PABIRDS
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9/18/19 7:17 pm Paul Heveran <birdmeister.paul...> DeSales University hawkwatch results (Lehigh Co.) - 238 raptors in almost 2 hours
9/18/19 5:42 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (18 Sep 2019) 131 Raptors
9/18/19 5:24 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rocky Ridge (18 Sep 2019) 1323 Raptors
9/18/19 4:37 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (18 Sep 2019) 63 Raptors
9/18/19 4:14 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (18 Sep 2019) 223 Raptors
9/18/19 3:31 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (18 Sep 2019) 144 Raptors
9/18/19 2:57 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Stone Mt., Pa. (18 Sep 2019) 43 Raptors
9/18/19 2:43 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (18 Sep 2019) 189 Raptors
9/18/19 2:30 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (18 Sep 2019) 599 Raptors
9/18/19 2:23 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (18 Sep 2019) 60 Raptors
9/18/19 12:57 pm Sandy Lockerman <000000b169997ab9-dmarc-request...> Late Report: Nighhawks in Harrisburg, Dauphin Co.
9/18/19 12:40 pm Mark McConaughy <timetraveler50...> Very White Gull at Beaver Run Reservoir
9/17/19 6:42 pm Robin and Daniel Zmoda <robinanddanielz...> Northampton county yard birds 9--15 belated
9/17/19 6:39 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (17 Sep 2019) 28 Raptors
9/17/19 5:45 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (17 Sep 2019) 838 Raptors
9/17/19 5:39 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (17 Sep 2019) 5725 Raptors
9/17/19 5:38 pm Nick Bolgiano <nickbolgiano...> Bald Eagle Mt one-year hawk watch
9/17/19 4:54 pm Paul Heveran <birdmeister.paul...> Six duck species including American Wigeon, Green Lane Reservoir, Montgomery Co.
9/17/19 4:46 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rocky Ridge (17 Sep 2019) 4935 Raptors
9/17/19 4:40 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (17 Sep 2019) 3414 Raptors
9/17/19 4:29 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (17 Sep 2019) 326 Raptors
9/17/19 4:26 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (17 Sep 2019) 26 Raptors
9/17/19 4:07 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Stone Mt., Pa. (17 Sep 2019) 574 Raptors
9/17/19 3:45 pm William Young <wayoung04...> Lancaster County Bird-A-Thon
9/17/19 3:40 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (17 Sep 2019) 285 Raptors
9/17/19 3:56 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (16 Sep 2019) 64 Raptors
9/17/19 3:47 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (16 Sep 2019) 104 Raptors
9/17/19 2:53 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (16 Sep 2019) 7176 Raptors
9/16/19 6:04 pm Dan Richards <00000132f63ed96f-dmarc-request...> Merlin, Wild Turkeys, Clearfield Co.
9/16/19 5:15 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (16 Sep 2019) 438 Raptors
9/16/19 5:10 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Stone Mt., Pa. (16 Sep 2019) 1456 Raptors
9/16/19 4:12 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (16 Sep 2019) 2166 Raptors
9/16/19 3:23 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rocky Ridge (16 Sep 2019) 1006 Raptors
9/16/19 2:40 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (16 Sep 2019) 1193 Raptors
9/16/19 2:33 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (16 Sep 2019) 3108 Raptors
9/16/19 9:14 am Cindy Dunn <cadunn.444...> Re: Waggoner's Gap (15 Sep 2019) 1549 Raptors
9/16/19 9:08 am Chuck Berthoud <cbpabirds...> eBird Mobile 2.0 is here, READ THIS before using
9/16/19 6:29 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (15 Sep 2019) 29 Raptors
9/16/19 4:34 am August Mirabella <am4birds1...> Peace Valley Park (IBA)-Bucks Co. (9/8-9/14)
9/15/19 6:59 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (15 Sep 2019) 56 Raptors
9/15/19 6:57 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (15 Sep 2019) 1728 Raptors
9/15/19 6:38 pm Ann Pettigrew <rook185...> Re: Bill Deformity - Downy Woodpecker
9/15/19 6:38 pm Ann Pettigrew <rook185...> Re: Bill Deformity - Downy Woodpecker
9/15/19 6:07 pm Lewis Crowell <ltcjac...> 1) Correction and 2) (OT) question about tree deaths
9/15/19 5:19 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (15 Sep 2019) 594 Raptors
9/15/19 4:56 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (15 Sep 2019) 1029 Raptors
9/15/19 4:48 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Stone Mt., Pa. (15 Sep 2019) 978 Raptors
9/15/19 4:12 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (15 Sep 2019) 827 Raptors
9/15/19 4:02 pm Ron Burkert <raburkert...> Re: Hawkwatch report
9/15/19 3:55 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rocky Ridge (15 Sep 2019) 1633 Raptors
9/15/19 3:29 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (15 Sep 2019) 1549 Raptors
9/15/19 3:12 pm Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...> Erie County birds of note
9/15/19 3:06 pm Ed Barrell <ed.barrell...> 183 Hawk Watch ,Berks. Co & Schuilkill Co. Line
9/15/19 8:41 am DNADEB <dsg4...> Re: Bill Deformity - Downy Woodpecker
9/15/19 8:13 am E-mail <wnlaubscher...> Winter Finch Forecast
9/15/19 6:36 am linda & bill franz <00000021c311e447-dmarc-request...> Chimney Swifts - Cumberland County
9/15/19 4:39 am Scott Weidensaul <000001343b2dd726-dmarc-request...> Re: Bill Deformity - Downy Woodpecker
9/14/19 8:17 pm Lewis Crowell <ltcjac...> SBL 53 Shippenville,Clarion County
9/14/19 8:03 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (14 Sep 2019) 9 Raptors
9/14/19 7:38 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (14 Sep 2019) 3 Raptors
9/14/19 5:14 pm Ryan Tomazin <wvwarblers...> Allegheny Co. - Hilltop Park Nighthawk Watch wrap-up
9/14/19 2:58 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (14 Sep 2019) 8 Raptors
9/14/19 2:58 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (14 Sep 2019) 5 Raptors
9/14/19 2:54 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (14 Sep 2019) 20 Raptors
9/14/19 2:37 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (14 Sep 2019) 12 Raptors
9/14/19 1:33 pm drudy2 <00000019240c0ca1-dmarc-request...> Update from Ontario on Trumpeter on the Clarion River
9/14/19 1:18 pm Mark Vass <hawk5571...> Common Mergansers - Beaver Co.
9/14/19 12:56 pm Bruce and Sherri Carl <000000e695e98431-dmarc-request...> "BIG SIT" 2019 - Lancaster County
9/14/19 12:41 pm Ann Pettigrew <rook185...> Re: Bill Deformity - Downy Woodpecker
9/14/19 12:15 pm Bob Schutsky <info...> Common Mergansers, Southern Lancaster County
9/14/19 9:02 am Albert Guarente <0000005bfd76f698-dmarc-request...> Re: Bill Deformity - Downy Woodpecker
9/14/19 8:55 am Ann Pettigrew <rook185...> Bill Deformity - Downy Woodpecker
9/14/19 8:28 am Douglas Filler <0000012c09e09177-dmarc-request...> Silver Lake in Bucks co.
9/14/19 1:55 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (13 Sep 2019) 19 Raptors
9/13/19 7:15 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (13 Sep 2019) 260 Raptors
9/13/19 4:03 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (13 Sep 2019) 381 Raptors
9/13/19 3:16 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (13 Sep 2019) 261 Raptors
9/13/19 2:48 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (13 Sep 2019) 28 Raptors
9/13/19 2:21 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Stone Mt., Pa. (13 Sep 2019) 9 Raptors
9/13/19 1:37 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (13 Sep 2019) 12 Raptors
9/13/19 11:44 am Deb R. <00000019240c0ca1-dmarc-request...> Forest County, Trumpeter Swan, Clarion River, below Clarington
9/12/19 7:18 pm sdschmoyer <0000004a41c07666-dmarc-request...> Re: Hawkwatch report
9/12/19 7:04 pm Randy Stringer <0000014328ddae02-dmarc-request...> Mercer County Migrants et al
9/12/19 6:49 pm Carole Winslow <cjwinslow94...> Forest Co- Trumpeter swan
9/12/19 5:16 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rocky Ridge (12 Sep 2019) 15 Raptors
9/12/19 4:56 pm Rudy Keller <rckeller...> Re: Hawkwatch report
9/12/19 4:49 pm Barry Blust <barryblust...> Re: Hawkwatch report
9/12/19 4:19 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (12 Sep 2019) 33 Raptors
9/12/19 3:38 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (12 Sep 2019) 20 Raptors
9/12/19 3:33 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Stone Mt., Pa. (12 Sep 2019) 71 Raptors
9/12/19 3:19 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (12 Sep 2019) 10 Raptors
9/12/19 2:41 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (12 Sep 2019) 76 Raptors
9/12/19 2:22 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (12 Sep 2019) 26 Raptors
9/12/19 1:51 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (12 Sep 2019) 10 Raptors
9/12/19 12:42 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (12 Sep 2019) 64 Raptors
9/12/19 12:14 pm Chad Kauffman <chadkauffman...> Re: Hawkwatch report
9/12/19 12:06 pm Gary Robson <garyrobson...> Re: Hawkwatch report
9/12/19 11:36 am Marcy Cunkelman <plant4nature...> Re: Hawk watch
9/12/19 11:34 am Laura & Mike Jackson <jacksonlaura73...> Re: Hawkwatch report
9/12/19 11:30 am Kathy <000000e8ead06b9c-dmarc-request...> Re: Hawkwatch report
9/12/19 11:25 am Barb <0000001455f85cf8-dmarc-request...> Hawk watch
9/12/19 11:15 am Deborah Grove <dsg4...> Re: Hawkwatch report
9/12/19 10:59 am Mary Ann Pike <mapike...> Re: Hawkwatch report
9/12/19 10:09 am Joan Renninger <grayjay174...> Re: Hawkwatch report
9/12/19 7:40 am Chad Kauffman <chadkauffman...> Re: Hawkwatch report
9/12/19 7:37 am Gary Robson <garyrobson...> Hawkwatch report
9/12/19 5:58 am jerry Kruth <00000005ead0dac6-dmarc-request...> Re: Off-topic: Green darner dragonfly migration Bedford Co.
9/12/19 5:29 am Michael Fialkovich <0000012b4af48ab0-dmarc-request...> Re: Off-topic: Green darner dragonfly migration Bedford Co.
9/11/19 7:24 pm tom and sheri <troberts2459...> Re: Off-topic: Green darner dragonfly migration Bedford Co.
9/11/19 7:05 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (11 Sep 2019) 3 Raptors
9/11/19 6:21 pm Ryan Tomazin <wvwarblers...> Allegheny Co. - Hilltop Park Nighthawk Watch
9/11/19 4:46 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (11 Sep 2019) 33 Raptors
9/11/19 4:29 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (11 Sep 2019) 6 Raptors
9/11/19 4:06 pm Laura Jackson <jacksonlaura73...> Off-topic: Green darner dragonfly migration Bedford Co.
9/11/19 3:43 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (11 Sep 2019) 36 Raptors
9/11/19 3:31 pm Pamela Fisher <000000233af33264-dmarc-request...> Kousa Dogwoods and birds, Lancaster county.
9/11/19 3:25 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rocky Ridge (11 Sep 2019) 4 Raptors
9/11/19 3:17 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (11 Sep 2019) 89 Raptors
9/11/19 2:50 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (11 Sep 2019) 100 Raptors
9/11/19 2:46 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Stone Mt., Pa. (11 Sep 2019) 147 Raptors
9/11/19 2:20 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (11 Sep 2019) 172 Raptors
9/11/19 12:36 pm THOMAS N PAWLESH <tpawlesh...> dragonflies
9/11/19 12:35 pm Amy Taracido <amytaracido...> RBA western Pennsylvania, 4 September 2019
9/11/19 10:25 am Cathy Brown <blueapis...> Re: dragonfly migration out of area
9/11/19 9:50 am jtraynor <0000010782986cfc-dmarc-request...> Greater Snow Goose Demographic Studies
9/11/19 4:01 am bill drolsbaugh <00000046cda72c3b-dmarc-request...> dragonfly migration out of area
9/11/19 2:54 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (10 Sep 2019) 22 Raptors
9/10/19 7:10 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rocky Ridge (09 Sep 2019) 5 Raptors
9/10/19 6:16 pm Ed Barrell <ed.barrell...> Common Nighthawk ,Berks Co
9/10/19 6:13 pm Ryan Tomazin <wvwarblers...> Allegheny Co. - Hilltop Park Nighthawk Watch
9/10/19 5:43 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (10 Sep 2019) 12 Raptors
9/10/19 5:23 pm Denise Donmoyer <nightowl57...> Sweet Arrow Lake, Schuylkill Co.
9/10/19 4:16 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (10 Sep 2019) 120 Raptors
9/10/19 3:46 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (10 Sep 2019) 196 Raptors
9/10/19 3:16 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Stone Mt., Pa. (10 Sep 2019) 68 Raptors
9/10/19 3:09 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (10 Sep 2019) 118 Raptors
9/10/19 2:50 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (10 Sep 2019) 106 Raptors
9/10/19 2:20 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (10 Sep 2019) 121 Raptors
9/10/19 1:38 pm Margaret <bcoriole...> Stilt Sandpiper in Indiana County
9/10/19 1:07 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (09 Sep 2019) 40 Raptors
9/10/19 5:35 am Glenn Koppel <macatilly...> Nighthawks, Moraine SP, Butler
9/10/19 3:12 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (09 Sep 2019) 25 Raptors
9/10/19 2:42 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (08 Sep 2019) 57 Raptors
9/9/19 9:49 pm Dave Leibert <xdave...> juv Black Crowned Night Heron @ Green pond, Northampton county
9/9/19 7:32 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (09 Sep 2019) 37 Raptors
9/9/19 7:19 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (03 Sep 2019) 7 Raptors
9/9/19 6:31 pm Ryan Tomazin <wvwarblers...> Allegheny Co. - Hilltop Park Nighthawk Watch
9/9/19 6:29 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (09 Sep 2019) 65 Raptors
9/9/19 6:16 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (09 Sep 2019) 6 Raptors
9/9/19 5:03 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Stone Mt., Pa. (09 Sep 2019) 66 Raptors
9/9/19 4:59 pm reeser <reeser...> Hummingbirds, Brown Thrasher, Hairy Woodpecker, Catbird, etc. Cumberland County
9/9/19 4:18 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (09 Sep 2019) 452 Raptors
9/9/19 3:08 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (09 Sep 2019) 238 Raptors
9/9/19 2:26 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (09 Sep 2019) 77 Raptors
9/9/19 6:19 am <marianne5...> <marianne5...> Re: Hawk watch reports
9/9/19 4:05 am keener1538 <keener1538...> Nighthawks Franklin County
9/8/19 8:00 pm Ryan Tomazin <wvwarblers...> Allegheny Co. - Hilltop Park Nighthawk Watch
9/8/19 7:27 pm reeser <reeser...> Re: Hawk watch reports
9/8/19 7:03 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (08 Sep 2019) 20 Raptors
9/8/19 6:20 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (08 Sep 2019) 68 Raptors
9/8/19 6:12 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (08 Sep 2019) 37 Raptors
9/8/19 5:31 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rocky Ridge (05 Sep 2019) 3 Raptors
9/8/19 4:54 pm Ed Barrell <ed.barrell...> Re: Hawk watch reports
9/8/19 4:38 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (08 Sep 2019) 9 Raptors
9/8/19 4:12 pm Robin and Daniel Zmoda <robinanddanielz...> Northampton County gulls
9/8/19 4:09 pm David Gibson <20cabot...> Nearing Season's End
9/8/19 3:54 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (08 Sep 2019) 104 Raptors
9/8/19 3:28 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Stone Mt., Pa. (08 Sep 2019) 14 Raptors
9/8/19 2:40 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (08 Sep 2019) 105 Raptors
9/8/19 1:57 pm Ron & Amy Burkert <raburkert...> Re: Hawk watch reports
9/8/19 1:29 pm Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...> Erie County birds of note
9/8/19 1:19 pm Joan Renninger <grayjay174...> Re: Hawk watch reports
9/8/19 12:59 pm mshull <0000010491880ff5-dmarc-request...> Re: Hawk watch reports
9/8/19 12:57 pm Pam Holmes <pamholmespa...> Re: Hawk watch reports
9/8/19 12:54 pm Gary Robson <garyrobson...> Hawk watch reports
9/8/19 12:49 pm Glenn Koppel <macatilly...> Fwd: eBird Report - State Game Lands 95--Parker, Butler county, Sep 8, 2019
9/7/19 10:56 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (07 Sep 2019) 39 Raptors
9/7/19 7:59 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (07 Sep 2019) 2 Raptors
9/7/19 6:27 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (07 Sep 2019) 14 Raptors
9/7/19 6:14 pm Dan Richards <00000132f63ed96f-dmarc-request...> Merlin, Eastern Screech-Owl, Clearfield Co.
9/7/19 6:03 pm Ryan Tomazin <wvwarblers...> Allegheny Co. - Hilltop Park Nighthawk Watch
9/7/19 5:05 pm Marge . <marvantassel...> No rare birds but 3 Green Herons and a Broadwinged Hawk chased/harassed out of tree it was in by crows @ Northmoreland Park (Westmoreland Co.)
9/7/19 4:55 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (07 Sep 2019) 82 Raptors
9/7/19 4:33 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (07 Sep 2019) 186 Raptors
9/7/19 2:03 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (07 Sep 2019) 132 Raptors
9/7/19 9:38 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (03 Sep 2019) 3 Raptors
9/7/19 8:24 am Douglas Filler <0000012c09e09177-dmarc-request...> Silver Lake in Bucks Co.
9/7/19 7:11 am Robert Protz <0000005c73c8f66d-dmarc-request...> Video of Berks CO Rufous on youtube.
9/7/19 1:35 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (06 Sep 2019) 4 Raptors
9/6/19 8:04 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (06 Sep 2019) 16 Raptors
9/6/19 7:41 pm Ryan Tomazin <wvwarblers...> Allegheny Co. - Hilltop Park Nighthawk Watch
9/6/19 5:45 pm Bettina Heffner <BettinaHef...> Lancaster Co Bird Club Mtg features Red Creek Wildlife Center on 9/12/19; program suitable for children
9/6/19 4:58 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (06 Sep 2019) 211 Raptors
9/6/19 2:45 pm Denise Donmoyer <nightowl57...> Sweet Arrow Lake, Schuylkill Co.
9/6/19 2:43 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (06 Sep 2019) 37 Raptors
9/6/19 2:10 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (06 Sep 2019) 42 Raptors
9/6/19 1:49 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (06 Sep 2019) 54 Raptors
9/6/19 1:09 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rocky Ridge (06 Sep 2019) 23 Raptors
9/6/19 1:09 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Stone Mt., Pa. (06 Sep 2019) 10 Raptors
9/6/19 12:30 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (06 Sep 2019) 1 Raptors
9/6/19 12:22 pm Amy Taracido <amytaracido...> RBA western Pennsylvania, 28 August 2019 (two weeks)
9/6/19 11:54 am JFoulke <000000e096e748ef-dmarc-request...> Fwd: Bucks County Birders Sept. Mtg
9/6/19 8:37 am Robert Protz <0000005c73c8f66d-dmarc-request...> Hummingbirds
