Date: 11/2/19 3:54 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (02 Nov 2019) 56 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, 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 10 26 183
Turkey Vulture 8 30 261
Osprey 0 0 71
Bald Eagle 5 15 167
Northern Harrier 0 1 23
Sharp-shinned Hawk 6 13 752
Cooper's Hawk 2 4 132
Northern Goshawk 0 0 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 2 5 25
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 5442
Red-tailed Hawk 20 38 207
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 1 2 10
American Kestrel 1 3 77
Merlin 0 0 14
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 17
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 5
Unknown Buteo 0 0 7
Unknown Falcon 1 1 2
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 1 10

Total: 56 139 7407
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Observation start time: 08:45:00
Observation end time: 15:30:00
Total observation time: 6.75 hours

Official Counter: Tom Kurtz

Observers: Andy Francis, Andy Wolf, Brian Weaver, Erik Witmer,
Ramsey Couray

Visitors:
Many qualified hawk watches made an appearance today.


Weather:
Mostly clear day (maximum 5% cloud cover) with light wind from the SE and a
temperature range from 6 to degrees 11 degrees Celsius.

Raptor Observations:
Flight height was with some bidrs seen with unaided eye to 100 feet and
birds that were high and needed binoculars to be seen within the same
viewing hour.
Adult GE at 11:41 low being harassed by a raven

Non-raptor Observations:
kinglets, both ruby crowned and golden crowned, titmouse, several white
breasted nuthatches, and yellow rumped warbler
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
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2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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