Date: 9/17/19 4:40 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (17 Sep 2019) 3414 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 17, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 21 21
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 5 34 40
Bald Eagle 2 44 54
Northern Harrier 2 7 8
Sharp-shinned Hawk 19 58 59
Cooper's Hawk 2 18 19
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 11 12
Broad-winged Hawk 3371 4745 4779
Red-tailed Hawk 6 39 52
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 1 1
American Kestrel 7 18 19
Merlin 0 2 2
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 3
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: 3414 5000 5069
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 9 hours

Official Counter: Fred Wilcox

Observers: Brian Weaver, Fred Habbeger, Gary Robson, Gary lockerman,
Gayle McKinne, Jay George, Joan Renninger, Rosemary Spreha,
Sandy Lockerman, Steve Walthius, Sue Cooper,
Tom Kurtz&Nancy Clupper, Tom McKinne

Visitors:
15 birders


Weather:
Mostly a cloudless day with a light variable wind blowing mostly NW to NE.
Visibility was excellent. Temperature range of 58 to 72. Humidity was low.

Raptor Observations:
Adult BE, Immature BE

First 1000 BW easy to spot. The second 2600 BW hard to spot and count.

All BW were streaming through. There were no kettles

1st bird 8:00 BW

Non-raptor Observations:
20 monarchs

Predictions:
Much like today
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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