Date: 11/10/20 3:32 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (10 Nov 2020) 44 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 10, 2020
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 17 43
Turkey Vulture 0 70 230
Osprey 0 0 60
Bald Eagle 2 37 221
Northern Harrier 2 15 73
Sharp-shinned Hawk 7 83 1763
Cooper's Hawk 4 15 225
Northern Goshawk 0 0 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 59 100
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 2736
Red-tailed Hawk 26 347 770
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 2 34 43
American Kestrel 0 6 110
Merlin 0 0 36
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 14
Unknown Accipiter 0 2 13
Unknown Buteo 0 4 21
Unknown Falcon 0 0 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 1 27

Total: 44 692 6488
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Ed Chubb

Observers: Brian Weaver, Gayle Lawrence, Gayle McKinne, Jeff Hook,
Rosemary Spreha, Tom McKinne, Tom Power

Visitors:
6 Vehicles, 13 Visitors


Weather:
Temps starting out in the 50's climbing into the low 70's. Clear skies till
early afternoon then becoming mostly cloudy.

Raptor Observations:
Bald Eagle(s)1 Adult,1 Immature; Golden Eagle(s)1 Adult, 1 Immature-this
bird was accompanied by a Raven who was clearly crowding the Golden. Both
bird came in close to the watch and performed excellent maneuvers that gave
watchers great views. A superb experience for the watch and a highlight for
the year to be sure!

Non-raptor Observations:


Predictions:
RAIN! Probably not a day to be on the mountain.
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
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2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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