Date: 10/10/17 3:48 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (10 Oct 2017) 80 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 10, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 10 10 25
Turkey Vulture 11 18 18
Osprey 0 3 54
Bald Eagle 0 8 68
Northern Harrier 0 1 19
Sharp-shinned Hawk 47 320 503
Cooper's Hawk 6 33 63
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 2 4
Broad-winged Hawk 0 3 4654
Red-tailed Hawk 2 7 48
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 2
American Kestrel 1 15 55
Merlin 0 3 7
Peregrine Falcon 0 6 12
Unknown Accipiter 2 2 3
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 2 8

Total: 80 434 5544
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Ed Chubb

Observers: Gary La Belle, Gayle Lawrence, Jay George, Rosemary Spreha,
Steve Rannels, Tom Kurtz&Nancy Clupper

Visitors:
5-visitors; 2-vehicles


Weather:
Light variable wind in the A.M. Plenty of cloud cover for detection
purposes. Temp's in the high 60's to mid 70's

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
Raven family of 5 playing around the site all day. Monarchs-8; Buck
Moths-10; Pileated fly-by; Barred Owl calling in Stoney Valley late in the
day.

Predictions:
Rain at some point. A change in weather pattern needed for better flights.
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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