Date: 9/20/18 4:28 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (20 Sep 2018) 126 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, 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 0 0 0
Osprey 1 53 60
Bald Eagle 5 42 46
Northern Harrier 0 6 6
Sharp-shinned Hawk 13 92 93
Cooper's Hawk 5 19 20
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 6 7
Broad-winged Hawk 94 1027 1055
Red-tailed Hawk 5 31 37
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 3 45 45
Merlin 0 7 7
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 2
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 1 1
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 126 1331 1379
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Fred Wilcox

Observers: Gayle McKinne, Joan Renninger, Larry Coble, Tom McKinne

Visitors:
Gary Robson, Mike Krebbs.

3 for vista, 4 military, 1 bird interest




Weather:
Mostly cloudy with a light south breeze. Temperature range of 60 to 76.
Visibility poor

Raptor Observations:
1st bird SS at 8:59. Last bird, BW at 3:30.

Adult BE 11:16, 12:17, 15:14
Immature BE 12:17, 15,16

BW observed flying in and out of low culumus clouds

Non-raptor Observations:
Raven. Great blue heron, blue jays, pileated Woodpecker, flickers

60 to 70 monarchs

Predictions:
A bit warmer with a stronger wind
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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