Date: 10/31/20 1:19 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rocky Ridge (31 Oct 2020) 16 Raptors
Rocky Ridge
York, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 31, 2020
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 21 21
Turkey Vulture 0 118 121
Osprey 0 11 82
Bald Eagle 2 23 72
Northern Harrier 3 27 61
Sharp-shinned Hawk 5 496 802
Cooper's Hawk 0 38 50
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 2 16 20
Broad-winged Hawk 0 14 2809
Red-tailed Hawk 2 46 72
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 2 2
American Kestrel 0 98 267
Merlin 0 8 13
Peregrine Falcon 0 9 9
Unknown Accipiter 0 7 14
Unknown Buteo 0 1 4
Unknown Falcon 0 2 5
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 2 22 42

Total: 16 959 4466
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Observation start time: 09:15:00
Observation end time: 13:00:00
Total observation time: 3.75 hours

Official Counter: Brandon Pentz, Randy Phillips

Observers: Bernie Frick, Brandon Pentz, Craig McCoy, Jim Wendt,
Mary-Lou Rohrbaugh, Randy Phillips

Visitors:
35 visitors, a good amount that inquired about the hawk watch and what
we've been seeing. 3 cute dogs.



Weather:
Hardly any wind, overcast, chilly.

Raptor Observations:
Local TV, BV, RT, CH activity.
Adult BE: 1030, 1040, 1140)
Juvenile BE: 1100


Non-raptor Observations:
A Murder of Crows (about 44) who got the memo that it's Halloween.
Flocks of Common Mergansers (11 birds, 14 birds.)
Eastern Towhee.
Common Raven.


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Report submitted by Parks Volunteer (<parks...>)


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