[CT Birds] Quaker Ridge 10/3: 247 Raptors

Ryan Maclean ryanmac335 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 3 21:49:56 EDT 2014


Despite the SE winds in the afternoon, we managed 247 hawks for the day
including another 5 Peregrines and 41 Broad-Wings that pushed us over 7,000
BWs for the season. Tomorrow looks like a washout but Sunday could be good.

*Quaker Ridge Greenwich, Connecticut, USA Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 03, 2014
------------------------------------------------------------------- Species
Day's Count Month Total Season Total ------------------ -----------
-------------- -------------- Black Vulture 0 0 4 Turkey Vulture 3 3 6
Osprey 39 57 491 Bald Eagle 7 10 143 Northern Harrier 10 16 93
Sharp-shinned Hawk 70 120 1779 Cooper's Hawk 28 50 209 Northern Goshawk 0 0
0 Red-shouldered Hawk 2 3 12 Broad-winged Hawk 41 84 7026 Red-tailed Hawk 0
0 3 Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0 Golden Eagle 0 0 0 American Kestrel 27 50 397
Merlin 6 9 61 Peregrine Falcon 5 12 19 Unknown Accipiter 0 0 4 Unknown
Buteo 0 0 1 Unknown Falcon 0 0 8 Unknown Eagle 0 0 0 Unknown Raptor 9 14 94
Total: 247 428 10350
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