Date: 11/4/18 3:24 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (04 Nov 2018) 104 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 04, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 8 12 98
Turkey Vulture 11 23 268
Osprey 0 0 98
Bald Eagle 8 15 180
Northern Harrier 0 5 56
Sharp-shinned Hawk 8 38 1956
Cooper's Hawk 4 10 231
Northern Goshawk 1 3 15
Red-shouldered Hawk 15 20 73
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 2043
Red-tailed Hawk 38 70 362
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 10 19 74
American Kestrel 0 2 134
Merlin 0 0 40
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 33
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 4
Unknown Buteo 0 0 5
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 1 2 15

Total: 104 219 5685
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Dave Schwenk, Tom Kurtz

Observers: Andy Francis, Brian Weaver, Gary La Belle, Joan Renninger,
Nancy Clupper, Rosemary Spreha, Tom Kurtz&Nancy Clupper

Visitors:
30+ We were pleased to have Arlene Koch (HMS), and Jen and Fritz
Brock,(Bake Oven Nob HW) helping out with the count today.


Weather:
L var AM wind giving way by noon to 4-7 south under mostly clear skies with
some high thin clouds

Raptor Observations:
8 BE, 4 adults @11:20,12:15,1:45,2:35,and 4 juv @1:32,1:45(2),2:12
10 GE, 6juv@ 9:53,10:40,10:48,11:18,12:52,1:46,and
4 adults @11:15,11:55(2),1:26.
The three BE's @ 1:45, an adult and two juvy's interacting all the way
through, a good 10 min.viewing time. (Our guess, Mom and her offspring?)

Non-raptor Observations:
500+ geese, 60 cormorants, 12 loons

Predictions:
rain likely
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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