Date: 11/2/19 3:03 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rocky Ridge (02 Nov 2019) 42 Raptors
Rocky Ridge
York, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 02, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 57
Turkey Vulture 28 34 122
Osprey 1 2 57
Bald Eagle 0 7 53
Northern Harrier 0 0 25
Sharp-shinned Hawk 5 10 511
Cooper's Hawk 0 0 37
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 2 20
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 9571
Red-tailed Hawk 7 11 94
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 2 95
Merlin 0 0 15
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 12
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 2
Unknown Buteo 0 0 8
Unknown Falcon 0 0 9
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 22

Total: 42 69 10710
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Andrew Wolfgang, Randy Phillips

Observers: Andrew Wolfgang, Craig McCoy, Randy Phillips

Visitors:
6, visits from York County Parks naturalist Brandon Pentz and Kelsey Frey.
Other park volunteers stopped by as well.


Weather:
A chilly day with calm variable winds. Temperature ranged from 1 C to 10 C
at the lookout. Cloud cover increased to 15% towards the end of the count
but was near 0% until after noon.

Raptor Observations:
Many local eagles and a few migrants tallied today.

Non-raptor Observations:
Common Grackle-481
American Robin-202
Red-winged Blackbird-116
Yellow-rumped Warbler-2
Palm Warbler-1

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Report submitted by Andrew Wolfgang (<a19wolfgang...>)


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