Date: 9/19/19 4:12 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (19 Sep 2019) 295 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 19, 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 1 37 43
Bald Eagle 4 53 63
Northern Harrier 1 9 10
Sharp-shinned Hawk 13 76 77
Cooper's Hawk 3 23 24
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 12 13
Broad-winged Hawk 263 5129 5163
Red-tailed Hawk 4 45 58
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 1 1
American Kestrel 3 26 27
Merlin 0 2 2
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 3
Unknown Accipiter 1 1 1
Unknown Buteo 1 1 1
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 1 1

Total: 295 5439 5508
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Fred Wilcox

Observers: Fred Zimmerman, Jeff Hook, Rosemary Spreha, Steve Walthius,
Tom Kurtz&Nancy Clupper

Visitors:
10 birders
5 military people enjoying vista


A pleasant visit from Ken Light

Pam & Mike Holmes


Weather:
A mostly cloudless day with a mild breeze from the SE. Visibility fair.
Temperature range of 52 to 68.

Raptor Observations:
4 Adult BE
1st bird@ 8:29, RT
early flight of BW provided great observation of birds. Later flights were
high and difficult to see or count.

Non-raptor Observations:
50 monarchs
Scores of dragon flies

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


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