Date: 8/29/19 4:14 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (29 Aug 2019) 43 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, 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
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 4 29 29
Bald Eagle 9 15 15
Northern Harrier 0 2 2
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4 17 17
Cooper's Hawk 0 4 4
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 2 2
Broad-winged Hawk 10 145 145
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 5 36 36
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 1 3 3
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 8 19 19
Merlin 2 5 5
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 43 278 278
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Observation start time: 05:30:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 11.5 hours

Compiler: Bracken Brown

Counters: Lee Simpson, Lee simpson

Weather:
Clear with NW winds 4-10mph

Raptor Observations:
Lot's of great views of bald eagle from the lookout, red-tailed hawk were
very active, merlin spent 5 minutes harassing the decoy owl.

Non-raptor Observations:
Great push of migrating passerines started just after 6 est and continued
until after 8est. Yellow-throated vireo, olive-sided flycatcher, and 13
species of warbler including cape may, worm-eating, bay-breasted, american
redstart and both black-throated green and blue.
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Report submitted by Laurie Goodrich (<goodrich...>)
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary information may be found at:
http://www.hawkmountain.org/


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=109
Count data submitted via Dunkadoo - Project info at:
https://dunkadoo.org/explore/hawk-mountain-sanctuary/fall-2019-hawk-count
 
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