Date: 9/24/18 2:44 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (24 Sep 2018) 368 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 24, 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 20 20
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 5 215 252
Bald Eagle 5 98 153
Northern Harrier 0 23 33
Sharp-shinned Hawk 43 422 437
Cooper's Hawk 6 40 47
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 6 6
Red-shouldered Hawk 2 10 10
Broad-winged Hawk 292 6897 7132
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 2 25 61
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 1 5
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 8 120 141
Merlin 4 64 70
Peregrine Falcon 1 11 11
Unknown Falcon 0 8 8
Unknown Raptor 0 5 7

Total: 368 7965 8393
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Observation start time: 06:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 9.75 hours

Compiler: Jesse Amesbury

Counters: Jon Levin, Muzi Sibiya

Weather:
Breezy. Winds 10-12mph from the East. Skies cloudy to start, with sun
breaking through in afternoon. Temps in mid 60s.

Raptor Observations:
East winds kept majority of raptors distant and to the south of the ridge.

Non-raptor Observations:
Major Blue Jay movement all morning long with 1,258 tallied.
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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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