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Putney Mountain Vermont
Putney, Vermont, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 18, 2003
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Species         Day's Count    Month Total   Season
Total
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Black Vulture      0              0              0
Turkey Vulture     0              0              0
Osprey             1             50             65
Bald Eagle         5             44             53
Northern Harrier   5             15             16
Sharp-shinned     26            286            312
Cooper's Hawk      7             20             20
Northern Goshawk   0              1              1
Red-shouldered     0              0              0
Broad-winged    1096           3630           3668
Red-tailed Hawk    0              4              4
Rough-legged       0              0              0
Golden Eagle       2              2              2
American Kestrel  19             89             93
Merlin             2              7              7
Peregrine Falcon   0              3              3
Unknown            3             11             11

Total:          1166           4162           4255
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end   time: 18:00:00
Total observation time: 9 hours

Official Counter: John Anderson

Observers:

Visitors:
Two classrooms from Brattleboro were present for the
Goldent Eagles.


Weather:
Strong East and Southeast winds - gusts up to 20mph
60% cloud cover - thank goodness

Observations:
Two Golden Eagles came through nice and low, 11:15 and
11:45. Both adults.
First male Norhtern Harriers of the season.
400+ broadwings between 12:15 - 1:00
Largest kettle was late afternoon of 200
A good day on the mountain.


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