Martinsville, NJ, USA
Daily Raptor Counts : 9/23/2014
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Notes : Variable to West wind. Nice migrant flight on the good winds. 12 Bald Eagles, 731 Broad-winged Hawks. Another 44 American Kestrels following the extraordinary Kestrel flight on Monday 9/22. The 222 Kestrels recorded Monday was the second best single day total ever, coming close to the 256 recorded on 9/23/1995. Other highlights for today with many thanks to Jeff Ellerbusch, were 17 species of warblers and Philadelphia Vireo. Firsts of season Purple Finch and Palm Warbler. A Solitary Sandpiper was seen for the second day. Many Tree Swallows and Chimney Swifts winged their way through as well as some late Nighthawks. Red bat was recorded both Monday and today.