Date: 10/29/17 3:39 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (29 Oct 2017) Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 29, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 191 206
Turkey Vulture 0 209 209
Osprey 0 3 54
Bald Eagle 0 44 104
Northern Harrier 0 18 36
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 853 1036
Cooper's Hawk 0 152 182
Northern Goshawk 0 2 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 27 29
Broad-winged Hawk 0 3 4654
Red-tailed Hawk 0 132 173
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 11 13
American Kestrel 0 40 80
Merlin 0 12 16
Peregrine Falcon 0 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: 0 1724 6834
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Observation start time: 12:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 3 hours

Official Counter: Sue Cooper

Observers:

Visitors:
5 vista view drive ups with 6 people


Weather:
intermittent rain day with temps.,60F, variable winds 1-12mph out of the
SSE and thick haze allowing 50 to 80 yards visibility.

Raptor Observations:
none

Non-raptor Observations:
blue jays, blue birds and pileated woodpeckers.
they all disappeared when the close artillery firing started.

Predictions:
cooler temps with the jet stream pushing from the west dipping far south
and hitting the warm front brings high winds clouds and 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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