Date: 11/21/20 2:38 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (21 Nov 2020) 9 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 21, 2020
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 26 52
Turkey Vulture 4 105 265
Osprey 0 0 60
Bald Eagle 0 58 242
Northern Harrier 1 18 76
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 86 1766
Cooper's Hawk 0 19 229
Northern Goshawk 0 0 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 67 108
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 2736
Red-tailed Hawk 1 442 865
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 3 59 68
American Kestrel 0 6 110
Merlin 0 0 36
Peregrine Falcon 0 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: 9 899 6695
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:45:00
Total observation time: 7.75 hours

Official Counter: Tom Kurtz

Observers: Andy Francis, Kirk & Sally Krause, Nancy Clupper

Visitors:
12 vista viewers
3 hunters,
2 casual hawk watchers


Weather:
Sunny with clouds till 10 am then 100% clouds rest of day with brief
periods of light drizzle in afternoon. Light wind all day from N and NNW
and temperature range 53 to 57 degrees. Left at 3:45 with light/moderate
rain for 20 minutes prior to leaving.

Raptor Observations:
2 sub adult GE
1 adult GE

Non-raptor Observations:
usual birds at feeder, titmice, white breasted nuthatch, black capped
chickadees, and juncos. Carolina wren, waxwings, dove, pine siskin, fox
sparrows, white throated sparrows, red bellied, hairy, downy, and pileated
woodpeckers, robins, and cardinals. 2 small flocks of Canada geese and 1
common loon flying south.

Predictions:
possibility of rain
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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