Date: 11/7/17 1:31 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (07 Nov 2017) 14 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 07, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 33 246
Turkey Vulture 0 45 286
Osprey 0 1 55
Bald Eagle 0 10 118
Northern Harrier 0 1 38
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4 49 1106
Cooper's Hawk 0 4 187
Northern Goshawk 0 0 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 3 5 38
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 4654
Red-tailed Hawk 7 19 196
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 1
Golden Eagle 0 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: 14 182 7094
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 13:00:00
Total observation time: 5 hours

Official Counter: Ed Chubb

Observers: Brian Weaver

Weather:
Overcast all day, temps in the high 30's, winds out of the north, moderate
to strong. Snow and rain event began just prior to 1 P.M.

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
Over 1800 Canada Geese between 10 and 11 A.M. Total for the day 2055. Large
flocks of Grackles and Blackbirds also preceded the approaching front/
rain. One flock had over 1000 birds. Total Grac's& Black birds, over 1400.

Predictions:
Mostly sunny, highs near 50. Winds variable. Maybe better?
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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