Date: 11/3/17 6:05 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (03 Nov 2017) 93 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 03, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 20 27 240
Turkey Vulture 16 26 267
Osprey 1 1 55
Bald Eagle 1 2 110
Northern Harrier 0 1 38
Sharp-shinned Hawk 36 45 1102
Cooper's Hawk 2 3 186
Northern Goshawk 0 0 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 33
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 4654
Red-tailed Hawk 7 10 187
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 1
Golden Eagle 1 3 18
American Kestrel 4 4 84
Merlin 5 5 22
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 24
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 4
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 1 12

Total: 93 128 7040
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Observation start time: 08:15:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 8.75 hours

Official Counter: Sue Cooper

Observers: Brian Weaver, Fred Zimmerman, Gary La Belle, Joan Renninger,
Steve Rannels

Visitors:
drive up for vista view= 2 vehicles and 6 people
hunters=6 and 5 vehicles



Weather:
variable winds 1-12mph out of variable directions changing every hour with
warm temps of 60F to 72F.
good cloud coverage although the first half of the day there was very thick
haze.

Raptor Observations:
ABE@11:14AM
SUB ADULT III GE@11:27AM (confirmed)

Non-raptor Observations:
pileated, hairy, red bellied and downy woodpeckers; tufted titmice,
chickadees, goldfinches, robins, blue jays, ravens and crows.
5 monarch butterflies

Predictions:
colder, windier, possible showers and a lot of cloud coverage
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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