Date: 9/30/19 3:33 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (30 Sep 2019) 76 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 30, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 5 5
Turkey Vulture 0 11 11
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 4 221 251
Bald Eagle 0 107 128
Northern Harrier 2 22 26
Sharp-shinned Hawk 55 595 615
Cooper's Hawk 4 60 64
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 17 17
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 5 8
Broad-winged Hawk 0 6532 6704
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 59 103
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 5 9
Golden Eagle 0 0 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 5 132 157
Merlin 5 65 72
Peregrine Falcon 1 19 20
Unknown Falcon 0 3 3
Unknown Raptor 0 17 17

Total: 76 7875 8211
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Observation start time: 06:00:00
Observation end time: 16:30:00
Total observation time: 10.5 hours

Compiler: Bracken Brown

Counters: Jillian Clemente, Jillian clemente

Weather:
Overcast/ drizzle/ overcast. Winds started from SSE switching to the west
by the afternoon 4-20mph

Raptor Observations:
Sharp-shinned hawk primary migrant of the day, push of merlin mobbing the
decoy owl at the end of the afternoon.

Non-raptor Observations:
357 tree swallow observed passing the lookout, wind kept the warbler
numbers low but had yellow-rumped warbler in the morning.
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Report submitted by Laurie Goodrich (<goodrich...>)
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary information may be found at:
http://www.hawkmountain.org/


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=109
Count data submitted via Dunkadoo - Project info at:
https://dunkadoo.org/explore/hawk-mountain-sanctuary/fall-2019-hawk-count
 
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