Date: 9/27/18 3:59 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (27 Sep 2018) 45 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, 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 61 68
Bald Eagle 2 50 54
Northern Harrier 0 8 8
Sharp-shinned Hawk 7 159 160
Cooper's Hawk 1 24 25
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 9 10
Broad-winged Hawk 30 1960 1988
Red-tailed Hawk 2 37 43
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 51 51
Merlin 0 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 1 1 1

Total: 45 2381 2429
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Fred Wilcox

Observers: Gayle McKinne, Joan Renninger, Larry Coble, Rosemary Spreha,
Steve Walthius, Tom McKinne

Visitors:
4 for vista
1 birder
1 rock hunter


Weather:
Mostly cloudy with a light variable wInd. Mild temperature and excellent
visibility. Light rain began in mid afternoon.

Raptor Observations:
Immature BE at 10:50
Adult BE at 1:05
First bird SS at 8:36

Non-raptor Observations:
500 Canada Geese
150 Blue Jays
50-60 Monarchs

Predictions:
Rain in the morning
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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