9/6/19 6:58 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (05 Sep 2019) 20 Raptors
9/6/19 6:11 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (05 Sep 2019) 6 Raptors
9/5/19 7:17 pm Rudy Keller <rckeller...> another big thrush flight, berks
9/5/19 6:36 pm Karyn Delaney <delaneykaryn...> Fwd: eBird Report - Moraine State Park, North Country Trail & Butterfly Trail at McDanel's Boat Launch, Sep 5, 2019
9/5/19 6:23 pm Matthew Juskowich <0000000ca4f4ccd1-dmarc-request...> American Golden Plover Washington County
9/5/19 6:22 pm Mark Boyd <mrboyd58...> Unusual Looking Hummingbird - Northampton County
9/5/19 5:25 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (05 Sep 2019) 98 Raptors
9/5/19 4:23 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (05 Sep 2019) 19 Raptors
9/5/19 4:13 pm reeser <reeser...> Brown Thrasher, Hummingbirds, Cumberland County
9/5/19 3:28 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (05 Sep 2019) 38 Raptors
9/5/19 3:16 pm Richard Cleary <0000007585bc7975-dmarc-request...> Sabine’s gull, Lancaster Co.
9/5/19 3:09 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Stone Mt., Pa. (05 Sep 2019) 53 Raptors
9/5/19 2:31 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (05 Sep 2019) 33 Raptors
9/5/19 1:30 pm Joe Yuhas <joseph.yuhas...> Possible Rarity at Woodland Hills Preserve - Northampton County
9/5/19 1:04 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (05 Sep 2019) 33 Raptors
9/5/19 12:34 pm Kate StJohn <0000000f59b962a9-dmarc-request...> Warblers at Frick Park this a.m.
9/5/19 8:59 am DAVID KOCH <0000012d74227426-dmarc-request...> Re: Sabine's Gull on the Susquehanna River, York County
9/5/19 5:47 am Zachary Millen <zjmillen...> Re: Sabine's Gull on the Susquehanna River, York County
9/5/19 4:30 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (04 Sep 2019) 9 Raptors
9/4/19 7:46 pm Ryan Tomazin <wvwarblers...> Allegheny Co. - Hilltop Park Nighthawk Watch
9/4/19 3:24 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (04 Sep 2019) 29 Raptors
9/4/19 3:05 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (04 Sep 2019) 34 Raptors
9/4/19 2:36 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (04 Sep 2019) 22 Raptors
9/4/19 2:31 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (04 Sep 2019) 5 Raptors
9/4/19 2:26 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Stone Mt., Pa. (04 Sep 2019) 10 Raptors
9/4/19 1:58 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (04 Sep 2019) 2 Raptors
9/4/19 1:51 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (04 Sep 2019) 9 Raptors
9/4/19 1:05 pm Rick & Marianne Atkinson <marianne5...> Common Nighthawks, Clearfield County - late post
9/4/19 7:20 am John & Brenda Weyant <0000014be67e9701-dmarc-request...> Nighthawks - Forest County
9/4/19 5:47 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (03 Sep 2019) 5 Raptors
9/4/19 5:25 am Ryan Tomazin <wvwarblers...> Allegheny Co. - Hilltop Park Nighthawk Watch
9/4/19 5:12 am August Mirabella <am4birds1...> Peace Valley Park (IBA)-Bucks Co.-(8/28-9/03) Highlights
9/4/19 5:01 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (01 Sep 2019) 1 Raptors
9/3/19 6:23 pm john flannigan <rublzrme...> American Golden Plover- Washington county
9/3/19 5:54 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (03 Sep 2019) 3 Raptors
9/3/19 4:12 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (03 Sep 2019) 11 Raptors
9/3/19 3:50 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (03 Sep 2019) 67 Raptors
9/3/19 3:03 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (03 Sep 2019) 31 Raptors
9/3/19 2:47 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Stone Mt., Pa. (03 Sep 2019) 15 Raptors
9/3/19 2:08 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (03 Sep 2019) 51 Raptors
9/3/19 10:55 am Chuck Berthoud <cbpabirds...> September eBird Challenge, Stories from eBirders, Taxonomy update, eBird Top 100
9/3/19 5:06 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (02 Sep 2019) 5 Raptors
9/2/19 9:48 pm Scott Kinzey <0000007977429723-dmarc-request...> Nesting Common Nighthawks Request for Information
9/2/19 7:46 pm Ryan Tomazin <wvwarblers...> Allegheny Co. - Hilltop Park Nighthawk Count
9/2/19 7:26 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (02 Sep 2019) 1 Raptors
9/2/19 6:40 pm Matthew Juskowich <0000000ca4f4ccd1-dmarc-request...> American Golden Plover-Washington County
9/2/19 6:00 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (02 Sep 2019) 22 Raptors
9/2/19 5:59 pm Michael David <michaeltdavid...> 12 Shorebird species, Southwestern PA
9/2/19 3:50 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (02 Sep 2019) 10 Raptors
9/2/19 3:26 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (02 Sep 2019) 1 Raptors
9/2/19 2:56 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (02 Sep 2019) 8 Raptors
9/2/19 2:08 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (02 Sep 2019) 12 Raptors
9/2/19 1:46 pm Dave DeReamus <becard...> Sabine's Gull on the Susquehanna River, York County
9/2/19 1:14 pm William Young <wayoung04...> Lancaster County Bird-A-Thon - Register Today!
9/2/19 10:00 am Ryan Tomazin <wvwarblers...> Allegheny Co. - Frick Park EEC Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
9/2/19 9:33 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (31 Aug 2019) 6 Raptors
9/2/19 9:01 am Matthew Juskowich <0000000ca4f4ccd1-dmarc-request...> American Golden Plover Washington County
9/2/19 7:02 am Stanley C Stahl <000000ccb896003a-dmarc-request...> Bahamian endemics
9/2/19 6:35 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (01 Sep 2019) 8 Raptors
9/1/19 10:34 pm Dave DeReamus <becard...> Eastern PA Birdline: 9/2/2019
9/1/19 7:57 pm reeser <reeser...> Black and White Warbler, Cumberland County
9/1/19 5:39 pm Ryan Tomazin <wvwarblers...> Allegheny Co. - Hilltop Park Nighthawk Count
9/1/19 5:27 pm The Stahls <jalstahl...> American Golden Plovers, Little Blue Heron, Lebanon County
9/1/19 4:50 pm K Springer <springer0707...> 41 Common Nighthawks - FOREST COUNTY
9/1/19 4:38 pm Laura Jackson <jacksonlaura73...> Canada Warbler Bedford Co.
9/1/19 3:26 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (01 Sep 2019) 4 Raptors
9/1/19 3:06 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (31 Aug 2019) 6 Raptors
9/1/19 2:54 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (01 Sep 2019) 41 Raptors
9/1/19 2:27 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (01 Sep 2019) 28 Raptors
9/1/19 2:16 pm Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...> Erie County Birds of note
9/1/19 2:11 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (01 Sep 2019) 20 Raptors
9/1/19 1:15 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (01 Sep 2019) Raptors
9/1/19 10:17 am Mark Vass <hawk5571...> New Shorebird - Beaver Co.
9/1/19 10:01 am Rich Rehrig <000000fa147293ff-dmarc-request...> Red-necked Phalarope - Penn Forest Reservoir - Carbon County
9/1/19 3:28 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (31 Aug 2019) Raptors
8/31/19 6:32 pm Ryan Tomazin <wvwarblers...> Allegheny Co. - Hilltop Park Nighthawk Watch
8/31/19 6:06 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (31 Aug 2019) 59 Raptors
8/31/19 5:57 pm Scott Kinzey <0000007977429723-dmarc-request...> Nighthawk Watch at Verona Public Dock with Broad-winged Hawks
8/31/19 5:45 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (31 Aug 2019) 44 Raptors
8/31/19 2:15 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (31 Aug 2019) 96 Raptors
8/31/19 1:39 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (31 Aug 2019) 38 Raptors
8/31/19 12:04 pm Ryan Tomazin <wvwarblers...> Allegheny Co. Hilltop nighthawk watching
8/31/19 10:28 am Ryan Tomazin <wvwarblers...> Allegheny Co. - Olive-sided Flycatcher at South Park
8/31/19 7:02 am Dean Newhouse <dean.newhouse...> Mystery Bird Call in Rocky Ridge County Park, York County
8/31/19 5:29 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (30 Aug 2019) 18 Raptors
8/31/19 2:02 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (30 Aug 2019) Raptors
8/30/19 7:51 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (30 Aug 2019) 11 Raptors
8/30/19 5:48 pm Dan Richards <00000132f63ed96f-dmarc-request...> Common Nighthawks, Clearfield Co.
8/30/19 5:39 pm Ryan Tomazin <wvwarblers...> Allegheny Co. - Hilltop Park Nighthawks
8/30/19 5:26 pm Stephen Thomas <0000014a012ab227-dmarc-request...> 43 common nighthawks - Allegheny county
8/30/19 5:14 pm K Springer <springer0707...> 16 Common Nighthawks - FOREST COUNTY
8/30/19 4:44 pm Dave Leibert <xdave...> Northampton county birds.
8/30/19 2:42 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (30 Aug 2019) 14 Raptors
8/30/19 2:08 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (30 Aug 2019) 19 Raptors
8/30/19 1:25 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (30 Aug 2019) 23 Raptors
8/30/19 8:42 am Ryan Tomazin <wvwarblers...> Allegheny Co. nighthawk watch - Hilltop Park
8/30/19 5:39 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (29 Aug 2019) Raptors
8/29/19 6:30 pm Mark Vass <hawk5571...> Allegheny Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
8/29/19 4:14 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (29 Aug 2019) 43 Raptors
8/29/19 4:04 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (29 Aug 2019) 19 Raptors
8/29/19 3:50 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (29 Aug 2019) 11 Raptors
8/29/19 3:36 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (29 Aug 2019) 19 Raptors
8/29/19 3:24 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Stone Mt., Pa. (29 Aug 2019) 21 Raptors
8/29/19 3:02 pm Mark Vass <hawk5571...> Redhead - Crawford Co.
8/29/19 2:31 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (29 Aug 2019) 31 Raptors
8/29/19 5:54 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (28 Aug 2019) Raptors
8/28/19 6:03 pm Ryan Tomazin <wvwarblers...> Nighthawk migration - Allegheny County
8/28/19 5:45 pm Donna Foyle <000000041223ffd5-dmarc-request...> Common Nighthawks, S Park, Allegheny Co
8/28/19 3:53 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (28 Aug 2019) 3 Raptors
8/28/19 1:47 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (28 Aug 2019) 12 Raptors
8/28/19 1:05 pm <rckeller...> <rckeller...> veery flight calls 8/27
8/28/19 11:27 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (28 Aug 2019) Raptors
8/28/19 9:19 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (27 Aug 2019) 4 Raptors
8/28/19 7:11 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (27 Aug 2019) 2 Raptors
8/28/19 5:45 am Dave Leibert <xdave...> Re: Brown Booby. Easton, Northampton county
8/28/19 5:25 am August Mirabella <00000010a3d6847b-dmarc-request...> Red Phalarope Continues 8/28
8/27/19 5:24 pm Stephen Thomas <0000014a012ab227-dmarc-request...> Common nighthawk - Allegheny County
8/27/19 2:51 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (27 Aug 2019) 11 Raptors
8/27/19 2:36 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (27 Aug 2019) 14 Raptors
8/27/19 8:56 am Donna Foyle <000000041223ffd5-dmarc-request...> Re: Nighthawk Watch Results
8/27/19 6:58 am K Springer <springer0707...> Re: Nighthawk Watch Results
8/27/19 4:10 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (26 Aug 2019) Raptors
8/26/19 9:25 pm Joe Papp <joe.papp01...> Re: Nighthawk Watch Results
8/26/19 7:53 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (26 Aug 2019) 125 Raptors
8/26/19 7:43 pm Michael Fialkovich <0000012b4af48ab0-dmarc-request...> Allegheny Great Horned Owl
8/26/19 6:56 pm August Mirabella <am4birds1...> Peace Valley Park (IBA) -8/21-8/26 Highlights
8/26/19 6:27 pm Scott Kinzey <0000007977429723-dmarc-request...> Nighthawk Watch Results
8/26/19 5:18 pm Daniel Weeks <daniel.e.weeks...> Common Nighthawks -- Frick Park -- Aug 26, 2019
8/26/19 3:11 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (26 Aug 2019) 23 Raptors
8/26/19 2:02 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (26 Aug 2019) 22 Raptors
8/26/19 12:43 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (26 Aug 2019) 18 Raptors
8/26/19 9:23 am Scott Kinzey <0000007977429723-dmarc-request...> Nighthawk Migration Watch in Pittsburgh This Evening
8/26/19 6:32 am DAVID SIEMINSKI <dksieminski...> brown booby northampton county
8/26/19 4:50 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (25 Aug 2019) 3 Raptors
8/25/19 6:07 pm JFoulke <000000e096e748ef-dmarc-request...> Bucks County Birders August 27th
8/25/19 5:00 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (25 Aug 2019) 25 Raptors
8/25/19 4:18 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (25 Aug 2019) 9 Raptors
8/25/19 4:14 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (25 Aug 2019) 113 Raptors
8/25/19 4:06 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (24 Aug 2019) 7 Raptors
8/25/19 3:05 pm Bruce and Sherri Carl <000000e695e98431-dmarc-request...> "BIG SIT" 2019 - Lancaster County
8/25/19 3:00 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (25 Aug 2019) 29 Raptors
8/25/19 2:40 pm Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...> Erie County Birds of note
8/25/19 10:27 am David Gibson <20cabot...> The Green Heron, Bird Bodies, Bird Communication, and More: A Photo Essay
8/25/19 9:03 am Stanley C Stahl <000000ccb896003a-dmarc-request...> Upland Sandpiper, Lebanon County
8/24/19 9:19 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (24 Aug 2019) 2 Raptors
8/24/19 6:58 pm Chris Blazo <000000a22b6b5249-dmarc-request...> Franklin County- Upland Sandpipers
8/24/19 5:55 pm Paul Heveran <birdmeister.paul...> Yellow-bellied Flycatcher at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Berks Co.
8/24/19 4:46 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (24 Aug 2019) 119 Raptors
8/24/19 3:15 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (24 Aug 2019) 72 Raptors
8/24/19 2:17 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (24 Aug 2019) 30 Raptors
8/24/19 1:34 pm Carole Winslow <cjwinslow94...> Clarion Co- nighthawk watch, flight calls and fall migration
8/24/19 1:23 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (24 Aug 2019) 24 Raptors
8/24/19 10:43 am Michael Fialkovich <0000012b4af48ab0-dmarc-request...> Allegheny Migrants
8/24/19 6:10 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (23 Aug 2019) 11 Raptors
8/24/19 3:35 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (23 Aug 2019) Raptors
8/23/19 5:56 pm Karyn Delaney <delaneykaryn...> Fwd: eBird Report - Moraine State Park, Park Road, Aug 23, 2019
8/23/19 5:43 pm Karyn Delaney <delaneykaryn...> Fwd: eBird Report - Moraine SP--Waterfowl Observation Area, Aug 23, 2019
8/23/19 4:29 pm DAVID KOCH <0000012d74227426-dmarc-request...> RED-NECKED PHALAROPES, Green Pond, Northampton County
8/23/19 4:22 pm Steve Sanford <bwredbird...> Migrant warblers - Mercer Co
8/23/19 4:20 pm DAVID KOCH <0000012d74227426-dmarc-request...> Wilson's phalaropes, Green Pond, Northampton County
8/23/19 4:00 pm Michael Fialkovich <0000012b4af48ab0-dmarc-request...> PSO Annual Meeting
8/23/19 3:05 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (23 Aug 2019) 12 Raptors
8/23/19 2:19 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (23 Aug 2019) 24 Raptors
8/23/19 1:40 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (23 Aug 2019) 5 Raptors
8/23/19 8:01 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (23 Aug 2019) Raptors
8/23/19 7:53 am Mark Vass <hawk5571...> New Shorebird - Beaver Co.
8/23/19 6:13 am Kendall Zook <kendallzook98...> shorebirds at Gull Point, Presque Isle, Erie Co.
8/22/19 5:44 pm Mark Vass <hawk5571...> Shorebirds - Indiana Co.
8/22/19 5:37 pm Scott Kinzey <0000007977429723-dmarc-request...> Nighthawk Watch Verona
8/22/19 3:22 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (22 Aug 2019) 19 Raptors
8/22/19 2:45 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (22 Aug 2019) 8 Raptors
8/22/19 2:04 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (22 Aug 2019) 40 Raptors
8/22/19 12:27 pm Scott Kinzey <0000007977429723-dmarc-request...> Common Nighthawk Migration
8/22/19 12:14 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (22 Aug 2019) 5 Raptors
8/22/19 11:40 am Dave DeReamus <becard...> Re: Brown Booby report, Northampton County
8/22/19 11:31 am Amy Taracido <amytaracido...> RBA western Pennsylvania, 14 August 2019 (two weeks)
8/22/19 10:05 am Jonathan DeBalko <0000013dc0df4dc1-dmarc-request...> Swallow-tailed Kite continues; Lehigh Co, also Dickcissel; 8/22/19
8/22/19 9:19 am JFoulke <000000e096e748ef-dmarc-request...> Re: Brown Booby report, Northampton County
8/21/19 11:02 pm Dave DeReamus <becard...> Brown Booby report, Northampton County
8/21/19 2:51 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (21 Aug 2019) 31 Raptors
8/21/19 2:33 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (21 Aug 2019) 5 Raptors
8/21/19 2:24 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (21 Aug 2019) 11 Raptors
8/21/19 1:26 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (21 Aug 2019) 6 Raptors
8/21/19 7:02 am Kate StJohn <0000000f59b962a9-dmarc-request...> Merlin in Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, Allegheny
8/21/19 3:11 am August Mirabella <am4birds1...> Peace Valley Park (IBA)- Bucks Co. (8/12-8/20)
8/20/19 11:55 pm Dave DeReamus <becard...> OT: Nevada, Idaho, Wyoming, and Utah Trip
8/20/19 4:33 pm Arlene Koch <0000012d74227426-dmarc-request...> Re: Swallow-tailed Kite, Lehigh County
8/20/19 2:45 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (20 Aug 2019) 30 Raptors
8/20/19 1:54 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (20 Aug 2019) 7 Raptors
8/20/19 1:24 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (20 Aug 2019) 10 Raptors
8/20/19 1:02 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (20 Aug 2019) 51 Raptors
8/20/19 11:56 am Robert Hoopes <000000eda1daf2ab-dmarc-request...> Swallow-tailed Kite, Lehigh County
8/20/19 10:35 am Robert Protz <0000005c73c8f66d-dmarc-request...> Selasphorus Hummers
8/20/19 9:01 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (18 Aug 2019) 6 Raptors
8/20/19 8:44 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (17 Aug 2019) 1 Raptors
8/19/19 6:18 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (19 Aug 2019) 22 Raptors
8/19/19 6:08 pm Dave Leibert <xdave...> Re: Green pond, Northampton county
8/19/19 3:04 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (19 Aug 2019) 12 Raptors
8/19/19 2:14 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (19 Aug 2019) 20 Raptors
8/19/19 12:32 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (19 Aug 2019) 2 Raptors
 
