Date: 1/28/18 8:33 am
From: Bob Schutsky <info...>
Subject: Re: Southeast Lancaster County WRS, 26 Jan 2018
Cooper's Hawk total should be 3, not 2.

> Dear PABirders,
>
> Tom Amico and I conducted the Southeast Lancaster County Winter Raptor
> Survey (WRS) on Friday, 26 January 2018.  This survey has been conducted
> annually beginning in 2004.  Conditions for this year's survey were
> sunny, with a light SE breeze.  Air temperature ranged from 32 to 40F.
>
> Southeast Lancaster County WRS
> 26 January 2018
> Bob Schutsky and Tom Amico
> 4 hrs and 52 min
> 9:55am to 2:47pm
> 62 miles
>
> Turkey Vulture, 356 (previous high was 273 in 2009)
>
> Black Vulture, 39
>
> Red-tailed Hawk, 37 total (27 adults, 10 age not determined)
>
> Peregrine Falcon, 2 total (1 adult male, 1 age & sex not determined)
>
> Sharp-shinned Hawk, 1 total (age not determined)
>
> Cooper's Hawk, 2 total (1 adult, 2 age not determined)
>
> Bald Eagle, 9 total (7 adults, 2 immatures)
>
> Buteo sp, 1
>
> Hawk sp, 1
>
> Average temperature, 36F
> Sky, sunny entire survey, very few clouds
> Wind, light from the SE
> No snow cover
> No ice on creeks, ponds mostly frozen
>
> Other birds of note: Red-bellied Woodpecker, 11.  Eastern Bluebird, 12.
> Great Blue Heron, 1.  White-crowned Sparrow, 3.  Common Grackle, 40,000.
> Red-winged Blackbird, 400.
>
> Sincerely,
> BOB
>
> BOB SCHUTSKY
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