Date: 10/2/18 3:14 pm
From: J Pat Valentik <jettpakk...>
Subject: Re: [de-birds] Ashland Nature Center (01 Oct 2018) 62 Raptors
Strange small egret at Indian R outlet. Lemony yellow legs. All white
body. No double plume. Feet lighter than legs. Red eyes/lores. Call 479
981 0901. On side effects. currently and will be here overnite. J Pat
Valentik.

On 5:41PM, Mon, Oct 1, 2018 Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
wrote:

> Ashland Nature Center
> Hockessin, Delaware, USA
> Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 01, 2018
> -------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
> ------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
> 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
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> 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.
> ========================================================================
> 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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J Pat Valentik
Huntsville, AR
479 981 0901

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