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Date: 9/18/19 7:17 pm
From: Paul Heveran <birdmeister.paul...>
Subject: DeSales University hawkwatch results (Lehigh Co.) - 238 raptors in almost 2 hours
Hello PA Birders,

I had a pleasant hawkwatch between classes around lunchtime today.
Broadwings were flying, with a few Sharp-shinned Hawks sprinkled in. A
Peregrine and two harriers near the end of the watch were my highlights
otherwise. Monarchs were flying for sure, with 125 noted.

See my list below for full numbers:
https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S59902855

Good birding,
Paul Heveran
 

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Date: 9/18/19 5:42 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (18 Sep 2019) 131 Raptors
Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve
Avondale, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 18, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 8 49 50
Bald Eagle 12 66 68
Northern Harrier 2 2 2
Sharp-shinned Hawk 15 52 54
Cooper's Hawk 2 23 24
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 8 8
Broad-winged Hawk 86 281 281
Red-tailed Hawk 0 0 0
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 6 25 26
Merlin 0 8 8
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 131 514 521
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Larry Lewis

Observers: Beatty Broughton, Carol Majors, Gerry Teig, Ron Majors

Visitors:
THE LAND CONSERVANCY FOR SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY’S HAWK WATCH AT BUCKTOE
CREEK PRESERVE
<BR><BR>
Visitors (7): Carol Majors, Ron Majors, Howard Campbell, Gerry Teig, Beaty
Broughton, Sue McLaughlin
<BR><BR>
Thanks everyone, for coming to beautiful Bucktoe Creek Preserve!
<BR><BR>



Weather:
<BR><BR>
Weather:
Sunny-Partly Sunny (0-50% cloud cover), Ceiling -- 30,000 ft., Visibility -
10 miles, Temps 57 - 74F, Winds NE @ 5 - 10 mph.
<BR><BR>


Raptor Observations:
----“Raptors” seen, but deemed not to be migrating: 2-Red-shouldered
Hawk, 6-Red-tailed Hawk, and numerous Black (61) and Turkey Vultures (69).

