Date: 3/27/17 6:09 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Tussey Mountain (27 Mar 2017) 58 Raptors
Tussey Mountain
State College, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Mar 27, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 4 6
Turkey Vulture 21 178 228
Osprey 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 2 18 19
Northern Harrier 0 4 5
Sharp-shinned Hawk 10 18 19
Cooper's Hawk 2 5 5
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 3 27 28
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 16 88 94
Rough-legged Hawk 0 1 1
Golden Eagle 2 147 165
American Kestrel 2 14 14
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 0 3 4

Total: 58 515 596
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Observation start time: 12:30:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 4.5 hours

Official Counter: Lewis Grove

Observers: Nick Bolgiano

Weather:
Morning fog finally burned off a little bit after noon, revealing mostly
cloudy skies. Light SSW winds and a high temperature around 70F.

Raptor Observations:
Flights are starting to diversify a bit more these days.

GOEA: 1409 Sub, 1456 Unk

BAEA: 1333 Ad, 1613 Imm

Non-raptor Observations:
First cormorants of the season along with a few other species on the move.

DCCO - 5; RBGU - 5; EABL - 3; TRES - 3; HOFI - 2

Predictions:
Overcast with rain showers and light NW winds; likely a light flight
tomorrow.
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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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