Date: 11/9/17 8:48 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [JERSEYBI] Raccoon Ridge (05 Nov 2017) 1 Raptors
Raccoon Ridge
Blairstown, New Jersey, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 05, 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 0 6 233
Northern Harrier 1 3 63
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 28 1131
Cooper's Hawk 0 11 187
Northern Goshawk 0 0 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 9 36
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 6294
Red-tailed Hawk 0 14 149
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 16
American Kestrel 0 0 151
Merlin 0 0 105
Peregrine Falcon 0 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 2 59

Total: 1 75 8621
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 13:30:00
Total observation time: 4.5 hours

Official Counter: Jack McCormack

Observers: Brian Hardiman, Sara Hart

Visitors:
RR welcomed first time visitor Nick Leadly from Rangeley, ME--wish we had
some birds for you!

Also, Coon saw the return of the Hardiman clan...welcome back! The poor
conditions and absence of birds did not dampen their spirits and a good
time was had by all...John & Gloria Hardiman, Teri Hardiman, and the
Liebermans--Tracey and David, Ellis, and Jessie & Julian.

A.T. SOBOs Salt Lick and Tumbalina...good luck and stay warm!



Weather:
overcast w/ ridge socked in with fog, little to no visibility; wind SE
8-15; temp 46-52 deg F.

Raptor Observations:
Bird of the Day was the only bird of the day--the immature Northern Harrier
that passed early.

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


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