Date: 4/2/17 4:44 am
From: Lewis Grove <zugunlew...>
Subject: Tussey Mountain (01 Apr 2017) 31 Raptors
*Tussey Mountain State College, Pennsylvania, USA Daily Raptor Counts: Apr
01, 2017
------------------------------------------------------------------- Species
Day's Count Month Total Season Total ------------------ -----------
-------------- -------------- Black Vulture 0 0 16 Turkey Vulture 2 2 267
Osprey 0 0 3 Bald Eagle 5 5 26 Northern Harrier 0 0 8 Sharp-shinned Hawk 1
1 55 Cooper's Hawk 0 0 7 Northern Goshawk 0 0 0 Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 31
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0 Red-tailed Hawk 22 22 158 Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 1
Golden Eagle 1 1 172 American Kestrel 0 0 24 Merlin 0 0 2 Peregrine Falcon
0 0 1 Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3 Unknown Buteo 0 0 4 Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0 Unknown Raptor 0 0 4 Total: 31 31 782
----------------------------------------------------------------------
Observation start time: 09:00:00 Observation end time: 16:30:00 Total
observation time: 7.5 hours Official Counter: Lewis Grove Observers:
Visitors: Barbara Perkons, Didem Ikis Weather: 10-20 mph NW winds and a
high temperature around 40F. Low, thick clouds hung over the mountain all
day. Raptor Observations: Only a few things moving on the heavy air
including a number of adult Bald Eagles. GOEA: 1334 Ad BAEA: 0938 Ad, 1050
Ad, 1125 Sub, 1128 Ad, 1447 Ad; southbound 1012 Sub Non-raptor
Observations: All birds detected: TUVU - 10; AMRO - 3; CANG - 11; SOSP - 2;
CORA - 5; AMCR - 8; PIWO - 2; HAWO - 1; BCCH - 2; WBNU - 1 Migrants: COGR -
5; COLO - 7; RWBL - 2; AMGO - 7 Predictions: Clear, sunny and much warmer
with light to moderate WNW winds.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Lewis Grove (<zugunlew...> <zugunlew...>)
Tussey Mountain information may be found at:
http://www.tusseymountainspringhawkwatch.org/
<http://www.tusseymountainspringhawkwatch.org/> *

 
Join us on Facebook!