Date: 11/11/17 3:21 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (11 Nov 2017) 60 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 11, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 17 52 265
Turkey Vulture 1 54 295
Osprey 0 1 55
Bald Eagle 0 14 122
Northern Harrier 0 1 38
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2 53 1110
Cooper's Hawk 0 6 189
Northern Goshawk 0 0 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 7 25 58
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 4654
Red-tailed Hawk 32 70 247
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 1
Golden Eagle 1 11 26
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: 60 297 7209
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Observation start time: 08:30:00
Observation end time: 15:30:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Fred Wilcox

Observers: Brian Weaver, Don Billett, Gayle Lawrence, Randy Miller,
Tom Garner

Weather:
Cold with a gentle NNW wind. A sunny start with increasing clouds
throughout the day. Visibility excellent. Temperature range of 20 to 33
degrees

Raptor Observations:
First bird RT10:13.Last bird RT 3:01. Adult GE at 1:50.
2 BE observed but not counted

Non-raptor Observations:
3 loons, 12 Canada geese, great blue heron, 2 ravens, a drumming grouse.

Predictions:
Partly cloudy, a bit warmer, light winds
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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