Date: 10/10/18 5:26 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (10 Oct 2018) 370 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 10, 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 11 85
Bald Eagle 7 25 98
Northern Harrier 2 8 22
Sharp-shinned Hawk 311 584 811
Cooper's Hawk 22 73 108
Northern Goshawk 2 2 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 2 12
Broad-winged Hawk 4 25 2037
Red-tailed Hawk 2 25 86
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 7 25 87
Merlin 5 14 28
Peregrine Falcon 2 6 15
Unknown Accipiter 0 2 4
Unknown Buteo 0 1 3
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 2 5 10

Total: 370 808 3408
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Observation start time: 08:15:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 7.75 hours

Official Counter: Ed Chubb, Tom Kurtz

Observers: Brian Weaver, Joan Renninger, Nancy Clupper,
Rosemary Spreha, Tom Kurtz&Nancy Clupper

Visitors:
3-visitors


Weather:
Eventual clearing by 10 A.M., temps in the 70's.

Raptor Observations:
B.E.'s Ad.1:06,1:53,2@2:58,3:36; Juv./Sub.Ad.1:51,3:36 NOGO-2 in 10 to
11 hour.

Non-raptor Observations:
Strong Monarch flight all day. Bobcat seen by visitor just west of watch on
road. Biting flies still a menace. Wear long pants and thick socks. NOT
KIDDING!

Predictions:
Rain and thunderstorms predicted. Not a good day on the Mountain.
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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