Date: 9/29/17 6:20 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (29 Sep 2017) 42 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 29, 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 45 50
Bald Eagle 2 49 58
Northern Harrier 4 17 18
Sharp-shinned Hawk 19 171 173
Cooper's Hawk 5 27 29
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 2 2
Broad-winged Hawk 2 4624 4651
Red-tailed Hawk 5 24 40
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 1 2 2
American Kestrel 2 36 38
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: 42 5013 5093
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 10 hours

Official Counter: Sue Cooper

Observers: Fred Habbeger, Fred Zimmerman, Gary lockerman,
Sandy Lockerman, Steve Rannels

Visitors:
14 visitors and 6 scenic drive ups
John Nantz and Missy


Weather:
wind out of the west, mostly .8 mph in first 2 hours then changing to
2-8mph. 60F to 74F with 30% cloud coverage.

Raptor Observations:
IGE@9:16am, IBE@11:30am, IBE@2:06pm

Non-raptor Observations:
chickadees, downy woodpecker, pileated woodpecker, Yellow bellied
sapsucker, yellow shafted flicker, titmice, blue headed vireo, wood thrush,
golden crowned kinglet, blue jays, American gold finches, ravens, crows,
and a large mix flock of starlings, red winged black birds, brown headed
cow birds and grackles. 56 cedar wax wings and 1 Canadian goose flying
alone sounding desperate.
16 monarch butterflies

Predictions:
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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