Wildcat Ridge Hawkwatch, Hibernia, NJ, Sep. 7, 2013

Wildcat Ridge
Hibernia, New Jersey, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 07, 2013

Species Day Month Season
Black Vulture 0 1 1
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 3 7 14
Bald Eagle 2 3 7
Northern Harrier 0 1 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk 11 16 16
Cooper’s Hawk 4 4 4
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 2
Broad-winged Hawk 31 39 40
Red-tailed Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 3 3
Merlin 0 0 1
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0
Total: 52 74 89

Observation start time: 07:30:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7.5 hours

Official Counter: Cliff Miles

Observers: Ed and Bonnie G., Fred V., Mike L, Rick S., Pete W., Tom G.,
Nora O.

Visitors:
Visitors = 16

Weather:
Temperature 55-75F, wind from the NW 5-8 mph, cloud cover 70%, visibility15
miles.

Raptor Observations:
90% Migrants observed before noon DST. Our first good BW flight spotted
with and eagle by Rick S.

ABE 11:45(DST); IBE 2:20(DST)

Non-raptor Observations: None
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Report submitted by Fred Vanderburgh
Wildcat Ridge – New Jersey information may be found at:
http://www.njfishandwildlife.com/wldcthwk.htm

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