Date: 10/24/18 3:05 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (24 Oct 2018) 38 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, 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 80 80
Turkey Vulture 4 154 154
Osprey 1 22 98
Bald Eagle 5 82 155
Northern Harrier 0 29 43
Sharp-shinned Hawk 14 1599 1831
Cooper's Hawk 0 165 201
Northern Goshawk 0 5 5
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 22 32
Broad-winged Hawk 0 25 2043
Red-tailed Hawk 7 117 179
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 5 29 29
American Kestrel 1 69 131
Merlin 0 23 37
Peregrine Falcon 0 24 33
Unknown Accipiter 0 2 4
Unknown Buteo 0 3 5
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 6 11

Total: 38 2456 5071
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Observation start time: 07:30:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7.5 hours

Official Counter: Ed Chubb

Observers: Gary La Belle

Visitors:
Tom Barton; Paul Craig plus 3


Weather:
Stiff wind from the NNW all day with temps generally in the 50's. Clouds
absent in the A.M. with gradual increase in coverage to 100% by mid
afternoon.

Raptor Observations:
B.E.-Imm.11:14;Ad.(2)12:43;Juv.1:53&1:57 G.
E.-Imm.9:47&9:54;Imm.11:35;Ad.12:24&12:42

Non-raptor Observations:
Pine Siskin

Predictions:
Wind diminishing could adversely affect flight but generally great weather
to be on the mountain and witness the migration and the fall colors coming
into their own!
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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