Date: 10/8/17 3:51 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (08 Oct 2017) 15 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 08, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 15
Turkey Vulture 7 7 7
Osprey 0 3 54
Bald Eagle 0 8 68
Northern Harrier 0 1 19
Sharp-shinned Hawk 7 273 456
Cooper's Hawk 0 27 57
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 1 3
Broad-winged Hawk 0 3 4654
Red-tailed Hawk 0 5 46
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 2
American Kestrel 0 14 54
Merlin 0 3 7
Peregrine Falcon 1 6 12
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: 15 354 5464
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Dave Schwenk

Observers: Andy Francis

Visitors:
6


Weather:
Early AM rain delayed start, Light SW wind under overcast skies. Temps
78-80.

Raptor Observations:
Ad BE's seen traveling east over Stoney Valley, and over Blue Mtn. Likely
local and not counted.
First bird @9:59 est

Non-raptor Observations:
Pileated WP, 100+ blue jays, 100+ monarchs
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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