Wildcat Ridge Hawkwatch, Hibernia, NJ, Sep. 11, 2013

Wildcat Ridge
Hibernia, New Jersey, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 11, 2013

Species Day Month Season
Black Vulture 0 1 1
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 1 12 19
Bald Eagle 0 8 12
Northern Harrier 0 2 2
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2 40 40
Cooper’s Hawk 0 7 7
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 3 5
Broad-winged Hawk 0 58 59
Red-tailed Hawk 0 2 2
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 3 3
Merlin 0 0 1
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0
Total: 3 137 152

Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 12:00:00
Total observation time: 4 hours

Official Counter: Pete Wilner

Observers:

Visitors:
5

Weather:
a brutal day.
temp 80-91degrees in the shade (over 100 on the rock)
0-10%high thin cirrus clouds
hazy with no more than 3 miles visibility

Raptor Observations:
a few local TVs and RT
1st migrant a SS at 10:20

Non-raptor Observations:
raven, cardinal, chickadee, tufted titmouse

Predictions:
more cloudy, chance of PM thunderstorms
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Report submitted by Pete W
Wildcat Ridge – New Jersey information may be found at:
http://www.njfishandwildlife.com/wldcthwk.htm

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