Date: 11/13/20 3:51 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rocky Ridge (13 Nov 2020) 10 Raptors
Rocky Ridge
York, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 13, 2020
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 18 39
Turkey Vulture 0 22 143
Osprey 0 0 82
Bald Eagle 0 8 80
Northern Harrier 0 7 68
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 29 851
Cooper's Hawk 1 10 60
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 2 19 39
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 2809
Red-tailed Hawk 7 69 141
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: 10 190 4681
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Observation start time: 12:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 3 hours

Official Counter: Fred Paley

Observers: Bernie Frick, Craig McCoy, Steve Schrum

Visitors:
8 adult visitors and 6 children.


Weather:
Cool, 11deg.C, windy 10 mph, clear blue sky, 0% cloud cover to begin at 12
noon. Clouds moved in from the west and the temp reached 13 deg.C, by
1300. Still windy. By 1400 clouds were reduced to 0%. Wind fell to 6 mph.

Raptor Observations:
7 red-tails, 2 red-shoulders, and 1 coopers.

Non-raptor Observations:
At least 6 bald eagles circling the area, 3 adult and 3 imm. 5 local
red-tails hunting in the woods. 1 raven passed by 3 times.

Predictions:
Variable.
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Report submitted by Parks Volunteer (<parks...>)


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