Date: 9/25/19 5:06 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rocky Ridge (25 Sep 2019) 22 Raptors
Rocky Ridge
York, 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 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 3 3
Osprey 0 39 43
Bald Eagle 0 26 28
Northern Harrier 0 15 15
Sharp-shinned Hawk 8 213 214
Cooper's Hawk 3 12 12
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 7 8
Broad-winged Hawk 8 9482 9483
Red-tailed Hawk 1 27 31
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 45 48
Merlin 1 4 4
Peregrine Falcon 0 6 6
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 1
Unknown Buteo 0 4 4
Unknown Falcon 0 3 3
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 14 15

Total: 22 9901 9918
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Andrew Wolfgang, Fred Paley

Observers: Alice Frick, Andrew Wolfgang, Bernie Frick, Dean Newhouse,
Fred Paley

Visitors:
55, including a group of (39) kindergarten students who all brought their
binoculars. Thanks for visiting. Thanks to Dean Newhouse for keeping the
official books today.


Weather:
A warm day saw a temp of 26 C for a high and dropping humidity with no
cloud cover by the end of the count. Light west winds were present all day.


Raptor Observations:
Many local birds including 6 local adult Bald Eagles and 3 immature birds.
Also 5 local Red-tailed Hawks were cruising the power line cut today.

A late day Merlin was a highlight.

Non-raptor Observations:
Common Raven-2
Ruby-throated Hummingbird-1

Monarchs-61
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Report submitted by Andrew Wolfgang (<a19wolfgang...>)


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