<BR><BR>
----Bald Eagle ages: 1 yr.-3; 2 yr.-2; 3 yr.-_; 4 yr.-_; adult-6
<BR><BR>


Non-raptor Observations:
TODAY’S Bucktoe Bird Blog [‘BBB’]:
<BR><BR>
I ran into Carol & Ron on the way to “Warbler Meadow” this morning.
They said they were getting warblers already and it was good. I went to
the site to set up and right away could tell that it was “warblery;”
there were 2 Parula Warblers in one our feeder snags! Together we all
drifted towards the meadow where we found numerous American Redstarts,
Black-and-white Warblers, Northern Parula, Magnolia Warblers, and
Chestnut-sided Warblers. The variety ended there, though. We did have a
look [albeit obstructed] at what I felt at the time to be a Yellow-bellied
Flycatcher [my FOY]. Pictures were taken [see above] reviewed later,
showing the bold eyering, olive-green overall color, short tail, whitish
wingbars and yellowish wash underneath its throat and tail. I remain
confident of the ID.
<BR><BR>
It being 72 degrees, Howard was out and with seed for our birds. Howard,
temperature tolerant, is happy with the full range of 72 degrees, but
that’s it! Carol & Ron also contributed to the bird seed. They and I,
thank you my friends [and so does that meadow vole that keeps running out
to select a choice morsel]. At 9:50 Howard saw the first Broad-winged
Hawk. Hmmm, an early riser; a bird after my own heart. The hawk quickly
rose, and with just a few wing flaps, melted into a newly forming kettle of
a dozen birds, still low but getting steadily higher. Those may be that
hawks only flaps for the day, conserving energy using thermals drifting
from one to another. That’s the idea; get to South America with as
little energy expenditure as possible.
<BR><BR>
I wish I could have used less energy myself this morning. The deep blue
sky is real work to look thru. While you can sit back and with shifting
eyes comb thru a cloud-filled sky without binoculars, for the most part,
looking for hawks against a nice background, deep blue skies require
constant scanning with binoculars to find anything. We have 2 “rules”
on such days: scan with binoculars on a regular basis having focused on
infinity and look at all vultures [hawks are often in thermals with them or
in the field of view you look at].
<BR><BR>
Anyway, our blue sky developed very nicely into a perfect white
cloud-filled sky, but the hawks dried up. After a morning full of
Broad-winged Hawks, Sharp-shinned Hawks, Ospreys, and Eagles, among others,
we slipped into just an occasional hawk drifting by.
<BR><BR>
A beautiful male Kestrel caught a Praying Mantis and ate it on our MOTUS
tower. [I reckon that’s one prayer that wasn’t answered] Perhaps the
prayer helped the Mourning Doves who skillfully avoided the Sharp-shinned
Hawk [see picture] that just missed them a while later. Sue and I enjoyed
he real-life drama as it happened.
<BR><BR>
Gerry arrived and claimed he sapped the energy from our day. Me? I blame
Howard. I’ve seen few who can suck the lift out of a thermal better than
Howard. There was plenty of blame to go around. I just know that Beatty
and I were in the clear! [Gotcha guys!]
<BR><BR>
---- Thanks to Delaware Nature Society & The Land Conservancy for Southern
Chester County for their support, and especially, to the Brokaws, for not
only their incredible support, but gracious generosity in opening their
property to the public for this watch, and oh, so very much more!
<BR><BR>
----ADDITIONAL BIRD HIGHLIGHTS:
<BR><BR>
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher, Swainson’s Thrush, COMMON RAVEN, Brown
Thrasher, Bobolinks, Black-and-white Warbler, American Redstart, Northern
Parula, Magnolia Warbler, Chestnut-sided Warbler, and Blue Grosbeak
<BR><BR>
----OTHER WILDLIFE NOTED: Butterflies (11): Monarch - 45, Cabbage White,
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, Eastern Tailed Blue, Clouded Sulphur, Pearl
Crescent, Orange Sulphur, Common Checkered Skipper, Buckeye, Red-spotted
Purple, Variegated Fritillary. Dragonflies (3): Green Darner, Black
Saddlebags, Twelve-spotted Skimmer. Reptiles & Amphibians (0). Mammals
(4): Eastern Cottontail, Eastern Gray Squirrel, White-tailed Deer, Meadow
Vole.
<BR><BR>
----EBNT’s “Walk with Nature” ™ Program Daily Tally with our
Fitbits: This is a stationary watch, but if I stay stationary too long, I
might tend to “bulk up.” Besides, I am ever so fortunate to be walking
unaided, at all! Therefore, I keep moving (if you’ve been here, then you
know that I pace endlessly….) - my Fitbit thanks me and its part of my
“Walk with Nature” program. So, below are MY results at the watch for
the day. Your totals could all be zero, if you choose to sit and relax.
You are certainly welcome to take it easy….I simply choose not to,
affording me a panoramic view of our entire sky and a bit of exercise. So
come join our “Walk with Nature!” ™ Anyway, just for fun, here are my
numbers at the site for today (join me, if you wish): Miles: 5.29; Steps:
12,411; Floors: 15.
<BR><BR>
----“SEASON’S BIRD SPECIES LIST” – we at Bucktoe are not just a
Hawk Watch, but conduct a migration tally from the site. We include it
here, from time to time (about once a week), to let you know what else
we’re seeing here at the Bucktoe Watch. Our tally board, on site, will
feature an approximation (very rough, best “guestimate,” – searching
for Hawks must remain our primary focus) for totals of each species seen
for “The Watch” year. The overall list for the season from the watch
will be part of the large weekly “blog,” if you’ve signed up for
that.
<BR><BR>
TOTAL SPECIES – Identified from watch site: today: 57; this season:
103
<BR><BR>
NEW SPECIES ADDED TODAY TO THIS YEAR’S “WATCH SPECIES LIST (3):”
Northern Harrier, Yellow-bellied Flycatcher, and Swainson’s Thrush.
<BR><BR>


Predictions:
Tomorrow’s flight looks like more of the same, but there's not supposed
to be the developing clouds - darn it!
<BR><BR>
Come join us, folks! We’re here every day thru Nov. 30, 9am thru 3pm.
Rain or shine. Additionally, thru Sept. 3, I will be here 5pm till dark
for the “Nighthawk Watch.”
This report is being sent individually to participants and people deemed to
be interested parties. If you wish off the list, kindly notify me and you
will be removed. However, this one mailing list is how I notify every one
of our events, our walk schedule, tours and rare birds.
The Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve is sponsored by THE LAND
CONSERVANCY FOR SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY. While the Nighthawk Watch is
sponsored by Delaware Nature Society. Please contact us at
<earlybirdtours...> with questions or comments.

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Report submitted by Larry Lewis (<earlybirdtours...>)


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=710

Site Description:
High open meadow near Red Clay Creek

Directions to site:
From Kennett Square, PA (in southern Chester County):

Take Union Street south out of town. This becomes Kaolin Road. Make a right
onto Hillendale Road. Proceed about 1.5 miles to Sharp Road and make a
left. At the second hilltop on Sharp Road, the entrance is on the left
across from Candlewyck development. (432 Sharp Rd.) Upon entering driveway,
make a right on gravel road opposite first driveway you see on left. Follow
gravel road (and the "Hawk Watch" signs for about 1/2 mile to the pavilion
on the left and the parking area in the grass to the right.
 

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Date: 9/18/19 5:24 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rocky Ridge (18 Sep 2019) 1323 Raptors
Rocky Ridge
York, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 18, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 2 2
Osprey 4 27 31
Bald Eagle 2 24 26
Northern Harrier 1 13 13
Sharp-shinned Hawk 41 136 137
Cooper's Hawk 1 6 6
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 6 7
Broad-winged Hawk 1267 8705 8706
Red-tailed Hawk 0 23 27
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 3 36 39
Merlin 0 3 3
Peregrine Falcon 0 6 6
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 1
Unknown Buteo 0 3 3
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 3 14 15

Total: 1323 9005 9022
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Observation start time: 06:30:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 8.5 hours

Official Counter: Fred Paley, Ken Orvis, Phil Keener, Randy Phillips

Observers: Alice Frick, Craig McCoy, Donald Weidemann, Fred Paley,
Gary Johnson, Jim Wendt, Ken Orvis, Meredith Lombard,
Phil Keener, Randy Phillips

Visitors:
A few visitors to the watch site today.


Weather:
Light winds from the ENE made another great day of hawk watching at Rocky
Ridge. Temps ranged between 18 C and 23 C. Visibility was good clouds were
absent most of the count until the late afternoon.

Raptor Observations:
Another large flight of Broad-winged Hawks for the fourth consecutive day.
Other raptors were recorded in small numbers.

Non-raptor Observations:
Common Raven-2
Common Nighthawk-2
Double-crested Cormorant-8

Butterfly
Monarchs-115

Predictions:
If winds are out of the NE or E another large BW flight may still be
possible.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Andrew Wolfgang (<a19wolfgang...>)


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=430
 

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Date: 9/18/19 4:37 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (18 Sep 2019) 63 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 18, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 2 48 52
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 4 38 40
Sharp-shinned Hawk 34 98 101
Cooper's Hawk 3 11 11
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 2 2
Broad-winged Hawk 8 106 107
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 2 2
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 9 21 21
Merlin 0 1 1
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 2
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 2 2
Unknown Buteo 1 6 6
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Raptor 2 4 4

Total: 63 342 352
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 07:15:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 9.75 hours

Official Counter: John Mercer

Observers: Al Guarente, Alan Simon, Bill Roache, Chris Pugliese,
Chuck Root, Dave Eberly, Debbie Beer, John D'Amico

Visitors:
Len Clupp, Luc and Therese Jacobs, Beth Kurtz and about 40 participants and
volunteers with the Natural Lands Trust, lead by Debbie Beer


Weather:
Clouds and sun, more clouds than expected. Temperature delightful in the
upper 60' and low 70's. Winds mostly NNE around 7 mph.

Raptor Observations:
Another surprisingly poor showing for Broad-wings. Not counted as
migrating were: 3 Bald Eagles, 2 Cooper's Hawks, 5 Red-tailed Hawks and one
Red-shouldered Hawk. For the most part, the birds were high and difficult
to spot, but enough came by to give a good showing to the visiting group
From Natural Lands Trust.

Non-raptor Observations:
One Caspian Tern, 3 Double-crested Cormorant, 2 Common Ravens one putting
on a show chasing a juvenile Bald Eagle. Two Ruby-throated Hummingbirds.

A special thanks to Alan Simon, Bill Roache, John D'Amico and Chuck Root
for watching the skies and pointing out birds while the counter was talking
to the visiting group. Your help was greatly appreciated.

Predictions:
Mostly sunny and nice, high around 62. The winds will again be mostly NNE
around 7 mph. Clear blue skies are a good possibility.
========================================================================
Report submitted by John Mercer (<mercer1135...>)
Rose Tree Park information may be found at:
www.rtphawkwatch.org


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Date: 9/18/19 4:14 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Allegheny Front (18 Sep 2019) 223 Raptors
Allegheny Front
Central City, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 18, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 5 8
TV 0 0 0
OS 1 59 82
BE 8 123 159
NH 0 3 7
SS 3 60 71
CH 2 19 29
NG 0 1 1
RS 0 5 9
BW 191 14639 15128
RT 6 82 140
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 3 17 27
ML 2 8 8
PG 1 3 4
UA 1 2 2
UB 1 7 10
UF 1 6 6
UE 0 0 0
UR 3 27 37

Total: 223 15066 15728
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 06:30:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 9.5 hours

Official Counter: Rosemary McGlynn

Observers: Bob Stewart, Dave Poder, Deb Bodenschatz, Ed Gowarty,
Jack Julian, Jim Rocco, Karen Jackson, Meg Moses,
Nancy Ott, Neil Woffinden, Sandy Cline

Visitors:
numerous visitors including Dave Poder,Ed Gowarty,Deb Bodenschatz,Jim
Rocco,Bob Stewart,N. Ott,N. Woffinden,Karen Jackson,Sandy Kline,Jack
Julian.
Thanks to all visitors & observers who helped pull birds out of the blue.


Weather:
light to moderate ENE/E winds all day with blue skies and sunshine.Brief
early morning valley fog & haze.Birds were streaming low to start but as
the day warmed the blue,cloudless sky made spotting a challenge.

Raptor Observations:
223 migrating raptors including :juv BEs @ 12:16,3:22
subadult BEs @ 7:28,11:17,12:21 and adult BEs @ 8:23,12:33,2:36. Also 191
BWs.
Had great looks of a merlin and later a juv. RT diving on the owl pole.

Non-raptor Observations:
ravens,crows,jays,TVs,waxwings,robins,m. dove,downy wp, red-headed
wp,N.flicker,juncos,chickadees,3rt hummingbirds. Also 32 monarchs,cabbage
whites, bl.swallowtails,cl.sulfurs,o.sulfurs and dragonflies.

Predictions:
More sunshine & moderate S/SSE winds with a high near 70F
========================================================================
Report submitted by Rosemary McGlynn (<denali...>)


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Date: 9/18/19 3:31 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (18 Sep 2019) 144 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 18, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 21 21
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 2 36 42
Bald Eagle 5 49 59
Northern Harrier 1 8 9
Sharp-shinned Hawk 5 63 64
Cooper's Hawk 2 20 21
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 11 12
Broad-winged Hawk 121 4866 4900
Red-tailed Hawk 2 41 54
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 1 1
American Kestrel 5 23 24
Merlin 0 2 2
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 3
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 1 1 1

Total: 144 5144 5213
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 15:30:00
Total observation time: 8.5 hours

Official Counter: Ed Chubb

Observers: Brian Weaver, Gary La Belle, Jay George, Joan Renninger,
Steve Rannels, Steve Walthius

Weather:
Fair weather all day with winds out of the NE quadrant. Temps starting out
in the 50's and reaching the low 70's by the afternoon.

Raptor Observations:
3 Immature and 2 Adult Bald Eagles

Non-raptor Observations:


Predictions:
More of the same. Enjoy!
========================================================================
Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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Date: 9/18/19 2:57 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Stone Mt., Pa. (18 Sep 2019) 43 Raptors
Stone Mt., Pa.
Allensville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 18, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 0 0
TV 0 0 0
OS 0 33 33
BE 1 47 54
NH 1 6 6
SS 2 44 45
CH 0 11 11
NG 0 0 0
RS 0 2 2
BW 38 3449 3459
RT 1 16 19
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 0 10 10
ML 0 3 3
PG 0 1 1
UA 0 0 0
UB 0 1 1
UF 0 0 0
UE 0 0 0
UR 0 1 1

Total: 43 3624 3645
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:45:00
Observation end time: 14:15:00
Total observation time: 5.5 hours

Official Counter: Greg Grove

Observers:

Weather:
Light/mod. East Wind. No clouds most of the day. 15-20C

Raptor Observations:
Imm BE 1405

Not counted - BE (2), RS

Non-raptor Observations:
Monarchs - 6
========================================================================
Report submitted by Greg Grove (<gwg2...>)


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Date: 9/18/19 2:43 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Waggoner's Gap (18 Sep 2019) 189 Raptors
Waggoner's Gap
40 km W of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 18, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 0 0
TV 0 0 0
OS 1 109 126
BE 6 109 152
NH 1 18 21
SS 13 226 232
CH 2 24 29
NG 0 0 0
RS 0 1 3
BW 156 5561 5663
RT 4 121 177
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 2 52 60
ML 1 7 7
PG 0 5 6
UA 0 2 3
UB 0 5 6
UF 0 1 1
UE 0 0 0
UR 3 16 17

Total: 189 6257 6503
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Charlotte Catalano, Dave Grove

Observers: Charlotte Catalano, Dave Grove, Gene Wagner, Ron Freed

Visitors:
10, John Hoffman


Weather:
Moderate N/NW winds through the morning switching to light and variable in
the afternoon. Bright, cloudless skies until the very late afternoon.

Raptor Observations:
BE JUV 10:22
BE WB 11:05
BE AD 9:14, 10:22, (4) 12:00
First bird (5) BW 8:24
Last bird AK 4:37

117 relatively low BW along the north side in 38 minutes (08:24-09:02)
before dropping off.

