Date: 10/26/18 6:31 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (26 Oct 2018) 101 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, 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 3 83 83
Turkey Vulture 16 207 207
Osprey 0 22 98
Bald Eagle 3 85 158
Northern Harrier 4 33 47
Sharp-shinned Hawk 5 1607 1839
Cooper's Hawk 12 177 213
Northern Goshawk 1 6 6
Red-shouldered Hawk 10 33 43
Broad-winged Hawk 0 25 2043
Red-tailed Hawk 35 169 231
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 9 41 41
American Kestrel 1 70 132
Merlin 2 25 39
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: 101 2618 5233
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 9 hours

Official Counter: Sue Cooper

Observers: Mike Epler

Visitors:
Mike Epler, Peg Koppenhaver and friend contributed to the watch count.
Tim Dugan visited and showed interest in the watch.
Gap trucks and personnel, also 4 cars and 10 people vista view.


Weather:
0-5mph southerly winds, 100% CLCV, 41F-48F

Raptor Observations:
IGE@10:22am, 12:50pm
AGE@11:47am, 12:25üm, 12:45pm, 12:50pm, 12:56pm, 1:12pm and 1:25pm

2IBE@12:28pm
ABE@2:17pm

Non-raptor Observations:
53 murder of crows, 88 canada geese, red breasted nuthatches, white
breasted nuthatches, carolina wren, tufted titmouse, robin, chickadees,
yellow bellied sapsucker, juncos, blackpoll, siskins,

Adult ground hog visited the watch

Predictions:
Cold temps, rain/snow winds variable
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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