906 Raptors at Chimney Rock, Martinsville, NJ, Sep. 23, 2014

Chimney Rock
Martinsville, NJ, USA
Daily Raptor Counts : 9/23/2014

Species Day’s Count Month Total Season Total
BV 0 0 0
TV 0 0 0
OS 17 199 199
BE 12 93 93
NH 2 28 28
SS 80 628 628
CH 4 58 58
NG 0 0 0
RS 1 9 9
BW 731 6252 6252
RT 0 0 0
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 42 514 514
ML 13 107 107
PG 0 3 3
UI 4 18 18
Total 906 7909 7909
Hours 10.5 199.3 199.3

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.

John Kee

Daily Totals
Bird Checklist Query
2014 Summary (standard)
Species Checklist for Sept 23, 2014
Hourly Stats Report

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