Date: 4/6/17 3:47 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Tussey Mountain (05 Apr 2017) 57 Raptors
Tussey Mountain
State College, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Apr 05, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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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...>)
Tussey Mountain information may be found at:
http://www.tusseymountainspringhawkwatch.org/
 
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