Date: 9/27/18 1:05 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rocky Ridge (27 Sep 2018) 108 Raptors
Rocky Ridge
York, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 27, 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 44 46
Bald Eagle 0 14 15
Northern Harrier 2 8 8
Sharp-shinned Hawk 14 182 182
Cooper's Hawk 1 2 3
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 2 2
Broad-winged Hawk 90 2687 2687
Red-tailed Hawk 0 0 0
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 98 98
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 1 2 2
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: 108 3045 3049
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 13:30:00
Total observation time: 4.5 hours

Official Counter: Phil Keener

Observers: Fred Paley

Visitors:
2


Weather:
Light northeast winds were present at the count site. Visibility was near
30 miles, and the high temperature was near 68F/20 C. Cloud cover was
around 90% of the sky. Rain ended the count at 1:30 pm.

Raptor Observations:
Just before the rain, a kettle of 82 Broad-winged Hawks was observed. A
Peregrine Falcon and two Northern Harriers were also recorded today in the
opening hours of the count.

Non-raptor Observations:
Canada Goose- 400+
Double-crested Cormorant-6
Common Raven -1
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Report submitted by Andrew Wolfgang (<a19wolfgang...>)


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