Date: 11/8/17 1:03 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [JERSEYBI] Raccoon Ridge (03 Nov 2017) 30 Raptors
Raccoon Ridge
Blairstown, New Jersey, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 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 0 0 130
Bald Eagle 2 2 229
Northern Harrier 0 0 60
Sharp-shinned Hawk 19 19 1122
Cooper's Hawk 6 6 182
Northern Goshawk 0 0 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 27
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 6294
Red-tailed Hawk 1 1 136
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 16
American Kestrel 0 0 151
Merlin 0 0 105
Peregrine Falcon 2 2 65
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 57

Total: 30 30 8576
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Observation start time: 09:15:00
Observation end time: 16:30:00
Total observation time: 7.25 hours

Official Counter: Al Ambler

Observers: Phil Rodriguez

Visitors:
A few day hikers and several backpackers.


(Thank you to Al and Phil for their coverage and report! BH)


Weather:
mostly cloudy w/ mid-day rain squalls to N & S, some fog on ridge, hazy
visibility; wind SSW 4 to NW 6-9 late; temp 59-69 deg F.

Raptor Observations:
BE - 11:56I, 1:48I.

PG - 4:05(not aged), 4:08(not aged).


AA's Bird of the Day was "the Sharp-shinned Hawk that buzzed thru the
look-out a few feet above ground level as though it was following the A.T.
southbound!"

Non-raptor Observations:

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Report submitted by Brian Hardiman (<hardimanbrian...>)


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