Date: 10/29/18 2:57 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (29 Oct 2018) 119 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 29, 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 10 194 373
Northern Harrier 0 56 98
Sharp-shinned Hawk 75 4021 4681
Cooper's Hawk 2 446 524
Northern Goshawk 0 4 4
Unknown Accipiter 0 32 41
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 90 102
Broad-winged Hawk 0 44 7966
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 14 724 803
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 4 12
Golden Eagle 12 81 81
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 259 423
Merlin 2 153 226
Peregrine Falcon 1 35 56
Unknown Falcon 1 11 20
Unknown Raptor 0 19 31

Total: 119 6662 16248
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 9 hours

Compiler: Jesse Amesbury

Counters: Jennifer Wall

Weather:
Another slow start due to fog and lingering showers. Sun eventually peaked
through in the afternoon. Winds steady out of WNW at 10 mph all day long.

Raptor Observations:
Golden Eagles put on a late afternoon show when 6 flew past, below eye
level, in gorgeous lighting, from 3:45-4:15, bumping up the day's total to
12. Double digit (10) Bald Eagles and 75 Sharp-shinned Hawks were also
highlights.

Non-raptor Observations:

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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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