Date: 4/11/17 3:50 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Tussey Mountain (10 Apr 2017) 111 Raptors
Tussey Mountain
State College, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Apr 10, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 5 21
Turkey Vulture 0 47 312
Osprey 3 21 24
Bald Eagle 0 16 37
Northern Harrier 6 17 25
Sharp-shinned Hawk 8 51 105
Cooper's Hawk 0 4 11
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 5 36
Broad-winged Hawk 83 106 106
Red-tailed Hawk 7 132 268
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 1
Golden Eagle 3 10 181
American Kestrel 1 23 47
Merlin 0 1 3
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 1
Unknown Accipiter 0 4 7
Unknown Buteo 0 1 5
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 5 9

Total: 111 448 1199
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 17:45:00
Total observation time: 9.75 hours

Official Counter: Lewis Grove, Nick Bolgiano

Observers: Greg Grove, Lewis Grove, Nick Bolgiano

Visitors:
Noah McNeill


Weather:
Very warm, with temperatures 15C - 27C. Wind started 5-10 mph SSE and
dropped off a bit to <5 mph SSW by the end of the day. A thin cloud layer
was just enough to make spotting a bit easier.

Raptor Observations:
Really solid flight, particularly of Broad-wings. Three more Golden Eagles
brings our total to 181 for the year.

Non-raptor Observations:
COLO - 23; DCCO - 50; EAPH - 1; RCKI - 1; COGR - 5; BHCO 3; BARS - 7; TUVU
- 9; FISP - 2; TRES - 13; EATO - 2; PIWO - 2; GCKI - 1; AMGO - 7; MODO - 3;
BCCH - 2; RBGU - 6

Predictions:
Light SW winds and continuing warm temperatures. Slight chance of
showers/t-storms in afternoon.
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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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