Date: 4/18/17 3:50 am
From: Lewis Grove <zugunlew...>
Subject: Tussy Mtn, 4/15 - 4/17
Hey folks,

Just figured I'd throw these reports all together for simplicity's sake
(apologies for the length!). Nothing terribly notable in the past few
days; still waiting a really big Broadwing day.







*Tussey Mountain State College, Pennsylvania, USA Daily Raptor Counts: Apr
15, 2017
------------------------------------------------------------------- Species
Day's Count Month Total Season Total ------------------ -----------
-------------- -------------- Black Vulture 0 5 21 Turkey Vulture 0 58 323
Osprey 5 33 36 Bald Eagle 0 21 42 Northern Harrier 0 21 29 Sharp-shinned
Hawk 2 66 120 Cooper's Hawk 0 5 12 Northern Goshawk 0 0 0 Red-shouldered
Hawk 0 6 37 Broad-winged Hawk 9 229 229 Red-tailed Hawk 1 144 280
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 1 Golden Eagle 1 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: 18
640 1391
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Observation start time: 09:00:00 Observation end time: 16:00:00 Total
observation time: 7 hours Official Counter: Lewis Grove Observers: Chuck
Widmann Weather: Clear early, with clouds and light rain developing in the
afternoon. Light SE winds and temperature 15C - 26C. Raptor Observations:
GOEA: 1356 Unk Non-raptor Observations: First of season birds today:
Chipping Sparrow, Northern Rough-winged Swallow, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher,
Black-throated Green Warbler, Hermit Thrush BHCO - 1; CHSP - 1; NRWS - 1;
FISP - 1; AMRO - 1; AMGO - 5; TUVU - 4; BCCH - 1; EATO - 2; NOFL - 3; MODO
- 3; PIWO - 2; BGGN - 1; RCKI - 2; RWBL - 1; BTNW - 1; DCCO - 6; HAWO - 1;
HETH - 1 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/> Tussey Mountain State
College, Pennsylvania, USA Daily Raptor Counts: Apr 16, 2017
------------------------------------------------------------------- Species
Day's Count Month Total Season Total ------------------ -----------
-------------- -------------- 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.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Lewis Grove (<zugunlew...> <zugunlew...>)
Tussey Mountain information may be found at:
http://www.tusseymountainspringhawkwatch.org/
<http://www.tusseymountainspringhawkwatch.org/> Tussey Mountain State
College, Pennsylvania, USA Daily Raptor Counts: Apr 17, 2017
------------------------------------------------------------------- Species
Day's Count Month Total Season Total ------------------ -----------
-------------- -------------- Black Vulture 0 5 21 Turkey Vulture 0 58 323
Osprey 0 33 36 Bald Eagle 2 23 44 Northern Harrier 1 22 30 Sharp-shinned
Hawk 1 67 121 Cooper's Hawk 0 5 12 Northern Goshawk 0 0 0 Red-shouldered
Hawk 0 6 37 Broad-winged Hawk 42 271 271 Red-tailed Hawk 3 147 283
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: 49
689 1440
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Observation start time: 08:15:00 Observation end time: 17:00:00 Total
observation time: 8.75 hours Official Counter: Lewis Grove, Nick Bolgiano
Observers: Bob Fredrick, Greg Grove, Lewis Grove Weather: Cooler with
strong NW winds, temperatures 13C - 21C. Cloudy early and somewhat clearer
in the afternoon. Raptor Observations: Solid Broad-wing push today. BAEA:
1256 Ad, 1521 Ad Non-raptor Observations: First Chimney Swifts and
Yellow-rumped Warbler of the season. COLO - 13; DCCO - 2; CHSW - 3; TRES -
3; BARS - 1; BHVI - 1; NOFL - 2; EABL - 1; EATO - 2; YRWA - 1
========================================================================
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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