Date: 9/15/20 5:08 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (15 Sep 2020) 363 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, 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 0 0
Osprey 0 20 28
Bald Eagle 1 37 76
Northern Harrier 2 9 13
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4 43 46
Cooper's Hawk 2 15 19
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 3 3
Broad-winged Hawk 351 2040 2158
Red-tailed Hawk 3 52 68
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 11 15
Merlin 0 3 5
Peregrine Falcon 0 3 3
Unknown Accipiter 0 2 2
Unknown Buteo 0 2 3
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 1 1

Total: 363 2241 2440
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Observation start time: 07:30:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Fred Wilcox

Observers: Brian Weaver, Fred Habbeger, Jay George, Mary Brenner,
Rick Schoenberger

Visitors:
Hitching family (4)
Jarrod Derr and birding class (5)
6 others for birding plus 6 counters
11 for Vista

Total of 32 people on site


Weather:
Cloudless day with extremely light winds, NW to SW
Seasonable temperatures 47-65 degrees
Very hazy above the site due to Western Forest Fires. Visibility at ground
level good.

Raptor Observations:
Immature BE
3 BE observed but not counted

Non-raptor Observations:
26 monarchs
A large number of warblers in early hours

Predictions:
Sunny,warmer, south winds
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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