Date: 10/31/18 4:24 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (31 Oct 2018) 139 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 31, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 3 86 86
Turkey Vulture 24 245 245
Osprey 0 22 98
Bald Eagle 0 92 165
Northern Harrier 4 37 51
Sharp-shinned Hawk 46 1686 1918
Cooper's Hawk 2 185 221
Northern Goshawk 3 12 12
Red-shouldered Hawk 4 43 53
Broad-winged Hawk 0 25 2043
Red-tailed Hawk 50 230 292
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 1 55 55
American Kestrel 0 70 132
Merlin 1 26 40
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 1 8 13

Total: 139 2851 5466
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Fred Wilcox

Observers: Gayle Lawrence

Visitors:
Additional people helping in today’s count
Jerry Stine, Fred Zimmerman, Rose Mary Spreha, Tom McKinne, Joan Renninget,
Gary LaBelle, Joe Wolfe, Jim Fuorentino, Ron Weinrauch (sp?), Pam & Mike
Holmes, Barbara & Peter Hunsberger, 2 others


14 for Vista view


Weather:
A mix of clouds and sun. Warm with a steady light south wind. Temperature
range 40-57
Visibility fair

Raptor Observations:
1st bird NH 8:22
Last bird NH: 3:35
GE (immature) 1:50
BE observed but not counted at it returned East

Most birds flying across valley to the South of the watch site
3 NG passed over at the same time

Non-raptor Observations:
Raven, murder of crows

Predictions:
A repeat of today but a slight chance of showers
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
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2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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