Date: 3/17/17 5:48 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Tussey Mountain (16 Mar 2017) 3 Raptors
Tussey Mountain
State College, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Mar 16, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 2
Turkey Vulture 0 15 65
Osprey 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 0 4 5
Northern Harrier 0 0 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 1 2
Cooper's Hawk 0 1 1
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 8 9
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 1 25 31
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 2 31 49
American Kestrel 0 1 1
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 1
Unknown Buteo 0 2 2
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 2 3

Total: 3 92 173
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 10:00:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Lewis Grove, Nick Bolgiano

Observers: Lewis Grove, Nick Bolgiano

Weather:
West winds 15-30 mph; mostly sunny with a high temperature around 30F.

Raptor Observations:
GOEA: 1102 Ad, 1202 Ad

Non-raptor Observations:
A single junco spent about an hour digging around for food on the powerline
cut. Nothing much heading north.

Predictions:
Moderate west winds and a bit warmer.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Lewis Grove (<zugunlew...>)
Tussey Mountain information may be found at:
http://www.tusseymountainspringhawkwatch.org/
 
Join us on Facebook!