Date: 10/3/17 3:03 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (03 Oct 2017) 48 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 03, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 1
Turkey Vulture 7 7 22
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 2 4 247
Bald Eagle 1 6 158
Northern Harrier 0 0 24
Sharp-shinned Hawk 22 49 618
Cooper's Hawk 3 7 64
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 10
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 4 13
Broad-winged Hawk 1 1 10708
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 2 6 80
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 14
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 4 8 169
Merlin 0 2 45
Peregrine Falcon 3 6 22
Unknown Falcon 2 3 9
Unknown Raptor 0 1 15

Total: 48 105 12219
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 9 hours

Compiler: Adam Carter

Counters: Rob Feldman, Zoey Greenburg

Weather:
Clear all day with visibility up to 40 miles. Winds were out of the south.

Raptor Observations:
BAEA: 1153imm

Imm. Goshawk seen but not counted.

Non-raptor Observations:
Ruby-crowned Kinglets, several woodpecker species, 4 warbler species, 33
monarchs

Predictions:
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 48. Southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 78. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

Wednesday Night
A slight chance of showers after 2am. Increasing clouds, with a low around
56. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of
precipitation is 20%.

Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 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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