Date: 9/18/17 4:29 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (18 Sep 2017) 1366 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 18, 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 5 15
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 8 100 155
Bald Eagle 3 61 104
Northern Harrier 1 12 15
Sharp-shinned Hawk 16 143 162
Cooper's Hawk 4 21 26
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 4 7
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 2 2
Broad-winged Hawk 1321 8541 8856
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 2 24 48
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 4 8
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 5 72 85
Merlin 1 20 23
Peregrine Falcon 1 3 5
Unknown Falcon 0 2 2
Unknown Raptor 2 4 7

Total: 1366 9019 9521
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Observation start time: 06:30:00
Observation end time: 18:15:00
Total observation time: 9.5 hours

Compiler: Adam Carter, Laurie Goodrich

Counters: Adam Carter, Cat Elwell, Christine Whitehair, Paul Heveran

Weather:
Heavy AM fog significantly reduced visibility. The second half of the day
saw mostly cloudy skies and variable winds.

Raptor Observations:
Lots of BW kettles with no consistent flight path.

Bald Eagles:1036imm, 1154imm, 1232ad

Non-raptor Observations:
Waxwings, RC Kinglets, C Swift, Warblers: Parula, Chestnut-sided, Magnolia,
Cape May, Black-throated Green

Predictions:
Tonight
Areas of fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Northeast wind around 5 mph.

Tuesday
A chance of light rain after 2pm. Areas of fog before 11am. Otherwise,
partly sunny, with a high near 76. North wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of
precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an
inch possible.

Tuesday Night
A chance of light rain with a slight chance of showers before 8pm, then a
slight chance of showers after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
North wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation
amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. North wind around 11 mph.
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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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