Date: 9/30/17 3:38 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (30 Sep 2017) 17 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 30, 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 46 51
Bald Eagle 2 51 60
Northern Harrier 0 17 18
Sharp-shinned Hawk 10 181 183
Cooper's Hawk 1 28 30
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 2 2
Broad-winged Hawk 0 4624 4651
Red-tailed Hawk 1 25 41
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 2 2
American Kestrel 2 38 40
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: 17 5030 5110
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 9 hours

Official Counter: Ed Chubb

Observers: Andy Francis, Gayle McKinne, Tom Kurtz&Nancy Clupper,
Tom McKinne

Visitors:
33 individuals in 15 vehicles.


Weather:
Mostly cloudy for the first part of the day with moderate to strong winds
out of the north. Temp's holding steady in the mid 50's all day.

Raptor Observations:
B.E. Imm. 11:24 EDT; B.E. Ad. 11:44 EDT

Non-raptor Observations:
TV's up early in the day with a steady flight of Blue Jays and Tree
Swallows thru the afternoon. Ravens. Archery season began.

Predictions:
??? Thought today was going to be good! Less wind may not help.
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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