Date: 10/1/18 2:41 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [de-birds] Ashland Nature Center (01 Oct 2018) 62 Raptors
Ashland Nature Center
Hockessin, Delaware, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 01, 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 3
Osprey 3 3 295
Bald Eagle 8 8 141
Northern Harrier 0 0 31
Sharp-shinned Hawk 25 25 370
Cooper's Hawk 6 6 128
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 2 2 36
Broad-winged Hawk 8 8 2280
Red-tailed Hawk 4 4 27
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 5 5 240
Merlin 0 0 32
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 8
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 25
Unknown Buteo 0 0 4
Unknown Falcon 0 0 7
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 1 1 18

Total: 62 62 3645
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: David Brown, Kim Steininger, Sally O'Byrne

Observers: David Brown, Jim Lewis

Visitors:
13


Weather:
Mostly sunny with light SW winds.

Raptor Observations:
A slow but steady day with the main migrant being sharp-shinned hawks.

Non-raptor Observations:
New for season: Snow goose

2 ruby-throated hummingbirds, 1 yellow-bellied sapsucker, blue-headed
vireo, multiple red-breasted nuthatches and purple finches, Tennessee
warbler, Cape May warbler, magnolia warbler, 3 yellow-rumped warblers, 4
black-throated green warblers,

Predictions:
Partly sunny. Winds SSW@7 gusting 10. There will probably be birds flying
but the headwind will keep the number of migrants modest.
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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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