Date: 11/15/21 3:23 pm
From: Caroline Fegley <cgfegley...>
Subject: Bald Eagle Mtn (15 Nov 2021)
Hello from the mountain!
It was a fun and snowy day today bringing us several eagles, a merlin, and
a few redtails.
The weather should be sunnier tomorrow with more W winds. The watch will be
at the N lookout once again.

Hope to see you there!
- Caroline Fegley

Bald Eagle Mountain - Eagle Field
State College, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 15, 2021
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 6 299 1857
Osprey 0 0 53
Bald Eagle 4 53 169
Northern Harrier 0 7 41
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 26 374
Cooper's Hawk 0 6 48
Northern Goshawk 0 0 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 4 16
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 1164
Red-tailed Hawk 4 253 581
Rough-legged Hawk 0 1 1
Golden Eagle 2 47 75
American Kestrel 0 0 82
Merlin 1 3 22
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 13
Unknown Accipiter 0 3 13
Unknown Buteo 1 1 3
Unknown Falcon 0 0 4
Unknown Eagle 0 0 2
Unknown Raptor 0 3 18

Total: 18 706 4537
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 16:30:00
Total observation time: 7.5 hours

Official Counter: Caroline Fegley

Observers: Nick Bolgiano, Peggy Wagoner

Visitors:
Dave Arbutina


Weather:
Snow in the morning and then shifts between snow squalls and sun through
the rest of the day. W winds 13-35 km/h. Watch conducted at north lookout.

Raptor Observations:
Majority of birds appeared along the ridge by the tower and then moved into
the N valley after hitting the I-99 cut.

BAEA:
1136 Ad
1322 Ad
1545 Ad
1625 Ad

GOEA:
1241 Ad
1432 Ad

Non-migrants:
2 RTHA, 3 BAEA Ad, 1 TUVU

Non-raptor Observations:
Several crows, two ravens, and at least one black-capped chickadee and
goldfinch

Full eBird checklist:https://nam10.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Febird.org%2Fchecklist%2FS97641214&amp;data=04%7C01%<7Cscbirdcl...>%7Cad85d62795d2419e5e4908d9a88ee4ae%7C7cf48d453ddb4389a9c1c115526eb52e%7C0%7C0%7C637726153934933929%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000&amp;sdata=Rh98yLAdkFJLjzujU04%2BSvFgSKGPhutDOF9GkVbRVjQ%3D&amp;reserved=0

Predictions:
Partly cloudy skies with W winds lighter than today. Watch will be at N
lookout
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Report submitted by Caroline Fegley ()

 
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