Date: 10/18/18 4:01 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (18 Oct 2018) 50 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 18, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 2 46 46
Turkey Vulture 24 106 106
Osprey 0 20 96
Bald Eagle 1 41 114
Northern Harrier 0 21 35
Sharp-shinned Hawk 14 1230 1462
Cooper's Hawk 2 133 169
Northern Goshawk 0 4 4
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 6 16
Broad-winged Hawk 0 25 2043
Red-tailed Hawk 5 60 122
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 1 7 7
American Kestrel 1 58 120
Merlin 0 16 30
Peregrine Falcon 0 16 25
Unknown Accipiter 0 2 4
Unknown Buteo 0 2 4
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 5 10

Total: 50 1798 4413
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Fred Wilcox

Observers: Brian Weaver, Joan Renninger, Tom Power

Visitors:
1 hunter
2 for Vista
2 interested in birding


Weather:
A great start with ample clouds and a nice northerly wind. By midday the
winds diminished and the clouds gave way to a mostly cloudless deep blue
sky. Visibility unlimited. Low humidity. Temperature range of 41 to 48.


Raptor Observations:
Adult BE @ 9:45
Adult GE @ 1:45

Migrating TV were mostly solitary birds

Non-raptor Observations:
Raven

Predictions:
Cool, sunny, light southwest wind
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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