Date: 10/2/18 1:27 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [de-birds] Ashland Nature Center (02 Oct 2018) 10 Raptors
Ashland Nature Center
Hockessin, Delaware, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 02, 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 0 3 295
Bald Eagle 2 10 143
Northern Harrier 0 0 31
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3 28 373
Cooper's Hawk 2 8 130
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 2 36
Broad-winged Hawk 0 8 2280
Red-tailed Hawk 1 5 28
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 2 7 244
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 0 1 18

Total: 10 72 3657
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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

Observers: Dirk Robinson

Visitors:
2


Weather:
Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming overcast. Winds light to moderate
from the SW.

Raptor Observations:
Poor migration due to the headwind. Only 10 migrants

Non-raptor Observations:
2 purple finches at feeder, 2 red-breasted nuthatches, northern parula, 15
monarchs

Predictions:
Partly sunny with winds NW@6 gusting 9mph. High of 78F. Should be much
better than today.
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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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