Date: 9/25/18 11:48 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [de-birds] Ashland Nature Center (25 Sep 2018) 28 Raptors
Ashland Nature Center
Hockessin, Delaware, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 25, 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 9 252 254
Bald Eagle 5 92 92
Northern Harrier 0 22 23
Sharp-shinned Hawk 7 184 185
Cooper's Hawk 1 40 40
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 28 28
Broad-winged Hawk 2 1765 1765
Red-tailed Hawk 0 16 17
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 3 177 177
Merlin 1 28 28
Peregrine Falcon 0 6 6
Unknown Accipiter 0 6 6
Unknown Buteo 0 1 1
Unknown Falcon 0 6 6
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 6 6

Total: 28 2629 2634
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 13:00:00
Total observation time: 5 hours

Official Counter: David Brown

Observers:

Visitors:
4


Weather:
Overcast with light to moderate south winds. Occasional afternoon showers
became steady rain, ending the count early.

Raptor Observations:
A small number of migrants including 9 ospreys and 5 bald eagles.

Non-raptor Observations:
A nice warbler flock passed through the treeline in the morning.

White-eyed vireo, blue-gray gnatcatcher, American redstart, northern
parula, chestnut-sided warbler, blackpoll warbler, black-throated green
warbler.



Predictions:
Cloudy with an afternoon thunderstorm. Winds SSW@8 gusting 12 mph. High
around 83F.
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Report submitted by David Brown (<davidebrownpa...>)
Ashland Nature Center information may be found at:
www.delnature.org


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=663
Count data submitted via Dunkadoo - Project info at:
https://dunkadoo.org/explore/delmarva-ornithological-society/ashland-hawk-count-fall-2018



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