8 Raptors at Wildcat Ridge, NJ, Nov. 9, 2013

Wildcat Ridge
Hibernia, New Jersey, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 09, 2013

Species Day’s Count Month Total Season Total
Black Vulture 0 27 28
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 0 1 84
Bald Eagle 1 1 58
Northern Harrier 0 1 11
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3 24 470
Cooper’s Hawk 2 6 71
Northern Goshawk 0 1 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 15 22
Broad-winged Hawk 0 2 4314
Red-tailed Hawk 1 50 58
Golden Eagle 0 4 4
American Kestrel 0 2 49
Merlin 0 0 10
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 8
Unknown Raptor 0 0 11
Total: 8 134 5199

Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 5 hours

Official Counter: Fred Vanderburgh
Observers: Kevin M

Visitors:
Visitors = 35

Weather:
Temperature 39-52F, decreasing cloud cover 100-50, cool, visibility 20
miles, wind from NW 5-10 mph.

Raptor Observations:
A slow start in the morning until the sun broke through the cloud cover.

ABE@12:25.

Non-raptor Observations:
Several large flocks of songbirds migrating south.
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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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