Date: 2/2/19 2:25 pm
From: Bob Fowles <rbf...>
Subject: WRS 2019 Mifflin County Milroy Route
Winter Raptor Survey

Mifflin County, Milroy area (Northeastern part of Kishacoquillas Valley east of Rte 322)
Thursday, 1/31/2019

Observers: Jay Zook, Louie Peight, Amos Swarey, Bob Fowles (driver)

Start time: 12:25, Stop time: 15:35
Elapsed time: 3:10 hours:min
Miles on Route: 30.6

33 Total raptors and vultures

8 BV
1 Harrier (1 IMM or F)
12 Red-tails (8 AD, 4 ND)
6 Rough-legs (4 Light, 2 Dark)
2 American Kestrels (1 F, 1 ND)
2 Bald Eagles (2 AD)
2 Unidentified raptors

Avg Temperature: 12F
Avg Sky: clear
Avg Wind: slight
Avg Snow Cover: 4"

Comment: The NH, RLs, and BEs were observed within 5 miles of driving along Back Mt Road and Salem Cross Road.

Route: Starting from the intersection of Field Ln and Clear View Drive, Back Mountain Rd (including Salem Cross Rd), to Siglerville including part of Treaster Valley Rd. Siglerville Pike to Naginey Rd to the end of Church Ln. Logan St in Reedsville to Waterfront to Honey Creek Rd to Locke Mills Rd into Siglerville. Salem Rd to Main St. Milroy.

Other species: White-crowned Sparrow, Chickadee, Rock Pigeon, Blue Jay, Crow, Raven, Starling, Mourning Dove, Mallard, Bufflehead, Junco, GB Heron

[AD=adult, IMM=immature, M=male, F=female, ND=Not Determined, Light=light morph, Dark=dark morph]
 
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