Date: 9/21/19 4:52 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rocky Ridge (21 Sep 2019) 31 Raptors
Rocky Ridge
York, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 21, 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 2 2
Osprey 1 33 37
Bald Eagle 0 24 26
Northern Harrier 0 13 13
Sharp-shinned Hawk 14 176 177
Cooper's Hawk 1 7 7
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 6 7
Broad-winged Hawk 12 9414 9415
Red-tailed Hawk 0 23 27
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 3 39 42
Merlin 0 3 3
Peregrine Falcon 0 6 6
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 1
Unknown Buteo 0 3 3
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 14 15

Total: 31 9764 9781
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Observation start time: 09:30:00
Observation end time: 15:30:00
Total observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter: Andrew Wolfgang, Fred Paley, Randy Phillips

Observers: Andrew Wolfgang, Craig McCoy, Donna Paley, Jim Wendt,
Meredith Lombard, Mindy Sowers, Randy Phillips

Visitors:
45 folks for the public program, about 25 of which really stayed and watch
for an hour or two. It was great to see so many folks at the Rocky Ridge
Hawkwatch today.


Weather:
A warm day (28 C) with little wind to start then a light wind from the NW
was present later in the count.
Visibility was good. Cloud cover was 0-2% all day a few jet trails and a
few high cirrus clouds.

Raptor Observations:
A very small movement of raptors today. Local activity was decent. There
were 4 local Bald Eagles that were pleasing the crowd at today's hawkwatch
program.

Non-raptor Observations:
Common Raven-1
Common Nighthawk-1



Monarchs-30
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Report submitted by Andrew Wolfgang (<a19wolfgang...>)


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