Date: 9/6/17 5:51 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [de-birds] Ashland Nature Center (06 Sep 2017) 1 Raptor
Ashland Nature Center
Hockessin, Delaware, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 06, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 10 10
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 0 21 27
Bald Eagle 0 15 15
Northern Harrier 0 2 2
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 4 5
Cooper's Hawk 0 5 5
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 1 19 26
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 2 2
Unknown Buteo 0 6 8
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 1 86 102
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 6.25 hours

Official Counter: David Brown

Observers: Joe Russell, Joe Sebastiani, Joe Swertinski

Visitors:
2


Weather:
Cool, overcast, and rainy

Raptor Observations:
Only migrant was a late-day broad-winged hawk. Also saw a local juvenile
Cooper's Hawk and heard a local Red-shouldered Hawk.

Non-raptor Observations:
Morning warblers included American Redstart, Magnolia, Black-and-white,
Chestnut-sided, and Canada. Olive-sided Flycatcher seen at hawk watch at
8am by Joe Russell and was later seen down at the marsh.

Predictions:
Mostly sunny with westerly winds. The next few days look promising overall
for migration.
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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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