Date: 11/10/20 5:29 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rocky Ridge (10 Nov 2020) 16 Raptors
Rocky Ridge
York, 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 9 18 39
Turkey Vulture 0 22 143
Osprey 0 0 82
Bald Eagle 1 8 80
Northern Harrier 0 7 68
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2 29 851
Cooper's Hawk 1 9 59
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 2 17 37
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 2809
Red-tailed Hawk 1 62 134
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 2
American Kestrel 0 2 270
Merlin 0 3 17
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 9
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 14
Unknown Buteo 0 0 4
Unknown Falcon 0 0 7
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 3 46

Total: 16 180 4671
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Observation start time: 10:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 5 hours

Official Counter: Fred Paley

Observers:

Visitors:
17 visitors enjoying the view and the temperatures.


Weather:
A true summer day. Temp range from 19 to 24 Deg. C.
0% cloud cover to 65%. Wind from the SSW 5 to 8 mph.
Thick haze in the distance until noon.

Raptor Observations:
It seems that without more fall like weather the hawks are not eager to
leave this area. 2 red-shoulders, 1 bald eagle, Imm., 2 sharp-shins, 1
coopers, 1 red-tail, and 9 black vultures. The two sharp-shins were
together, an adult and a juv.

Non-raptor Observations:
About 200 robins at 10 am. 3 bald eagles were observed moving north, 2
adults and 1 immature. At 13:04 Air Force One flew over heading south
after making about 6 touch and goes at Middletown.

Predictions:
Rain, overcast, few raptors.
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Report submitted by Parks Volunteer (<parks...>)


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