Date: 9/11/17 4:36 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [de-birds] Ashland Nature Center (11 Sep 2017) 48 Raptors
Ashland Nature Center
Hockessin, Delaware, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 11, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 29 29
Turkey Vulture 2 10 10
Osprey 1 38 44
Bald Eagle 6 37 37
Northern Harrier 1 3 3
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4 18 19
Cooper's Hawk 4 21 21
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 1 1
Broad-winged Hawk 8 403 410
Red-tailed Hawk 6 10 10
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 10 32 32
Merlin 1 6 6
Peregrine Falcon 2 2 2
Unknown Accipiter 0 3 3
Unknown Buteo 0 10 12
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 3 4 4

Total: 48 627 643
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Observation start time: 07:30:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7.5 hours

Official Counter: Joe Sebastiani, Sally O'Byrne

Observers: David Brown, Ed Rohrbach, Frank Rohrbacher, Laura Miller,
Lauren Morgens, Peter Wilner

Visitors:
8


Weather:
Sunny with light winds

Raptor Observations:
First peregrine falcons of the season. Very low broad-winged hawk total.

Non-raptor Observations:
Common nighthawks in the afternoon

Predictions:
Mostly sunny with light north winds switching to south in 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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