Non-raptor Observations:
Hummers 4
Monarchs 22
1 White Admiral (butterfly) (third record for the season/site)
54 warbler spp., Cape May, Northern Parula, Magnolia, Blackburnian Warbler

========================================================================
Report submitted by dave grove (<waggap...>)
Waggoner's Gap information may be found at:
www.waggap.com


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=439
Count data submitted via Dunkadoo - Project info at:
https://dunkadoo.org/explore/audubon-pennsylvania/waggoners-gap-hawk-watch-fall-2019
 

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Date: 9/18/19 2:30 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (18 Sep 2019) 599 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 18, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 3 3
Turkey Vulture 0 1 1
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 5 168 198
Bald Eagle 5 78 99
Northern Harrier 0 13 17
Sharp-shinned Hawk 27 180 200
Cooper's Hawk 1 18 22
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 1 4 4
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 4 7
Broad-winged Hawk 543 5301 5473
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 4 37 81
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 3 7
Golden Eagle 0 0 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 4 49 74
Merlin 8 34 41
Peregrine Falcon 0 3 4
Unknown Falcon 0 3 3
Unknown Raptor 1 4 4

Total: 599 5903 6239
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Observation start time: 05:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 9.75 hours

Compiler: JF Therrien

Counters: Andrew Consilor, Danny Stoner, Brian Ferrence,
Danny Stoner, Jeremy Shivert, Rudy Keller

Weather:


Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
Report submitted by Laurie Goodrich (<goodrich...>)
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary information may be found at:
http://www.hawkmountain.org/


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=109
Count data submitted via Dunkadoo - Project info at:
https://dunkadoo.org/explore/hawk-mountain-sanctuary/fall-2019-hawk-count
 

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Date: 9/18/19 2:23 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (18 Sep 2019) 60 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 18, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 1 56 96
Turkey Vulture 14 179 317
Osprey 1 95 119
Bald Eagle 2 77 118
Northern Harrier 1 5 5
Sharp-shinned Hawk 11 149 165
Cooper's Hawk 5 19 25
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 2 2
Broad-winged Hawk 22 3489 3587
Red-tailed Hawk 2 52 112
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 16 23
Merlin 0 6 11
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 5
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 1 12 38

Total: 60 4159 4623
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Caleb Hinojos

Observers: Bob Astleford, Ed Wanamaker

Visitors:
The brother of Pete Kell came out in honor of his brother.


Weather:
Clear skies all day eventually allowed for clear visibility up to 10 miles.
Winds began from the NE but eventually changed to come from the SE and had
gusts from 5-12 mph. Temperatures ranged from 55-68F.

Raptor Observations:
Bald eagle: 1145a, 1345a

Non-raptor Observations:
3 ravens and 1 hummingbird.

Predictions:
Sunny, with a high near 70. Light and variable wind.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>)
Bake Oven Knob information may be found at:
www.lgnc.org


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Date: 9/18/19 12:57 pm
From: Sandy Lockerman <000000b169997ab9-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Late Report: Nighhawks in Harrisburg, Dauphin Co.
PABirders,

Several sightings of migrating nighthawks in Harrisburg this past week:



Ed Chubb saw 12 on Saturday, Sept 14 along Linglestown Road

Rosemary Spreha saw 12 on Saturday, Sept 14 along Paxton Street

I saw 8 on Sunday, Sept 15 and 13 on Monday, Sept 16 along Walnut Street





Sandy Lockerman

Harrisburg, Dauphin Co.


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Date: 9/18/19 12:40 pm
From: Mark McConaughy <timetraveler50...>
Subject: Very White Gull at Beaver Run Reservoir
I had a small and very white gull (I did not see any gray in the wings, etc.) that was at Beaver Run Reservoir this afternoon. It may have a dark face (at least in one of my photos - but it is a very long photo shot and the face may only be shadowed). Otherwise, it was all white. It had a rounded tail so it wasn't a forked-tailed tern. I quickly snapped off a series of photos which can be found at the eBird Checklist below under unidentified gull link below. I was not able to view it in my scope since it was not set up at the time. By the time I got it out and set up, the gull was gone. The closest I can find to it would be an Ivory Gull in my guide books, but I realize this is highly unlikely. So I hope someone with more knowledge of gulls can provide a positive ID. Thanks!

https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S59903591

Mark A. McConaughy
<TimeTraveler50...>
 

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Date: 9/17/19 6:42 pm
From: Robin and Daniel Zmoda <robinanddanielz...>
Subject: Northampton county yard birds 9--15 belated
Spent some time in the yard with my brother from MD on Sunday.
Nice variety of species (22) including 4 nighthawks and a Magnolia Warbler
beside the locals.
Good raptor flight with 7 Broadwings, 1 or 2 Redtails, a Coop, an Osprey, 4
Bald Eagles, 20 Black Vultures, 98 Turkey Vultures and a new yard record of
94 Ravens. The last three sp were coming off the landfill to roost for the
night.
Dan Zmoda
Pen Argyl
 

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Date: 9/17/19 6:39 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (17 Sep 2019) 28 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 17, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 2 46 50
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 2 34 36
Sharp-shinned Hawk 9 64 67
Cooper's Hawk 5 8 8
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 2 2
Broad-winged Hawk 6 98 99
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 2 2
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 2 12 12
Merlin 0 1 1
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 2
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 2 2
Unknown Buteo 0 5 5
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Raptor 1 2 2

Total: 28 279 289
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Alan Simon, Mike Coll

Observers: Bill Roache, Bob Kelly, Mike Coll

Visitors:
Gary Stolz, Dick Rainier, Bill Kemmerer, Max Smith


Weather:
Mostly sunny, temperatures in the 70's with NE winds, but solid blue skies
made finding hawks difficult.

Raptor Observations:
There was a burst of eagles just after 1:00 EDT and all of them were
adults, they were definitely different birds - 2 were counted that streamed
by very high up as migrants, the others were lower or moving in the wrong
direction. In another nearby location, due west of the hawk watch by about
5 miles, 40 Broadwings were spotted at the limit of unaided vision between
5:30 and 6 PM EDT.


Non-raptor Observations:
Good number of Green Darners and Chimney Swifts. Many Buckeyes, a
variegated

Predictions:
Tomorrow will be similar to today but slightly cooler. The Broadwings are
coming through, but so high up, we are missing them in the blue sky.
Tomorrow will be challenging for the group visiting, but it may help to
have more eyes on the sky.
========================================================================
Report submitted by John Mercer (<mercer1135...>)
Rose Tree Park information may be found at:
www.rtphawkwatch.org


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Date: 9/17/19 5:45 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (17 Sep 2019) 838 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 17, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 3 3
Turkey Vulture 0 1 1
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 2 163 193
Bald Eagle 5 73 94
Northern Harrier 0 13 17
Sharp-shinned Hawk 24 153 173
Cooper's Hawk 1 17 21
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 3 3
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 4 7
Broad-winged Hawk 791 4758 4930
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 3 33 77
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 1 3 7
Golden Eagle 0 0 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 5 45 70
Merlin 3 26 33
Peregrine Falcon 0 3 4
Unknown Falcon 2 3 3
Unknown Raptor 1 3 3

Total: 838 5304 5640
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Observation start time: 06:00:00
Observation end time: 18:00:00
Total observation time: 11.75 hours

Compiler: Zach Bordner

Counters: Jeremy, Jeremy Scheivert

Weather:
clear skies all day with AM wind from the NE at 1-3 mph switching to NW and
becoming slightly faster in the final three hours.

Raptor Observations:
BE 1055A, BE 1055A, BE 1116I, BE 1607A, BE 1722I

Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
Report submitted by Laurie Goodrich (<goodrich...>)
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary information may be found at:
http://www.hawkmountain.org/


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Date: 9/17/19 5:39 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Allegheny Front (17 Sep 2019) 5725 Raptors
Allegheny Front
Central City, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 17, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 5 8
TV 0 0 0
OS 10 58 81
BE 36 115 151
NH 1 3 7
SS 16 57 68
CH 7 17 27
NG 0 1 1
RS 0 5 9
BW 5617 14448 14937
RT 19 76 134
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 10 14 24
ML 4 6 6
PG 2 2 3
UA 0 1 1
UB 0 6 9
UF 3 5 5
UE 0 0 0
UR 0 24 34

Total: 5725 14843 15505
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Observation start time: 07:30:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 9.5 hours

Official Counter: Jim Rocco

Observers: Ed Gowarty, Gene & Nancy Flament, Greg Gdula, Joe Sabo,
Mike Smith, Ralph Yoder

Visitors:
over 60 visitors.



Weather:
East winds, average temperature 18c. cloud cover 100 down
to 10%. Early morning fog and haze with low cloud cover

Clearing by 9am visibility up to 32 miles

Raptor Observations:
Bald eagles: Adults, 11:41, 11:55, 12:35, 12:47, 1:41, 1:42
2:14, 2:53, 3:38, 3:52, 4:16, 4:20
Sub Adults, 11:29, 11:30, 12:13, 12:47, 12:48, 2:24, 3:38
4:25
Juv. 10:38, 12:11, 12:36, 12:48, 2:19, 2:20, 2:23, 2:27,2:27
4:39
UNk. 12:14, 12:47, 1:45, 1:58, 3:40, 3:40 TOTAL 36

Non-raptor Observations:
139 Monarchs, cabbage whites, fritilary's, tiger swallowtail
black swallowtails, Clouded sulpher's, .

Cape may warbler, red eyed vireo, waxwings, flickers, tree
swallows, barn swallows, rose breasted grossbeak, ravens,
hummingbirds 6, chimney swifts

Predictions:
East winds clear and temperatures in the 70's
========================================================================
Report submitted by Jim Rocco (<jd.jh.rocco...>)


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Date: 9/17/19 5:38 pm
From: Nick Bolgiano <nickbolgiano...>
Subject: Bald Eagle Mt one-year hawk watch
Bald Eagle Mountain is the western-most ridge in Pennsylvania's Ridge &
Valley province, though to the southwest of State College (Centre Co), it
is successively named Brush Mt, Canoe Mt, Lock Mt, Dunning Mt, Evitts Mt,
and Wills Mt. Periodic raptor counts at Karl Striedieck's fire tower on
Bald Eagle Mt north of State College were done in the 1980s and 1990s by
John Peplinski, Kim Van Fleet, Dave Brandes and others. Because of their
sometimes impressive results, particularly of late-season golden eagles and
red-tailed hawks, Bald Eagle Mt was named an Audubon Important Bird Area.

To more completely assess the value of this ridge for raptor migration, we
are conducting a daily fall hawk watch north of State College for only this
year. Jon Kauffman of Shaver's Creek Environmental Center and I are
directors, while Shaver's Creek, State College Bird Club, and Juniata
Valley Audubon Society are funding. Because the ridge has a broad top, we
will choose one of two lookouts, located 0.5 mi apart, depending upon the
wind direction for that day. (If the wind is from the north side of the
ridge, we will be at the North Lookout; if the wind is from the south side,
we will be at the South Lookout.) Kaitlin McGee from CA is the paid
counter.

The lookouts are on private land, but the two landowners, Karl Striedieck
and Reed McCormick, have been very gracious and are welcoming of visitors.
We aren't using the fire tower and we can accommodate a modest number of
visitors. If you would like to visit or would like to view maps and
pictures of the watch sites, please respond privately and I will send a
Word document with those details. The watch site is named "Bald Eagle
Mountain - Eagle Field" in Hawkcount.

Nick Bolgiano
State College
 

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Date: 9/17/19 4:54 pm
From: Paul Heveran <birdmeister.paul...>
Subject: Six duck species including American Wigeon, Green Lane Reservoir, Montgomery Co.
Hello PA Birders,

I made time for a quick visit to the Church Rd area of Green Lane Reservoir
this afternoon. Early ducks are filtering through. I had a decent selection
today, including a slightly early American Wigeon.

https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S59886717


As a side note, the conditions should be great for moon-watching tonight! i
suspect it will be best sometime around or after 10pm. I watched for a bit
with my scope last night. I saw multiple thrush/warbler types, a Chimney
Swift, and a possible rail/waterbird type.

Enjoy the fall migration!

Sincerely,
Paul Heveran
 

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Date: 9/17/19 4:46 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rocky Ridge (17 Sep 2019) 4935 Raptors
Rocky Ridge
York, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 17, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 2 2
Osprey 1 23 27
Bald Eagle 5 22 24
Northern Harrier 1 12 12
Sharp-shinned Hawk 28 95 96
Cooper's Hawk 0 5 5
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 5 6
Broad-winged Hawk 4871 7438 7439
Red-tailed Hawk 5 23 27
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 15 33 36
Merlin 1 3 3
Peregrine Falcon 4 6 6
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 1
Unknown Buteo 0 3 3
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 4 11 12

Total: 4935 7682 7699
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 07:15:00
Observation end time: 17:15:00
Total observation time: 10 hours

Official Counter: Andrew Wolfgang, Ken Orvis, Phil Keener, Randy Phillips

Observers: Alice Frick, Andrew Wolfgang, Anne Muren, Barry,
Bernie Frick, Bob Reiter, Chad Erhardt, Craig McCoy,
Ken Orvis, Mindy , Phil Keener, Randy Phillips,
Robin Smith, Tom Worman

Visitors:
12, many mountain bikers passing through. A runner stopped to enjoy the BW
flight. Thank you to all the visitors and observers today. Thank you to all
the veteran counters and the new volunteers who came on board this year.


Weather:
Winds were East then shifted NE back to East by the end of the count
period. Cloud cover and fog to start gave way to clear skies. Visibility
was excellent. Perfect viewing conditions at Rocky Ridge today.

Raptor Observations:
There was a huge flight of 3,500 Broad-winged Hawks from 1-1:30 EST (2-2:30
pm DST). One of the best BW flights recorded at this hawkwatch site. 20
years ago similar flight recorded was slightly larger. Veteran counters at
the site agree East/NE winds seem to produce at Rocky Ridge. A special day
for this site.

Small movement of other raptors including 4 Peregrine Falcons.

