Date: 4/6/17 3:48 am
From: Lewis Grove <zugunlew...>
Subject: Tussey Mountain (05 Apr 2017) 57 Raptors
*Tussey Mountain State College, Pennsylvania, USA Daily Raptor Counts: Apr
05, 2017
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Day's Count Month Total Season Total ------------------ -----------
-------------- -------------- Black Vulture 0 5 21 Turkey Vulture 15 38 303
Osprey 7 16 19 Bald Eagle 2 14 35 Northern Harrier 0 9 17 Sharp-shinned
Hawk 7 40 94 Cooper's Hawk 1 3 10 Northern Goshawk 0 0 0 Red-shouldered
Hawk 0 4 35 Broad-winged Hawk 5 6 6 Red-tailed Hawk 10 109 245 Rough-legged
Hawk 0 0 1 Golden Eagle 0 6 177 American Kestrel 8 20 44 Merlin 0 1 3
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 1 Unknown Accipiter 0 3 6 Unknown Buteo 1 1 5 Unknown
Falcon 0 0 0 Unknown Eagle 0 0 0 Unknown Raptor 1 5 9 Total: 57 280 1031
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Observation start time: 09:00:00 Observation end time: 17:30:00 Total
observation time: 8.5 hours Official Counter: Lewis Grove, Nick Bolgiano
Observers: Bob Fredrick, Chuck Widmann, Dave Kyler, Deb Grove, Greg Grove,
Nick Bolgiano, Trudy Kyler Visitors: Walter and Lynn Blenderman Weather:
Clear and warm, with light winds starting out NNW and ending up SSE by the
end of the day. Temperature 10C - 24C. Raptor Observations: BE: 1315 Imm,
1626 Ad; 1149 Imm (southbound) Non-raptor Observations: First Field
Sparrows of the year. BCCH, HAWO, GCKI, FISP, DEJU, AMRO, NOFL, HOFI, TRES,
WBNU, NOFL, COLO, DCCO Predictions: Thunderstorms and rain for much of the
day; could be a washout.
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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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