Date: 10/19/19 4:09 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (19 Oct 2019) 86 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 19, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 2 73 94
Turkey Vulture 12 156 156
Osprey 0 10 71
Bald Eagle 5 55 134
Northern Harrier 2 5 20
Sharp-shinned Hawk 49 318 541
Cooper's Hawk 6 52 99
Northern Goshawk 0 1 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 2 16
Broad-winged Hawk 0 12 5441
Red-tailed Hawk 1 52 138
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 2 7 8
American Kestrel 2 18 62
Merlin 2 7 13
Peregrine Falcon 2 8 16
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 3
Unknown Buteo 0 2 7
Unknown Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 1 3 8

Total: 86 783 6830
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Observation start time: 07:45:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 8.25 hours

Official Counter: Tom Kurtz

Observers: Andy Francis, Brian Weaver, Joan Renninger, Nancy Clupper

Visitors:
Near end of day had a group of about 12 plain people young to old very
interested in the birds and hawk migration.


Weather:
Winds from the W early changing to N and NW and in the am and afternoon
changing to SW. Clear all day with a temperature range from 9 to 16
degrees.

Raptor Observations:
1 adult GE at 11:32
1 adult GE at 1:17

Non-raptor Observations:
Small group of songbirds early including Blue headed vireos, yellow-rumped,
palm, orange crowned, warblers. Many ruby crowned kinglets and later in the
day yellow billed cuckoo.
Group of 32 comorants flew past.
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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