Date: 10/30/17 2:40 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (30 Oct 2017) 33 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 30, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 18 19
Turkey Vulture 3 571 586
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 1 33 276
Bald Eagle 6 101 254
Northern Harrier 0 30 54
Sharp-shinned Hawk 7 1732 2301
Cooper's Hawk 3 249 306
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 3 57 66
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 42 51
Broad-winged Hawk 0 16 10724
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 7 215 290
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 1 9 23
Golden Eagle 1 20 20
Unknown Eagle 0 2 2
American Kestrel 0 71 232
Merlin 0 65 108
Peregrine Falcon 0 47 63
Unknown Falcon 0 15 21
Unknown Raptor 0 19 33

Total: 33 3312 15429
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 16:15:00
Total observation time: 0 hours

Compiler: Adam Carter

Counters: Adam Carter, Brian Ferrence, Christine Whitehair

Weather:
Rain early AM. Windy all day primarily our of the W and NW sustained at
3-5mph with gusts up to 20.

Raptor Observations:
lots of close migrants on the north side of the ridge
BAEA: ad0715, ad0917, im1021, ad1039, ad1039, im1335
GOEA: ad1431

Non-raptor Observations:
Canada Goose1, Tree Swallow1, American crow5, Raven8, Robin258, Hermit
Thrush2, DE Junco3, Grackle3

Predictions:
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts
as high as 21 mph.

Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. West wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as
high as 21 mph.

Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm
in the evening.

Wednesday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. Calm wind. Chance of
precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an
inch possible.
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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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