Date: 10/17/18 5:46 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rocky Ridge (17 Oct 2018) 27 Raptors
Rocky Ridge
York, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 17, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 2 2 2
Turkey Vulture 7 43 43
Osprey 0 3 50
Bald Eagle 0 7 25
Northern Harrier 2 6 18
Sharp-shinned Hawk 12 103 320
Cooper's Hawk 1 7 14
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 5 8
Broad-winged Hawk 0 12 2809
Red-tailed Hawk 2 10 12
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 18 118
Merlin 0 5 5
Peregrine Falcon 0 3 5
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 1
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 1 7
Mississippi Kite 0 0 1

Total: 27 226 3438
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 12:30:00
Total observation time: 3.5 hours

Official Counter: Phil Keener

Observers: Fred Paley

Visitors:
3


Weather:
Great visibility and moderate Northwest winds made for a brisk but
beautiful fall day for hawkwatching.

Raptor Observations:
A small flight of migrants at Rocky Ridge this morning. Fred Paley counted
later in PM do not have his numbers for the afternoon flight yet.

Non-raptor Observations:
Chimney Swift-4
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Report submitted by Andrew Wolfgang (<a19wolfgang...>)


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