Date: 9/30/18 2:36 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (30 Sep 2018) 144 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 30, 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 41 41
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 6 240 277
Bald Eagle 6 124 179
Northern Harrier 2 32 42
Sharp-shinned Hawk 47 645 660
Cooper's Hawk 19 72 79
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 9 9
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 12 12
Broad-winged Hawk 53 7687 7922
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 4 43 79
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 4 8
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 143 164
Merlin 1 67 73
Peregrine Falcon 2 21 21
Unknown Falcon 1 9 9
Unknown Raptor 2 10 12

Total: 144 9159 9587
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Observation start time: 06:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Compiler: Rudy Keller, Sue Schmoyer

Counters: Jesse Amesbury, Jon Levin, Muzi Sibiya, Muzi sibiya,
Rudy Keller, Sue Schmoyer

Weather:
Partly cloudy. Temps in upper 60s. Winds very light starting NE and shifted
to SW as day progressed.

Raptor Observations:
Moderate flight of raptors highlighted by 19 Cooper's hawks. 6 Bald Eagles
were also tallied.

Non-raptor Observations:
Strong songbird movement in early morning including 222 Blue Jays, 21
Red-bellied Woodpeckers, 8 Rusty Blackbirds, and 1 Yellow-belled Sapsucker.
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Report submitted by Laurie Goodrich (<goodrich...>)
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary information may be found at:
http://www.hawkmountain.org/


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=109
Count data submitted via Dunkadoo - Project info at:
https://dunkadoo.org/explore/hawk-mountain-sanctuary/fall-2018-hawk-count
 
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