BE @
11:26, followed shortly after by a GE @ 11:31. One more GE @ 11:48, 2
additional BE @ 11:53, 12:01. Plenty of local BE and RT action as well.

Non-raptor Observations:
Good numbers of ravens were around pretty much all day. A group of 5
harassed the 2nd GE as it passed by. Evening grosbeaks around for most of
the day - on the feeder and in the trees. Normal feeder birds continued. I
was happy to see at least a few American tree sparrows. The mink returned!
It chased a rabbit around for a little bit then disappeared.
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Report submitted by Kyle Dudgeon (<ktdudge...>)
Franklin Mt. information may be found at:
www.FranklinMt.org


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=361



 

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Date: 12/6/18 7:28 pm
From: <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...>
Subject: [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (06 Dec 2018) 2 Raptors
Franklin Mt.
Oneonta, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Dec 06, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 15
Turkey Vulture 0 1 832
Osprey 0 0 83
Bald Eagle 2 4 156
Northern Harrier 0 0 48
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 0 418
Cooper's Hawk 0 0 64
Northern Goshawk 0 0 15
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 42
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 1749
Red-tailed Hawk 0 4 1143
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 2
Golden Eagle 0 2 321
American Kestrel 0 0 156
Merlin 0 0 53
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 28
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 0 0 5
Unknown Falcon 0 0 2
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 21

Total: 2 11 5156
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Observation start time: 10:00:00
Observation end time: 14:30:00
Total observation time: 4.5 hours

Official Counter: Peter Fauth

Observers:

Visitors:
None


Weather:
Cloudy and cold with scattered light snow throughout the day. Wind
primarily from the SW but with occasional W gusts up to 20 km/h.

Raptor Observations:
Quiet. Two adult BEs migrating. No other raptors observed.

Non-raptor Observations:
Not a very active day. A few species of winter residents: Blue Jays,
Black-capped Chickadees, American Crows, Tufted Titmice, Downy Woodpeckers,
Common Ravens, White-breasted Nuthatch, and Hairy Woodpecker.
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Report submitted by Peter Fauth (<fauthp...>)
Franklin Mt. information may be found at:
www.FranklinMt.org


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=361



 

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Date: 12/5/18 12:26 pm
From: <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...>
Subject: [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (05 Dec 2018) Raptors
Franklin Mt.
Oneonta, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Dec 05, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 15
Turkey Vulture 0 1 832
Osprey 0 0 83
Bald Eagle 0 2 154
Northern Harrier 0 0 48
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 0 418
Cooper's Hawk 0 0 64
Northern Goshawk 0 0 15
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 42
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 1749
Red-tailed Hawk 0 4 1143
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 2
Golden Eagle 0 2 321
American Kestrel 0 0 156
Merlin 0 0 53
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 28
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 0 0 5
Unknown Falcon 0 0 2
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 21

Total: 0 9 5154
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 13:00:00
Total observation time: 5 hours

Official Counter: Steve Hall

Observers:

Weather:
Sunny to cloudy,calm

Raptor Observations:
Local SS went at the feeder missed and then went the hill.

Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
Report submitted by Steve Hall (shall71ge@twcny>rr.Com)
Franklin Mt. information may be found at:
www.FranklinMt.org


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=361



 

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Date: 12/4/18 1:38 pm
From: <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...>
Subject: [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (04 Dec 2018) 4 Raptors
Franklin Mt.
Oneonta, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Dec 04, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 15
Turkey Vulture 0 1 832
Osprey 0 0 83
Bald Eagle 1 2 154
Northern Harrier 0 0 48
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 0 418
Cooper's Hawk 0 0 64
Northern Goshawk 0 0 15
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 42
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 1749
Red-tailed Hawk 3 4 1143
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 2
Golden Eagle 0 2 321
American Kestrel 0 0 156
Merlin 0 0 53
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 28
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 0 0 5
Unknown Falcon 0 0 2
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 21

Total: 4 9 5154
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Observation start time: 08:30:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 5.5 hours

Official Counter: Becky Gretton

Observers: Leslie Preston

Weather:
Gusty cold NW wind, occasional light flurries, some midday sun.

