Date: 9/23/19 4:59 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rocky Ridge (23 Sep 2019) 17 Raptors
Rocky Ridge
York, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 23, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 1 3 3
Osprey 1 39 43
Bald Eagle 1 26 28
Northern Harrier 0 14 14
Sharp-shinned Hawk 7 199 200
Cooper's Hawk 0 8 8
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 7 8
Broad-winged Hawk 2 9470 9471
Red-tailed Hawk 0 24 28
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 40 43
Merlin 0 3 3
Peregrine Falcon 0 6 6
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 1
Unknown Buteo 1 4 4
Unknown Falcon 2 2 2
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 14 15

Total: 17 9860 9877
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 5 hours

Official Counter:

Observers: Alice Frick, Bernie Frick, Chad Erhardt, Fred Paley,
Jim Wendt

Visitors:
44 visitors, most were part of a class of small children


Weather:
It was a warm day with temps around 30 C. Winds were light out of the south
and west. A few gusts up to 8mph.

Raptor Observations:
17 Migrating Birds were observed: 1 Turkey Vulture,1 Osprey,1 Bald Eagle
(adult),7 Sharp-shinned Hawks,1 Red Shouldered Hawk,2 Broad-winged Hawks,1
American Kestrel,1 Unidentified Buteo,2 Unidentified Falcons
Local Bald Eagles, Red-Tailed Hawks and Vultures were also observed.

Non-raptor Observations:
8 Monarch Butterflies, 1 American Crow, 1 Red-Bellied Woodpecker, 1 Blue
Jay
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Report submitted by Parks Volunteer (<parks...>)


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