Date: 9/28/17 4:35 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (28 Sep 2017) 11 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 28, 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 43 48
Bald Eagle 1 47 56
Northern Harrier 0 13 14
Sharp-shinned Hawk 7 152 154
Cooper's Hawk 0 22 24
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 2 2
Broad-winged Hawk 0 4622 4649
Red-tailed Hawk 2 19 35
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 1 1
American Kestrel 1 34 36
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: 11 4971 5051
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Fred Wilcox

Observers: Jay George, Tom Kurtz&Nancy Clupper

Visitors:
4 birders and 5 for vista


Weather:
A cool breezy day under mostly clear blue skies. Temperature range of 56
to 68.Winds out of the NNW with gusts up to 20mph. Visibility excellent

Raptor Observations:
Adult BE at 1:50. First bird, RT at 8:00. Last bird SS at 2:20

Non-raptor Observations:
Canada Geese on the move. Observed 150+

Predictions:
Cool. More clouds, less wind
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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