Date: 9/30/19 7:23 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rocky Ridge (30 Sep 2019) 12 Raptors
Rocky Ridge
York, 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 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 3 3
Osprey 0 42 46
Bald Eagle 0 27 29
Northern Harrier 0 16 16
Sharp-shinned Hawk 7 244 245
Cooper's Hawk 0 13 13
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 7 8
Broad-winged Hawk 2 9540 9541
Red-tailed Hawk 0 31 35
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 51 54
Merlin 0 5 5
Peregrine Falcon 1 9 9
Unknown Accipiter 1 2 2
Unknown Buteo 0 4 4
Unknown Falcon 0 4 4
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 15 16

Total: 12 10013 10030
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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, Jim Wendt

Visitors:
1 visitor


Weather:
First hour had light rain and low visibility. The last 4 hours were a mild
17 C with light winds and solid cloud cover.

Raptor Observations:
Considering the overcast conditions we saw Sharp-shinned hawks, a couple
Broad-winged hawks and 2 falcons.

Non-raptor Observations:
8 Northern flickers (1st hour)
3 Blue Jays
1 Great Blue Heron
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Report submitted by Parks Volunteer (<parks...>)


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