Date: 10/9/17 5:00 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Allegheny Front (09 Oct 2017) 8 Raptors
Allegheny Front
Central City, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 09, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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BV 0 2 17
TV 3 70 80
OS 0 4 70
BE 0 16 150
NH 0 2 16
SS 2 276 421
CH 2 19 50
NG 0 0 2
RS 0 2 18
BW 0 0 3576
RT 0 142 364
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 2 2
AK 1 7 23
ML 0 5 14
PG 0 11 22
UA 0 0 5
UB 0 0 9
UF 0 0 1
UE 0 1 1
UR 0 3 24
MK 0 0 1
SK 0 0 1

Total: 8 562 4867
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Deb Bodenschatz

Observers:

Weather:
Strong W & NW wind with rain showers and drizzle most of the day (until
2:00). Gusts as high as 38 mph. Brief bursts of clearing. Valley was
mostly shrouded in fog, with occasional minutes of partly clearing until
mid-afternoon. High temperature of 20.6 C.

Raptor Observations:
The Cooper's, Sharp-shinned, and migrating Turkey Vultures flew just below,
hugging the ridge. The Kestrel flew low directly overhead. There were also
2 Turkey Vultures and 1 Red-tail patrolling the valley most of the
afternoon.

Non-raptor Observations:
American Crow 57, Raven 2, Towhee 4, Pileated Woodpecker 1, Blue Jay 17,
Downy Woodpecker 1


Butterflies: Monarch 9
Also Painted Lady, Pearl Crescent, Sulphur, Cabbage White, Red-spotted
Purple, American Copper

Predictions:
Fog expected early. Light NW wind with cloudy to partly cloudy skies. High
of 21 C expected.
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Report submitted by Deb Bodenschatz (<debbiebodenschatz...>)


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