Date: 10/5/19 12:50 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rocky Ridge (05 Oct 2019) 44 Raptors
Rocky Ridge
York, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 05, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 6 6 9
Osprey 2 6 54
Bald Eagle 1 1 30
Northern Harrier 1 1 17
Sharp-shinned Hawk 28 78 354
Cooper's Hawk 0 2 21
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 3 12
Broad-winged Hawk 1 5 9571
Red-tailed Hawk 0 0 35
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 3 11 72
Merlin 0 0 8
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 10
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 2
Unknown Buteo 0 0 5
Unknown Falcon 1 1 5
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 1 18

Total: 44 116 10223
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Observation start time: 07:30:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 6.5 hours

Official Counter: Andrew Wolfgang, Randy Phillips

Observers: Andrew Wolfgang, Craig McCoy, Randy Phillips

Visitors:
Special visit from the South Mountain Audubon Society. Deb, Ralph, Mike,
Nancy, Dave, Melissa, and Sie (?) sorry poor hand writing on that last one.
Thanks Deb for finding those Common Loons the first of the 2019 season. We
hope you visit again soon. 34 visitors for our public program. 54 visitors
total.


Weather:
Cool temperatures early and a 7 C moderate East wind made the count site
feel pretty chilly this morning. Temps did rise to near 16 C by counts end.
Cloud cover was 0% and finished around 25%.

Raptor Observations:
Man local eagles and RTs. There were also Peregrine Falcon and
Red-shouldered Hawk observations made that were not deemed migrants. There
were 28 migrating Sharp-shinned Hawks today and a Northern Harrier.

Non-raptor Observations:
Over 40 Species observed today
Common Loon-4
Canada Goose 130
Double-crested Cormorant-14
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker-2
Ruby-crowned Kinglet-1
Golden-crowned Kinglet-1
Yellow-rumped Warbler-1
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Report submitted by Andrew Wolfgang (<a19wolfgang...>)


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