Date: 4/14/18 4:47 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Tussey Mountain (14 Apr 2018) 81 Raptors
Tussey Mountain
State College, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Apr 14, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 10
Turkey Vulture 2 7 208
Osprey 2 15 29
Bald Eagle 0 13 81
Northern Harrier 1 5 23
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4 47 82
Cooper's Hawk 0 0 6
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 1 32
Broad-winged Hawk 61 147 147
Red-tailed Hawk 4 50 167
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 2 8 148
American Kestrel 2 14 32
Merlin 0 0 1
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 1
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 9
Unknown Buteo 2 4 10
Unknown Falcon 0 2 4
Unknown Eagle 0 1 3
Unknown Raptor 1 2 9

Total: 81 316 1002
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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:
Wind 4-18 mph. Started S, switched to SSW then back to S. Temps 68F-79F.
Mostly sunny skies becoming mostly cloudy in the early afternoon.

Raptor Observations:
GE: 1140 Imm, 1429 Ad

4 BE seen not counted.

Non-raptor Observations:
Common Grackle-3, Brown-headed Cowbird-3, Pine Siskin-1, American
Goldfinch-7, Common Loon-6, Double-crested Cormorant-16, Tree Swallow-4,
Northern Flicker-1

Blue-headed Vireo and Field Sparrows singing.

Predictions:
Chance of rain, high 53F, winds ESE 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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