Date: 10/21/18 5:34 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (21 Oct 2018) 130 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 21, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 2 80 80
Turkey Vulture 16 150 150
Osprey 0 21 97
Bald Eagle 13 67 140
Northern Harrier 2 26 40
Sharp-shinned Hawk 56 1434 1666
Cooper's Hawk 7 159 195
Northern Goshawk 0 5 5
Red-shouldered Hawk 10 19 29
Broad-winged Hawk 0 25 2043
Red-tailed Hawk 12 97 159
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 8 22 22
American Kestrel 2 65 127
Merlin 2 21 35
Peregrine Falcon 0 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: 130 2223 4838
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 16:30:00
Total observation time: 9.5 hours

Official Counter: Dave Schwenk

Observers: Andy Francis, Mike Epler, Tom Garner, Zach Williams

Visitors:
Fritz Heilman, Joan Renninger, tom Power, Jon Nicholas


Weather:
Very strong NW winds under mostly cloudy skies.Temps 37-45

Raptor Observations:
8juvBE@8:40,11:45,1:36,2:24,3:10,3:17,3:19,4:12.
5 AdBE@12:44,1:36(3),2:07. 2 Ad GE @3:05,3:43.
unagGE@2:01,
5 juvGE@10:10,12:42,1:15,1:30,3:20.

Non-raptor Observations:
5 N ravens, 32 Cormorants

Predictions:
much like today with less 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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