Date: 9/30/18 4:58 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Allegheny Front (30 Sep 2018) 139 Raptors
Allegheny Front
Central City, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 30, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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BV 0 14 16
TV 0 11 12
OS 1 59 69
BE 9 168 182
NH 2 13 14
SS 59 230 232
CH 4 27 32
NG 0 0 0
RS 0 5 5
BW 6 7917 8035
RT 46 230 270
RL 0 0 0
GE 1 1 1
AK 5 33 37
ML 1 17 18
PG 2 17 17
UA 1 3 3
UB 2 11 13
UF 0 1 1
UE 0 1 1
UR 0 34 34

Total: 139 8792 8992
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 10 hours

Official Counter: Bob Stewart, Brian Wargo

Observers: Adam Katrancha, Barb Carrier, Brian Wargo, Dave Poder,
Ed Gowarty,Jr., Ed Gowarty,Sr, Gene & Nancy Flament,
Greg Gdula, Jeanine Ging, Jim Rocco, Joe Kelly, Joe Sabo,
Kim VanFleet, Ralph Yoder, Rosemary McGlynn, Wayne Sierer

Visitors:
Very large number of visitors- 60+
Today was our hawk watch picnic on a beautiful September day.
Thanks to all good observors.


Weather:
Clear, visibility 30 km.
Sun and clouds.
Temp 10 degrees C to 17 degrees C.
Cloud cover 0 to 50 per cent.

Raptor Observations:
139 migrating raptors.
1 Golden Eagle (juv) at 1:50 PM - first of season
9 Bald Eagles- 1 Adult at 2:15 PM.
4 sub-adults: 8:59 AM; 11:11 AM; 1:23 PM; 2:12 PM
4 juv: 10:41 PM; 1:03 PM; 1:35 PM; 1:50 PM
1 unaged: 1:30 PM
Most of the eagles were low in the valley.
2 Peregrine Falcons; 1 Merlin; 5 American Kestrel.
1 very dark morph buteo in the 1 pm - 2 pm hour.;


Non-raptor Observations:
eastern phoebe; crows; olive-sided fly catcher;
79 blue jays; 12 wooley bear caterpillars;
107 monarch butterflies.

Predictions:
Possible fog in AM.
High of 77 degrees F.
Wind from WSW at 7 mph.
Sun and clouds.
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Report submitted by Bob Stewart (<bob...>)


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