Date: 10/20/18 4:21 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (20 Oct 2018) 96 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 20, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 8 78 78
Turkey Vulture 12 134 134
Osprey 0 21 97
Bald Eagle 8 54 127
Northern Harrier 2 24 38
Sharp-shinned Hawk 50 1378 1610
Cooper's Hawk 0 152 188
Northern Goshawk 0 5 5
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 9 19
Broad-winged Hawk 0 25 2043
Red-tailed Hawk 12 85 147
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 1 14 14
American Kestrel 0 63 125
Merlin 1 19 33
Peregrine Falcon 2 23 32
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: 96 2093 4708
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 9 hours

Official Counter: Tom Kurtz

Observers: Andy Francis, Erik Witmer, Nancy Clupper, Rosemary Spreha

Visitors:
10 visitors not including qualified observors


Weather:
Winds extremely variable from w to sw to nw mostly light with 100%cloud
cover in am to 5 % by days end. Temperature range from 11 to 21 degrees
with day long very clear visibility

Raptor Observations:
juvenile bald eagle 10:52 am
juvenile bald eagle 11:46 am
Adult bald eagles(5) at 12:24, 12:35, 12:38, 12.43, 12:46 pm
Adult bald eagle 1:11 pm


Non-raptor Observations:

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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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