Raptor Observations:
1st bird 11:10. Imm. BE 11:20

Non-raptor Observations:
Evening Grosbeaks at feeder, Tree Sparrow.
Mouse, rabbit, a few great looks at a mink.
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Report submitted by Rebecca Gretton (<160nogu...>)
Franklin Mt. information may be found at:
www.FranklinMt.org


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=361



 

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Date: 12/3/18 11:04 am
From: <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...>
Subject: [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (03 Dec 2018) 3 Raptors
Franklin Mt.
Oneonta, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Dec 03, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 15
Turkey Vulture 1 1 832
Osprey 0 0 83
Bald Eagle 1 1 153
Northern Harrier 0 0 48
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 0 418
Cooper's Hawk 0 0 64
Northern Goshawk 0 0 15
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 42
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 1749
Red-tailed Hawk 0 1 1140
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 2
Golden Eagle 1 2 321
American Kestrel 0 0 156
Merlin 0 0 53
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 28
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 0 0 5
Unknown Falcon 0 0 2
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 21

Total: 3 5 5150
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Observation start time: 08:45:00
Observation end time: 12:45:00
Total observation time: 4 hours

Official Counter: Randy Lynch

Observers: Leslie Preston

Visitors:
2


Weather:
South west winds seasonal temps. Overcast skies. Early afternoon
drizzle,fog.

Raptor Observations:
First bird 9:36 imm. GOEA. white tail, no wing patches
9:38 imm. BAEA.
11:05 late season TUVU.
Local BAEA., RTHA.

Non-raptor Observations:

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Report submitted by Randy Lynch (<lidcr2...>)
Franklin Mt. information may be found at:
www.FranklinMt.org


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=361



 

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Date: 12/1/18 3:08 pm
From: <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...>
Subject: [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (01 Dec 2018) 2 Raptors
Franklin Mt.
Oneonta, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Dec 01, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 15
Turkey Vulture 0 0 831
Osprey 0 0 83
Bald Eagle 0 0 152
Northern Harrier 0 0 48
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 0 418
Cooper's Hawk 0 0 64
Northern Goshawk 0 0 15
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 42
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 1749
Red-tailed Hawk 1 1 1140
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 2
Golden Eagle 1 1 320
American Kestrel 0 0 156
Merlin 0 0 53
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 28
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 0 0 5
Unknown Falcon 0 0 2
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 21

Total: 2 2 5147
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Steve Hall

Observers:

Weather:
Cloudy,calm wind

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
13 Evening Grosbeaks
========================================================================
Report submitted by Steve Hall (shall71ge@twcny>rr.Com)
Franklin Mt. information may be found at:
www.FranklinMt.org


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Date: 12/1/18 2:00 pm
From: <ktdudge...> [osbirds] <osbirds...>
Subject: [osbirds] Long-tailed Duck
Yesterday afternoon, I saw an adult male long-tailed duck flying low along the river towards the turnaround of the Greenway Trail. I was not able to relocate it on my way back. Beautiful bird!


Kyle
 

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Date: 11/30/18 12:02 pm
From: <ktdudge...> [osbirds] <osbirds...>
Subject: [osbirds] Not Covering Today 11/30
Snow and south winds mean no coverage today.


Kyle
 

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Date: 11/29/18 3:31 pm
From: <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...>
Subject: [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (29 Nov 2018) 3 Raptors
Franklin Mt.
Oneonta, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 29, 2018
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 9 15
Turkey Vulture 0 35 831
Osprey 0 0 83
Bald Eagle 0 26 152
Northern Harrier 0 3 48
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 8 418
Cooper's Hawk 0 2 64
Northern Goshawk 0 4 15
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 8 42
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 1749
Red-tailed Hawk 2 258 1139
Rough-legged Hawk 1 2 2
Golden Eagle 0 65 319
American Kestrel 0 0 156
Merlin 0 1 53
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 28
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 0 0 5
Unknown Falcon 0 0 2
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 2 21

Total: 3 425 5145
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 10:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 4 hours

Official Counter: Pam Peters

Observers: Kyle Dudgeon

Visitors:
Thanks to Mike O'Hara (Albany) for breaking the trail and sticking with us
all day. A lone snow-shoer came up the hill as I was leaving.


Weather:
Cloudy with fog and lake effect snow. Poor visibility. Steady 30deg with
moderate NW winds.

Raptor Observations:
Nice look at light-morph male Rough-legged. Due to a late start, I missed
the first hour in which a visitor noted a Golden Eagle and Red-tailed Hawk.
These were not entered into the official count.

