Hibernia, New Jersey, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 13, 2013
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 13:00:00
Total observation time: 4 hours
Official Counter: Frank Budney
Visitors = 0
Clear and cold, temperature range 29º F to 38º F. Visibility to 10 miles
with light haze beyond 7 miles. Wind, NW at 5 to 10 mph and gusting to 15
mph. Cloud cover 0% under blue sky.
First hawk (SS) arrived at 1110 flying low from behind the Tourne follow
by a RT at 1145. A double sight of a SS and RT came at 1230 with the RT
flying at eye in front of the ledge.
Weather conditions permitted viewing of both the George Washington and
Verrazano Narrows Bridge towers. Few birds aloft during the first two hours
except for a lone TV flying low over I-80 above the motel flag pole at
0925. A large flock of Common Grackles (200+) high above Fort Lee heading
toward lower Manhattan at 0949.
Report submitted by Fred Vanderburgh
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