Date: 11/2/20 3:21 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (02 Nov 2020) 260 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 02, 2020
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 3 3 14
Turkey Vulture 37 38 339
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 0 0 288
Bald Eagle 19 20 378
Northern Harrier 2 5 101
Sharp-shinned Hawk 31 36 3255
Cooper's Hawk 7 9 556
Northern Goshawk 0 0 3
Unknown Accipiter 2 2 61
Red-shouldered Hawk 18 18 79
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 3978
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 120 121 748
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 1 23
Golden Eagle 13 13 23
Unknown Eagle 1 1 1
American Kestrel 1 1 414
Merlin 1 1 137
Peregrine Falcon 3 3 75
Unknown Falcon 0 0 13
Unknown Raptor 2 2 40

Total: 260 274 10526
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Observation start time: 06:15:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 10.75 hours

Compiler: Bracken Brown

Counters:

Weather:
Wind driven snow/Mostly cloudy/clear NW/WNW wind 10-25m/h

Raptor Observations:
Excellent flight of red-tailed hawk and red-shouldered hawk. Both species
of eagle observed bald eagles passed the lookout adults at (2)11:28, 11:51,
11:57, 12:20, 13:46, 14:33, 16:13, (3) 16:43 Immature at7:33, 11:13, 16:10
Second years at 8:38, 10:23, 13:27, unknown age (2) 9:11

13 Golden eagles Immature at 8:33, 10:48, 16:06, Subadult at 12:31, 13:20,
13:27, 13:41, 14:01, 14:11, 15:21, and adults at 14:15, 15:15, 15:41

Non-raptor Observations:
Flock of 18 red crossbill and 125 ring-billed gull observed.
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Report submitted by Laurie Goodrich (<goodrich...>)
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary information may be found at:
http://www.hawkmountain.org/


More site information at hawkcount.org: https://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=109
Count data submitted via Dunkadoo - Project info at:
https://dunkadoo.org/explore/hawk-mountain-sanctuary/fall-2020-hawk-count
 
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