Date: 10/23/17 6:48 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [JERSEYBI] Raccoon Ridge (17 Oct 2017) 16 Raptors
Raccoon Ridge
Blairstown, New Jersey, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 17, 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 0 8 124
Bald Eagle 3 34 168
Northern Harrier 0 10 39
Sharp-shinned Hawk 6 361 715
Cooper's Hawk 0 64 97
Northern Goshawk 0 1 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 8 12
Broad-winged Hawk 0 4 6294
Red-tailed Hawk 2 36 50
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 2 2
American Kestrel 2 31 140
Merlin 0 46 81
Peregrine Falcon 0 24 47
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 3 14 41

Total: 16 643 7811
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Observation start time: 09:45:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 7.25 hours

Official Counter: Patrick Keelen

Observers: Phil Rodriguez

Visitors:
Hikers - 14.


(Thank you to Patrick and Phil for their coverage today...BH)


Weather:
clear skies, wind NW 3-5 to S 3-5 in afternoon, temp 39-62 deg F.

Raptor Observations:
BE - 12:47I, 1:00I, 3:20A.

Bird of the Day: The kestrel that gave a close look.

Non-raptor Observations:
Ravens - 4.
Monarchs - 7.
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Report submitted by Brian Hardiman (<hardimanbrian...>)


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