136 Raptors at Wildcat Ridge, Hibernia, NJ, Sep. 13, 2013

Wildcat Ridge
Hibernia, New Jersey, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 13, 2013

Species Day Month Season
Black Vulture 0 1 1
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 5 17 24
Bald Eagle 2 10 14
Northern Harrier 0 2 2
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4 45 45
Cooper’s Hawk 0 7 7
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 3 5
Broad-winged Hawk 123 181 182
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 2 2 2
Total: 136 274 289

Observation start time: 07:30:00
Observation end time: 17:30:00
Total observation time: 10 hours
Official Counter: Cliff Miles
Observers: Mike L.
Visitors:
Visitors =6

Weather:
Temperature 53-70F, visibility 25 miles, could cover 30%, wind from the
N-NW 5-10 mph.

Raptor Observations:
The broadwings are finally coming through in kettles!
2x IMBE (13:30 and 15:05 DST)

Non-raptor Observations:
Monarch butterfly spotted.
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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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