Non-raptor Observations:
Common Nighthawk-2
Common Raven-2
Double-crested Cormorant-8
Ruby-throated Hummingbird-4
Red-headed Woodpecker-1

========================================================================
Report submitted by Andrew Wolfgang (<a19wolfgang...>)


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=430
 

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Date: 9/17/19 4:40 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (17 Sep 2019) 3414 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 17, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 21 21
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 5 34 40
Bald Eagle 2 44 54
Northern Harrier 2 7 8
Sharp-shinned Hawk 19 58 59
Cooper's Hawk 2 18 19
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 11 12
Broad-winged Hawk 3371 4745 4779
Red-tailed Hawk 6 39 52
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 1 1
American Kestrel 7 18 19
Merlin 0 2 2
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 3
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 3414 5000 5069
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 9 hours

Official Counter: Fred Wilcox

Observers: Brian Weaver, Fred Habbeger, Gary Robson, Gary lockerman,
Gayle McKinne, Jay George, Joan Renninger, Rosemary Spreha,
Sandy Lockerman, Steve Walthius, Sue Cooper,
Tom Kurtz&Nancy Clupper, Tom McKinne

Visitors:
15 birders


Weather:
Mostly a cloudless day with a light variable wind blowing mostly NW to NE.
Visibility was excellent. Temperature range of 58 to 72. Humidity was low.

Raptor Observations:
Adult BE, Immature BE

First 1000 BW easy to spot. The second 2600 BW hard to spot and count.

All BW were streaming through. There were no kettles

1st bird 8:00 BW

Non-raptor Observations:
20 monarchs

Predictions:
Much like today
========================================================================
Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=432
 

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Date: 9/17/19 4:29 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Waggoner's Gap (17 Sep 2019) 326 Raptors
Waggoner's Gap
40 km W of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 17, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 0 0
TV 0 0 0
OS 5 108 125
BE 18 103 146
NH 4 17 20
SS 48 213 219
CH 1 22 27
NG 0 0 0
RS 0 1 3
BW 209 5405 5507
RT 15 117 173
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 22 50 58
ML 0 6 6
PG 0 5 6
UA 0 2 3
UB 1 5 6
UF 0 1 1
UE 0 0 0
UR 3 13 14

Total: 326 6068 6314
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 07:30:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 9.5 hours

Official Counter: Charlotte Catalano, Dave Grove, Ron Freed

Observers: Dave Grove, Deb Gingrich, Gene Wagner, Joe Lavella,
Karena Johnson, Meredith Lombard, Pat Freed, Ron Freed,
Tim Johnson

Visitors:
Lanner and Harlan Johnson, "Big Joe," 22


Weather:
Sunny with minimal cloud cover becoming zero percent as the day waned,
light to moderate N to NW winds.

Raptor Observations:
BE JUV 2:20, 3:09, 3:56
BE WB 9:17, 9:29, (2) 11:05, 1:40
BE 4TH 10:15, 1:40
BE AD 11:05, 11:45, 12:22, 12:32, (2) 12:48, 3:02
BE UNAGED 10:30
First bird - SS and OS 8:25
Last bird -

Non-raptor Observations:
Monarchs 71
Hummers 7

Common Nighthawk - 1
CAGO - 9
Red-headed Woodpecker (adult) - 1
23 warbler spp. (vastly undercounted), Black-throated Green Warbler, Cape
May Warbler, Blackburnian Warbler

========================================================================
Report submitted by dave grove (<waggap...>)
Waggoner's Gap information may be found at:
www.waggap.com


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=439
Count data submitted via Dunkadoo - Project info at:
https://dunkadoo.org/explore/audubon-pennsylvania/waggoners-gap-hawk-watch-fall-2019
 

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Date: 9/17/19 4:26 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (17 Sep 2019) 26 Raptors
Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve
Avondale, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 17, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 2 41 42
Bald Eagle 4 54 56
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4 37 39
Cooper's Hawk 2 21 22
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 8 8
Broad-winged Hawk 11 195 195
Red-tailed Hawk 0 0 0
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 3 19 20
Merlin 0 8 8
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 26 383 390
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Larry Lewis

Observers: Beatty Broughton, Deb Kirchdoerfer, Jim Green,
Kathleen Bugbee

Visitors:
THE LAND CONSERVANCY FOR SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY’S HAWK WATCH AT BUCKTOE
CREEK PRESERVE
<BR><BR>
Visitors (5): Beaty Broughton, Deb Kirchdoerfer, Kathleen Bugbee, Jim
Green
<BR><BR>
Thanks everyone, for coming to beautiful Bucktoe Creek Preserve!
<BR><BR>



Weather:
<BR><BR>
Weather:
Partly Cloudy-Sunny (25-0% cloud cover), Ceiling -- 12,000-30,000 ft.,
Visibility - 10 miles, Temps 63 - 76F, Winds NE @ 5 - 10 mph.
<BR><BR>


Raptor Observations:
----“Raptors” seen, but deemed not to be migrating: 1-Bald Eagle,
2-Red-shouldered Hawk, 5-Red-tailed Hawk, and numerous Black (59) and
Turkey Vultures (62).
<BR><BR>
----Bald Eagle ages: 1 yr.-1; 2 yr.-_; 3 yr.-_; 4 yr.-_; adult-4
<BR><BR>


Non-raptor Observations:
TODAY’S Bucktoe Bird Blog [‘BBB’]:
<BR><BR>
I found “Warbler Meadow” to be surprisingly quiet this morning, but I
did see American Redstarts, Black-and-white Warblets, Northern Parula, and
Bay-breasted Warbler.
<BR><BR>
Beaty was at the “Hawk Watch” early this morning. Deb, Jim & Kathleen
arrived later. Deb brought another apple. Thanks Deb! There was just a
morning dribble of hawks leding to a deep blue sky void of them.
<BR><BR>
After giving up looking for hawks, I stopped at nearby New Garden WTP where
there were Ring-necked Duck, Wood Ducks, Least Sandpiper, Lesser Yellowlegs
and Killdeer.
<BR><BR>
---- Thanks to Delaware Nature Society & The Land Conservancy for Southern
Chester County for their support, and especially, to the Brokaws, for not
only their incredible support, but gracious generosity in opening their
property to the public for this watch, and oh, so very much more!
<BR><BR>
----ADDITIONAL BIRD HIGHLIGHTS:
<BR><BR>
Brown Thrashers, Bobolinks, Black-and-white Warblers, American Redstarts,
Northern Parula, Bay-breasted Warbler and Blue Grosbeak
<BR><BR>
----OTHER WILDLIFE NOTED: Butterflies (12): Monarch - 35, Cabbage White,
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, Eastern Tailed Blue, Clouded Sulphur, Pearl
Crescent, Orange Sulphur, Common Checkered Skipper, Buckeye, Red-spotted
Purple, Variegated Fritillary, Red Admiral. Dragonflies (3): Green Darner,
Black Saddlebags, Twelve-spotted Skimmer. Reptiles & Amphibians (0).
Mammals (3): Eastern Cottontail, Eastern Gray Squirrel, Red Squirrel.
<BR><BR>
----EBNT’s “Walk with Nature” ™ Program Daily Tally with our
Fitbits: This is a stationary watch, but if I stay stationary too long, I
might tend to “bulk up.” Besides, I am ever so fortunate to be walking
unaided, at all! Therefore, I keep moving (if you’ve been here, then you
know that I pace endlessly….) - my Fitbit thanks me and its part of my
“Walk with Nature” program. So, below are MY results at the watch for
the day. Your totals could all be zero, if you choose to sit and relax.
You are certainly welcome to take it easy….I simply choose not to,
affording me a panoramic view of our entire sky and a bit of exercise. So
come join our “Walk with Nature!” ™ Anyway, just for fun, here are my
numbers at the site for today (join me, if you wish): Miles: 6.42; Steps:
15,065; Floors: 226.
<BR><BR>
----“SEASON’S BIRD SPECIES LIST” – we at Bucktoe are not just a
Hawk Watch, but conduct a migration tally from the site. We include it
here, from time to time (about once a week), to let you know what else
we’re seeing here at the Bucktoe Watch. Our tally board, on site, will
feature an approximation (very rough, best “guestimate,” – searching
for Hawks must remain our primary focus) for totals of each species seen
for “The Watch” year. The overall list for the season from the watch
will be part of the large weekly “blog,” if you’ve signed up for
that.
<BR><BR>
TOTAL SPECIES – Identified from watch site: today: 54; this season:
100
<BR><BR>
NEW SPECIES ADDED TODAY TO THIS YEAR’S “WATCH SPECIES LIST (0):”
none.
<BR><BR>


Predictions:
Tomorrow’s flight looks good, but with very few background clouds. It
will be work to see them!
<BR><BR>
Come join us, folks! We’re here every day thru Nov. 30, 9am thru 3pm.
Rain or shine. Additionally, thru Sept. 3, I will be here 5pm till dark
for the “Nighthawk Watch.”
This report is being sent individually to participants and people deemed to
be interested parties. If you wish off the list, kindly notify me and you
will be removed. However, this one mailing list is how I notify every one
of our events, our walk schedule, tours and rare birds.
The Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve is sponsored by THE LAND
CONSERVANCY FOR SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY. While the Nighthawk Watch is
sponsored by Delaware Nature Society. Please contact us at
<earlybirdtours...> with questions or comments.

========================================================================
Report submitted by Larry Lewis (<earlybirdtours...>)


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=710

Site Description:
High open meadow near Red Clay Creek

Directions to site:
From Kennett Square, PA (in southern Chester County):

Take Union Street south out of town. This becomes Kaolin Road. Make a right
onto Hillendale Road. Proceed about 1.5 miles to Sharp Road and make a
left. At the second hilltop on Sharp Road, the entrance is on the left
across from Candlewyck development. (432 Sharp Rd.) Upon entering driveway,
make a right on gravel road opposite first driveway you see on left. Follow
gravel road (and the "Hawk Watch" signs for about 1/2 mile to the pavilion
on the left and the parking area in the grass to the right.
 

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Date: 9/17/19 4:07 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Stone Mt., Pa. (17 Sep 2019) 574 Raptors
Stone Mt., Pa.
Allensville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 17, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 0 0
TV 0 0 0
OS 3 33 33
BE 1 46 53
NH 1 5 5
SS 2 42 43
CH 1 11 11
NG 0 0 0
RS 0 2 2
BW 563 3411 3421
RT 2 15 18
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 0 10 10
ML 0 3 3
PG 0 1 1
UA 0 0 0
UB 0 1 1
UF 0 0 0
UE 0 0 0
UR 1 1 1

Total: 574 3581 3602
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:15:00
Observation end time: 15:15:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Greg Grove

Observers:

Weather:
good East breeze early, gradually dying out. Mostly blue sky. 14-21F.

Raptor Observations:
BWs - over half during 9-10 hour (EST). Using some wind lift early, then
thermals as wind lessened .

Imm BE ; ad and Imm RS not counted

Non-raptor Observations:
Monarchs - 14
========================================================================
Report submitted by Greg Grove (<gwg2...>)


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=436
 

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Date: 9/17/19 3:45 pm
From: William Young <wayoung04...>
Subject: Lancaster County Bird-A-Thon
To All Pennsylvania Birders,


My name is William Young and I am a young birder from the Lancaster County Bird Club. This Sunday, Spetemebr 22nd, I am holding the first ever Lancaster County Bird-A-Thon. Participants will form teams of 4-8 people, which will scour the county on that date in search of birds. For every bird species observed, individual team members are asked to donate a small amount of money, which will be donated to the Lancaster County Bird Club, the American Birding Association, and a conservation cause of the winning team's choice.



Please come and participate in the first Lancaster County Bird-A-Thon! We need all birders to join in on the festivities to ensure this event is a conservation success! For more information, or to register, please see the website:

https://sites.google.com/view/lancastercountybird-a-thon/home



An article by Ad Crable from the Lancaster Newspapers details the competition:



https://lancasteronline.com/sports/experts-novices-alike-invited-to-bird-a-thon/article_b6e3dc7a-cfee-11e9-a0a0-4b96d3efe978.html

Another Article by a Lancaster County Newsletter Agency:

https://www.townlively.com/youth-to-launch-county-bird-a-thon/


Thank you and I hope to see you this Sunday!

Sincerely,

William Young
 

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Date: 9/17/19 3:40 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (17 Sep 2019) 285 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 17, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 2 55 95
Turkey Vulture 8 165 303
Osprey 2 94 118
Bald Eagle 7 75 116
Northern Harrier 0 4 4
Sharp-shinned Hawk 11 138 154
Cooper's Hawk 4 14 20
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 2 2
Broad-winged Hawk 238 3467 3565
Red-tailed Hawk 8 50 110
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 4 16 23
Merlin 0 6 11
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 5
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 11 37

Total: 285 4099 4563
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Caleb Hinojos

Observers: Doug Burton, Ed Wanamaker, Jeff Hopkins, Scott Keys

Visitors:
Additional qualified observers: Rick Klinger, John Eleskosky, Bob Astleford


Weather:
Clear skies all day eventually led to clear visibility extending upwards of
7 miles. Winds ranged from 1-9 mph with most of it coming from the E.
Temperatures ranged from 62-81F.

Raptor Observations:
Bald eagle: 0951a, 0951a, 1138i, 1328a, 1340a, 1343a, 1343a

Non-raptor Observations:
1 raven, 1 hummingbird, and a flock of 40 geese.

Predictions:
Sunny, with a high near 70. Northeast wind 5 to 8 mph.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>)
Bake Oven Knob information may be found at:
www.lgnc.org


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=399
 

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Date: 9/17/19 3:56 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (16 Sep 2019) 64 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 16, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 3 44 48
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 1 32 34
Sharp-shinned Hawk 17 55 58
Cooper's Hawk 0 3 3
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 1 1
Broad-winged Hawk 39 92 93
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 2 2
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 2 10 10
Merlin 0 1 1
Peregrine Falcon 1 2 2
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 2 2
Unknown Buteo 1 5 5
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Raptor 0 1 1

Total: 64 251 261
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Bill Cranny, Bob Kelly

Observers: Al Guarente, Alan Simon, Bill Cranny, Bill Roache,
Bob Kelly

Weather:
Periods of clouds and sun, temperature climbing into the mid 80's F. Winds
mostly calm

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
3 Ruby-throated Hummingbirds
4 Common Nighthawks


Predictions:
Nice sunny day with NNE winds from 7-9 mph. Temperatures only getting to
the upper 70's F
Unfortunately, not a lot of cloud cover so hawk spotting will be
challenging.
========================================================================
Report submitted by John Mercer (<mercer1135...>)
Rose Tree Park information may be found at:
www.rtphawkwatch.org


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=105
 

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Date: 9/17/19 3:47 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (16 Sep 2019) 104 Raptors
Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve
Avondale, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 16, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 0 39 40
Bald Eagle 4 50 52
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3 33 35
Cooper's Hawk 2 19 20
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 2 8 8
Broad-winged Hawk 93 184 184
Red-tailed Hawk 0 0 0
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 16 17
Merlin 0 8 8
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 104 357 364
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Larry Lewis

Observers: Beatty Broughton, Deb Kirchdoerfer, Dirk Robinson

Visitors:
THE LAND CONSERVANCY FOR SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY’S HAWK WATCH AT BUCKTOE
CREEK PRESERVE
<BR><BR>
Visitors (4): Dirk Robinson, Deb Kirchdoerfer, Beaty Broughton
<BR><BR>
Thanks everyone, for coming to beautiful Bucktoe Creek Preserve!
<BR><BR>



Weather:
<BR><BR>
Weather:
Partly Sunny (50-75% cloud cover), Ceiling --22,900-7,100 ft., Visibility -
10 miles, Temps 64 - 84F, Winds NW-SW @ 5 mph.
<BR><BR>


Raptor Observations:
----“Raptors” seen, but deemed not to be migrating: 3-Red-shouldered
Hawk, 4-Red-tailed Hawk, and numerous Black (67) and Turkey Vultures (58).

