Date: 9/6/19 11:44 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [de-birds] Ashland Nature Center (06 Sep 2019) 7 Raptors
Ashland Nature Center
Hockessin, Delaware, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 06, 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 4 44 44
Bald Eagle 0 16 16
Northern Harrier 2 5 5
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 2 2
Cooper's Hawk 1 7 7
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 13 13
Broad-winged Hawk 0 6 6
Red-tailed Hawk 0 7 7
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 3 3
Merlin 0 2 2
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: 7 105 105
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 13:00:00
Total observation time: 5 hours

Official Counter: Kim Steininger

Observers: Carol Spease, David Brown, Joe Swertinski, Nina DiPinto

Visitors:
4


Weather:
Overcast and cool. Light to moderate northeasterly winds. Afternoon rain
(from Dorian) ended the count early.

Raptor Observations:
Only a handful of migrants: 4 ospreys, 2 harriers, a Cooper's hawk. A small
number of local vultures were up as well and one non-migrant red-tail.

Non-raptor Observations:
1 monarch

Predictions:
Saturday: Sunny. High 26C. Winds NW at 15-30km/h. Decent conditions. Expect
light to moderate migration.

Sunday: Partly cloudy. High 25C. Winds NW at 10-15km/h. Decent conditions
again. Expect light to moderate migration.

Monday: Mostly cloudy then partly cloudy. High 24C. Winds ENE at 10-15km/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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