Date: 9/21/18 4:37 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [JERSEYBI] Raccoon Ridge (20 Sep 2018) 6 Raptors
Raccoon Ridge
Blairstown, New Jersey, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 20, 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 0 78 88
Bald Eagle 0 36 49
Northern Harrier 0 9 9
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4 146 149
Cooper's Hawk 0 5 7
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 2 4
Broad-winged Hawk 2 6490 6525
Red-tailed Hawk 0 9 9
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 58 60
Merlin 0 20 20
Peregrine Falcon 0 10 10
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 10 10

Total: 6 6873 6940
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 13:00:00
Total observation time: 4 hours

Official Counter: Jim Thomson

Observers: Jack McCormack, Phil Rodriguez

Visitors:
Hikers- 15


Weather:
Temp- 65-67degF, Wind SE@3-7mph Heavy Fog.
The watch site was shrouded in heavy fog cover
from 9am right thru to ending the count at 1pm due
to almost zero visibility.

Raptor Observations:
Many thanks to Jack and Phil for their efforts today.
Thanks to Jack for conducting today's count.

Bird(s) of the Day honors goes to the ( 2 ) Ravens
that circled and made a pass at the owl decoy.

Non-raptor Observations:
Monarch- 3
Hummers- 1

1- Ringneck Snake
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Report submitted by Jim Thomson (<hawkinflight...>)


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