Date: 9/8/17 4:41 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (08 Sep 2017) 16 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 08, 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 1 8 13
Bald Eagle 0 7 16
Northern Harrier 0 1 2
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 8 10
Cooper's Hawk 0 1 3
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 14 35 62
Red-tailed Hawk 1 4 20
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 1 3
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: 16 65 145
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 9 hours

Official Counter: Sue Cooper

Observers: Rosemary Spreha

Visitors:
2 cars with 8 visitors and 3 military and truck.


Weather:
average 67F, winds 0-5mph out of the WNW
good cloud coverage mostly 50%.
some drizzle and rain the last 2 hours

Raptor Observations:
N/A

Non-raptor Observations:
many tree swallows when the wind was good. 20 Cedar Waxwings, pileated
woodpeckers, doves, cardinals, ravens, tufted titmice, chickadees and
goldfinches. did not see any tiger swallowtail butterflies.
18 Monarch Butterflies
when the Broadwing hawks came through they were one at a time with a time
gap between each.

Predictions:
much like today
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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