Date: 10/24/18 1:18 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rocky Ridge (24 Oct 2018) 30 Raptors
Rocky Ridge
York, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 24, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 8 8
Turkey Vulture 0 57 57
Osprey 1 5 52
Bald Eagle 0 7 25
Northern Harrier 0 9 21
Sharp-shinned Hawk 12 199 416
Cooper's Hawk 1 11 18
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 8 11
Broad-winged Hawk 0 14 2811
Red-tailed Hawk 10 28 30
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 3 26 126
Merlin 0 7 7
Peregrine Falcon 0 3 5
Unknown Accipiter 0 2 2
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 2 4 10
Mississippi Kite 0 0 1

Total: 30 388 3600
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Observation start time: 09:15:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 4.75 hours

Official Counter: Phil Keener

Observers: Jim Wendt, Tom Beaver

Visitors:
2


Weather:
Gusty winds from the Northwest made for a chilly day on the lookout. High
temperature was near 50 F / 10 C. Cloud cover nearly disappeared near noon,
but was present at about 75% for most of the watch period. Visibility was
about 40 miles.

Raptor Observations:
A nice variety of hawks passing through today.

Non-raptor Observations:

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Report submitted by Andrew Wolfgang (<a19wolfgang...>)


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