Date: 9/15/20 4:58 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rocky Ridge (15 Sep 2020) 479 Raptors
Rocky Ridge
York, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 15, 2020
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 2 3
Osprey 3 33 39
Bald Eagle 1 26 34
Northern Harrier 1 10 10
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4 38 43
Cooper's Hawk 0 3 3
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 2 3
Broad-winged Hawk 467 1049 1053
Red-tailed Hawk 0 18 21
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 2 61 67
Merlin 0 2 3
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 2 2
Unknown Buteo 0 3 3
Unknown Falcon 0 2 2
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 8 8

Total: 479 1259 1294
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Observation start time: 07:15:00
Observation end time: 16:15:00
Total observation time: 9 hours

Official Counter: Phil Keener

Observers: Bernie Frick, Brandon Pentz, Chad Erhardt, Craig McCoy,
Fred Paley, Jim Wendt, Nancy Heiser

Visitors:
A few visitors throughout the day with some interest in the hawk count.


Weather:
Light winds mainly of the east. Clear skies with good distance visibility
but upward visibility affected by haze.

Raptor Observations:
Local RT, TV, and BV activity.

Non-raptor Observations:
1 RTHU.
3 DCCO.
21 Monarchs.
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Report submitted by Parks Volunteer (<parks...>)


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