Date: 10/5/18 6:44 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (05 Oct 2018) 63 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, 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 0 0
Osprey 4 4 80
Bald Eagle 5 13 86
Northern Harrier 0 1 15
Sharp-shinned Hawk 11 75 307
Cooper's Hawk 26 40 76
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 2 2 12
Broad-winged Hawk 0 11 2029
Red-tailed Hawk 11 16 78
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 5 67
Merlin 2 2 16
Peregrine Falcon 1 1 9
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: 63 171 2785
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 9 hours

Official Counter: Sue Cooper

Observers: Ed Grotzinger, Gary La Belle, Joan Renninger

Visitors:
12 visitors + FITG Police


Weather:
0-5 mph WNW then 0-1mphNE with100% CLCV most of the day
Cool temps all day

Raptor Observations:
1-IBE@10:37am
1-ABE and 1-IBE@11:58am
1-ABE@2:13pm
1-IBE@2:59pm

Non-raptor Observations:
Counted over 4,790 canada geese, 37 cormorants, 1- common loon
Chickadees, tufted titmouse, blue jays, goldfinches, red bellied, downy and
pileated woodpeckers, towhees, red breasted and white breasted nuthatches,
blue headed vireo, carolina wren, swallows, swifts, nashville warbler and
wax wings. 6 wild turkeys at the watch.
16 monarchs

Predictions:
Possible showers early with good winds and cloud coverage
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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