Date: 10/19/18 2:51 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (19 Oct 2018) 243 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 19, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 13 13
Turkey Vulture 75 383 424
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 1 56 333
Bald Eagle 6 142 321
Northern Harrier 3 37 79
Sharp-shinned Hawk 115 2860 3520
Cooper's Hawk 8 340 418
Northern Goshawk 0 2 2
Unknown Accipiter 0 25 34
Red-shouldered Hawk 4 35 47
Broad-winged Hawk 0 44 7966
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 27 269 348
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 2 10
Golden Eagle 1 14 14
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 211 375
Merlin 2 121 194
Peregrine Falcon 0 32 53
Unknown Falcon 0 8 17
Unknown Raptor 0 16 28

Total: 243 4610 14196
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Observation start time: 06:30:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 9.5 hours

Compiler: Jesse Amesbury

Counters: Patricia Santos

Weather:
Cool, clear start to day. Skies eventually becoming overcast in afternoon.
Winds NW --> NE as day progressed shifting flight from north side of ridge
to south side

Raptor Observations:
Once sun warmed things up a bit, a steady stream of the expected migrant
raptors were tallied. Highlights included great looks at a Golden Eagle as
well a male Northern Harrier.

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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