Date: 10/23/18 7:17 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (23 Oct 2018) 121 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 23, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 80 80
Turkey Vulture 0 150 150
Osprey 0 21 97
Bald Eagle 3 77 150
Northern Harrier 1 29 43
Sharp-shinned Hawk 97 1585 1817
Cooper's Hawk 2 165 201
Northern Goshawk 0 5 5
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 21 31
Broad-winged Hawk 0 25 2043
Red-tailed Hawk 9 110 172
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 1 24 24
American Kestrel 3 68 130
Merlin 2 23 37
Peregrine Falcon 1 24 33
Unknown Accipiter 0 2 4
Unknown Buteo 0 3 5
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 1 6 11

Total: 121 2418 5033
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Observation start time: 07:30:00
Observation end time: 15:30:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Ed Chubb

Observers: Gayle Lawrence, Joan Renninger, Joe Meloney,
Rosemary Spreha, Tim Meloney

Weather:
Temps in the 40's to near 60. Light to moderate winds out of the west/
southwest increasing during the afternoon. Cloud cover went from 0% in the
morning to early afternoon to nearly 100% in the mid to late P.M.

Raptor Observations:
B.E. Imm-12:03, 2@12:48; G.E. Imm-1:30

Non-raptor Observations:
Gayle& Tom McKinne, Lee Meloney plus 12 visitors

Predictions:
Increasing winds out of the NW may prove helpful in an bigger flight.
Colder conditions should prevail.
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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