Date: 11/4/17 6:05 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (04 Nov 2017) 33 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 04, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 6 33 246
Turkey Vulture 13 39 280
Osprey 0 1 55
Bald Eagle 8 10 118
Northern Harrier 0 1 38
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 45 1102
Cooper's Hawk 1 4 187
Northern Goshawk 0 0 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 1 34
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 4654
Red-tailed Hawk 2 12 189
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 1
Golden Eagle 2 5 20
American Kestrel 0 4 84
Merlin 0 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: 33 161 7073
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Observation start time: 07:30:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 8.5 hours

Official Counter: Dave Schwenk

Observers: Andy Francis, Joan Renninger, Steve Rannels

Visitors:
25 + 50+ military on exercises


Weather:
Light and variable AM winds gave way to a moderate south wind under a 90%
cover of high thin cirrus clouds and a continuous shower of sunshine. Cool
with temps 37-54

Raptor Observations:
2GEs,Unaged @12:35,juv @1:18. --8BE, Juv @10:02, 1:26,1:30,1:38,2:08. ads
@12:38,1:24,1:26

Red tailed hawk, and N raven interacting as they passed by.


Non-raptor Observations:
3 N Ravens, 360+ Ca Geese. 3 Loons

Predictions:
Rain in the AM with early PM clearing
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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