Date: 4/6/18 2:53 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Tussey Mountain (06 Apr 2018) 30 Raptors
Tussey Mountain
State College, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Apr 06, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 10
Turkey Vulture 0 0 201
Osprey 3 5 19
Bald Eagle 2 3 71
Northern Harrier 1 1 19
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3 7 42
Cooper's Hawk 0 0 6
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 2 2 33
Broad-winged Hawk 11 11 11
Red-tailed Hawk 6 9 126
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 2 142
American Kestrel 2 4 22
Merlin 0 0 1
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 1
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 9
Unknown Buteo 0 1 7
Unknown Falcon 0 0 2
Unknown Eagle 0 0 2
Unknown Raptor 0 0 7

Total: 30 45 731
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Henry Hvizdos

Observers: Nick Bolgiano

Weather:
Winds 8-18 mph. Started out SE, switched to S, then SSW, then WSW. Temps
34F-50F. Cloudy skies. A rain/snow mix for part of the morning, a bit of
sun in the late afternoon.

Raptor Observations:
BE: 1415 Unk, 1417 Juv; 1 BE seen not counted

First Broad-winged Hawks of the season.

Non-raptor Observations:
Common Loon-16, Common Grackle-1, Tree Swallow-6, Barn Swallow-1, American
Goldfinch-3

Predictions:
Mostly cloudy, high 39F, winds NW at 10-15 mph.
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Report submitted by Henry Hvizdos (<henryhvizdos...>)
Tussey Mountain information may be found at:
http://www.tusseymountainspringhawkwatch.org/


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