Date: 9/29/18 4:57 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rocky Ridge (29 Sep 2018) 54 Raptors
Rocky Ridge
York, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 29, 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 45 47
Bald Eagle 1 15 16
Northern Harrier 1 9 9
Sharp-shinned Hawk 10 192 192
Cooper's Hawk 0 2 3
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 3 3
Broad-winged Hawk 37 2724 2724
Red-tailed Hawk 1 1 1
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 99 99
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 2
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 1 6 6
Mississippi Kite 0 1 1

Total: 54 3099 3103
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Observation start time: 10:30:00
Observation end time: 14:30:00
Total observation time: 4 hours

Official Counter: Randy Phillips

Observers: Craig McCoy, Fred Paley

Visitors:
10


Weather:
Skies were mostly clear today and visibility was good. The high temperature
was 75 F and there were light/moderate winds from the Northwest.

Raptor Observations:
The migration was slow but steady today during the count period. Eight
raptor species were counted in today's count.

Non-raptor Observations:
Common Ravens continue to move in the area. They are becoming a common
sighting at Rocky Ridge.
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Report submitted by Andrew Wolfgang (<a19wolfgang...>)


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