Date: 4/18/17 3:40 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Tussey Mountain (16 Apr 2017) Raptors
Tussey Mountain
State College, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Apr 16, 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 58 323
Osprey 0 33 36
Bald Eagle 0 21 42
Northern Harrier 0 21 29
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 66 120
Cooper's Hawk 0 5 12
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 6 37
Broad-winged Hawk 0 229 229
Red-tailed Hawk 0 144 280
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 1
Golden Eagle 0 13 184
American Kestrel 0 28 52
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: 0 640 1391
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Observation start time: 10:15:00
Observation end time: 14:15:00
Total observation time: 4 hours

Official Counter: Lewis Grove

Observers:

Weather:
Cloudy with rain showers moving through; temperature 21C - 27C. Winds
started strong SE and moved to very strong NW by afternoon.

Raptor Observations:
Everything going north came back south today.

Non-raptor Observations:
Relatively lifeless on the mtn today; reminiscent of March.
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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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