Date: 10/25/18 4:00 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (25 Oct 2018) 61 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 25, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 80 80
Turkey Vulture 37 191 191
Osprey 0 22 98
Bald Eagle 0 82 155
Northern Harrier 0 29 43
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3 1602 1834
Cooper's Hawk 0 165 201
Northern Goshawk 0 5 5
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 23 33
Broad-winged Hawk 0 25 2043
Red-tailed Hawk 17 134 196
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 3 32 32
American Kestrel 0 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: 61 2517 5132
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Fred Wilcox

Observers: Brian Weaver, Gayle McKinne, Tom McKinne

Visitors:
Birder Joe Wolf

2 hunters


Weather:
Mix of clouds and sun. Temperature range of 37-47. Light breeze variable
from NE to NW. Visibilty good

Raptor Observations:
First bird RT @8:28
Last bird GE@ 2:40

3 adult GE: 1:07, 2:08: 2:40

3 adult BE observed to the East and not counted

Non-raptor Observations:
Titmouse, ravens, purple finch, nuthatch, blue jay,

1 monarch

Murder of crows ( 59-60 crows )

Predictions:
Cloudy wind light SE breeze

Temp around 48
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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