Date: 9/2/17 4:10 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [de-birds] Ashland Nature Center (02 Sep 2017) 4 Raptors
Ashland Nature Center
Hockessin, Delaware, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 02, 2017
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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 3 5 11
Bald Eagle 0 6 6
Northern Harrier 0 1 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 1 2
Cooper's Hawk 0 3 3
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 1 10 17
Red-tailed Hawk 0 0 0
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 2 2
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 1 3
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 4 29 45
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Observation start time: 10:00:00
Observation end time: 12:00:00
Total observation time: 1.5 hours

Official Counter: David Brown

Observers:

Visitors:
None


Weather:
Rain showers delayed the count until 10:30 (EST). Occasional sprinkles over
the next hour and then heavy rain and approaching thunderstorm ended the
count at 12:00 (EST). Overall cool with light winds.

Raptor Observations:
3 migrant and 1 non-migrant osprey, 1 migrant broad-winged hawk

Non-raptor Observations:
A few purple martins as the rain started.

Predictions:
Morning showers transitioning to mostly cloudy. Westerly winds at over
10mph by the afternoon.
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Report submitted by David Brown (<davidebrownpa...>)
Ashland Nature Center information may be found at:
www.delnature.org


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=663
Count data submitted via Dunkadoo - Project info at:
https://dunkadoo.org/explore/delmarva-ornithological-society/ashland-hawk-count-fall-2017



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