36 Raptors at Wildcat Ridge, Hibernia, NJ, Sep. 19, 2013

Wildcat Ridge
Hibernia, New Jersey, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 19, 2013

Species Day Month Season
Black Vulture 0 1 1
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 3 53 60
Bald Eagle 0 29 33
Northern Harrier 1 4 4
Sharp-shinned Hawk 8 174 174
Cooper’s Hawk 0 28 28
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 3 5
Broad-winged Hawk 22 4028 4029
Red-tailed Hawk 0 2 2
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 2 17 17
Merlin 0 4 5
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Raptor 0 8 8
Total: 36 4352 4367

Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 9 hours

Official Counter: Fred Vanderburgh
Observers: Kevin M, Mike L.

Visitors:
Visitors = 13
Weather:
Temperature 61-75F, wind from the S shifting to W @ 5 mph, hazy conditions,
visibility 7 miles, cloud cover 0% (none zero) blue sky.

Raptor Observations:
No lift off today of BWs, solitary or small groups of BWs at high
altitudes. Ospreys were all low in the valley.

Non-raptor Observations:
Hummer, Cedar waxwings.

Predictions:
Same
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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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