Date: 10/12/17 3:31 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (12 Oct 2017) 113 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 12, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 13 14
Turkey Vulture 74 141 156
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 1 18 261
Bald Eagle 3 23 176
Northern Harrier 1 7 31
Sharp-shinned Hawk 16 526 1095
Cooper's Hawk 4 50 107
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 8 17
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 5 14
Broad-winged Hawk 0 15 10723
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 2 11 86
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 14
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 1 1
American Kestrel 3 37 198
Merlin 6 18 61
Peregrine Falcon 1 34 50
Unknown Falcon 0 6 12
Unknown Raptor 2 6 20

Total: 113 919 13036
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 8.5 hours

Compiler: Laurie Goodrich

Counters: Adehl Schwaderer, Bill Mack, Jon Levin, Jon levin,
Laurie Goodrich, Laurie goodrich, Zoey Greenburg,
Zoey greenburg

Weather:
Fogged in all AM then clearing to 30 km distance , some drizzle

Raptor Observations:
Bald Eagles: ADult-1319, 1538; immature WB-1434

ad peregrine.

Male Merlin perches on north slope in front of lookout for last hours of
day. not counted--maybe tomorrow

Non-raptor Observations:
196 Canada Geese, kinglets, YR warbler, Mag warbler; 93 monarch butterflies
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Report submitted by Laurie Goodrich (<goodrich...>)
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary information may be found at:
http://www.hawkmountain.org/


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=109
Count data submitted via Dunkadoo - Project info at:
https://dunkadoo.org/explore/hawk-mountain-sanctuary/hawk-mountain-2017-fall-hawk-count
 
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