Date: 3/19/17 6:30 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Tussey Mountain (19 Mar 2017) 16 Raptors
Tussey Mountain
State College, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Mar 19, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 2
Turkey Vulture 1 24 74
Osprey 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 1 6 7
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 10 11
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 28 34
Rough-legged Hawk 0 1 1
Golden Eagle 14 48 66
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: 16 126 207
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Observation start time: 13:15:00
Observation end time: 18:00:00
Total observation time: 4.75 hours

Official Counter: Lewis Grove

Observers: Nick Bolgiano

Weather:
Overcast with 5-15 mph NW winds. Ridge was shrouded in low clouds until
roughly 12:30 EST, and cloud layer slowly rose throughout the afternoon.

Raptor Observations:
GOEA: 1416 Sub-ad, 1435 Ad, 1510 Ad, 1511 Ad, 1511 Ad, 1512 Sub-ad, 1514
Ad, 1520 Ad, 1547 Ad, 1559 Ad, 1610 Ad, 1610 Ad, 1622 Ad, 1625 Ad, 1629 Ad

BAEA: 1642 Ad

Non-raptor Observations:
EABL - 6; RWBL - 4

Predictions:
Mix of clouds and sun; warmer with relatively light WNW winds. Could well
be birds moving in the morning.
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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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