Date: 10/3/17 3:12 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (03 Oct 2017) 6 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, 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 15
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 0 0 51
Bald Eagle 0 0 60
Northern Harrier 0 0 18
Sharp-shinned Hawk 5 10 193
Cooper's Hawk 1 1 31
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 2
Broad-winged Hawk 0 2 4653
Red-tailed Hawk 0 0 41
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 2
American Kestrel 0 0 40
Merlin 0 1 5
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 6
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 1
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 6

Total: 6 14 5124
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter: Ed Chubb

Observers: Rosemary Spreha, Steve Rannels

Visitors:
Darlene Kirschner, Pizza deliverymen-D. McKeever, R. Stewart. 5-vehicles,
13-visitors. 1- large Gap vehicle.1- hunter


Weather:
Steady light wind out of the south all day with "Bluebird Skies". Temp's in
the 60's.

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
Monarchs-21

Predictions:
More of the same reduced numbers of migrants. Without a change of the
weather pattern until late week can't expect better.
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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