Date: 11/3/20 4:00 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (03 Nov 2020) 48 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 03, 2020
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 3 29
Turkey Vulture 0 11 171
Osprey 0 0 60
Bald Eagle 10 16 200
Northern Harrier 1 2 60
Sharp-shinned Hawk 16 16 1696
Cooper's Hawk 1 1 211
Northern Goshawk 0 0 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 5 5 46
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 2736
Red-tailed Hawk 7 32 455
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 6 12 21
American Kestrel 1 2 106
Merlin 0 0 36
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 12
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 11
Unknown Buteo 0 0 17
Unknown Falcon 0 0 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 1 1 27

Total: 48 101 5897
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Observation start time: 08:15:00
Observation end time: 16:45:00
Total observation time: 8.5 hours

Official Counter: Rosemary Spreha

Observers: Brian Weaver, Dick Williams, Gayle Lawrence, Gayle McKinne,
Linda McKinne, Mike McKinne, Pat Williams, Steve Rannels,
Tom McKinne, Tom Power

Visitors:
Tom Barton. Eleven for the view including three Army National Guard
soldiers, one was from Lithuania.


Weather:
Mostly sunny with some clouds. Wind from NW ranging from 10-15 mph.
Temperature started at 40 degrees F and peaked at 50 at 2 pm then declined
to 42 at 4 pm.

Raptor Observations:
Two adult Bald Eagles seen heading east. Nice mix of adult and immature
Bald and Golden Eagles.

Non-raptor Observations:
Usual mix of Titmice, Juncos, Chickadees, Nuthatch etc. eating seed on
stump. Brief visit by Red-breasted Nuthatch. Large group of American Crows
heading west late in the day. Tom Powers caught the black rat snake that
the McKinne's spotted and showed it to all. He released it back where it
was found.

Predictions:
Sunny with wind from the SW.
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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