Date: 10/6/17 4:58 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (06 Oct 2017) 143 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 06, 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 2 53
Bald Eagle 0 4 64
Northern Harrier 1 1 19
Sharp-shinned Hawk 108 181 364
Cooper's Hawk 21 25 55
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 1 3
Broad-winged Hawk 0 3 4654
Red-tailed Hawk 2 3 44
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 2
American Kestrel 5 8 48
Merlin 1 2 6
Peregrine Falcon 3 3 9
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 1
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 2 8

Total: 143 236 5346
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Sue Cooper

Observers: Brian Weaver, Gary La Belle, Joe Meloney

Visitors:
2 vista view =3 people.
Shelly and Lee returned to visit the hawk watch


Weather:
hot temps(72F-84F)and humid as most times no wind.
winds were 0-2mph NNE then SSE with 90% cloud coverage.

Raptor Observations:
none

Non-raptor Observations:
red bellied woodpeckers, downy woodpeckers, blue jays, cardinals, tufted
titmice, chickadees, towhees, chimney swifts, tree swallows, crows, and
pileated woodpeckers.
70 monarch butterflies

Predictions:
winds will pick up with clouds and possible rain
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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