Date: 9/1/19 4:04 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [de-birds] Ashland Nature Center (01 Sep 2019) 26 Raptors
Ashland Nature Center
Hockessin, Delaware, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 01, 2019
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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 12 12 12
Bald Eagle 7 7 7
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 0 0
Cooper's Hawk 2 2 2
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 1 1
Broad-winged Hawk 2 2 2
Red-tailed Hawk 0 0 0
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 1 1
Merlin 1 1 1
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 26 26 26
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: David Brown

Observers: Angie Barbato, David Beattie, Dennis Davis, George Harrison,
Jim Lewis, Kim Steininger, Kris Benarcik, Lisa Smith,
Nina DiPinto, Sharon Helmerich

Visitors:
19


Weather:
Partly sunny and hot with light easterly winds

Raptor Observations:
Ospreys were the most numerous migrant with 12. Seven bald eagles counted
as migrants plus a handful of others seen. A kestrel and merlin chasing
each other.

Non-raptor Observations:
1 common nighthawk, double-crested cormorant, house sparrow, cliff swallow,
American redstart, 12 ruby-throated hummingbirds, spotted lanternfly, 9
monarchs.

eBird checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S59439228

Predictions:
Monday: Partly cloudy with chance of thunderstorms. High 29C. Winds SSW at
10-15km/h. Expect light migration.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. High 29C. Winds N at 10-15km/h. Expect moderate
migration.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy with afternoon showers. High 31C. Winds SW at
15-25km/h. Expect light migration.
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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-2019



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