Date: 11/21/20 3:22 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: [de-birds] Ashland Nature Center (21 Nov 2020) 124 Raptors
Ashland Nature Center
Hockessin, Delaware, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 21, 2020
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 250 691
Turkey Vulture 69 1793 4316
Osprey 0 0 211
Bald Eagle 4 172 561
Northern Harrier 2 72 177
Sharp-shinned Hawk 5 171 1099
Cooper's Hawk 1 74 454
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 22 295 657
Broad-winged Hawk 0 1 1808
Red-tailed Hawk 20 525 1119
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 1 4 6
American Kestrel 0 9 542
Merlin 0 8 84
Peregrine Falcon 0 5 27
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 6
Unknown Buteo 0 0 3
Unknown Falcon 0 1 5
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 3

Total: 124 3380 11769
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: David Brown

Observers: Al Guarente, Doug Fulton, Joe Swertinski, John Hartman,
Kim Steininger, Lana Glass, Marika Rabinowitz,
Marina deLeeuw, Walt Blackwell

Visitors:
30


Weather:
Some morning sun then mostly cloudy to overcast. Light to moderate
northwest winds.

Raptor Observations:
Moderate migration in the morning then slow later in the day. Steady turkey
vulture migration. 22 red-shoulders and 20 red-tails. Light migration of
other species. Immature golden eagle at 1:15pm.

Non-raptor Observations:
25 Tundra Swans, 13 Common Loons, 3 Common Ravens, BLACK-CAPPED CHICKADEE,
American Pipit, 15 Pine Siskins, Rusty Blackbird.

eBird: https://ebird.org/checklist/S76514567

Predictions:
Sunday: Cloudy. Slight chance of a rain shower. High 12C. Winds ENE at
10-15km/h. Expect light to moderate migration.

Monday: Morning rain showers then sunny afternoon. Morning high of 13C
falling to 6-8C. Winds NW at 25-40km/h. Expect moderate to good migration
once it clears up.

Tuesday: Sunny with a few afternoon clouds. High 8C. Winds NNW at
10-15km/h. Expect 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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