Date: 2/10/19 6:37 pm From: Robin and Daniel Zmoda <robinanddanielz...> Subject: Northampton East WRS
County-Northampton rt # 483 Date- 2-10-19 Observers-Dan Zmoda, Doug Burton Time on Route-3 hr 00 min Start/End-1015/115 Miles on Route-38.5
#TVs- 44 #BVs- 13
#Harriers (Male/Female/Imm.)- 0
#Red-tails (Ad./Imm./ND)- 6/2/13 21 total
#Rough-legs (Light/Dark)- 0
#Kestrels (M/F/ND)- 0/2/0 2 total
Sharp-shins(Ad/Imm)- 0/0/1 1 not determined
Cooper's (Ad/Imm.)- 0
Red-shouldered hawks (Ad/Imm.)- 0
Bald Eagles (Ad./Imm.)- 4/2 6 total
other raptors- 1 unid
Shrikes or Owls- 0
Avg Temperature- 24-31 27.5 avg Sky(Clear/ Pt cloudy/ Cloudy)- clkear to start, partly cloudy and hazy at end Wind (light/medium/strong)- light Avg Snow Cover- none
Other birds of note- 2 Horned Larks. 6 Buffleheads, 12 Common Mergansers, many Snow Geese, one Scaup sp.
Year 10 for this route after taking over for Dave Brandes.
redtails were a bit below average of 23, but half our high of 45.
Eagles beat our high of 4 and tvs continue their upswing. BVs dropped to more normal numbers since last year's high of 34. Two kestrels were about normal and will be sent to PA farmlands along with one seen on the way to the start area.