Date: 10/19/18 6:55 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (19 Oct 2018) 199 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, 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 24 70 70
Turkey Vulture 16 122 122
Osprey 1 21 97
Bald Eagle 5 46 119
Northern Harrier 1 22 36
Sharp-shinned Hawk 98 1328 1560
Cooper's Hawk 19 152 188
Northern Goshawk 1 5 5
Red-shouldered Hawk 3 9 19
Broad-winged Hawk 0 25 2043
Red-tailed Hawk 13 73 135
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 6 13 13
American Kestrel 5 63 125
Merlin 2 18 32
Peregrine Falcon 5 21 30
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: 199 1997 4612
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Observation start time: 07:30:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 9.5 hours

Official Counter: Sue Cooper

Observers: Brian Weaver, Gayle Lawrence, Tom Kurtz&Nancy Clupper

Visitors:
Scott and Alice Anne contributed to hawk monitor, 10 visitors and 4 drive
up for vista view.


Weather:
0-5mph, SE, 0% to 100% CLCV, with temps 51F to 60F

Raptor Observations:
ABE@1:37pm
IBE@10:22am,12:20pm,& 2-IBE@2:02pm

AGE@11:10am, 11:40am, 12:14pm. 12:52pm, 1:11pm
IGE@10:33am

Non-raptor Observations:
Monarch butterflies: 26
Pileated, red bellied, downy woodpeckers, ruby crowned kinglets, blue jays,
chickadees, tufted titmouse, yellow shafted flickers, chipping sparrows,
white breasted nuthatches, robons, goldfinches.

Predictions:
Possible rain, cold temps and increase in 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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