Date: 10/28/20 4:54 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (28 Oct 2020) 3 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 28, 2020
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 24 24
Turkey Vulture 0 152 152
Osprey 0 14 60
Bald Eagle 0 84 181
Northern Harrier 2 36 57
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 1369 1669
Cooper's Hawk 0 153 205
Northern Goshawk 0 1 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 24 29
Broad-winged Hawk 0 16 2736
Red-tailed Hawk 0 226 333
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 1 7 7
American Kestrel 0 62 104
Merlin 0 22 35
Peregrine Falcon 0 7 12
Unknown Accipiter 0 7 11
Unknown Buteo 0 3 6
Unknown Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 21 24

Total: 3 2229 5648
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Observation start time: 11:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 5 hours

Official Counter: Ed Chubb

Observers: Joe Meloney, Rick Schoenberger, Tim Meloney

Visitors:
6 Vehicles-10 people


Weather:
Cool, foggy and light wind was the state of the morning's weather. Some
lifting of the clouds and lessening of fog in the P.M.

Raptor Observations:
Golden Eagle-1 Immature, out of the low clouds at 12:39 P.M.EDT

Non-raptor Observations:
2 Flocks of Pine Siskins totaling 100 individuals moving WSW along the
ridge; Large artillery action below the watch for 3 hours in the late
A.M./early P.M.

Predictions:
Hurricane remnants and rain. Pretty sure about this. Not a good day to be
on the mountain!
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
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2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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