Date: 9/26/18 2:47 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rocky Ridge (26 Sep 2018) 35 Raptors
Rocky Ridge
York, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 26, 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 44 46
Bald Eagle 3 14 15
Northern Harrier 0 6 6
Sharp-shinned Hawk 22 168 168
Cooper's Hawk 0 1 2
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 2 2
Broad-winged Hawk 6 2597 2597
Red-tailed Hawk 0 0 0
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 3 98 98
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 5 5
Mississippi Kite 0 1 1

Total: 35 2937 2941
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 13:45:00
Total observation time: 4.75 hours

Official Counter: Phil Keener

Observers: Alice Frick, Bernie Frick, Chad Erhardt, Fred Paley

Weather:
Humid hazy conditions were present at the watch site today. Winds were
from the south and 80% cloud cover was present during most of the count.
Visibility was about 15 miles.

Raptor Observations:
Small numbers of raptors moving, and a lot of Bald Eagle activity.

Non-raptor Observations:
Blue Jays -200 +
Red-breasted Nuthatch -1
Butterflies-Monarch-about 100
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Report submitted by Andrew Wolfgang (<a19wolfgang...>)


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