Date: 10/23/19 4:26 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (23 Oct 2019) 85 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 23, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 73 94
Turkey Vulture 0 156 156
Osprey 0 10 71
Bald Eagle 4 62 141
Northern Harrier 1 6 21
Sharp-shinned Hawk 66 400 623
Cooper's Hawk 3 61 108
Northern Goshawk 0 1 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 2 4 18
Broad-winged Hawk 1 13 5442
Red-tailed Hawk 2 62 148
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 7 8
American Kestrel 3 21 65
Merlin 1 8 14
Peregrine Falcon 0 8 16
Unknown Accipiter 2 3 5
Unknown Buteo 0 2 7
Unknown Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 3 8

Total: 85 901 6948
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:30:00
Total observation time: 7.5 hours

Official Counter: Ed Chubb

Observers: Brian Weaver, Ellis Blauch, Gayle McKinne, Joan Renninger,
Joe Meloney, Larry Coble, Rosemary Spreha, Tim Meloney,
Tom McKinne

Visitors:
3 vehicles/ 5 visitors.


Weather:
Clear skies to begin the day with temps in the 50's all day. Winds out of
the West/Northwest and clouds thru the midday.

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
Foliage near peak. Loon, Red headed Woodpecker(imm).

Predictions:
More time for migrators to get into the "pipeline" after passage of front
along with more favorable SSW winds could produce a more favorable flight.
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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