Date: 11/24/21 5:38 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (23 Nov 2021) 11 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 23, 2021
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 55 139
Turkey Vulture 0 206 685
Osprey 0 0 94
Bald Eagle 0 68 193
Northern Harrier 0 6 51
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 22 1438
Cooper's Hawk 0 10 219
Northern Goshawk 0 0 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 4 31 57
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 3390
Red-tailed Hawk 1 175 411
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 6 42 60
American Kestrel 0 0 136
Merlin 0 1 31
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 17
Unknown Accipiter 0 2 5
Unknown Buteo 0 5 12
Unknown Falcon 0 0 3
Unknown Eagle 0 1 1
Unknown Raptor 0 1 26

Total: 11 627 6970
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Observation start time: 09:15:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 6.75 hours

Official Counter: Gayle Lawrence

Observers: Tom McKinne

Visitors:
Six people looked over the valley; thirteen drove through the clearing
without stopping.


Weather:
Sunny, with varying amount of puffy white clouds. A few snow flakes fell at
times, but did not limit visibility. Temperature ranged from 33 to 36
degrees F. Wind was from the NW, moderate with some stronger gusts.

Raptor Observations:
It was a day for Golden Eagles and Red-shouldered Hawks! Did not see a
single vulture at any time. An adult Bald Eagle was seen heading Northeast,
but was not counted.

Non-raptor Observations:
Two Ravens
One Loon


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


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