Date: 9/27/18 2:23 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Allegheny Front (27 Sep 2018) 975 Raptors
Allegheny Front
Central City, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 27, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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BV 0 12 14
TV 0 11 12
OS 1 54 64
BE 19 157 171
NH 2 11 12
SS 55 146 148
CH 3 20 25
NG 0 0 0
RS 0 4 4
BW 873 7799 7917
RT 12 171 211
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 0 28 32
ML 3 16 17
PG 7 15 15
UA 0 2 2
UB 0 6 8
UF 0 1 1
UE 0 1 1
UR 0 24 24

Total: 975 8478 8678
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Ed Gowarty

Observers: Bob Stewart, Jim Rocco, Nancy Ott

Visitors:
Helping spot: Jim Rocco, Nancy Ott, Bob Stewart


Weather:
100 per cent cloud cover
Moderate wind out of the Southeast.
Temp 10 to 11 degrees C.
Visibility 20 to 30 km.
Rain at 2 PM EST, visibility decreasing to 1 km

Raptor Observations:
975 migrating raptors.
Good sharp shinned flight - 55 migrants
7 Peregrine falcons and 3 merlins.
873 Broad-winged hawks.
19 Bald Eagles: (15 BE 1 hour 10:45 to 11:45 EST)
15 Adults- 10:45; 10:47; 10:52; 10:54; 2@ 10:58; 10:59; 11:01: 11:03; 2@
11:07; 11:45: 3@ 12:31;
3 Juv- 10:50; 10:54:2:32
1 unaged: 11:02

Non-raptor Observations:


Predictions:
Clouds giving way to sun.
High of 67 degrees.
Wind out of the west at 7 mph. gusts to 10 mph.
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Report submitted by Bob Stewart (<bob...>)


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