Date: 10/7/18 3:40 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (07 Oct 2018) 206 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 07, 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 10 30 307
Bald Eagle 5 8 187
Northern Harrier 1 9 51
Sharp-shinned Hawk 115 375 1035
Cooper's Hawk 17 52 130
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 1 2 11
Red-shouldered Hawk 2 4 16
Broad-winged Hawk 21 35 7957
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 7 16 95
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 8
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 5 32 196
Merlin 19 28 101
Peregrine Falcon 3 10 31
Unknown Falcon 0 0 9
Unknown Raptor 0 0 12

Total: 206 618 10204
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Observation start time: 06:00:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Compiler: Doug Wood, Jason Deeter

Counters: Doug Wood, Jason Deeter, Jesse Amesbury

Weather:
Dense fog until 11am. Winds W shifting to NW in afternoon.

Raptor Observations:
Very nice flight of raptors once fog lifted, highlighted by 115
Sharp-shinned Hawks. A awesome late afternoon flight of Merlin and Osprey
was a real treat.

Non-raptor Observations:

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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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