Date: 9/3/17 4:33 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [de-birds] Ashland Nature Center (03 Sep 2017) 20 Raptors
Ashland Nature Center
Hockessin, Delaware, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 03, 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 10 15 21
Bald Eagle 1 7 7
Northern Harrier 1 2 2
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 2 3
Cooper's Hawk 0 3 3
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 3 13 20
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 1 1 1
Unknown Buteo 3 4 6
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 20 49 65
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7.5 hours

Official Counter: Bob Rufe, Mike Gardner

Observers: Angie Barbato, George Harrison, Mike Gardner, Nina DePinto,
Sally O'Byrne

Visitors:
21


Weather:
The day began overcast with moderate west winds. In the afternoon the sky
became partly sunny and the winds calmed.

Raptor Observations:
Ten migrating Ospreys and small numbers of other raptors.

Non-raptor Observations:
Common nighthawk, bobolink, flocks of common grackles

Predictions:
Sunny and warmer with west winds shifting to south and increasing.
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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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