Date: 9/24/17 3:28 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (24 Sep 2017) 3 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 24, 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 41 46
Bald Eagle 0 45 54
Northern Harrier 0 13 14
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 137 139
Cooper's Hawk 0 17 19
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 2 2
Broad-winged Hawk 0 4615 4642
Red-tailed Hawk 0 15 31
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 1 1
American Kestrel 0 33 35
Merlin 0 4 4
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 2 6 6

Total: 3 4935 5015
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 12:00:00
Total observation time: 4 hours

Official Counter: Dave Schwenk

Observers: Andy Francis, Gary La Belle

Visitors:
5 including Mr&Mrs Rob Buckingham, son of old hawk watch friend Jan
Buckingham


Weather:
Nice light (4-7) NNW breeze under a brutal sunny sky. ground haze,Temps
78-88, & humid. With no shade available the count was terminated early as
the heat got the best of the counter.

Raptor Observations:
Only local vultures offered looks of any clarity.

Non-raptor Observations:
N ravin

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


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