Date: 3/8/17 5:37 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Tussey Mountain (08 Mar 2017) 17 Raptors
Tussey Mountain
State College, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Mar 08, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 2
Turkey Vulture 2 10 60
Osprey 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 0 2 3
Northern Harrier 0 0 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 1 2
Cooper's Hawk 0 0 0
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 4 6 7
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 2 17 23
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 5 19 37
American Kestrel 0 0 0
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 2 2 2
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 1 2 3

Total: 17 59 140
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Observation start time: 09:15:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 7.75 hours

Official Counter: Lewis Grove

Observers: Nick Bolgiano

Visitors:
Ron Crandall


Weather:
Warmer and mostly sunny. 10-18 mph W/WSW winds with strong gusts.

Raptor Observations:
GOEA: 1106 Ad, 1238 Ad, 1402 Unk, 1406 Unk, 1424 Ad

Today's birds were often distant and moving well out over the valley to the
NW.

Non-raptor Observations:
TUSW - 45; RWBL - 1; EUST - 5; COGR - 5; BAEA - 1

Predictions:
A bit cooler with 10-20 mph winds from the W/WNW.
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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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