Date: 9/1/17 6:38 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (01 Sep 2017) 15 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 01, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 15
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 0 0 5
Bald Eagle 4 4 13
Northern Harrier 0 0 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 0 2
Cooper's Hawk 0 0 2
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 10 10 37
Red-tailed Hawk 1 1 17
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 0 2
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 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: 15 15 95
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Observation start time: 07:30:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 9.5 hours

Official Counter: Sue Cooper

Observers: Rick Schoenberger

Visitors:
2 military personnel, Tim Carol and Pam, Linda and Mike McKinney.
4 drive ups with 14 people


Weather:
AM 3-11mph to evening 1-3mph out of the WNW all day.
temps 57F to 73F with 80% cloud coverage most of the day.

Raptor Observations:
IBE@8:04AM, ABE@10:40AM, 2ABE@1:37PM

Non-raptor Observations:
2 monarch and 3 tiger butterflies, 12 turkeys(all females)
cardinals, goldfinches, 40 cedar waxwings, pigeons, tree swallows, swifts,
ravens and pileated woodpeckers.

Predictions:
another beautiful day like today
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Report submitted by Dave Schwenk (<deschwenk...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com
 
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