Date: 8/31/17 3:54 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (31 Aug 2017) 19 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, 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 15 15 15
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 0 5 5
Bald Eagle 0 9 9
Northern Harrier 0 1 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 2 2
Cooper's Hawk 0 2 2
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 1 27 27
Red-tailed Hawk 1 16 16
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 2 2
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 1 1 1
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 19 80 80
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 13:45:00
Total observation time: 5.75 hours

Official Counter: Fred Wilcox

Observers:

Visitors:
For vista, 8
Birders, 1


Weather:
A mild day with partly cloudy skies and a gentle NW wind. Temperature range
of 64 to 74. Very hazy in the early morning hours.

Count ended at 1:45 when a thunder storm entered the area.

Raptor Observations:
Local red tails and a sharp shinned.

black vultures observed were too high to see without binoculars

Non-raptor Observations:
2 ravens, scores of Waxwings 1 monarch

Predictions:
Partlycloudy with light n wind
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Report submitted by Dave Schwenk (<deschwenk...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com
 
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