Wildcat Ridge Hawkwatch, Hibernia, NJ, Sep. 8, 2013

Wildcat Ridge
Hibernia, New Jersey, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 08, 2013

Species Day Month Season
Black Vulture 0 1 1
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 4 11 18
Bald Eagle 5 8 12
Northern Harrier 1 2 2
Sharp-shinned Hawk 20 36 36
Cooper’s Hawk 3 7 7
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 2
Broad-winged Hawk 19 58 59
Red-tailed Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 3 3
Merlin 0 0 1
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0
Total: 52 126 141

Observation start time: 07:30:00
Observation end time: 16:30:00
Total observation time: 9 hours

Official Counter: Fred Vanderburgh

Observers: Bonnie G., Cliff M., Richard K.,Ed G., Kevin W, Nora O.,
Mike L.

Visitors:
visitors = 23

Weather:
Temperature 62-75F, wind from N-NW @ 5-10 mph, 60-30% cloud cover, hazy
visibility 5 miles.

Raptor Observations:
A good start with ABE (9:40 and 9:55 DST), 2x IMBE (10;40 DST) and a few
BW’s. Then the migrants were not found till late afternoon. BW’s coming
through solitary or doubles. More accipitors then expected. ! IMBE (2:00
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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