Non-raptor Observations:
Cedar Waxwings, Evening Grosbeaks, Pine Siskins passing through. Bird
feeder needs replenishing.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Pam Peters (<ovenb1rdp...>)
Franklin Mt. information may be found at:
www.FranklinMt.org


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Date: 11/25/18 10:04 am
From: <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...>
Subject: [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (25 Nov 2018) Raptors
Franklin Mt.
Oneonta, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 25, 2018
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 9 15
Turkey Vulture 0 35 831
Osprey 0 0 83
Bald Eagle 0 26 152
Northern Harrier 0 3 48
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 8 418
Cooper's Hawk 0 2 64
Northern Goshawk 0 4 15
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 8 42
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 1749
Red-tailed Hawk 0 256 1137
Rough-legged Hawk 0 1 1
Golden Eagle 0 65 319
American Kestrel 0 0 156
Merlin 0 1 53
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 28
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 0 0 5
Unknown Falcon 0 0 2
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 2 21

Total: 0 422 5142
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:30:00
Observation end time: 11:30:00
Total observation time: 3 hours

Official Counter: Pam Peters

Observers:

Weather:
Heavy fog, overcast, 30s. Light SSW wind.

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
Feeder was empty, so not much going on there. Flock of Pine Siskins, Cedar
Waxwings and a few Evening Grosbeaks passed through.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Pam Peters (<ovenb1rdp...>)
Franklin Mt. information may be found at:
www.FranklinMt.org


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Date: 11/22/18 2:21 pm
From: <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...>
Subject: [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (22 Nov 2018) 33 Raptors
Franklin Mt.
Oneonta, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 22, 2018
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 9 15
Turkey Vulture 0 35 831
Osprey 0 0 83
Bald Eagle 7 26 152
Northern Harrier 0 3 48
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 8 418
Cooper's Hawk 0 2 64
Northern Goshawk 1 4 15
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 8 42
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 1749
Red-tailed Hawk 14 256 1137
Rough-legged Hawk 1 1 1
Golden Eagle 9 65 319
American Kestrel 0 0 156
Merlin 0 1 53
Peregrine Falcon 1 2 28
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 0 0 5
Unknown Falcon 0 0 2
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 2 21

Total: 33 422 5142
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Steve Hall

Observers:

Weather:
Var cloud,N/NW wind Mostly 15mph,cold.

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
Report submitted by Steve Hall (shall71ge@twcny>rr.Com)
Franklin Mt. information may be found at:
www.FranklinMt.org


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Date: 11/21/18 2:50 pm
From: Becky Gretton <160nogu...> [osbirds] <osbirds...>
Subject: [osbirds] Sandhill Cranes in Town of Springfield
My neighbor spotted two flocks of Sandhill Cranes heading south at 4:45
tonight, just a heads up for anyone who might spot them tomorrow. He knew
they weren't Snow Geese by the sound, I consider it a reliable sighting.

--
Becky Gretton

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Date: 11/21/18 11:40 am
From: <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...>
Subject: [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (21 Nov 2018) Raptors
Franklin Mt.
Oneonta, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 21, 2018
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 9 15
Turkey Vulture 0 35 831
Osprey 0 0 83
Bald Eagle 0 19 145
Northern Harrier 0 3 48
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 8 418
Cooper's Hawk 0 2 64
Northern Goshawk 0 3 14
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 8 42
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 1749
Red-tailed Hawk 0 242 1123
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 56 310
American Kestrel 0 0 156
Merlin 0 1 53
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 27
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 0 0 5
Unknown Falcon 0 0 2
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 2 21

Total: 0 389 5109
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 11:00:00
Total observation time: 3 hours

Official Counter: Steve Hall

Observers:

Weather:
Cloudy,SW wind mostly 15mph,snow showers

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
Report submitted by Steve Hall (shall71ge@twcny>rr.Com)
Franklin Mt. information may be found at:
www.FranklinMt.org


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Date: 11/20/18 3:03 pm
From: <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...>
Subject: [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (20 Nov 2018) Raptors
Franklin Mt.
Oneonta, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 20, 2018
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 9 15
Turkey Vulture 0 35 831
Osprey 0 0 83
Bald Eagle 0 19 145
Northern Harrier 0 3 48
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 8 418
Cooper's Hawk 0 2 64
Northern Goshawk 0 3 14
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 8 42
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 1749
Red-tailed Hawk 0 242 1123
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 56 310
American Kestrel 0 0 156
Merlin 0 1 53
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 27
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 0 0 5
Unknown Falcon 0 0 2
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 2 21

Total: 0 389 5109
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:45:00
Observation end time: 13:15:00
Total observation time: 4.5 hours

Official Counter: Becky Gretton

Observers:

Weather:
Calm air, light snow most of the day, very low cloud cover causing limited
visibility.

