Date: 10/8/18 6:37 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (29 Sep 2018) 30 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 29, 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 66 73
Bald Eagle 1 60 64
Northern Harrier 2 13 13
Sharp-shinned Hawk 8 201 202
Cooper's Hawk 2 32 33
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 9 10
Broad-winged Hawk 11 1977 2005
Red-tailed Hawk 1 49 55
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 53 53
Merlin 0 14 14
Peregrine Falcon 1 7 7
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 1
Unknown Buteo 0 2 2
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 3 3

Total: 30 2487 2535
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 16:30:00
Total observation time: 7.5 hours

Official Counter: Tom Kurtz

Observers: Joan Renninger, Nancy Clupper, Sharon Rannels,
Steve Rannels

Visitors:
Six


Weather:
Wind speed light. Direction generally N or NE, short periods of NW. Skies
cloudless until 11 EST, then 50% cloud cover for remainder of day. Temp
17-20 degrees.

Raptor Observations:
Birds high.
Ad bald eagle 1:20

Non-raptor Observations:
Over 200 Blue Jays flying over watch from 8 to 10am.

Predictions:
None
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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