Slow Day (1 Raptor) at Wildcat Ridge, NJ, Nov. 14, 2013

Wildcat Ridge
Hibernia, New Jersey, USA

Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 14, 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 0 2 59
Northern Harrier 0 1 11
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 27 473
Cooper’s Hawk 0 6 71
Northern Goshawk 0 1 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 15 22
Broad-winged Hawk 0 2 4314
Red-tailed Hawk 0 54 62
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: 1 142 5207
Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 13:00:00
Total observation time: 4 hours
Official Counter Fred Vanderburgh
Observers:

Visitors:
visitors = 11

Weather:
Temperature 39-50F, 5-10% cloud cover, Wind from the NW @ 10-15 mph, visibility 10 miles but hazy after 5 miles. Cold!

Raptor Observations:
One migrant observed at noon. Local RT, TV and BV activity.

Non-raptor Observations:
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Report submitted by Fred Vanderburgh
Wildcat Ridge information may be found at: http://www.njfishandwildlife.com/wldcthwk.htm
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