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
Evening grosbeaks, Tree Sp., Hairy, Downy, Juncos, flock of about 15 Snow
Geese.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Rebecca Gretton (<160nogu...>)
Franklin Mt. information may be found at:
www.FranklinMt.org


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Date: 11/19/18 11:07 am
From: <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...>
Subject: [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (19 Nov 2018) Raptors
Franklin Mt.
Oneonta, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 19, 2018
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 9 15
Turkey Vulture 0 35 831
Osprey 0 0 83
Bald Eagle 0 19 145
Northern Harrier 0 3 48
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 8 418
Cooper's Hawk 0 2 64
Northern Goshawk 0 3 14
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 8 42
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 1749
Red-tailed Hawk 0 242 1123
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 56 310
American Kestrel 0 0 156
Merlin 0 1 53
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 27
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 0 0 5
Unknown Falcon 0 0 2
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 2 21

Total: 0 389 5109
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:15:00
Observation end time: 12:15:00
Total observation time: 4 hours

Official Counter: Randy Lynch

Observers: Carol Lynch

Visitors:
Russ Walker, Carol Miserlian, Katie Fischette, Eric Price.


Weather:
Light winds heavy fog limiting visibility. Temps around freezing, 0 degrees
(C.).

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
A nice mixed flock of Cedar Waxwings and Evening Grosbeaks landed near the
shelter. Usual feeder birds.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Randy Lynch (<lidcr2...>)
Franklin Mt. information may be found at:
www.FranklinMt.org


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Date: 11/18/18 1:39 pm
From: Suzanne Gaynor <suzanne.gaynor5...> [osbirds] <osbirds...>
Subject: [osbirds] Ring Neck Pheasant
We've had a female Ring Neck Pheasant staying in your yard in East Meredith
the last few days. She has been eating under the feeder then running off to
roost under the shrubs. Andy Mason suggested she was probably a DEC
release.
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Date: 11/18/18 1:36 pm
From: <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...>
Subject: [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (18 Nov 2018) Raptors
Franklin Mt.
Oneonta, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 18, 2018
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 9 15
Turkey Vulture 0 35 831
Osprey 0 0 83
Bald Eagle 0 19 145
Northern Harrier 0 3 48
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 8 418
Cooper's Hawk 0 2 64
Northern Goshawk 0 3 14
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 8 42
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 1749
Red-tailed Hawk 0 242 1123
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 56 310
American Kestrel 0 0 156
Merlin 0 1 53
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 27
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 0 0 5
Unknown Falcon 0 0 2
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 2 21

Total: 0 389 5109
----------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Official Counter: Pam Peters

Observers:

Visitors:
Kathy Mario, 2 students from SUNY Cobleskill: Bailey and Ashling.


Weather:
Calm skies with sunshine to start, light snow by 10:30. Temp high 20s.
Light winds from SW.

Raptor Observations:
No migrants or local raptors observed.

Non-raptor Observations:
Several hundred geese moving in large skeins. Feeder was busy with the
usuals, including a pair of Cardinals, Cedar Waxwings, Fox Sparrow.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Pam Peters (<ovenb1rdp...>)
Franklin Mt. information may be found at:
www.FranklinMt.org


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Date: 11/18/18 1:21 pm
From: <aurore...> [osbirds] <osbirds...>
Subject: [osbirds] Carolina Wren
at feeder


 

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Date: 11/17/18 2:28 pm
From: <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...>
Subject: [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (17 Nov 2018) 7 Raptors
Franklin Mt.
Oneonta, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 17, 2018
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 3 9 15
Turkey Vulture 0 35 831
Osprey 0 0 83
Bald Eagle 0 19 145
Northern Harrier 0 3 48
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 8 418
Cooper's Hawk 0 2 64
Northern Goshawk 0 3 14
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 8 42
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 1749
Red-tailed Hawk 4 242 1123
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 56 310
American Kestrel 0 0 156
Merlin 0 1 53
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 27
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 0 0 5
Unknown Falcon 0 0 2
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 2 21

