Date: 3/9/23 5:13 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Tussey Mountain Hawk Watch (09 Mar 2023) 19 Raptors
Tussey Mountain Hawk Watch
State College, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Mar 09, 2023
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 1 13 20
Osprey 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 2 21 23
Northern Harrier 0 2 2
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 3 5
Cooper's Hawk 0 0 1
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 19 24
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 8 44 49
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 8 55 64
American Kestrel 0 3 3
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 2
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 3 3
Unknown Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Eagle 0 2 2
Unknown Raptor 0 1 1

Total: 19 169 200
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Andrew Bechdel

Observers: Judy Sinn, Nick Bolgiano

Visitors:
Karen & John from Philadelphia, Brady Thomas, Mike Toolam, Sandy Smith, Ed
Kaiser, David Joor, Mark Kauffman, Judy Sinn


Weather:
Full sun nearly all day with moderate NNW/N wind tapering at the end of the
day.

Raptor Observations:
Golden Eagles: Ad - 11:15, Unknown - 12:25, Ad - 12:50, Unknown - 1:40,
Unknown - 2:15, Ad - 3:10, Unknown - 3:25, Ad - 4:46

Non-migratory/residents: Black Vulture - 1, Turkey Vulture - 14, Bald Eagle
- 2, Red Tailed Hawk - 4

Non-raptor Observations:
Mourning Dove - 3, Downy Woodpecker - 1, American Crow - 12, Common Raven -
9, Black-capped Chickadee - 3, Tufted Titmouse - 1, Eastern Bluebird - 1,
House Finch - 2

Predictions:
Inclement weather will make spotting and migratory movement difficult to
impossible.
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Report submitted by Andrew Bechdel ()
Tussey Mountain Hawk Watch information may be found at:
tusseymountainspringhawkwatch.org/


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