Date: 9/11/17 4:11 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (11 Sep 2017) 367 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 11, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 1 1
Turkey Vulture 2 2 12
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 7 60 115
Bald Eagle 4 38 81
Northern Harrier 1 6 9
Sharp-shinned Hawk 11 42 61
Cooper's Hawk 1 8 13
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 1 2 5
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 334 1026 1341
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 14 38
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 3 3 7
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 17 30
Merlin 1 8 11
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 3
Unknown Falcon 0 2 2
Unknown Raptor 1 2 5

Total: 367 1232 1734
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Observation start time: 06:00:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 9.5 hours

Compiler: Adam Carter, Laurie Goodrich

Counters: Adam Carter, Brian Ferrence, Catherine Elwell, Rudy Keller,
Zoey Greenburg

Weather:
Today was clear to partly cloudy with winds out of the NW in the morning
and becoming variable as the day continued.

Raptor Observations:
The AM flight was mainly broad-wings staying over the ridge and visible
naked eye. As the day proceed the flight altitude significantly increased
making many birds hard to detect.

BAEA: imm(1302), imm(1455), imm(1501), ad(1512)

Non-raptor Observations:
chimney swift(9), ruby-throated hummingbird(4), downy woodpecker(3), hairy
woodpecker(3), northern flicker(2), pileated woodpecker(3), wood-peewee(1),
e. phoebe(1), olive-sided flycatcher(1), blue-headed vireo(1), red-eyed
vireo(13), blue jay(6), am. crow (3), raven(8), tree swallow(9), chickadee
sp.(3), w.b. nuthatch(1), am. robin(91), wood thrush(3), c. waxwing(432),
Warblers: tenn.(3), chestnut-sided(1), magnolia(7), cape may(31),
black-throated blue(7), black-throated green(52), blackburnian(4),
bay-breasted(4), blackpoll(1), black and white(2), scarlet tanager(20),
r.b. grosbeak(8), common nighthawk(2), am. golfinch(12), Swainson's
thrush(5), unidentified warblers(17), unidentified songbirds(29)

22 Monarchs

Predictions:
Tonight:Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Calm wind.

Tuesday:Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Calm wind.

Tuesday Night:Scattered showers, mainly after 3am. Increasing clouds, with
a low around 59. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New
precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Wednesday:A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 3pm.
Cloudy, with a high near 74. Light and variable wind. Chance of
precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch,
except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
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Report submitted by Laurie Goodrich (<goodrich...>)
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary information may be found at:
http://www.hawkmountain.org/


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=109
Count data submitted via Dunkadoo - Project info at:
https://dunkadoo.org/explore/hawk-mountain-sanctuary/hawk-mountain-2017-fall-hawk-count
 
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