Date: 10/4/19 8:12 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (04 Oct 2019) 118 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 04, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 2 23
Turkey Vulture 0 15 15
Osprey 4 10 71
Bald Eagle 5 8 87
Northern Harrier 2 3 18
Sharp-shinned Hawk 77 141 364
Cooper's Hawk 18 25 72
Northern Goshawk 0 0 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 14
Broad-winged Hawk 1 11 5440
Red-tailed Hawk 6 9 95
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 1 1 2
American Kestrel 2 7 51
Merlin 0 3 9
Peregrine Falcon 1 2 10
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 2
Unknown Buteo 1 1 6
Unknown Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 5

Total: 118 239 6286
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Sue Cooper

Observers: Brian Weaver, Dennis Harnly, Fred Wilcox, Fred Zimmerman,
Jay George, Joan Renninger, Mike Zehr, Steve Walthius,
Tom Power

Visitors:
12 vehicles
24 people


Weather:
4-10 mph wind out of WNW with CLCV 5-75% and temp cool 61F to 55F

Raptor Observations:
2ABE, 3JBE and 1JGE

Non-raptor Observations:
270 Canada geese, 18 cormorants, 22 monarch butterflies
45 black vultures, 28 turkey vultures, pileated woodpeckers, red belly
woodpeckers, downy woodpeckers, flickers, tree swallows, Swifts, blue jays,
ravens, crows, great blue heron, black throated blue warbler, blue headed
vireo, towhees and cat bird.

Predictions:
Colder possible overnight frost, few clouds and less wind
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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