Total: 7 389 5109
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Steve Hall

Observers:

Visitors:
Jonathon Stein


Weather:
Cloudy,W,SW wind 2-5 mph

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
Report submitted by Steve Hall (shall71ge@twcny>rr.Com)
Franklin Mt. information may be found at:
www.FranklinMt.org


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Date: 11/15/18 1:43 pm
From: <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...>
Subject: [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (15 Nov 2018) Raptors
Franklin Mt.
Oneonta, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 15, 2018
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 6 12
Turkey Vulture 0 35 831
Osprey 0 0 83
Bald Eagle 0 19 145
Northern Harrier 0 3 48
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 8 418
Cooper's Hawk 0 2 64
Northern Goshawk 0 3 14
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 8 42
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 1749
Red-tailed Hawk 0 238 1119
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 56 310
American Kestrel 0 0 156
Merlin 0 1 53
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 27
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 0 0 5
Unknown Falcon 0 0 2
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 2 21

Total: 0 382 5102
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 09:15:00
Observation end time: 12:45:00
Total observation time: 3.5 hours

Official Counter: Peter Fauth

Observers:

Visitors:
None


Weather:
Cold, cloudy and quiet. Light SE winds. Good visibility.

Raptor Observations:
None.

Non-raptor Observations:
Bird feeder was active: Blue Jay, Black-capped Chickadee, Downy Woodpecker,
Hairy Woodpecker, Dark-eyed Junco, Tufted Titmouse, Common Raven, Pileated
Woodpecker, American Crow, White-breasted Nuthatch, Northern Cardinal, and
Purple Finch.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Peter Fauth (<fauthp...>)
Franklin Mt. information may be found at:
www.FranklinMt.org


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Date: 11/14/18 3:01 pm
From: 'Bright, Sandy' <brights...> [osbirds] <osbirds...>
Subject: Re: [osbirds] fos
We found 2 Fox Sparrows near our feeders today, a first for our yard.
Later, a Cooper's Hawk tried for one of the many birds in the back yard,
but missed. In Neawha Park, I heard the welcome chattering of a Kingfisher,
a sound I haven't heard there in several weeks. While watching it swoop
along the creek, a "quork" drew my eyes skyward, and I watched a crow
mercilessly dive-bomb a Raven.

On Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 3:53 PM Kathryn & Al Davino <davino...>
[osbirds] <osbirds...> wrote:

>
>
> I had my first lone Tree Sparrow this morning, as well.
> Kathryn Davino
>
> On Nov 14, 2018, at 11:40 AM, Peter Regan <petregan...> [osbirds] <
> <osbirds...> wrote:
>
>
> Three bald eagles (2 mature) cavorting together up at Hyde Hall, two loons
> sporting their beautiful gray/white winter coats feeding in Hyde Bay and my
> very vocal little screech owl. PR
>
> On Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 11:23 AM Andrew Mason <andymason...> [osbirds]
> <osbirds...> wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> No Tree Sparrows here, but a Fox Sparrow and a hardy Red-winged Blackbird
>> at the feeder this a.m.
>>
>> Andy Mason
>> Jefferson, Schoharie Co.
>>
>>
>> On 11/13/2018 9:37 PM, 'Bright, Sandy' <brights...> [osbirds]
>> wrote:
>>
>>
>> Thank you, Steph! Yes, it sure seems like an early winter!
>>
>> On Tue, Nov 13, 2018 at 9:24 PM michael restuccia <msrestuccia...> [osbirds]
>> <osbirds...> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> First of season Tree Sparrow at the feeder this morning. Winter seems
>>> to be early this year.
>>>
>>> Steph in Root, elevation about 1,000'.
>>>
>>
>> --
>> Andrew Mason
>> 1039 Peck St.
>> Jefferson, NY 12093
>> (607) <652-2162AndyMason...>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
>
>

 

