Date: 3/13/17 6:19 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Allegheny Front (13 Mar 2017) 32 Raptors
Allegheny Front
Central City, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Mar 13, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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BV 0 0 0
TV 10 12 32
OS 0 0 0
BE 0 2 12
NH 3 3 6
SS 1 1 5
CH 1 4 7
NG 0 1 1
RS 1 3 19
BW 0 0 0
RT 1 19 72
RL 0 0 0
GE 15 20 42
AK 0 0 1
ML 0 0 0
PG 0 0 0
UA 0 0 1
UB 0 0 4
UF 0 0 0
UE 0 0 0
UR 0 0 3

Total: 32 65 205
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Deb Bodenschatz

Observers: Gene & Nancy Flament, Janet Kuehl, Joe Sabo, Paul Fritz

Visitors:
Gene & Nancy Flament, Paul Fritz, Janet Kuehl, Joe Sabo and two young men,
Peter & Calvin Levengood, who were excellent spotters.


Weather:
Cold (-9.9 to -1.3) with strong ESE and SE wind (15-36 mph). Partly to
mostly cloudy skies. The valley remained somewhat hazy

Raptor Observations:
The 15 Golden Eagles heading north were at 9:00, 10:30, 10:58, 11:26 (3
eagles), 12:13, 2:02, 2:24, 2:36, 2:44, 2:50, 2:51, 2:55, & 3:31. They
included 9 adults, 4 Juveniles, and 2 Sub-adults. We also had 3 Golden
Eagles flying south. At 2:44 we had one Golden flying north and 1 Golden
flying south at the same time. There were also 3 Bald Eagles flying south,
as well as 6 Red-tailed Hawks, 1 Sharp-shinned Hawk flying south. We
watched one Golden go into a stoop. Of the Harriers, one was a female and
2 were male.

Non-raptor Observations:
Turkey 11, American Crow 5, Sea Gull 1, non-migrating or south flying TV 8,
Eastern Bluebird 2, Mourning Dove 1, Common Raven 1

Predictions:
Snow with high of 5.5 C and winds at 9-28 mph.
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Report submitted by Deb Bodenschatz (<debbiebodenschatz...>)
 
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