Date: 10/2/18 1:41 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (02 Oct 2018) 8 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 02, 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 0 76
Bald Eagle 0 1 74
Northern Harrier 0 1 15
Sharp-shinned Hawk 7 33 265
Cooper's Hawk 0 4 40
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 10
Broad-winged Hawk 0 9 2027
Red-tailed Hawk 1 1 63
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 3 65
Merlin 0 0 14
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 8
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 3
Unknown Buteo 0 0 2
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 5

Total: 8 53 2667
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Observation start time: 11:30:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 2.5 hours

Official Counter: Ed Chubb

Observers:

Visitors:
Tom Yingst; 6-PSP Motorcyclists; 3-Lookie lou's and one hunter; 2-PGC
Wardens


Weather:
Top of mountain fogged in till lunch time. Gradual clearing in P.M. with
light winds out of the SW. Temps in the 70's. Rain began after 2:45. Count
concluded at 3.

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
Monarchs-10+; Eastern-tailed Blue(butterfly). Early A.M.- Red breasted
Nuthatch

Predictions:
Front passage should produce a flight?
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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