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Date: 11/14/18 2:20 pm
From: <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...>
Subject: [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (14 Nov 2018) 82 Raptors
Franklin Mt.
Oneonta, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 14, 2018
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 6 12
Turkey Vulture 1 35 831
Osprey 0 0 83
Bald Eagle 6 19 145
Northern Harrier 0 3 48
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 8 418
Cooper's Hawk 0 2 64
Northern Goshawk 0 3 14
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 8 42
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 1749
Red-tailed Hawk 63 238 1119
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 12 56 310
American Kestrel 0 0 156
Merlin 0 1 53
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 27
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 0 0 5
Unknown Falcon 0 0 2
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 2 21

Total: 82 382 5102
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Steve Hall

Observers: Leslie Preston, Randy Lynch

Visitors:
Bob Gramling 6 others


Weather:
Mostly cloudy,NW wind 2-15 mph.

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
Report submitted by Steve Hall (shall71ge@twcny>rr.Com)
Franklin Mt. information may be found at:
www.FranklinMt.org


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Date: 11/14/18 1:05 pm
From: Kathryn & Al Davino <davino...> [osbirds] <osbirds...>
Subject: Re: [osbirds] fos
I had my first lone Tree Sparrow this morning, as well.
Kathryn Davino

> On Nov 14, 2018, at 11:40 AM, Peter Regan <petregan...> [osbirds] <osbirds...> wrote:
>
>
> Three bald eagles (2 mature) cavorting together up at Hyde Hall, two loons sporting their beautiful gray/white winter coats feeding in Hyde Bay and my very vocal little screech owl. PR
>
> On Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 11:23 AM Andrew Mason <andymason...> <mailto:<andymason...> [osbirds] <osbirds...> <mailto:<osbirds...>> wrote:
>
>
> No Tree Sparrows here, but a Fox Sparrow and a hardy Red-winged Blackbird at the feeder this a.m.
>
> Andy Mason
> Jefferson, Schoharie Co.
>
>
> On 11/13/2018 9:37 PM, 'Bright, Sandy' <brights...> <mailto:<brights...> [osbirds] wrote:
>>
>> Thank you, Steph! Yes, it sure seems like an early winter!
>>
>> On Tue, Nov 13, 2018 at 9:24 PM michael restuccia <msrestuccia...> <mailto:<msrestuccia...> [osbirds] <osbirds...> <mailto:<osbirds...>> wrote:
>>
>> First of season Tree Sparrow at the feeder this morning. Winter seems to be early this year.
>>
>> Steph in Root, elevation about 1,000'.
>
> --
> Andrew Mason
> 1039 Peck St.
> Jefferson, NY 12093
> (607) 652-2162
> <AndyMason...> <mailto:<AndyMason...>
>
>
>


 

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Date: 11/14/18 9:12 am
From: Peter Regan <petregan...> [osbirds] <osbirds...>
Subject: Re: [osbirds] fos
Three bald eagles (2 mature) cavorting together up at Hyde Hall, two loons
sporting their beautiful gray/white winter coats feeding in Hyde Bay and my
very vocal little screech owl. PR

On Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 11:23 AM Andrew Mason <andymason...>
[osbirds] <osbirds...> wrote:

>
>
> No Tree Sparrows here, but a Fox Sparrow and a hardy Red-winged Blackbird
> at the feeder this a.m.
>
> Andy Mason
> Jefferson, Schoharie Co.
>
>
> On 11/13/2018 9:37 PM, 'Bright, Sandy' <brights...> [osbirds]
> wrote:
>
>
> Thank you, Steph! Yes, it sure seems like an early winter!
>
> On Tue, Nov 13, 2018 at 9:24 PM michael restuccia <msrestuccia...>
> [osbirds] <osbirds...> wrote:
>
>>
>> First of season Tree Sparrow at the feeder this morning. Winter seems to
>> be early this year.
>>
>> Steph in Root, elevation about 1,000'.
>>
>
> --
> Andrew Mason
> 1039 Peck St.
> Jefferson, NY 12093
> (607) <652-2162AndyMason...>
>
>
>
>
>

 

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Date: 11/14/18 8:29 am
From: Eleanor Moriarty <eleanormrrt955...> [osbirds] <osbirds...>
Subject: Re: [osbirds] fos
Hardy indeed. Get him in his way Andy

On Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 11:23 AM Andrew Mason <andymason...>
[osbirds] <osbirds...> wrote:

