Date: 8/29/19 4:04 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (29 Aug 2019) 19 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Aug 29, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 0 2 2
Bald Eagle 2 9 9
Northern Harrier 0 1 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 0 0
Cooper's Hawk 0 0 0
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 1 1
Broad-winged Hawk 12 29 29
Red-tailed Hawk 5 8 8
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 1 1
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 19 52 52
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 14:30:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Fred Wilcox

Observers:

Visitors:
3 from Connecticut


Weather:
A mix of sun and clouds. A gentle breeze from the NW with gusts up to
12mph. Visibility excellent. Low humidity and a temperature range of 62 to
76

Raptor Observations:
Immature BE at 9:20 and 11.36
BW flying very high and hard to spot.
First bird, RT at 8:55

Non-raptor Observations:
Lots of tree swallows.
2 Monarchs
Numerous Fritillary butterflies

Normal BV and TV, Blue Jays, finches

1black bear

Predictions:
Sunny and warm. A light SW breeze
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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