Date: 10/29/19 2:43 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rocky Ridge (29 Oct 2019) 26 Raptors
Rocky Ridge
York, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 29, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 12 57 57
Turkey Vulture 6 85 88
Osprey 0 7 55
Bald Eagle 0 17 46
Northern Harrier 0 9 25
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3 223 500
Cooper's Hawk 2 18 37
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 9 18
Broad-winged Hawk 0 5 9571
Red-tailed Hawk 0 47 82
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 31 92
Merlin 1 7 15
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 11
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 2
Unknown Buteo 0 3 8
Unknown Falcon 0 5 9
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 1 5 22

Total: 26 530 10638
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 5 hours

Official Counter:

Observers: Anne Muren, Chad Erhardt, Robin Smith

Visitors:
4, activity with the "3 wooden poles" as utility workers made a few changes
to the local landmarks in the powerline cut.


Weather:
Wind was light from the Southeast for most of the count period. Cloud cover
was 100%. The temperature was near 15 C most of the day.

Raptor Observations:
A small movement of raptors was recorded. Most of the migrants were
vultures.

Non-raptor Observations:
Common Raven-1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet-6
Golden-crowned Kinglet-3
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Report submitted by Andrew Wolfgang (<a19wolfgang...>)


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