Date: 11/9/17 11:29 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [JERSEYBI] Raccoon Ridge (07 Nov 2017) 30 Raptors
Raccoon Ridge
Blairstown, New Jersey, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 07, 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 6 12 239
Northern Harrier 2 5 65
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 29 1132
Cooper's Hawk 1 12 188
Northern Goshawk 0 0 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 9 36
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 6294
Red-tailed Hawk 18 32 167
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 2 2 18
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: 30 105 8651
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Observation start time: 09:15:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 5.75 hours

Official Counter: Patrick Keelen

Observers:

Visitors:
Hikers - 7.


Many thanks to Patrick K. for his solo coverage and for this report...BH


Weather:
mostly overcast skies, wind N 3-8, temp 38 deg F; snow in afternoon.

Raptor Observations:
BE - 9:49I, 11:08(2I), 11:22A, 11:27A, 11:27I.

GE - 11:07I, 11:52I.

Bird of the Day - the Golden Eagle that passed for a nice long look on the
river side.

Non-raptor Observations:
Ravens - 4.

And no bears...
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Report submitted by Brian Hardiman (<hardimanbrian...>)


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