>
>
> No Tree Sparrows here, but a Fox Sparrow and a hardy Red-winged Blackbird
> at the feeder this a.m.
>
> Andy Mason
> Jefferson, Schoharie Co.
>
>
> On 11/13/2018 9:37 PM, 'Bright, Sandy' <brights...> [osbirds]
> wrote:
>
>
> Thank you, Steph! Yes, it sure seems like an early winter!
>
> On Tue, Nov 13, 2018 at 9:24 PM michael restuccia <msrestuccia...>
> [osbirds] <osbirds...> wrote:
>
>>
>> First of season Tree Sparrow at the feeder this morning. Winter seems to
>> be early this year.
>>
>> Steph in Root, elevation about 1,000'.
>>
>
> --
> Andrew Mason1039 Peck St.
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Date: 11/14/18 8:23 am
From: Andrew Mason <andymason...> [osbirds] <osbirds...>
Subject: Re: [osbirds] fos
No Tree Sparrows here, but a Fox Sparrow and a hardy Red-winged
Blackbird at the feeder this a.m.

Andy Mason
Jefferson, Schoharie Co.


On 11/13/2018 9:37 PM, 'Bright, Sandy' <brights...> [osbirds] wrote:
> Thank you, Steph! Yes, it sure seems like an early winter!
>
> On Tue, Nov 13, 2018 at 9:24 PM michael restuccia
> <msrestuccia...> <mailto:<msrestuccia...> [osbirds]
> <osbirds...> <mailto:<osbirds...>> wrote:
>
> First of season Tree Sparrow at the feeder this morning. Winter
> seems to be early this year.
>
> Steph in Root, elevation about 1,000'.
>
>

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Andrew Mason
1039 Peck St.
Jefferson, NY 12093
(607) 652-2162
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Date: 11/13/18 6:37 pm
From: 'Bright, Sandy' <brights...> [osbirds] <osbirds...>
Subject: Re: [osbirds] fos
Thank you, Steph! Yes, it sure seems like an early winter!

On Tue, Nov 13, 2018 at 9:24 PM michael restuccia <msrestuccia...>
[osbirds] <osbirds...> wrote:

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> First of season Tree Sparrow at the feeder this morning. Winter seems to
> be early this year.
>
> Steph in Root, elevation about 1,000'.
>
>

 

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Date: 11/13/18 4:37 pm
From: michael restuccia <msrestuccia...> [osbirds] <osbirds...>
Subject: [osbirds] fos
First of season Tree Sparrow at the feeder this morning. Winter seems to
be early this year.

Steph in Root, elevation about 1,000'.

 

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Date: 11/13/18 4:28 pm
From: <reports...> [osbirds] <osbirds...>
Subject: [osbirds] Franklin Mt. (13 Nov 2018) Raptors
Franklin Mt.
Oneonta, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 13, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 6 12
Turkey Vulture 0 34 830
Osprey 0 0 83
Bald Eagle 0 13 139
Northern Harrier 0 3 48
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 8 418
Cooper's Hawk 0 2 64
Northern Goshawk 0 3 14
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 8 42
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 1749
Red-tailed Hawk 0 175 1056
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 44 298
American Kestrel 0 0 156
Merlin 0 1 53
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 27
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 0 0 5
Unknown Falcon 0 0 2
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 2 21

Total: 0 300 5020
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Observation start time: 12:45:00
Observation end time: 15:30:00
Total observation time: 2.75 hours

Official Counter: Sandy Bright

Observers:

Visitors:
none


Weather:
Visibility was very poor due to fog; even the close trees looked hazy. NW
Winds were very light. If any birds were moving, they were invisible.

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
Ravens and Crows could be heard through the fog. The feeder was active,
with the usual chickadees, WB Nuthatches, Juncos, Titmice, Hairy WP, Blue
Jays, Goldfinch, and a pair each of White-throated and Fox Sparrows.
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Report submitted by Sandy Perry (<brights...>)
Franklin Mt. information may be found at:
www.FranklinMt.org


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=361



 

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Date: 11/13/18 8:07 am
From: Pamela J Peters <ovenb1rdp...> [osbirds] <osbirds...>
Subject: [osbirds] EVGR
Six Evening Grosbeaks have been enjoying sunflower seeds at our feeder this
morning.
Pam Peters, Treadwell

 

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