Date: 11/4/20 4:29 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (04 Nov 2020) 124 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 04, 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 4 20 204
Northern Harrier 3 5 63
Sharp-shinned Hawk 19 35 1715
Cooper's Hawk 4 5 215
Northern Goshawk 0 0 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 9 14 55
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 2736
Red-tailed Hawk 76 108 531
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 8 20 29
American Kestrel 1 3 107
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 0 1 27

Total: 124 225 6021
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Observation start time: 07:30:00
Observation end time: 16:30:00
Total observation time: 9 hours

Official Counter: Ed Chubb

Observers: Gayle McKinne, Jay George, Linda McKinne, Mike McKinne,
Rick Schoenberger, Sharon Rannels, Stan Smith,
Steve Rannels, Tom McKinne, Tom Power

Visitors:
8-vehicles with 14 individuals; IGMR Wildlife Unit with 4 staff.


Weather:
Light winds out of the south all day. Early temps in the 30's climbing to
low 60's by the afternoon. Clear "Bluebird" skies.

Raptor Observations:
Golden Eagle(s)-8 Adults; Bald Eagle(s)-1 Adult, 3 Immatures

Non-raptor Observations:
Fox Sparrows-4; Purple Finches; Red Breasted Nuthatches; Late lone Monarch

Predictions:
Very similar to Wednesday with scattered clouds.
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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