Date: 9/8/19 2:09 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [de-birds] Ashland Nature Center (08 Sep 2019) 20 Raptors
Ashland Nature Center
Hockessin, Delaware, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 08, 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 2 53 53
Bald Eagle 3 25 25
Northern Harrier 1 7 7
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2 4 4
Cooper's Hawk 1 10 10
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 16 16
Broad-winged Hawk 5 26 26
Red-tailed Hawk 4 14 14
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 7 7
Merlin 0 2 2
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 1
Unknown Buteo 0 1 1
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 20 166 166
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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: Andy Westerbaan, Kris Benarcik, Sharon Helmerich

Visitors:
14


Weather:
Mostly sunny with light northwesterly winds.

Raptor Observations:
A handful of migrants. Little overall activity in the afternoon.

Non-raptor Observations:
Common nighthawk, 2 ruby-throated hummingbirds, common raven, purple
martin, bank swallow, 25 bobolinks, 2 magnolia warblers, chestnut-sided
warbler, 6 monarchs, many spotted lanternflies.

eBird checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S59617694

Predictions:
Monday: Cloudier early. High 26C. Winds ENE at 10-15km/h. Expect light
migration

Tuesday: Partly cloudy. High 27C. Winds ESE at 10-15km/h. Expect light
migration.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy. High 31C. Winds SW 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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