Big Songbird Flight, 88 Raptors at Chimney Rock, Martinsville, NJ, Oct. 12, 2014

Chimney Rock
Martinsville, NJ, USA
Daily Raptor Counts : 10/12/2014

Species Day’s Count Month Total Season Total
BV 0 0 0
TV 0 0 0
OS 1 66 300
BE 7 27 135
NH 2 17 49
SS 39 322 1042
CH 14 26 98
NG 0 0 0
RS 4 12 25
BW 13 182 6467
RT 0 0 0
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 4 5
AK 7 143 693
ML 1 42 166
PG 0 0 3
UI 0 5 24
Total 88 846 9007
Hours 9.5 91.0 346.0

Notes : Good raptor flight on variable winds. 7 Bald Eagles. Spectacular songbird migration this morning with 16 warbler species including 1st of season Connecticut Warbler. This many warblers may be unprecedented for this late date. 1st of season Hermit Thrush, Pine Siskins and Black Duck. In the mix were 10 Red-breasted Nuthatches, 10 Eastern Towhees, 12 Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers, 10 Swamp Sparrows, Winter Wren, Indigo Bunting and Scarlet Tanager. This is truly an amazing list for Chimney Rock on October 12th. There were lines of migrant Flickers and Blue Jays and also 40+ Chimney Swifts.

John Kee

Daily Totals
Bird Checklist Query
2014 Summary (standard)
Species Checklist for Oct 12, 2014
Hourly Stats Report

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