Date: 10/31/17 4:26 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (31 Oct 2017) 61 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 31, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 6 198 213
Turkey Vulture 21 241 241
Osprey 0 3 54
Bald Eagle 4 48 108
Northern Harrier 1 19 37
Sharp-shinned Hawk 19 874 1057
Cooper's Hawk 1 153 183
Northern Goshawk 0 2 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 4 31 33
Broad-winged Hawk 0 3 4654
Red-tailed Hawk 2 136 177
Rough-legged Hawk 1 1 1
Golden Eagle 2 13 15
American Kestrel 0 40 80
Merlin 0 13 17
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: 61 1802 6912
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Observation start time: 07:30:00
Observation end time: 15:30:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Ed Chubb

Observers: Brian Weaver, Gary La Belle, Joan Renninger, Joe Meloney,
Rosemary Spreha, Sharon Rannels, Steve Rannels,
Tim Meloney, Tom Power

Visitors:
8-Visitors;4-Hunters


Weather:
Mostly sunny with intervals of clouds early. Becoming clear by later
afternoon. Temps in the 40's to 50 by P.M.

Raptor Observations:
B.E. Imm.-12:10P.M. EDT; B.E. Imm.-1:20P.M. EDT; B.E. Ad.-1:37; B.E.
Ad.-3:05P.M. EDT; G.E. Juv.-2:11P.M. EDT; G.E. Imm.-3:58P.M. EDT;
Rough-legged Hawk came out of the northeast and crossed diagonally over
ridge and descended into valley south of watch-11:35A.M. EDT.

Non-raptor Observations:
E. Towhee; Hermit Thrush;

Predictions:
Cloudy, with rains out of the east does not portend a great flight.
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
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2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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