Date: 8/24/17 3:19 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (24 Aug 2017) 40 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Aug 24, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 9 9 9
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 1 32 32
Bald Eagle 1 16 16
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3 11 11
Cooper's Hawk 1 1 1
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 17 214 214
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 6 14 14
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 2 2
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 6 6
Merlin 1 1 1
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 2 2

Total: 40 309 309
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Observation start time: 05:00:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 6.5 hours

Compiler: Laurie Goodrich

Counters: Bob Davidheiser, Jeremy scheivert, Laurie Goodrich,
Laurie goodrich, Rudy Keller

Weather:
sunny and warm

Raptor Observations:
bald eagle immature 346 pm; imm redtail and raven incessantly diving on
each other and "playing" while passing lookout

Non-raptor Observations:
11 common raven in a group go south, 96 cedar waxwing, 16 hummers, cliff,
barn and tree swallows, a few warblers in am mostly blackburnian (17) and
chestnut-sided (9) and a few tanagers, orioles, bobolinks
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Report submitted by Laurie Goodrich (<goodrich...>)
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary information may be found at:
http://www.hawkmountain.org/
 
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