Date: 10/30/18 4:11 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (30 Oct 2018) 73 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 30, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 83 83
Turkey Vulture 7 221 221
Osprey 0 22 98
Bald Eagle 7 92 165
Northern Harrier 0 33 47
Sharp-shinned Hawk 25 1640 1872
Cooper's Hawk 5 183 219
Northern Goshawk 1 9 9
Red-shouldered Hawk 6 39 49
Broad-winged Hawk 0 25 2043
Red-tailed Hawk 9 180 242
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 13 54 54
American Kestrel 0 70 132
Merlin 0 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 7 12

Total: 73 2712 5327
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 14:30:00
Total observation time: 7.5 hours

Official Counter: Ed Chubb

Observers: Brian Weaver, Dick Williams, Gayle McKinne, Joe Meloney,
Mike Dale, Pat Williams, Steve Walthius, Tim Meloney,
Tom McKinne

Weather:
Bluebird sky's to begin and end the day which made for some difficult
viewing conditions. Temps in the 40, and 50's. Light to moderate winds out
of the NW.

Raptor Observations:
B.E.Ad.-11:55,4@1:25,1:28&2:33 EDT; G.E.Juv.-9:47,12:05,12:30;
SubAd.-10:18,10:56,11:47,12:35,1:45;Adult-12:07,12:55,1:40,2:25,2:33.

Non-raptor Observations:
Artillery shelling late in the day, maybe more the rest of the week? Be
warned!

Predictions:
South winds will produce a decent flight ahead of the approaching weather
system on Thursday.
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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