Date: 11/8/17 5:31 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (08 Nov 2017) 6 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 08, 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 1 50 1107
Cooper's Hawk 1 5 188
Northern Goshawk 0 0 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 6 39
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 4654
Red-tailed Hawk 3 22 199
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: 6 188 7100
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Ed Chubb

Observers: Brian Weaver, Rosemary Spreha, Steve Rannels

Visitors:
2-Visitors; 3-Hunters; 4-Vehicles


Weather:
Light winds out of the north with temp's in the 30's and low 40's. Partly
cloudy to start the day but becoming mostly cloudy by 11 through the end of
the day. 2 plus inches of snow greeted early visitors to the mountain.

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
Canada Geese-25

Predictions:
Partly sunny to mostly cloudy, temp's to 50, maybe rain in the P.M.
southerly winds...who knows? Better days Friday and Saturday with passage
of front.
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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