Date: 10/5/18 2:53 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (05 Oct 2018) 84 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 05, 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 17 58
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 9 20 297
Bald Eagle 0 3 182
Northern Harrier 1 8 50
Sharp-shinned Hawk 53 260 920
Cooper's Hawk 11 35 113
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 10
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 2 14
Broad-winged Hawk 0 14 7936
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 3 9 88
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 8
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 27 191
Merlin 5 8 81
Peregrine Falcon 2 7 28
Unknown Falcon 0 0 9
Unknown Raptor 0 0 12

Total: 84 411 9997
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Observation start time: 06:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 9.92 hours

Compiler: Jesse Amesbury

Counters: Leony Malthaner, Sean Grace

Weather:
Clear, breezy morning with winds out of the North. Clouds rolled in and
winds died down in afternoon. Temps in 60s.

Raptor Observations:
Slightly lower than expected raptor migration given favorable conditions in
the morning. Highlights included 9 Osprey and 53 Sharp-shinned hawks.

Non-raptor Observations:
Huge flight of Canada Geese and Double-crested Cormorants with over 3,000
and 750 respectively. A Snow Goose was also detected among the Canada's.
Very good Blackpoll flight all morning with 35 tallied.
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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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