Date: 2/25/17 2:08 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Tussey Mountain (25 Feb 2017) Raptors
Tussey Mountain
State College, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 25, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 2 2
Turkey Vulture 0 31 31
Osprey 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 0 0 0
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 1 1
Cooper's Hawk 0 0 0
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 3 3
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 7 7
American Kestrel 0 0 0
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 0 44 44
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Observation start time: 09:15:00
Observation end time: 10:15:00
Total observation time: 1 hours

Official Counter: Lewis Grove

Observers:

Weather:
Unseasonably warm and overcast, with an imposing front of rain bearing down
from the SW.

Raptor Observations:
No raptors moving before the rain.

Non-raptor Observations:
Waterfowl on the move before rain set in. Apparent flight of blackbirds
overnight or early morning, with notably increased numbers of RWBL and COGR
on the ridge and near the watch generally.

Common Merganser - 6; Red-winged Blackbird - 14; Common Grackle - 10;
Canada Geese - 98

Predictions:
Forecast is for west winds and clearing skies; should be some birds on the
move.
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Report submitted by Lewis Grove (<zugunlew...>)
Tussey Mountain information may be found at:
http://www.tusseymountainspringhawkwatch.org/
 
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