[Ontbirds] FW: [GeneseeBirds-L] HSR: Hamburg Hawk Watch (13 Mar 2009) 67 Raptors

Michael Hamilton mhsr at wzrd.com
Fri Mar 13 18:59:40 EDT 2009


 
 
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Sent: Friday, March 13, 2009 7:04 PM
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Subject: [GeneseeBirds-L] HSR: Hamburg Hawk Watch (13 Mar 2009) 67 Raptors
 
Hamburg Hawk Watch
Hamburg, New York, USA

Daily Raptor Counts: Mar 13, 2009

Species
Day's Count
Month Total
Season Total

Black Vulture
1
1
1

Turkey Vulture
24
119
119

Osprey
0
0
0

Bald Eagle
2
4
4

Northern Harrier
0
1
1

Sharp-shinned Hawk
1
3
3

Cooper's Hawk
1
3
3

Northern Goshawk
0
0
0

Red-shouldered Hawk
5
5
5

Broad-winged Hawk
0
0
0

Red-tailed Hawk
31
115
120

Rough-legged Hawk
1
2
2

Golden Eagle
1
1
1

American Kestrel
0
0
0

Merlin
0
0
0

Peregrine Falcon
0
0
0

Unknown Accipiter
0
1
1

Unknown Buteo
0
0
0

Unknown Falcon
0
0
0

Unknown Eagle
0
0
0

Unknown Raptor
0
0
0

Total:
67
255
260
 

Observation start time: 
09:00:00 

Observation end time: 
15:00:00 

Total observation time: 
6 hours

Official Counter
Mike Hamilton

Observers: 
Dean DiTommaso, Jim Pawlicki



Visitors:
Jim Pawlicky and Dean DiTommaso

Weather:
A mostly sunny to very sunny day with winds varying from east to south east
to north north east and temperature rising from -6C to -1C.

Raptor Observations:
67 individuals of 7 species were recorded. Highlights were 1 Black Vulture,
2 adult Bald Eagles and 1 adult Golden Eagle all seen in a 20 minute period
from 12:00 to 12:20pm.

Non-raptor Observations:
At least 6 flocks of Tundra Swans totaling approximately 290 birds all
heading west north west. Many robins. A few flocks of blackbirds.

Predictions:
Sunny, with a high near 8C. Southwest wind between 5 and 10 mph. Looks very
good.
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Report submitted by Mike Hamilton (mhsr at wzrd.com)

Site Description
This spring only "all volunteer" watch is conducted at Lakeside Memorial
Park 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. 

Many North American hawk watch sites report their daily raptor counts at
www.hawkcount.org 
To see what's being seen, where and when, check it out! 

For additional information contact Jim Landau at kjlandau at localnet.com

Directions to site:
Lakeside Memorial Park in Hamburg, NY. is located about 10 miles southwest
of
Buffalo, NY at the Hamburg Exit 57 of the NY State Thruway. Bear right after
the
toll booth onto Camp Road (Route 75). Proceed through the traffic light at
Southwestern Blvd.(Route 20). The entrance to Lakeside Memorial Park is on
the
left, less than 1 /4 mile from the light. The watch is normally conducted
half
way between the entrance and the woods. An alternate site for easterly wind
flights is at the William Williams Ball Park, located on Rogers Rd. Take
Route
20 south from Camp Rd. one traffic light and turn right till just before the
railroad crossing. 

For additional information/directions contact Jim Landau at
kjlandau at localnet.com 






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