Date: 9/21/17 4:40 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (21 Sep 2017) 15 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 21, 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 2 36 41
Bald Eagle 0 45 54
Northern Harrier 2 13 14
Sharp-shinned Hawk 7 122 124
Cooper's Hawk 1 17 19
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 2 2
Broad-winged Hawk 2 4601 4628
Red-tailed Hawk 0 14 30
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 1 1
American Kestrel 0 31 33
Merlin 1 3 3
Peregrine Falcon 0 5 6
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 1
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 3 3

Total: 15 4894 4974
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 14:30:00
Total observation time: 6.5 hours

Official Counter: Fred Wilcox

Observers: Jay George, Tom Kurtz&Nancy Clupper, Tom McKinne

Visitors:
Vista 4
Birding 6 plus counter and observers


Weather:
A mix of clouds and sun. Warm and humid. Visibility fair. A mild breeze
from the North that did not exceed 4 mph. Temperature range of 67 to 84.

Raptor Observations:
First bird. BW 9:41
Last bird:SS 1:10

Non-raptor Observations:
Scores of warblers in the morning. 1 red headed woodpecker. 16 Monarchs.

An influx of stink bugs and gnats

Predictions:
Much the same as 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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