Date: 10/1/18 2:27 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (01 Oct 2018) 45 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 01, 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 41
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 2 2 279
Bald Eagle 1 1 180
Northern Harrier 3 3 45
Sharp-shinned Hawk 27 27 687
Cooper's Hawk 3 3 82
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 9
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 12
Broad-winged Hawk 6 6 7928
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 1 1 80
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 8
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 1 165
Merlin 0 0 73
Peregrine Falcon 1 1 22
Unknown Falcon 0 0 9
Unknown Raptor 0 0 12

Total: 45 45 9632
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Observation start time: 06:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 10 hours

Compiler: Jesse Amesbury

Counters:

Weather:
Dense fog in AM lifted around 11:30. Mostly sunny skies for remainder of
day. Winds light and variable for duration of count. Temps in low 70s.

Raptor Observations:
Low numbers due to dense fog in morning, but a decent pulse of raptors in
late pm including 3 Northern Harriers and a Peregrine Falcon.

Non-raptor Observations:
Best bird of the day, hands down, was a single American Golden-Plover which
flew directly over the lookout in the early morning. First of season Winter
Wren & Dark-eyed Juncoes were also detected this morning.
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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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