Date: 9/27/19 3:08 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Waggoner's Gap (27 Sep 2019) 108 Raptors
Waggoner's Gap
40 km W of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 27, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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BV 0 0 0
TV 0 0 0
OS 5 144 161
BE 5 168 211
NH 0 21 24
SS 49 694 700
CH 3 53 58
NG 0 0 0
RS 0 2 4
BW 26 6469 6571
RT 7 175 231
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 1 1
AK 4 85 93
ML 2 25 25
PG 5 14 15
UA 0 5 6
UB 1 6 7
UF 1 4 4
UE 0 0 0
UR 0 25 26

Total: 108 7891 8137
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 16:15:00
Total observation time: 9.25 hours

Official Counter: Charlotte Catalano, Dave Grove, Pat Freed

Observers: Charlotte Catalano, Dave Grove, Gene Wagner, Pat Freed,
Ron Freed

Visitors:
Gene Odato, Carie Williams, Joy Rafey, Nancy Voit, Sage, 13


Weather:
Sunny with no to light SW winds and no cloud cover increasing to moderate
SW winds and slight cloud cover.

Raptor Observations:
PG AD 9:57, (2) 10:14, 2:59, 3:48
BE 4TH 1:46
BE AD 12:15, 1:41, (2) 1:46
First bird SS 07:55
Last bird BW 3:51


Non-raptor Observations:
Monarchs 217

Monarchs per hour:
7-8: 2
8-9: 12 (15 total)
9-10: 46 (61 total)
10-11: 71 (117 total)
11-12: 34 (151 total)
12-1:30: 43 (194 total)
1:30-2: 17 (211 toal)

Noticeable Red Admiral butterfly migration with a rough estimate putting
the number at a 3/4 to 1/2 as many monarch butterflies.

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Report submitted by dave grove (<waggap...>)
Waggoner's Gap information may be found at:
www.waggap.com


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=439
Count data submitted via Dunkadoo - Project info at:
https://dunkadoo.org/explore/audubon-pennsylvania/waggoners-gap-hawk-watch-fall-2019
 
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