Date: 4/13/17 5:32 am
From: Lewis Grove <zugunlew...>
Subject: Tussey Mountain (11 Apr 2017) 41 Raptors
*Tussey Mountain State College, Pennsylvania, USA Daily Raptor Counts: Apr
11, 2017
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Day's Count Month Total Season Total ------------------ -----------
-------------- -------------- Black Vulture 0 5 21 Turkey Vulture 0 47 312
Osprey 0 21 24 Bald Eagle 0 16 37 Northern Harrier 2 19 27 Sharp-shinned
Hawk 4 55 109 Cooper's Hawk 0 4 11 Northern Goshawk 0 0 0 Red-shouldered
Hawk 0 5 36 Broad-winged Hawk 33 139 139 Red-tailed Hawk 1 133 269
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 1 Golden Eagle 0 10 181 American Kestrel 1 24 48
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: 41
489 1240
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Observation start time: 08:45:00 Observation end time: 17:00:00 Total
observation time: 8.25 hours Official Counter: Lewis Grove Observers:
Weather: Shifting winds, from light ESE to start to moderate NNW by the end
of the day. Mostly sunny and warm with temperature 18C - 29C. Raptor
Observations: A burst of broad-wings went through before 10 AM. The winds
started to shift around then, and the flight was reduced afterward. Birds
were all over the place today: high, low, northbound, southbound.
Non-raptor Observations: COLO - 1; EATO - 2; BCCH -4; AMGO - 3; TUTI - 4;
EAPH - 1; BHCO - 8; NOCA - 1; DOWO - 1; BRCR - 2; MODO - 1; FISP - 1; RBWO
- 1; WBNU - 1; EABL - 2; BARS - 1; HAWO - 1; TRES - 3 Predictions: n/a
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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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