Date: 10/31/20 3:42 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (31 Oct 2020) 119 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, 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 26 26
Turkey Vulture 3 160 160
Osprey 0 14 60
Bald Eagle 3 87 184
Northern Harrier 1 37 58
Sharp-shinned Hawk 11 1380 1680
Cooper's Hawk 1 158 210
Northern Goshawk 0 1 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 11 36 41
Broad-winged Hawk 0 16 2736
Red-tailed Hawk 75 316 423
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 1 9 9
American Kestrel 0 62 104
Merlin 0 23 36
Peregrine Falcon 0 7 12
Unknown Accipiter 0 7 11
Unknown Buteo 11 14 17
Unknown Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 2 23 26

Total: 119 2377 5796
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Observation start time: 08:30:00
Observation end time: 15:45:00
Total observation time: 7.25 hours

Official Counter: Tom Kurtz

Observers: Andy Francis, Brian Weaver, Nancy Clupper, Rosemary Spreha

Visitors:
8 vista viewers and a hiker with 2 dogs


Weather:
Cloudy all day, calm to light E winds in am switching to SE and S in
afternoon. Temperature range 41 to 48 degrees.

Raptor Observations:
1 GE adult 11:15 am
2 juvenile BE and 1 Adult BE
3 groups of RT that formed kettles (7-13 birds)


Non-raptor Observations:
downy, hairy, and pileated woodpeckers, 5 to 6 titmice and white breasted
nuthatch, black capped chickadees, small group purple finches and pine
siskin, group of 50ish crows and a few ravens mixed in, blue jays, and
juncos

Predictions:
possibility of rain
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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