Date: 10/7/18 1:56 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [de-birds] Ashland Nature Center (07 Oct 2018) 68 Raptors
Ashland Nature Center
Hockessin, Delaware, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 07, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 3 3
Turkey Vulture 0 38 41
Osprey 3 22 314
Bald Eagle 0 16 149
Northern Harrier 2 6 37
Sharp-shinned Hawk 27 175 520
Cooper's Hawk 9 52 174
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 3 37
Broad-winged Hawk 7 52 2324
Red-tailed Hawk 0 8 31
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 15 90 325
Merlin 1 6 38
Peregrine Falcon 3 6 14
Unknown Accipiter 0 9 34
Unknown Buteo 0 2 6
Unknown Falcon 0 0 7
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 1 2 19

Total: 68 490 4073
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Bob Rufe, Kim Steininger

Observers: Bob Rufe, David Brown, Kim Steininger

Visitors:
25


Weather:
Overcast with light SW winds.

Raptor Observations:
Moderate sharpie and kestrel flight. Three peregrines was a nice highlight.
Overall not great conditions for raptor migration.

Non-raptor Observations:
Red-headed woodpecker, common raven, magnolia warbler, black-throated blue
warbler, palm warbler, 40 monarchs

Predictions:
Mostly cloudy, winds E@7 gusting 9, high of 77F
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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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