Date: 9/27/17 4:54 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (27 Sep 2017) 12 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 27, 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 43 48
Bald Eagle 0 46 55
Northern Harrier 0 13 14
Sharp-shinned Hawk 5 145 147
Cooper's Hawk 0 22 24
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 2 2
Broad-winged Hawk 4 4622 4649
Red-tailed Hawk 2 17 33
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 0 6 6

Total: 12 4960 5040
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Ed Chubb

Observers: Gary La Belle, Steve Rannels, Tom Kurtz&Nancy Clupper

Visitors:
Steve Dale


Weather:
Clear sky, temp's beginning the day in the 60's and reaching the upper 80's
till mid afternoon. Winds light to moderate generally out of the north all
day.

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
Monarchs-11; Steady flight of Tree Swallows

Predictions:
Passage of front with accompanying wind shift to NW and cooler temp's
should bode well for much better migration!
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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