8 Raptors at Wildcat Ridge, Hibernia, NJ, Oct 25, 2014

Wildcat Ridge
Hibernia, New Jersey, USA

Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 25, 2014
Species Day’s Count Month Total Season Total
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 0 12 75
Bald Eagle 0 18 65
Northern Harrier 0 3 16
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4 213 379
Cooper’s Hawk 3 47 117
Northern Goshawk 0 1 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 2 6
Broad-winged Hawk 0 2 6465
Red-tailed Hawk 0 14 23
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 41 77
Merlin 0 2 7
Peregrine Falcon 0 3 5
Unknown Raptor 0 2 17
Total: 8 360 7253


Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 13:00:00
Total observation time: 4 hours
Official Counter Fred Vanderburgh
Observers:


Visitors:
Visitors = 37

Weather:
Temperature 51-70F, poor 3 mile visibility most of the day, 0-3% cloud cover, hazy conditions, wind form the N 3-8 mph.

Raptor Observations:
Mostly local TV, BV and Redtails. Only a few migrants close to the watch.

Non-raptor Observations:
Lady Bugs swarming!


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

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