Date: 11/16/20 3:43 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (16 Nov 2020) 10 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 16, 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 83 243
Osprey 0 0 60
Bald Eagle 4 49 233
Northern Harrier 0 16 74
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 85 1765
Cooper's Hawk 0 17 227
Northern Goshawk 0 0 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 62 103
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 2736
Red-tailed Hawk 1 386 809
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 3 44 53
American Kestrel 0 6 110
Merlin 0 0 36
Peregrine Falcon 2 6 18
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: 10 778 6574
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Observation start time: 08:30:00
Observation end time: 16:30:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Ed Chubb

Observers: Brian Weaver, Joe Meloney, Mike Dale, Rick Schoenberger,
Rosemary Spreha, Steve Rannels, Tim Meloney

Visitors:
5-vehicles with 9 visitors, mud puddle jumpers and IGMR Security


Weather:
Temps in the 40's to 50 with nearly clear skies all day. Winds out the west
with gusts in the 20 M.P.H. plus range.

Raptor Observations:
B.E. Adult(s)-3 and Imm.-1; G.E. Adult(s)-2 and Imm.-1

Non-raptor Observations:
T.V.'s up early and flying but no production of an early flight. Unusual
"short headed"? Raven, Late Swallow sp. fly by, Fox Sparrows and a Red
Crossbill, seen and heard.

Predictions:
Much like today but with a slight chance of a shower.
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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