Date: 4/13/18 2:47 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Tussey Mountain (13 Apr 2018) 53 Raptors
Tussey Mountain
State College, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Apr 13, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 10
Turkey Vulture 5 5 206
Osprey 1 13 27
Bald Eagle 0 13 81
Northern Harrier 2 4 22
Sharp-shinned Hawk 11 43 78
Cooper's Hawk 0 0 6
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 1 32
Broad-winged Hawk 22 86 86
Red-tailed Hawk 3 46 163
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 2 6 146
American Kestrel 4 12 30
Merlin 0 0 1
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 1
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 9
Unknown Buteo 1 2 8
Unknown Falcon 1 2 4
Unknown Eagle 0 1 3
Unknown Raptor 1 1 8

Total: 53 235 921
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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 WSW then SW at 8-18 mph. Temps 66F-79F. Partly cloudy for most of the
count. A few periods of mostly cloudy skies.

Raptor Observations:
GE: 910 Ad, 1012 Imm

6 BE seen not counted

Broad-winged Hawk display flight.

Non-raptor Observations:
Double-crested Cormorant-42, Common Grackle-2, Northern Flicker-5,
Brown-headed Cowbird-3, American Robin-1, American Goldfinch-2, Tree
Swallow-4, Common Loon-4, Northern Rough-winged Swallow-1, Ring-billed
Gull-5

Predictions:
Very similar to today.
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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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