Date: 4/2/17 7:29 pm
From: Lewis Grove <zugunlew...>
Subject: Tussey Mountain (02 Apr 2017) 51 Raptors
*Tussey Mountain State College, Pennsylvania, USA Daily Raptor Counts: Apr
02, 2017
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Day's Count Month Total Season Total ------------------ -----------
-------------- -------------- Black Vulture 0 0 16 Turkey Vulture 7 9 274
Osprey 1 1 4 Bald Eagle 1 6 27 Northern Harrier 2 2 10 Sharp-shinned Hawk 2
3 57 Cooper's Hawk 0 0 7 Northern Goshawk 0 0 0 Red-shouldered Hawk 1 1 32
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0 Red-tailed Hawk 33 55 191 Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 1
Golden Eagle 1 2 173 American Kestrel 2 2 26 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 1 1 5 Total: 51 82 833
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Observation start time: 09:00:00 Observation end time: 17:00:00 Total
observation time: 8 hours Official Counter: Lewis Grove Observers: Nick
Bolgiano Visitors: Kelly Sitch Weather: Clear and cool early with variable
clouds throughout the day and an eventual high around 62F. Winds started
light and W, intensifying and turning to the NW by the end of the day.
Raptor Observations: Continued strong movement of Red-tails today with a
smattering of other raptors. GOEA: 1256 Sub BAEA: 1158 Imm Non-raptor
Observations: Migrants: COGR - 7; DCCO - 13; Merganser sp 2; TRES - 6; COLO
- 5; HERG -2 Other birds detected: TUVU - 8; BLVU - 5; AMCR - 2; CORA - 2;
EAPH - 2; DOWO - 1; GCKI - 3; BCCH - 2; AMGO - 5; HOFI - 1; WBNU - 1; MODO
- 2; SOSP 1; AMRO - 2 Predictions: Warm with moderate SE winds and possible
late afternoon showers. Should be some birds moving tomorrow.
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Report submitted by Lewis Grove (<zugunlew...> <zugunlew...>)
Tussey Mountain information may be found at:
http://www.tusseymountainspringhawkwatch.org/
<http://www.tusseymountainspringhawkwatch.org/> *

 
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