Date: 4/12/18 2:49 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Tussey Mountain (12 Apr 2018) 113 Raptors
Tussey Mountain
State College, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Apr 12, 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 4 12 26
Bald Eagle 5 13 81
Northern Harrier 1 2 20
Sharp-shinned Hawk 21 32 67
Cooper's Hawk 0 0 6
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 1 32
Broad-winged Hawk 53 64 64
Red-tailed Hawk 23 43 160
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 2 4 144
American Kestrel 3 8 26
Merlin 0 0 1
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 1
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 9
Unknown Buteo 0 1 7
Unknown Falcon 1 1 3
Unknown Eagle 0 1 3
Unknown Raptor 0 0 7

Total: 113 182 868
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 6.5 hours

Official Counter: Henry Hvizdos

Observers: Nick Bolgiano

Weather:
Wind 4-18 mph, starting out SSE then switching to SE. Temps 43F-66F. Cloudy
then rain which stopped the count from 830 to 1000. Mostly cloudy after
that, becoming mostly sunny by mid afternoon. Mostly cloudy again by the
end of the count.

Raptor Observations:
GE: 1320 Imm, 1327 Sub

BE(all Imm): 1157, 1323, 1336, 1343, 1438; 1 Ad BE seen not counted

Non-raptor Observations:
Common Loon-5, Common Grackle-7, Eastern Bluebird-2, Tree Swallow-3,
Double-crested Cormorant-27, American Pipit-1

Predictions:
Partly cloudy, high 76F, winds SW at 10-20 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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