Date: 1/25/18 8:29 am
From: Andy Wilson <awilson.gettysburg...>
Subject: WRS SW Adams (new route)
This is a new route, starting on the Gettysburg Battlefield, skirting the
southern border of the county to Fairfield and then a little way back east.
Avoids overlap with existing route run by Deb Siefken.

County: Adams
Date: Jan 25 2018
Observers: Andy Wilson
Total time on route: 2hr 14min
Start time & end time: 815 - 1029 (a bit early in morning, but will need to
do before work. Will stick with start time henceforth)
Miles on route: 28.67 (measured using eBird app, split route into 11
personal locations and did 11 traveling counts, each between 1 and 3.6
miles)
Snow depth: zero
Temperature: 27-32F (29F average)
Wind: moderate
Sky: sunny

Turkey Vulture - 18
Black Vulture - 21
Northern Hairier - 1 (juv)
Red-tailed Hawk - 5 (3 ad/ 2 nd) - I think this is a low count for this
area!
Red-shouldered Hawk - 5 (5 adults)
Cooper's Hawk - 1 (nd)
American Kestrel - 1 (male)

Other species of note:
Ruddy Duck
Ring-necked Duck
Raven
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Eastern Meadowlark
Swamp Sparrow
total 1699 birds of 40 species
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Andy Wilson
Frederick, MD/Gettysburg College, PA
@AndyWGettysburg <https://twitter.com/AndyWGettysburg>
 
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