Date: 10/4/18 3:00 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (04 Oct 2018) 23 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 04, 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 8 81
Northern Harrier 0 1 15
Sharp-shinned Hawk 16 64 296
Cooper's Hawk 7 14 50
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 10
Broad-winged Hawk 0 11 2029
Red-tailed Hawk 0 5 67
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 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: 23 108 2722
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 13:30:00
Total observation time: 5.5 hours

Official Counter: Fred Wilcox

Observers: Rosemary Spreha

Visitors:
2 checking out the area


Weather:
sunny in the morning giving way to clouds and light rain in the afternoon.
A light breeze going from south to west as the day advanced. Warm
temperatures and poor visibility

Watch ended at 1:30 when rain entered the area

Raptor Observations:
1st bird SS at 9:25

Non-raptor Observations:
Anhinga circling to the east of the watch sight. Did not pass over the
viewing site and was thought to have travelled SE where visibility is not
possible due to trees.

25 monarchs

Predictions:
Mostly sunny and cooler. 10 mph wind out of the east. lower humidity
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
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2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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