Date: 3/25/17 7:56 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Tussey Mountain (25 Mar 2017) 116 Raptors
Tussey Mountain
State College, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Mar 25, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 4 6
Turkey Vulture 60 157 207
Osprey 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 4 16 17
Northern Harrier 1 4 5
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2 8 9
Cooper's Hawk 0 3 3
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 11 24 25
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 12 72 78
Rough-legged Hawk 0 1 1
Golden Eagle 20 145 163
American Kestrel 5 12 12
Merlin 0 1 1
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Accipiter 0 3 3
Unknown Buteo 0 3 3
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 1 3 4

Total: 116 457 538
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Observation start time: 09:30:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 6.5 hours

Official Counter: Lewis Grove

Observers: Bob Fredrick, Nick Bolgiano

Visitors:
Carl and Kurt Engstrom, Zachary Adams, Cynthia Lukyanenko, Karl Suttman,
Alex Bircher, Cody Campbell


Weather:
Overcast with occasional darker clouds passing through on light W/NW winds.
Very warm, with a high around 70F.

Raptor Observations:
Another really good Golden Eagle day, with twenty birds; that makes 111
over the past week.

GOEA: 0934 Unk, 0934 Unk, 0936 Ad, 0936 Ad, 0942 Ad, 0950 Sub, 1003 Ad,
1004 Ad, 1007 Ad, 1013 Unk, 1022 Unk, 1030 Ad, 1030 Ad, 1138 Ad, 1151 Ad,
1212 Ad, 1227 Sub, 1227 Ad, 1232 Ad, 1444 Ad

BAEA: 1153 Imm, 1255 Imm, 1315 Imm, 1315 Imm

Non-raptor Observations:
Lots of new arrivals on the strong songbird flight last night and others on
the move during the day; a Belted Kingfisher was particularly notable.

COGR - 28; EABL - 9; HOFI - 3; AMRO - 2; CEDW - 5; EAPH - 2; GCKI - 4; RBGU
- 20; TRES - 4; BEKI - 1

Predictions:
A little cooler with light SE winds and a chance of rain showers.
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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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