Date: 10/17/20 3:34 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (17 Oct 2020) 53 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 17, 2020
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 3 3
Turkey Vulture 8 101 101
Osprey 0 14 60
Bald Eagle 5 53 150
Northern Harrier 0 23 44
Sharp-shinned Hawk 21 1078 1378
Cooper's Hawk 0 98 150
Northern Goshawk 0 1 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 3 13 18
Broad-winged Hawk 0 16 2736
Red-tailed Hawk 11 121 228
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 2 2
American Kestrel 0 49 91
Merlin 0 15 28
Peregrine Falcon 0 4 9
Unknown Accipiter 2 7 11
Unknown Buteo 0 3 6
Unknown Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 3 17 20

Total: 53 1619 5038
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:30:00
Total observation time: 7.5 hours

Official Counter: Tom Kurtz

Observers: Joe Meloney, Meredith Lombard, Nancy Clupper,
Rosemary Spreha

Visitors:
47 vista viewers,
Game Warden
2 casual hawk watchers


Weather:
Light winds from the NNW, 0 clouds with clear blue skies, temperature range
from 48 to 57.

Raptor Observations:
2 Adult BE
3 Immature of which 2 were white bellies

Non-raptor Observations:
Titmice, Pileated woodpecker, downy woodpecker, Carolina wren, house finch,
numerous ruby crowned kinglets, 3-4 purple finches, blue jays, American
crow, and raven, flock of about 20 Canada geese heading south

Predictions:
Possibly better sky condition (clouds)
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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