Date: 10/26/18 2:56 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (26 Oct 2018) 121 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 26, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 16 16
Turkey Vulture 0 414 455
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 0 59 336
Bald Eagle 0 174 353
Northern Harrier 3 54 96
Sharp-shinned Hawk 29 3894 4554
Cooper's Hawk 7 440 518
Northern Goshawk 0 4 4
Unknown Accipiter 1 32 41
Red-shouldered Hawk 20 88 100
Broad-winged Hawk 0 44 7966
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 53 696 775
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 4 12
Golden Eagle 7 66 66
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 257 421
Merlin 0 151 224
Peregrine Falcon 0 34 55
Unknown Falcon 0 10 19
Unknown Raptor 1 19 31

Total: 121 6456 16042
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Observation start time: 06:30:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 9.5 hours

Compiler: Jesse Amesbury

Counters: Aslan Bolkvadze

Weather:
Mix of sun & clouds. Wind was completely absent all day long.

Raptor Observations:
Mostly overcast skies and lack of wind put a damper on raptor migration but
still tallied a good number of Golden Eagles (7) and Red-shouldered Hawks
(20).

Non-raptor Observations:
Major highlight was 5 flyby Evening Grosbeaks down the ridge.
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Report submitted by Laurie Goodrich (<goodrich...>)
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary information may be found at:
http://www.hawkmountain.org/


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=109
Count data submitted via Dunkadoo - Project info at:
https://dunkadoo.org/explore/hawk-mountain-sanctuary/fall-2018-hawk-count
 
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