Date: 2/4/19 5:23 am
From: Diane K. Bierly <dkb246...>
Subject: Clearfield County Winter Raptor Survey
Debra Grim and I did a Winter Raptor Survey on Saturday, February 2 in
Clearfield County. This route meanders from Kylertown to Karthaus by way of
Grassflat, Morrisdale, Wallaceton, Bigler, and Shawville (Route #172 on the
PSO map: https://pabirds.org/wrs/ClearfieldWRS.php).

The surprise of the day was a barred owl that flew across the road in front of
us.

Here is the complete report:

County – Clearfield (east—route #172)
Date – February 2, 2019
Observer(s) – Debra Grim and Diane Bierly
Start time – 10:23 a.m.; End time – 3:20 p.m.; Time on Route – 2:47 (40
minute lunch)
Miles driven on the route – 72.6

7 Red-tails: 6 Adult, 1 ND
3 Rough-legs: 2 Light, 1 Dark
3 Unidentified Raptors
1 Barred Owl

average conditions:
Avg Temp (F)- 30 degrees
Sky: clear
Wind: moderate
Avg inches snow cover- 3 inches

Diane Bierly
State College
 
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