<BR><BR>
----Bald Eagle ages: 1 yr.-_; 2 yr.-1; 3 yr.-_; 4 yr.-_; adult-3
<BR><BR>


Non-raptor Observations:
TODAY’S Bucktoe Bird Blog [‘BBB’]:
<BR><BR>
Things started out with promise today at Bucktoe. Deb, Beaty and Dirk were
out early when a Raven flew silently by. A Broad-winged Hawk was up in the
developing thermals at 10:47am our hopes for a strong flight rising with
it. It’s getting to be the right time, but it was not today. The sky
was held a nice array of background clouds, the wind was right, and we had
our season’s strongest flight with several small kettles, but it was not
“the big one.” Our highest day has been on September 22 for each of
the last two years, when many thousands of these hawks have flown past each
day. That’s only 6 days away! Today we saw nearly 100. These next few
days have the chance to be among the most exciting of the year. You should
be here to witness it.
<BR><BR>
Deb brought me a delicious apple. Thanks Deb, that too, was exciting!
Speaking of excitement, our season’s first Palm Warbler was around the
feeders. There will be very many more of these to follow.
<BR><BR>
---- Thanks to Delaware Nature Society & The Land Conservancy for Southern
Chester County for their support, and especially, to the Brokaws, for not
only their incredible support, but gracious generosity in opening their
property to the public for this watch, and oh, so very much more!
<BR><BR>
----ADDITIONAL BIRD HIGHLIGHTS:
<BR><BR>
Great Blue Herons, COMMON RAVEN, Brown Thrashers, Bobolink, Palm Warbler,
and Blue Grosbeak
<BR><BR>
----OTHER WILDLIFE NOTED: Butterflies (10): Monarch - 38, Cabbage White,
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, Eastern Tailed Blue, Clouded Sulphur, Pearl
Crescent, Orange Sulphur, Buckeye, Red-spotted Purple, Variegated
Fritillary. Dragonflies (3): Green Darner, Black Saddlebags,
Twelve-spotted Skimmer. Reptiles & Amphibians (0). Mammals (2): Eastern
Cottontail, Eastern Gray Squirrel.
<BR><BR>
----EBNT’s “Walk with Nature” ™ Program Daily Tally with our
Fitbits: This is a stationary watch, but if I stay stationary too long, I
might tend to “bulk up.” Besides, I am ever so fortunate to be walking
unaided, at all! Therefore, I keep moving (if you’ve been here, then you
know that I pace endlessly….) - my Fitbit thanks me and its part of my
“Walk with Nature” program. So, below are MY results at the watch for
the day. Your totals could all be zero, if you choose to sit and relax.
You are certainly welcome to take it easy….I simply choose not to,
affording me a panoramic view of our entire sky and a bit of exercise. So
come join our “Walk with Nature!” ™ Anyway, just for fun, here are my
numbers at the site for today (join me, if you wish): Miles: 2.85; Steps:
6,680; Floors: 91.
<BR><BR>
----“SEASON’S BIRD SPECIES LIST” – we at Bucktoe are not just a
Hawk Watch, but conduct a migration tally from the site. We include it
here, from time to time (about once a week), to let you know what else
we’re seeing here at the Bucktoe Watch. Our tally board, on site, will
feature an approximation (very rough, best “guestimate,” – searching
for Hawks must remain our primary focus) for totals of each species seen
for “The Watch” year. The overall list for the season from the watch
will be part of the large weekly “blog,” if you’ve signed up for
that.
<BR><BR>
TOTAL SPECIES – Identified from watch site: today: 47; this season:
100
<BR><BR>
NEW SPECIES ADDED TODAY TO THIS YEAR’S “WATCH SPECIES LIST (1):” Palm
Warbler.
<BR><BR>


Predictions:
Tomorrow’s flight looks REALLY GOOD, if we hold onto some background
clouds, with the advancing date and proper winds.
<BR><BR>
Come join us, folks! We’re here every day thru Nov. 30, 9am thru 3pm.
Rain or shine. Additionally, thru Sept. 3, I will be here 5pm till dark
for the “Nighthawk Watch.”
This report is being sent individually to participants and people deemed to
be interested parties. If you wish off the list, kindly notify me and you
will be removed. However, this one mailing list is how I notify every one
of our events, our walk schedule, tours and rare birds.
The Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve is sponsored by THE LAND
CONSERVANCY FOR SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY. While the Nighthawk Watch is
sponsored by Delaware Nature Society. Please contact us at
<earlybirdtours...> with questions or comments.

========================================================================
Report submitted by Larry Lewis (<earlybirdtours...>)


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=710

Site Description:
High open meadow near Red Clay Creek

Directions to site:
From Kennett Square, PA (in southern Chester County):

Take Union Street south out of town. This becomes Kaolin Road. Make a right
onto Hillendale Road. Proceed about 1.5 miles to Sharp Road and make a
left. At the second hilltop on Sharp Road, the entrance is on the left
across from Candlewyck development. (432 Sharp Rd.) Upon entering driveway,
make a right on gravel road opposite first driveway you see on left. Follow
gravel road (and the "Hawk Watch" signs for about 1/2 mile to the pavilion
on the left and the parking area in the grass to the right.
 

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Date: 9/17/19 2:53 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Allegheny Front (16 Sep 2019) 7176 Raptors
Allegheny Front
Central City, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 16, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 5 8
TV 0 0 0
OS 2 48 71
BE 9 79 115
NH 0 2 6
SS 4 41 52
CH 1 10 20
NG 0 1 1
RS 0 5 9
BW 7154 8831 9320
RT 5 57 115
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 0 4 14
ML 0 2 2
PG 0 0 1
UA 0 1 1
UB 1 6 9
UF 0 2 2
UE 0 0 0
UR 0 24 34

Total: 7176 9118 9780
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:30:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 8.5 hours

Official Counter: Deb Bodenschatz, Ed Gowarty,Jr

Observers: Bob Stewart, Ed Gowarty,Jr., Ed Gowarty,Sr, Erika Bowman,
Jack Julian, Jim Rocco, Joe Sabo, Karen Jackson, Nancy Ott,
Ronda Barnett

Visitors:
Bob Stewart, Erika Bowman, Ronda Barnett, Jim Rocco, Ed Gowarty Jr., Ed
Gowarty Sr., Jennifer Gerber, Patience Fisher, Karen Jackson, Nancy Ott,
Don Kott, Jack Julian, and Joe Sabo.


Weather:
Partly cloudy with very light WSW/WNW wind and. a high temperature of 24.7
C.

Raptor Observations:
We had large numbers of Broad Wing hawks. At times the sky was full of
Broadwings in all directions. We also had 9 Migrating Bald Eagles - 3
adults, 3 sub-adult , 1 Juvenile, and 2 unknown. There was also 1
non-migrating adult. 9:59, 10:09, 10:10, 10:19, 10:37, 12:18, 2:09, 2:13,
3:24. There were also a few Turkey Vultures patrolling the valley. We
heard but did not see 2 Red-shouldered Hawks in the West.

Non-raptor Observations:
At least 50 Cedar Waxwings, a few Chimney Swifts, 3 Blue Jays, 6
Hummingbirds, an Olive-sided flycatcher, a Bay-breasted Warbler, 2 Downy
Woodpeckers, 4 Ravens, a Towhee and. a Flicker.

There was an extremely large number of dragonflies, 616 Monarch Butterflies
,a great many Sulphuric and Cabbage Whites, as wellas some Black
Swallowtails, Red-spotted Purples, and Tiger Swallowtails.

Predictions:
Partly Cloudy wit light East wind and a high of 21 C.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Deb Bodenschatz (<debbiebodenschatz...>)


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=111
 

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Date: 9/16/19 6:04 pm
From: Dan Richards <00000132f63ed96f-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Merlin, Wild Turkeys, Clearfield Co.
This afternoon I observed a Merlin flying across  Beaver Drive near Tractor Supply in DuBois. This evening I watched six Wild Turkeys on the golf course fairway behind my house. I sat down behind my pickup truck and used a mouth call to lure the gullible birds to within several feet of my concealed location. 
Dan Richards
Treasure Lake
 

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Date: 9/16/19 5:15 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (16 Sep 2019) 438 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 16, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 21 21
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 1 29 35
Bald Eagle 3 42 52
Northern Harrier 2 5 6
Sharp-shinned Hawk 12 39 40
Cooper's Hawk 3 16 17
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 11 12
Broad-winged Hawk 415 1374 1408
Red-tailed Hawk 0 33 46
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 1 1
American Kestrel 2 11 12
Merlin 0 2 2
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 3
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 438 1586 1655
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter: Richard Pohner

Observers: Brian Weaver, Fred Habbeger, Jay George, Nancy Clupper

Visitors:
5


Weather:
Light WNW wind under mostly overcast skies. & a little mid day rain that
interrupted proceedings. Temps 68-79.

Raptor Observations:
2 ad , 1 juv BE's

Non-raptor Observations:

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


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=432
 

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Date: 9/16/19 5:10 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Stone Mt., Pa. (16 Sep 2019) 1456 Raptors
Stone Mt., Pa.
Allensville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 16, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 0 0
TV 0 0 0
OS 1 30 30
BE 3 45 52
NH 1 4 4
SS 7 40 41
CH 0 10 10
NG 0 0 0
RS 2 2 2
BW 1441 2848 2858
RT 0 13 16
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 1 10 10
ML 0 3 3
PG 0 1 1
UA 0 0 0
UB 0 1 1
UF 0 0 0
UE 0 0 0
UR 0 0 0

Total: 1456 3007 3028
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:30:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 6.5 hours

Official Counter: Nick Bolgiano

Observers:

Weather:
Wind N 1-4 mph, sky mostly cloudy except during mid-day when it cleared,
temp 66-82F


Raptor Observations:
BW: the 1441 broad-wings set a new single-day high count (in site's 25th
year), with 1400+ coming during 1230-1330, when the skies cleared and wind
ticked up slightly
BE: 1213 Juv, 1225 Ad, 1318 Ad
AK: unk

Non-raptor Observations:
Chimney Swift-3, Red-headed Woodpecker, E. Wood-Pewee-1, Yellow-bellied
Flycatcher, Philadelphia Vireo-1, Cape May Warbler-3, Black-throated Green
Warbler-1, Scarlet Tanager-2, monarchs-60
========================================================================
Report submitted by Nick Bolgiano (<nickbolgiano...>)


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=436
 

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Date: 9/16/19 4:12 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (16 Sep 2019) 2166 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 16, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 3 3
Turkey Vulture 0 1 1
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 12 161 191
Bald Eagle 6 68 89
Northern Harrier 1 16 20
Sharp-shinned Hawk 19 128 148
Cooper's Hawk 2 16 20
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 3 3
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 4 7
Broad-winged Hawk 2116 3967 4139
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 1 30 74
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 2 6
Golden Eagle 0 0 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 3 40 65
Merlin 6 23 30
Peregrine Falcon 0 3 4
Unknown Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Raptor 0 2 2

Total: 2166 4468 4804
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 05:45:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 9.25 hours

Compiler: Bracken Brown

Counters: Paul Heveran, Rudy Keller, Zoe bonerbo

Weather:
Overcast/partly cloudy/ overcast W/SW winds 0-3mph

Raptor Observations:
Large flight of broad-winged hawk when sun provided lift. 6Bald Eagle past
the lookout. 10:13TY, 10:24SY, 10:24A, 11:53A, 12:52A, 13:50HY.

Non-raptor Observations:
Great warbler flight in the morning with 15 species. Philadelphia,
yellow-throated, blue-capped, and red-eyed vireo seen. Common nighthawk and
great scarlet tanager flight.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Laurie Goodrich (<goodrich...>)
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary information may be found at:
http://www.hawkmountain.org/


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=109
Count data submitted via Dunkadoo - Project info at:
https://dunkadoo.org/explore/hawk-mountain-sanctuary/fall-2019-hawk-count
 

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Date: 9/16/19 3:23 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rocky Ridge (16 Sep 2019) 1006 Raptors
Rocky Ridge
York, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 16, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 2 2 2
Osprey 3 22 26
Bald Eagle 2 17 19
Northern Harrier 4 11 11
Sharp-shinned Hawk 20 67 68
Cooper's Hawk 0 5 5
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 5 6
Broad-winged Hawk 967 2567 2568
Red-tailed Hawk 0 18 22
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 3 18 21
Merlin 0 2 2
Peregrine Falcon 1 2 2
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 1
Unknown Buteo 2 3 3
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 1 7 8

Total: 1006 2747 2764
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:30:00
Total observation time: 7.5 hours

Official Counter: Andrew Wolfgang, Fred Paley, Ken Orvis, Phil Keener, Randy Phillips

Observers: Alice Frick, Andrew Wolfgang, Bernie Frick, Craig McCoy,
Dick Humbert, Donald Weidemann, Fred Paley, Ken Orvis,
Phil Keener, Randy Phillips

Visitors:
6, Margie, Dick Humbert, and park naturalist Nancy Heiser visited today.
Thank you to all the counters and observers for another successful day of
hawk spotting at Rocky Ridge County Park.


