Date: 9/28/18 5:22 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [JERSEYBI] Raccoon Ridge (27 Sep 2018) 84 Raptors
Raccoon Ridge
Blairstown, New Jersey, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 27, 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 0 108 118
Bald Eagle 1 54 67
Northern Harrier 0 12 12
Sharp-shinned Hawk 9 294 297
Cooper's Hawk 0 14 16
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 2 4
Broad-winged Hawk 73 7953 7988
Red-tailed Hawk 0 14 14
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 1 1
American Kestrel 1 70 72
Merlin 0 23 23
Peregrine Falcon 0 18 18
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 13 13

Total: 84 8576 8643
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Observation start time: 09:30:00
Observation end time: 16:30:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Jim Thomson

Observers: Brian Butler

Visitors:
Scholars of Shawnee - 13
Hikers - 12


Weather:
Temp 60-65deg.F, Wind- N/NE@ 0-5mph, Mostly Cloudy

Raptor Observations:
BE- 1:55I

Slow migration day today.
Bird of the Day honors goes to the "Late kettle of 52 Broadwings that
rescued
a slow day" per Brian Butler.
Many thanks to Brian for his efforts and conducting the count today.
Better days are coming !!

Non-raptor Observations:
Ravens- 4
TV's & BV's
Monarch- 3
Buck Moths
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Report submitted by Jim Thomson (<hawkinflight...>)


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