Date: 10/17/20 2:29 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [de-birds] Ashland Nature Center (17 Oct 2020) 216 Raptors
Ashland Nature Center
Hockessin, Delaware, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 17, 2020
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 10 227 333
Turkey Vulture 98 952 1424
Osprey 1 43 207
Bald Eagle 14 137 281
Northern Harrier 0 29 68
Sharp-shinned Hawk 24 507 734
Cooper's Hawk 10 191 296
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 7 77 119
Broad-winged Hawk 1 82 1805
Red-tailed Hawk 42 213 324
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 7 149 512
Merlin 1 27 60
Peregrine Falcon 0 17 20
Unknown Accipiter 1 5 5
Unknown Buteo 0 1 3
Unknown Falcon 0 3 3
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 3

Total: 216 2660 6197
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: David Brown

Observers: Aaron Reb, Jessica Shahan, Joe Francis, John Dunn,
Judy Montgomery, Kim Steininger, Lana Glass,
Marina deLeeuw, Michael Moore, Scott Northey

Visitors:
45


Weather:
Sunny with light to moderate northwest winds.

Raptor Observations:
Good migration overall. 24 sharpies and 10 Coops. 7 red-shoulders, 1
broad-wings, and 42 red-tails. One Osprey. 7 kestrels and a merlin.

Non-raptor Observations:
450 Canada Geese, 2 Common Ravens, 74 Pine siskins, 100 Common Grackles,
Tennessee Warbler, 6 monarchs.

eBird: https://ebird.org/checklist/S74980275

Predictions:
Sunday: Sunny, a few afternoon clouds. High 18C. Winds ESE at 10-15km/h.
Expect light to moderate migration.

Monday: Overcast. High near 20C. Winds light and variable. Expect light
migration.

Tuesday: Cloudy early then partial clearing. High 22C. Winds SSW at
10-15km/h. Expect light to moderate 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: https://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=663
Count data submitted via Dunkadoo - Project info at:
https://dunkadoo.org/explore/delmarva-ornithological-society/ashland-hawk-count-fall-2020



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