Date: 9/18/18 4:17 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [JERSEYBI] Raccoon Ridge (17 Sep 2018) 19 Raptors
Raccoon Ridge
Blairstown, New Jersey, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 17, 2018
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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 62 72
Bald Eagle 0 31 44
Northern Harrier 1 5 5
Sharp-shinned Hawk 8 65 68
Cooper's Hawk 0 3 5
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 2 4
Broad-winged Hawk 9 5652 5687
Red-tailed Hawk 0 7 7
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 27 29
Merlin 0 10 10
Peregrine Falcon 0 8 8
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 8 8

Total: 19 5880 5947
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter: Jim Thomson

Observers: Jack McCormack

Visitors:
Hikers- 5


Weather:
Temp-67deg.F, Wind- SE@3-7MPH
Dense fog in the am with limited clearing in pm.
A light rain drizzle after noon turned into a more
steady rain shutting down the count at 2:00pm

Raptor Observations:
A few Redtails and (2) Imm.Bald Eagles seen-not counted.

Non-raptor Observations:
Many thanks to Jack for hiking in to the ridge and
conducting the count on what we knew was going to be
a slow/tough day.
Ravens
TV's
Monarch-23
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Report submitted by Jim Thomson (<hawkinflight...>)


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