Date: 10/23/17 7:07 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [JERSEYBI] Raccoon Ridge (18 Oct 2017) 13 Raptors
Raccoon Ridge
Blairstown, New Jersey, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 18, 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 1 9 125
Bald Eagle 1 35 169
Northern Harrier 1 11 40
Sharp-shinned Hawk 5 366 720
Cooper's Hawk 0 64 97
Northern Goshawk 0 1 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 9 13
Broad-winged Hawk 0 4 6294
Red-tailed Hawk 2 38 52
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 1 3 3
American Kestrel 0 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 1 15 42

Total: 13 656 7824
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Observation start time: 10:30:00
Observation end time: 17:30:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Patrick Keelen

Observers:

Visitors:
Hikers - 8.

(A big 'thank you' to Patrick for his solo coverage today!)


Weather:
clear skies, wind W 4 to S 2, temp 57-71 deg F.

Raptor Observations:
BE - 4:14A.
NH - gray ghost at 1:05.
GE - 4:00A.

Patrick's Bird of the Day: "The Gray Ghost came in with soaring views out
front to celebrate my 60th birthday!"

Non-raptor Observations:
Ravens - 11.
Monarchs - 25.
Bear - one seen at the end of the day that detoured PK on the hike to his
car.
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Report submitted by Brian Hardiman (<hardimanbrian...>)


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