Date: 9/22/19 4:32 pm
From: Kaitlin McGee <krmcgee...>
Subject: Bald Eagle Mountain - Eagle Field (22 Sep 2019) 19 Raptors
Bald Eagle Mountain - Eagle Field
State College, Pennsylvania, USA

Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 22, 2019
Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 1 43 43
Bald Eagle 4 58 58
Northern Harrier 0 5 5
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 54 54
Cooper's Hawk 1 12 12
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 12 3978 3978
Red-tailed Hawk 0 24 24
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 15 15
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Accipiter 0 6 6
Unknown Buteo 0 2 2
Unknown Falcon 0 3 3
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 2 2
Total: 19 4203 4203


Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours
Official Counter Kaitlin McGee
Observers: Karl Striedieck


Weather:
Very similar conditions to yesterday. Sunny in the morning and partly cloudy in the afternoon. Haze in Bald Eagle Valley limited visibility NE. The wind picked up around 10:30am (EST) to 4-7mph from the SW. Temperature ranged 71-85F.

Raptor Observations:
Observed from North Lookout. Raptors used thermals throughout the day. Most of the Broadwings were spotted in the afternoon when it became partly cloudy.
BAEA (EST): 1112 Unk, 1117 Imm, 1156 Unk, 1349 Imm.
Not included in count:
Turkey Vulture 39
Black Vulture 4
Red-tailed Hawk 6

Non-raptor Observations:
Chimney Swift 30, Cedar Waxwing 30, Blue Jay 6.
Monarchs 122

Predictions:
Much cooler and overcast with a chance of rain all day starting at 10am (EST). Winds WSW 10-15mph. Count will start at North Lookout.

Report submitted by Kaitlin McGee (<krmcgee...> <mailto:<krmcgee...>)
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