Date: 4/2/17 7:28 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Tussey Mountain (02 Apr 2017) 51 Raptors
Tussey Mountain
State College, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Apr 02, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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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...>)
Tussey Mountain information may be found at:
http://www.tusseymountainspringhawkwatch.org/
 
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