Date: 8/31/17 3:45 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (31 Aug 2017) 40 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Aug 31, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 10 10
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 6 56 56
Bald Eagle 12 45 45
Northern Harrier 0 6 6
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3 20 20
Cooper's Hawk 1 5 5
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 4 4
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 8 331 331
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 3 27 27
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 1 4 4
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 4 12 12
Merlin 1 3 3
Peregrine Falcon 1 2 2
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 4 4

Total: 40 529 529
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Observation start time: 05:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 0.5 hours

Compiler: Laurie Goodrich

Counters: Laurie Goodrich, Other

Weather:
drizzle occasionally during day but never for full hr

Raptor Observations:
bald eagles:
Adults-- 1003, 1045, 1205, 1241, 1534
IMM--1212, 1417, 1450 (4th yr), 1445, 1526 (1st), 1527

Non-raptor Observations:
nice variety of warblers, most were BT Green, Blackburnian and Cape May,
and many UNID (72), but also magnolia, chestnut-sided, parula, tennessee,
redstart, Band W, BT Blue and ovenbird; 16 hummers, good variety of
swallows with some clif and bank and tree, mostly barn, and 62 swifts, 23
tanagers
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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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