Date: 9/21/18 2:59 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (21 Sep 2018) 55 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, 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 18 18
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 15 192 229
Bald Eagle 1 81 136
Northern Harrier 1 23 33
Sharp-shinned Hawk 8 235 250
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 29 5680 5915
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 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 0 92 113
Merlin 1 57 63
Peregrine Falcon 0 7 7
Unknown Falcon 0 4 4
Unknown Raptor 0 5 7

Total: 55 6444 6872
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Observation start time: 05:45:00
Observation end time: 16:15:00
Total observation time: 9.5 hours

Compiler: Jesse Amesbury

Counters: Leony Malthaner

Weather:
Breezy with winds 8mph out of the SSE. Dense fog in morning quickly lifted
which gave way to overcast skies cast for remainder of day. Temps in mid
60s.

Raptor Observations:
Moderate raptor flight given the weather. A few pules of migrants
throughout watch period. Highlight was a nice afternoon flight of Ospreys
with a total of 15.

Non-raptor Observations:
Very little songbird activity today.
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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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