Date: 9/21/18 12:56 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rocky Ridge (21 Sep 2018) 39 Raptors
Rocky Ridge
York, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 21, 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 2 40 42
Bald Eagle 0 11 12
Northern Harrier 0 6 6
Sharp-shinned Hawk 9 124 124
Cooper's Hawk 0 1 2
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 2 2
Broad-winged Hawk 27 2423 2423
Red-tailed Hawk 0 0 0
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 81 81
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 4 4
Mississippi Kite 0 1 1

Total: 39 2694 2698
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Observation start time: 09:15:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 4.75 hours

Official Counter: Randy Phillips

Observers: Fred Paley, Ken Orvis, Phil Keener

Visitors:
3


Weather:
Conditions were overcast and there was a light wind from the southeast.
Haze was present and the high temp was around 24 C.

Raptor Observations:
Small numbers of raptors moving today.

Non-raptor Observations:


Predictions:
Tomorrow we will have a Broad-winged Hawk program from 1-4 pm given by lead
counter Randy Phillips. With forecasts predicting a North wind of 9 mph and
partly sunny skies with a high of 71 F, it will likely be a great day to
view hawks at Rocky Ridge.
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Report submitted by Andrew Wolfgang (<a19wolfgang...>)


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