Date: 10/28/17 7:22 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (28 Oct 2017) 128 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 28, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 17 191 206
Turkey Vulture 32 209 209
Osprey 0 3 54
Bald Eagle 11 44 104
Northern Harrier 2 18 36
Sharp-shinned Hawk 31 853 1036
Cooper's Hawk 12 152 182
Northern Goshawk 0 2 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 27 29
Broad-winged Hawk 0 3 4654
Red-tailed Hawk 15 132 173
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 4 11 13
American Kestrel 2 40 80
Merlin 0 12 16
Peregrine Falcon 1 18 24
Unknown Accipiter 0 3 4
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 5 11

Total: 128 1724 6834
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 9 hours

Official Counter: Dave Schwenk

Observers: Andy Francis, Don Billett, Jeff Hook, Joan Renninger,
Randy Miller, Steve Rannels, TED NICHOLS,
Tom Kurtz&Nancy Clupper

Visitors:
35


Weather:
Light, becoming strong south wind under mixed clouds and sun, Cool with
temps 45-65

Raptor Observations:
4 GE -ad @12:11, 3:48, juv @3:02, 3:23
11 BE - juv @11:42,1:18, 3:02, 3:24(2),
--ad @12:14, 1:18(2), 1:48, 3:22(2) We had 5 eagles in the air at the
same time 3:22-3:27




Non-raptor Observations:
5 Ravens, tree swallows, 30+ monarchs


Predictions:
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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