Date: 10/26/19 1:54 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (26 Oct 2019) 27 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 26, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 1 97 118
Turkey Vulture 14 213 213
Osprey 0 10 71
Bald Eagle 0 67 146
Northern Harrier 0 7 22
Sharp-shinned Hawk 5 506 729
Cooper's Hawk 2 75 122
Northern Goshawk 0 1 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 6 20
Broad-winged Hawk 0 13 5442
Red-tailed Hawk 2 73 159
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 7 8
American Kestrel 1 29 73
Merlin 0 8 14
Peregrine Falcon 0 9 17
Unknown Accipiter 0 3 5
Unknown Buteo 0 2 7
Unknown Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 1 4 9

Total: 27 1131 7178
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter: Tom Kurtz

Observers: Andy Francis, Joan Renninger, John Nicholas, Nancy Clupper,
Ramsey Couray, Rosemary Spreha

Visitors:
6 casual hawk watcher through out day


Weather:
Partly sunny till 10:30(BT)then clouds the rest of day Temperature range 18
degrees decreasing to 16 degrees Celsuis. Winds in morning NW to NE and
changing to E at 11:00 for rest of day. Visibility clear all day but at
2:20 began to have light rain and continues to 3:00 pm and hawk watch
closed.


Raptor Observations:
very slow day

Non-raptor Observations:
5 Eastern Bluebirds showed up at top of dead tree, 2 juncos(first of year
for this observer), 2 groups of migrating loon/total nine, and group of
about of 100 commorrants.
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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