Date: 9/20/18 3:40 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (20 Sep 2018) 81 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 20, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 18 18 18
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 4 177 214
Bald Eagle 0 80 135
Northern Harrier 1 22 32
Sharp-shinned Hawk 9 227 242
Cooper's Hawk 0 23 30
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 4 4
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 4 4
Broad-winged Hawk 36 5651 5886
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 1 18 54
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 1 5
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 6 92 113
Merlin 4 56 62
Peregrine Falcon 2 7 7
Unknown Falcon 0 4 4
Unknown Raptor 0 5 7

Total: 81 6389 6817
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Observation start time: 05:30:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 11.5 hours

Compiler: Laurie Goodrich

Counters: Jeremy Schievert, Joe Beatrice, Muzi, Rudy Keller,
Todd Bauman

Weather:
Dense fog for most the hours, with some clearing allowing some birds
through . S to SSE winds, picked up later in day.

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
139 monarchs with late day filled with flying monarchs; very few warblers
but many blue jays moving, 458 for day
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Report submitted by Laurie Goodrich (<goodrich...>)
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary information may be found at:
http://www.hawkmountain.org/


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=109
Count data submitted via Dunkadoo - Project info at:
https://dunkadoo.org/explore/hawk-mountain-sanctuary/fall-2018-hawk-count
 
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