Date: 9/23/18 5:48 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (23 Sep 2018) 941 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 23, 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 3 61 68
Bald Eagle 0 45 49
Northern Harrier 0 7 7
Sharp-shinned Hawk 39 149 150
Cooper's Hawk 1 22 23
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 8 9
Broad-winged Hawk 891 1930 1958
Red-tailed Hawk 1 33 39
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 50 50
Merlin 0 12 12
Peregrine Falcon 2 5 5
Unknown Accipiter 1 1 1
Unknown Buteo 1 2 2
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 941 2325 2373
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 17:30:00
Total observation time: 10 hours

Official Counter: Larry Coble

Observers: Andy Francis, Joe Meloney

Visitors:
9


Weather:
Overcast with a variable light air. Clearer skies visible to the north and
rain visible to the south along a stalled cold front. Barometer 30.20
rising to 30.25.

Raptor Observations:
Steady Broad-winged Hawk flight through the day, heaviest late. Kettles
often ascending into the low cloud base before streaming away.

Two Peregrine Falcons: Juvenile at 16:10 and Adult at 16:38.

Non-raptor Observations:
Northern Flicker(7), Blue Jay(154), Winter Wren, Red-breasted Nuthatch(2),
Eastern Bluebird, American Robin(3), Gray Catbird, Rose-breasted
Grosbeak(2), Scarlet Tanager, American Goldfinch(10), Black-throated Green
Warbler(2), and unknown warblers(10).

Monarch butterflies(112).
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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