Date: 9/26/18 4:51 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (26 Sep 2018) 11 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, 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 0 61 68
Bald Eagle 3 48 52
Northern Harrier 1 8 8
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3 152 153
Cooper's Hawk 1 23 24
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 8 9
Broad-winged Hawk 0 1930 1958
Red-tailed Hawk 2 35 41
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 50 50
Merlin 1 13 13
Peregrine Falcon 0 5 5
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 1
Unknown Buteo 0 2 2
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 11 2336 2384
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Ed Chubb

Observers: Gary Robson, Linda McKinne, Mike McKinne, Rosemary Spreha,
Steve Rannels

Weather:
Rain and fog early then clearing till mid day. Early P.M. shower with some
letup in late afternoon. Count ended at 5 with the final front passage.
Temps in the 70's. Light to moderate wind out of the SW.

Raptor Observations:
B.E. adult-10:55; B.E. imm-1:00; B.E. adult-1:25. Approaching weather
system did not seem to enhance raptor movement today.

Non-raptor Observations:
Monarchs-47; Barred Owls calling in Stony Creek Valley.

Predictions:
Frontal passage may kick up some movement on Thursday and cooler temps
predicted. NW winds?
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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