Date: 9/3/19 3:22 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [de-birds] Ashland Nature Center (03 Sep 2019) 16 Raptors
Ashland Nature Center
Hockessin, Delaware, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 03, 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 5 22 22
Bald Eagle 2 10 10
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 1 1
Cooper's Hawk 1 4 4
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 4 8 8
Broad-winged Hawk 0 2 2
Red-tailed Hawk 2 2 2
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 2 2
Merlin 0 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: 16 52 52
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Observation start time: 07:30:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7.5 hours

Official Counter: David Brown

Observers: Angie Barbato, Kim Steininger

Visitors:
3


Weather:
Mostly sunny with light northeasterly winds. Hot.

Raptor Observations:
Still only a relatively small number of migrants but good conditions for
thermals. 5 ospreys, a kestrel, and the first sharpie of the season plus a
handful of Buteos.

Non-raptor Observations:
Great crested flycatcher, common raven, spotted lanternfly.

eBird checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S59493737

Predictions:
Wednesday: Clouds and sun. Showers possible. High 31C. Winds SW at
15-25km/h. Expect light migration.

Thursday: Cloudy. High 25C. Winds NE at 10-15km/h. Expect light to moderate
migration.

Friday: Cloudy with rain showers. High 21C. Winds NE at 15-30km/h. May be
influenced by Dorian.
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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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