Date: 12/6/17 1:30 pm From: Gregory Hanisek via CTBirds <ctbirds...> Subject: Re: [CT Birds] Red Tail Migration Numbers
A factor that certainly comes into play is weather when dealing with migration. Steve Mayo likely will be able to generate some more solid weather information, but a lack of cold fronts during key migration time would be in play.
Greg Hanisek Waterbury
On Wed, Dec 6, 2017 at 10:13 AM, Craig Repasz via CTBirds < <ctbirds...> wrote:
> The numbers are from the RIFF RAFF Hawkwatch Group > > > Does anyone have any theories on the low numbers of migrant red-tailed > hawks reported in the mid-Atlantic this fall? Here are a few examples of > this year / average. > Hawk Mountain (PA): 1053 / 3159 > Waggoner's Gap (PA): 1304 / 2136 > Allegheny Front (PA): 1111 / 2099 > Ashland (DE): 366 / 847 > Cape Henlopen (DE): 107 / 233 > Cape May (NJ): 730 / 1859 > Rockfish Gap (VA): 508 / 684 > Kiptopeke (VA): 407 / 586 > Lighthouse Point (CT): 243 / 358 > Quaker Ridge (CT) was above average: 304 / 242. > > _______________________________________________ > This list is provided by the Connecticut Ornithological Association (COA) > for the discussion of birds and birding in Connecticut. > For subscription information visit http://lists.ctbirding.org/ > mailman/listinfo/ctbirds_lists.ctbirding.org > _______________________________________________ This list is provided by the Connecticut Ornithological Association (COA) for the discussion of birds and birding in Connecticut. For subscription information visit http://lists.ctbirding.org/mailman/listinfo/ctbirds_lists.ctbirding.org