Date: 9/22/19 2:25 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [de-birds] Ashland Nature Center (22 Sep 2019) 51 Raptors
Ashland Nature Center
Hockessin, Delaware, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 22, 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 24 24
Osprey 1 116 116
Bald Eagle 10 115 115
Northern Harrier 0 20 20
Sharp-shinned Hawk 24 211 211
Cooper's Hawk 1 48 48
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 4 61 61
Broad-winged Hawk 6 429 429
Red-tailed Hawk 2 72 72
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 69 69
Merlin 1 20 20
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 6 6
Unknown Buteo 1 5 5
Unknown Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 1 1

Total: 51 1198 1198
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Bob Rufe, Kim Steininger

Observers: Andy Westerbarn, Bob Rufe, Cody Caudill, David Brown,
Joe Swertinski, Melissa Caudill

Visitors:
20


Weather:
Mostly sunny and hot with light southerly winds.

Raptor Observations:
Fair numbers of bald eagles and sharpies. Small numbers of other migrants.
Only 6 broad-wings.

Non-raptor Observations:
10 common nighthawks, barn swallow, 62 monarchs, 100+ spotted
lanternflies.

Partial day eBird checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S60024896

Predictions:
Monday: Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High 32C. Winds SW at 15-25km/h.
Expect light migration.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. High around 25C. Winds WNW at 15-25km/h. Probably
our best chance of a big broad-winged hawk day.

Wednesday: Mainly sunny. High 27C. Winds WNW at 10-15km/h. Another good day
for 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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