Raptors

Raptor Migration Breaks Record at Ashland Hawk Watch

By Joe Sebastiani, Seasonal Program Team Leader This has been a record-breaking fall migration for raptors at the Ashland Hawk Watch, located at the Delaware Nature Society’s Ashland Nature Center.  As of yesterday, 15,027 raptors have been counted passing the watch since September 1, 2012.  Previous total counts in past years, September through November, are …

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Raptors of November

By Cyrus Moqtaderi, Ashland Hawk Watch Coordinator RED-TAILED HAWK It’s nearly impossible to go through life without noticing one ubiquitous denizen of the sky: the Red-tailed Hawk. We see them circling above our farm fields, and hunting from our telephone poles, and at Ashland we’ve watched our resident birds soaring and diving all season long. …

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