Date: 4/2/17 4:43 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Tussey Mountain (01 Apr 2017) 31 Raptors
Tussey Mountain
State College, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Apr 01, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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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
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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:

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.
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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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