Date: 8/26/19 7:53 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Allegheny Front (26 Aug 2019) 125 Raptors
Allegheny Front
Central City, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Aug 26, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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BV 0 3 3
TV 0 0 0
OS 6 18 18
BE 18 30 30
NH 1 3 3
SS 2 10 10
CH 0 4 4
NG 0 0 0
RS 0 2 2
BW 85 393 393
RT 9 44 44
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 2 8 8
ML 0 0 0
PG 0 1 1
UA 0 0 0
UB 0 3 3
UF 0 0 0
UE 0 0 0
UR 2 7 7

Total: 125 526 526
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 18:00:00
Total observation time: 10 hours

Official Counter: Deb Bodenschatz, Jim Rocco

Observers: Dave Poder, Ed Gowarty, Greg Gdula, Janet Kuehl,
Karen Jackson, Mike Smith, Nancy Ott, Neil Woffinden

Visitors:
Jim Rocco, Georgia Shalek, Mike Smith, Nancy Ott, Janet Kuehl, Dave Poder,
Dave Kip, Jack Gilbert, Ed Gowarty, Ed & Diane Berry, Greg Gdula, Karen
Jackson, Colleen & JimBrown, Neil Wolfenden, and Jack Julian.


Weather:
Chilly with strong E wind (14-25) mph. Mostly cloudy with a high of 16.9.

Raptor Observations:
Bald Eagles seen were Ad 1:41, Ad 2:43, J 2:43, J 3:12, AD 3:34, Sub (3rd
yr) 3:49, Ad 3:57, Ad 4:21, Sub (3rd yr) 5:03, Ad 5:04, J 5:04, Ad 5:06, J
5:10, Sub (4th yr) 5:12, Ad 5:15, Ad 5:16, Ad 5:17, Ad 5:23. All the
eagles were Low or very Low and directly overhead or just off the
escarpment to the east. Most of the other raptors were fairly low and
include Broadwings, Red-tailed Hawks, Sharp Shinned, Northern Harriers,
American Kestrels, and Osprey. There were also 4 non-migrating Red-tails,
1 non-migrating Black Vulture, 7 non-migrating Turkey Vultures, 2
non-migrating Kestrels, 4 non-migrating Broadwings.

Non-raptor Observations:
There were very many Chimney Swifts throughout the day ( probably more than
100) as well as Cedar Waxwings, Ravens, Blue Jays, Tree Swallows, Downy
Woodpecker, Mourning Dove, and Chipping Sparrows.

Predictions:
Rain in the morning, mostly cloudy in the afternoon, SSE wind 6-15 mph with
a high of 20 C expected.
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Report submitted by Deb Bodenschatz (<debbiebodenschatz...>)


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