Date: 9/25/19 4:56 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (25 Sep 2019) 30 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 25, 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 0 45 51
Bald Eagle 0 61 71
Northern Harrier 1 12 13
Sharp-shinned Hawk 15 150 151
Cooper's Hawk 0 31 32
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 13 14
Broad-winged Hawk 13 5362 5396
Red-tailed Hawk 0 60 73
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 1 1
American Kestrel 0 32 33
Merlin 0 6 6
Peregrine Falcon 0 3 4
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 1
Unknown Buteo 0 4 4
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 4 4

Total: 30 5806 5875
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 9 hours

Official Counter: Ed Chubb

Observers: Gary La Belle, Larry Coble, Rosemary Spreha

Visitors:
3-cars;8 visitors


Weather:
Bluebird sky, light winds from the west and temps starting out in the 50's
and reaching near 80 by late P.M.

Raptor Observations:
Flight shut down in the afternoon.

Non-raptor Observations:
BOBCAT seen when leaving mountain!

Predictions:
More of the same but approaching front may produce a better flight than
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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