Date: 10/3/18 4:11 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (03 Oct 2018) 32 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 03, 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 7 8 81
Northern Harrier 0 1 15
Sharp-shinned Hawk 15 48 280
Cooper's Hawk 3 7 43
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 10
Broad-winged Hawk 2 11 2029
Red-tailed Hawk 4 5 67
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 4 66
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: 32 85 2699
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 14:30:00
Total observation time: 6.5 hours

Official Counter: Fred Wilcox

Observers: Brian Weaver, Joan Renninger, Sharon Rannels, Steve Rannels,
Tom Kurtz&Nancy Clupper

Visitors:
6 for vista, 1 hiker, 2 birders ( Will and Jane Webster


Weather:
A mix of clouds and sun. Warm with a North to Northeast light breeze.
Visibility good. By mid afternoon it was a clear blue sky.

Raptor Observations:
7 adult BE
10:35, 1:30 (3), 1:42 (2), 1:45
1 additional BE observed but not counted due to its movement.

2 local RT and 1 local RS

Non-raptor Observations:
125 blue jays

An over abundance of Stink Bugs

Predictions:
Warmer, more clouds, a chance of showers
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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