13 Raptors at Wildcat Ridge, NJ, Oct. 13, 2013

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

Species Day’s Count Month Total Season Total
Black Vulture 0 0 1
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 0 1 78
Bald Eagle 0 3 53
Northern Harrier 0 5 10
Sharp-shinned Hawk 8 54 379
Cooper’s Hawk 2 15 58
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 2 7
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 4312
Red-tailed Hawk 0 0 3
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 5 40
Merlin 1 1 9
Peregrine Falcon 1 5 7
Unknown Raptor 0 0 11
Total: 13 91 4968

Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Fred Vanderburgh
Observers: Ed and Bonnie G., Kevin M

Visitors:
Visitors = 103 including Cub Pack 99

Weather:
Temperature 52-67F, wind from the E @ 10-15 mph, visibility 10 miles and
variable cloud cover 100 decreasing to 10% during the day.

Raptor Observations:
A cool start with 100% cloud cover and little to few migrants. Ed found the
ML and PG!

Non-raptor Observations:
Junco
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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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