Date: 10/1/19 3:14 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Waggoner's Gap (01 Oct 2019) 168 Raptors
Waggoner's Gap
40 km W of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 01, 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 7 7 184
BE 4 4 219
NH 1 1 27
SS 118 118 912
CH 12 12 79
NG 0 0 0
RS 0 0 5
BW 14 14 6609
RT 3 3 238
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 1
AK 1 1 103
ML 5 5 34
PG 3 3 25
UA 0 0 6
UB 0 0 7
UF 0 0 4
UE 0 0 0
UR 0 0 28

Total: 168 168 8481
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Observation start time: 10:00:00
Observation end time: 16:30:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Charlotte Catalano, Dave Grove

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

Visitors:
18 (Gettysburg College Geology), 16 (Dickinson College Geology), Jesse
Caufield, 7


Weather:
Heavy fog in the morning, delaying the count, and vastly reducing
visibility with light SW winds. Eventually cleared to cloudless skies with
moderate to light SW winds and heavy haze.

Raptor Observations:
PG A 12:02, 1:05, 2:30
BE J 1:43
BE WB 3:06
BE 4TH 12:51
BE AD 12:08
First bird SS 10:56
Last bird SS 4:19


Non-raptor Observations:
Hummers 1
Monarchs 547

BLJA 40
19 Warbler spp., Black-throated Blue Warbler

Noticeable Red Admiral butterfly movement.

Monarchs per hour:
- 10-11:10: 217 total
- 11:10-12:10: 131 (348 total)
- 12:10-1: 103 (451 total)
- 1-2: 48 (498 total)
- 2-3: 26 (526 total)
- 3-4: 18 (544 total)

(Best monarch hour had the heavist, densest fog.)

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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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