Date: 10/2/17 2:57 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (02 Oct 2017) 17 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 02, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 1
Turkey Vulture 0 0 15
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 1 2 245
Bald Eagle 3 5 157
Northern Harrier 0 0 24
Sharp-shinned Hawk 7 27 596
Cooper's Hawk 3 4 61
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 1 1 10
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 3 12
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 10707
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 1 4 78
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 14
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 4 165
Merlin 0 2 45
Peregrine Falcon 0 3 19
Unknown Falcon 0 1 7
Unknown Raptor 1 1 15

Total: 17 57 12171
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Observation start time: 11:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 1 hours

Compiler: Adam Carter, Laurie Goodrich

Counters: Adam Carter, Brian Ferrence, Catherine Elwell,
Christine Whitehair, David Hughes, Rudy Keller,
Christine Whitehair, Rudy Keller, Rudy Keller,
Christine Whitehair

Weather:
Clear all day with bright blue skies and good visibility. AM winds were
1-2km out of the NW and subsided in the afternoon.

Raptor Observations:
BAEA: 1034imm, 1139imm, 1250imm

3 adult BAEA circling together between #1 and Donat and flew North (local?)

Non-raptor Observations:
A hoppin' day for non-raptors!

Canada Geese 38, Chimney Swift 4, Northern Flicker 2, Pileated 1, E.
Wood-pewee 1, E. Phoebe 1, Blue-headed Vireo 31, Red-eyed Vireo 3, N.
Cardinal 2, American Crow 2, Common Raven 2, Chickadee sp. 2, C. Wren 2, GC
Kinglet 2, RC Kinglet 174, A. Robin 12, C. Waxwing 56, Sca. Tanager 9, DE
Junco 1, Rusty Blackbird 10, RB Grosbeak 8, BH Cowbird 2, A. Goldfinch 4,
YB Sapsucker 1

Warblers: Tenn. 18, Nashville 1, Parula 6, Magnolia 2, Cape May 227, BT
Blue 5, Yellow-rumped 6, BT Green 95, Blackburnian 2, Bay-breasted 4,
Blackpoll 55, Unid Warb. 34

Predictions:
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 47. Light and variable wind.

Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.

Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48. Light southeast wind.

Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 74. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in
the morning
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Report submitted by Laurie Goodrich (<goodrich...>)
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary information may be found at:
http://www.hawkmountain.org/


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=109
Count data submitted via Dunkadoo - Project info at:
https://dunkadoo.org/explore/hawk-mountain-sanctuary/hawk-mountain-2017-fall-hawk-count
 
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