Date: 9/9/19 9:52 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [JERSEYBI] Raccoon Ridge (01 Sep 2019) 21 Raptors
Raccoon Ridge
Blairstown, New Jersey, 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 5 5 13
Bald Eagle 2 2 71
Northern Harrier 1 1 2
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 0 7
Cooper's Hawk 0 0 4
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 1
Broad-winged Hawk 13 13 71
Red-tailed Hawk 0 0 2
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 0 14
Merlin 0 0 2
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 2
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 2

Total: 21 21 191
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Observation start time: 09:30:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 7.5 hours

Official Counter: Jim Thomson

Observers: Brian Butler, Brian Hardiman, Jack McCormack, Stephen Bagen

Visitors:
Additional observer- Maura Griffin
Sara Hart- Welcome back ! Sorry I missed you !

SOBO's Diesel & Pony Express ( father & son)
Best of luck the rest of the way !

Hikers- 45


Weather:
Temps 68-82 Deg.F Wind S/SE @ 2-5mph
Clear skies to begin the count with thickening
cloud cover later in the afternoon

Raptor Observations:
BE- 11:10I, 2:20A

Thanks again to Jack McCormack for covering the
count today. As has been the case this season alot
of Bald Eagles seen today but only 2 counted
as migrating.
Bird of the Day today was an adult Bald Eagle
that passed by the watch site at eye level on the
reservoir side giving a very close view.

Non-raptor Observations:
Red-headed Woodpecker !!!
Hummers- 23 ( Very nice !! )
Monarch- 6
Giant Swallowtail !
American Copper, Blue Azure, Wood Nymph,
Cloudless Sulphur
Ravens
TV's & BV'S
Tree Swallows, Barn Swallows, Cedar Waxwings
Chimney Swifts
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Report submitted by Jim Thomson (<hawkinflight...>)


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