Date: 3/17/17 7:31 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Tussey Mountain (17 Mar 2017) 18 Raptors
Tussey Mountain
State College, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Mar 17, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 2
Turkey Vulture 8 23 73
Osprey 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 1 5 6
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 2 10 11
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 3 28 34
Rough-legged Hawk 1 1 1
Golden Eagle 3 34 52
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: 18 110 191
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 16:30:00
Total observation time: 7.5 hours

Official Counter: Lewis Grove

Observers: Nick Bolgiano

Visitors:
Susan Smith, Noel Bond, Jake Smith, Claudia Rosen, Erin Curfman


Weather:
Warmer with highs over 40F and light W winds. Mostly sunny in the morning
and nearly overcast by the end of the afternoon, with heavier clouds
pushing in from the SW.

Raptor Observations:
GOEA: 1015 Sub, 1141 Ad, 1241 Unk

BAEA: 1326 Ad

First Rough-legged Hawk of the season today, a light phase bird.

Non-raptor Observations:
RBGU - 1; RUBL - 1; EABL - 1

Predictions:
Chance of rain/snow, particularly in the morning. Winds "light and
variable".
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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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