Date: 11/2/19 5:01 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [JERSEYBI] Raccoon Ridge (02 Nov 2019) 16 Raptors
Raccoon Ridge
Blairstown, New Jersey, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 02, 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 0 0 111
Bald Eagle 1 19 261
Northern Harrier 0 0 28
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2 38 827
Cooper's Hawk 1 4 102
Northern Goshawk 0 0 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 4 16
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 2623
Red-tailed Hawk 9 29 102
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 2 5
American Kestrel 0 1 236
Merlin 1 10 73
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 27
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 1 2 36

Total: 16 110 4449
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Observation start time: 08:30:00
Observation end time: 15:15:00
Total observation time: 6.75 hours

Official Counter: Jim Thomson

Observers: Jack McCormack

Visitors:
Hikers- 42


Weather:
Temps- 38- 49 Deg F. Winds- started out as light and variable switching
to South @ 5-12 mph in pm. Clear blue skies

Raptor Observations:
BE- 1:10I

A slow day on the ridge today.
Numerous redtails seen but not counted as migrating.
Many turkey vultures.
Bird of the Day selection goes to the immature redtail
that popped up from below us on the reservoir side and gave us
a nice study.

Non-raptor Observations:
TV's & BV's
Ravens- 4
Cedar Waxwings
Snow Bunting ! Our first of the season.
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Report submitted by Jim Thomson (<hawkinflight...>)


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