Weather:
Overcast with very light wind from the NW, the high temperature of 27 C
felt hot as wind was not strong enough to cool the lookout. Haze was
present most of the days and some birds were lost in that haze, a light
rain also passed through early in the count.

Raptor Observations:
There were many distant Broad-winged Hawks in large kettles. Sharp-shinned
Hawks, Harriers, RS Hawk, a sub-adult Peregrine Falcon, and Osprey were all
recorded along with others and local raptors.

Non-raptor Observations:
Birds of note-
Common Nighthawks - 31
Ruby-throated Hummingbird-5



Butterflies
Monarchs-18
========================================================================
Report submitted by Andrew Wolfgang (<a19wolfgang...>)


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=430
 

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Date: 9/16/19 2:40 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (16 Sep 2019) 1193 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 16, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 1 53 93
Turkey Vulture 15 157 295
Osprey 6 92 116
Bald Eagle 2 68 109
Northern Harrier 0 4 4
Sharp-shinned Hawk 20 127 143
Cooper's Hawk 2 10 16
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 1 1
Broad-winged Hawk 1147 3229 3327
Red-tailed Hawk 0 42 102
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 12 19
Merlin 0 6 11
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 5
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 11 37

Total: 1193 3814 4278
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Caleb Hinojos

Observers: Doug Burton, Ed Wanamaker, Rob Keith, Scott Keys

Visitors:
Additional qualified observers: Rick Gaeta, Bob Astleford, Barry Reed


Weather:
Cloud cover ranged from 90-100% all day with clear visibility reaching up
to 5 miles by the afternoon. Winds were sporadic and began from the NW
while eventually shifting to become more southerly with speeds ranging from
1-5 mph. Temperatures ranged from 66-76F.

Raptor Observations:
Bald eagle: 1040i, 1349i

Non-raptor Observations:
9 common nighthawks, 1 raven, 5 hummingbirds.

Predictions:
Sunny, with a high near 75. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>)
Bake Oven Knob information may be found at:
www.lgnc.org


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=399
 

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Date: 9/16/19 2:33 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Waggoner's Gap (16 Sep 2019) 3108 Raptors
Waggoner's Gap
40 km W of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 16, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 0 0
TV 0 0 0
OS 3 103 120
BE 5 85 128
NH 1 13 16
SS 16 165 171
CH 1 21 26
NG 0 0 0
RS 0 1 3
BW 3070 5196 5298
RT 7 102 158
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 3 28 36
ML 0 6 6
PG 0 5 6
UA 0 2 3
UB 0 4 5
UF 0 1 1
UE 0 0 0
UR 2 10 11

Total: 3108 5742 5988
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 05:45:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 10.25 hours

Official Counter: Charlotte Catalano, Gene Wagner, Ron Freed

Observers: Carolyn Hoffman, Charlotte Catalano, Dave Grove,
Gary LaBelle, Gene Wagner, Joe Kelly, Joe Lavella,
Pat Freed, Ron Freed

Visitors:
Gene Odato, Ginger Hays, Eric Gogola, Jim Binder, 3


Weather:
Heavy cloud cover with no wind transitioning to partly cloudy with light
N/NE winds with complete cloud cover in the late afternoon and slightly
variable winds.

Raptor Observations:
BE AD 11:00, 11:45, 12:30, 01:28
BE UNAGED 01:28
First bird SS 6:18
Last bird BW 03:05

Broad-wing lift off early in the morning with dozens to hundreds lifting
off in and coming through the south valley persisting for several hours,
mostly to the south and southeast with nice numbers also coming from the
northeast. (Birds that fell out last evening were not counted yesterday,
thus are new birds tallied today only.)

Non-raptor Observations:
Monarchs 49
Hummers 6
1 Common Nighthawk
Cooperhead (snake) present in the same spot as yesterday.
========================================================================
Report submitted by ()
Waggoner's Gap information may be found at:
www.waggap.com


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=439
Count data submitted via Dunkadoo - Project info at:
https://dunkadoo.org/explore/audubon-pennsylvania/waggoners-gap-hawk-watch-fall-2019
 

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Date: 9/16/19 9:14 am
From: Cindy Dunn <cadunn.444...>
Subject: Re: Waggoner's Gap (15 Sep 2019) 1549 Raptors
Ha! That’s great. They really had an amazing last hour

Sent from my iPhone

> On Sep 15, 2019, at 6:29 PM, Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> wrote:
>
> Waggoner's Gap
> 40 km W of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
> Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 15, 2019
> -------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
> ------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
> BV 1 1 1
> TV 0 0 0
> OS 16 100 117
> BE 25 80 123
> NH 2 12 15
> SS 51 147 153
> CH 7 20 25
> NG 0 0 0
> RS 0 1 3
> BW 1412 2123 2225
> RT 18 94 150
> RL 0 0 0
> GE 0 0 0
> AK 6 25 33
> ML 5 6 6
> PG 0 5 6
> UA 0 2 3
> UB 0 4 5
> UF 1 1 1
> UE 0 0 0
> UR 5 8 9
>
> Total: 1549 2629 2875
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> Observation start time: 08:00:00
> Observation end time: 17:15:00
> Total observation time: 10 hours
>
> Official Counter: Charlotte Catalano
>
> Observers: Carolyn Hoffman, Dave Grove, Deb Gingrich, Gene Wagner,
> Joe Kelly, Joe Yoder, Karena Johnson, Meredith Lombard,
> Tim Johnson
>
> Visitors:
> Cindy and Craig Dunn, Ann Grove, Sara and Steve Nicholas, Big Joe, 70
>
>
> Weather:
> Mostly clear, moderate to light NNW winds all day.
>
> Raptor Observations:
> BE JUV 11:00, 11:16, 12:20, 2:15, 2:59, (2) 4:08
> BE WB 10:33, 11:24, 2:15, 2:25
> BE 4TH 4:10
> BE AD 11:00, 11:13, 12:20, 1:04, 1:53, 1:56, 1:58, 3:01, 3:02, 4:35
> BE UNAGED 12:34
> First bird BW 7:52
> Last bird NH 5:08
>
> 1,1016 BW in the last hour. Lift off tomorrow highly likely.
>
>
> Non-raptor Observations:
> Monarchs 78
> Hummers 18
> 11 Common Nighthawks
> 142 European Starling in the last 45 minutes.
> Copperhead (snake) coiled under the rocks at the watch.
> Second observation of a white admiral (butterfly) this season (first season
> they've been observed).
> ========================================================================
> Report submitted by ()
> Waggoner's Gap information may be found at:
> www.waggap.com
>
>
> More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=439
> Count data submitted via Dunkadoo - Project info at:
> https://dunkadoo.org/explore/audubon-pennsylvania/waggoners-gap-hawk-watch-fall-2019
 

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Date: 9/16/19 9:08 am
From: Chuck Berthoud <cbpabirds...>
Subject: eBird Mobile 2.0 is here, READ THIS before using
When I opened eBird Mobile Sunday morning I was in for a surprise: there
was a brief picture of a Peregrine Falcon before the Start Checklist
screen opened. Apparently the folks at Cornell have reduced the time it
takes to get to the checklist screen by making the location more
automatic. What this means to you is that if you want to avoid
downloading the 1kb file for the short list of PA birds rather than use
the default list of all North American birds, you should start your
checklist using your home wifi and download the Pennsylvania Bird Pack.
I suspect the Bird Packs are going useful when birding offline and be
helpful on my next out-of-state bird trip.

More details will come when I send out the October eBird Challenge and
get more used to the new format.

Chuck Berthoud, York County
 

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Date: 9/16/19 6:29 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (15 Sep 2019) 29 Raptors
Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve
Avondale, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 15, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 1 39 40
Bald Eagle 9 46 48
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Sharp-shinned Hawk 8 30 32
Cooper's Hawk 4 17 18
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 6 6
Broad-winged Hawk 6 91 91
Red-tailed Hawk 0 0 0
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 16 17
Merlin 0 8 8
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 29 253 260
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Larry Lewis

Observers:

Visitors:
THE LAND CONSERVANCY FOR SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY’S HAWK WATCH AT BUCKTOE
CREEK PRESERVE
<BR><BR>
Visitors (23): Joel, Lafang & George Flachs, Rodger Bovenkerk, Gerry Teig,
Beaty Broughton, Deb Adelberg [Kirchdoerfer], Hank Davis, Carolyn Holland,
Heidi Raimato, Dirk Robinson, Adam Bartles, Dennis Davis, Colleen Del
Monte, Lana Glass, Carol & Ron Majors, Jean-Marie Gauthier, Al Guarante,
Laureen Eick-Benson, Harvey Rubenstein, Ray McBride
<BR><BR>
Thanks everyone, for coming to beautiful Bucktoe Creek Preserve!
<BR><BR>



Weather:
<BR><BR>
Weather:
Cloudy-Sunny (100-0% cloud cover), Ceiling -- 2,000-30,000 ft., Visibility
- 10 miles, Temps 68 - 83F, Winds NNW @ 5 - 10 mph.
<BR><BR>


Raptor Observations:
----“Raptors” seen, but deemed not to be migrating: 3-Red-shouldered
Hawk, 6-Red-tailed Hawk, and numerous Black (68) and Turkey Vultures (66).

<BR><BR>
----Bald Eagle ages: 1 yr.-2; 2 yr.-1; 3 yr.-_; 4 yr.-_; adult-6
<BR><BR>


Non-raptor Observations:
TODAY’S Bucktoe Bird Blog [‘BBB’]: [PLEASE NOTE: On September 12,
I sent out the new large weekly “blog” and hotline in my new format -
a newsletter. This is NOT THESE reports you get from HawkCount. Rather,
it’s the newsletter from EBNT, with our upcoming schedule and the County
year bird list, etc. If you aren’t receiving it and are a regular
subscriber, look in your spam – a few servers send it there. [go
figure-lol] If you enjoy “the blog,” featuring the county species
list, and it ended up in your spam, you’ll have to follow your
provider’s method of “whitelisting” it, marking it as “not spam”
or it will always go there. It usually comes out every Thursday.
<BR><BR>
The weekly bird walk was first this morning at Bucktoe. I joined the group
for the first hour. 15 participants saw 48 species including Least
Flycatcher, Yellow-billed Cuckoos, Least Flycatcher, Eastern Phoebe, Brown
Thrasher, Black-and-white Warblers, American Redstarts, Northern Parula,
Magnolia Warbler, Chestnut-sided Warbler, Black-throated Green Warbler, and
Blue Grosbeaks.
<BR><BR>
While back at the Hawk Watch, at 10:07 a Broad-winged Hawk was found
circling with a couple of Black Vultures. I thought that foretold a good
day. In fact, it did not. We saw but 5 more.
<BR><BR>
Joel, Lafang & George were here and with gifts of food. How did they know
that gifts of food and drink are welcome and, in fact, encouraged here at
Bucktoe? Thanks guys! Our forecasted 10% cloud cover quickly turned into
0% cloud cover – the bain of we hawk watchers.
<BR><BR>
Deb showed up, carrying everything she’d need for an exciting day of hawk
watching. Chair, foods for when hunger struck, hat to shield her face from
the damage wrought by long periods of time in the sun; she was prepared.
Her arrival time? 2:58pm. The hawk watch ending time? 3pm! That’s
right, fully two minutes before I was to leave! You know Deb, if I were
you I’d have passed on the hat, risking the rigors of a full two minutes
in the sun! Her sister, Elaine, is very much the same way with regards to
time. I’ll tell you, there are a couple of nuts that didn’t roll far
apart down the hill from the chestnut tree. You’ve joined the list of
blogging victims, my dear Deb & Elaine. Congratulations, it is well
deserved! [gotcha guys!]
<BR><BR>
---- Thanks to The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County for their
support, and especially, to the Brokaws, for not only their incredible
support, but gracious generosity in opening their property to the public
for this watch, and oh, so very much more!
<BR><BR>
----ADDITIONAL BIRD HIGHLIGHTS:
<BR><BR>
Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Lesser Yellowlegs, Great Blue Herons, Green Heron,
Least Flycatcher, Eastern Phoebe, Brown Thrasher, Bobolinks,
Black-and-white Warblers, American Redstarts, Northern Parula, Magnolia
Warbler, Chestnut-sided Warbler, Black-throated Green Warbler, and Blue
Grosbeaks
<BR><BR>
----OTHER WILDLIFE NOTED: Butterflies (10): Monarch - 34, Cabbage White,
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, Eastern Tailed Blue, Clouded Sulphur, Black
Swallowtail, Orange Sulphur, Buckeye, Red-spotted Purple, Variegated
Fritillary. Dragonflies (3): Green Darner, Black Saddlebags,
Twelve-spotted Skimmer. Reptiles & Amphibians (0). Mammals (2): Eastern
Cottontail, Eastern Gray Squirrel.
<BR><BR>
----EBNT’s “Walk with Nature” ™ Program Daily Tally with our
Fitbits: This is a stationary watch, but if I stay stationary too long, I
might tend to “bulk up.” Besides, I am ever so fortunate to be walking
unaided, at all! Therefore, I keep moving (if you’ve been here, then you
know that I pace endlessly….) - my Fitbit thanks me and its part of my
“Walk with Nature” program. So, below are MY results at the watch for
the day. Your totals could all be zero, if you choose to sit and relax.
You are certainly welcome to take it easy….I simply choose not to,
affording me a panoramic view of our entire sky and a bit of exercise. So
come join our “Walk with Nature!” ™ Anyway, just for fun, here are my
numbers at the site for today (join me, if you wish): Miles: 9.31; Steps:
21,844; Floors: 190.
<BR><BR>
----“SEASON’S BIRD SPECIES LIST” – we at Bucktoe are not just a
Hawk Watch, but conduct a migration tally from the site. We include it
here, from time to time (about once a week), to let you know what else
we’re seeing here at the Bucktoe Watch. Our tally board, on site, will
feature an approximation (very rough, best “guestimate,” – searching
for Hawks must remain our primary focus) for totals of each species seen
for “The Watch” year. The overall list for the season from the watch
will be part of the large weekly “blog,” if you’ve signed up for
that.
<BR><BR>
TOTAL SPECIES – Identified from watch site: today: 65; this season:
99
<BR><BR>
NEW SPECIES ADDED TODAY TO THIS YEAR’S “WATCH SPECIES LIST (4):”
Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Lesser Yellowlegs, Green Heron, and Least Flycatcher
.
<BR><BR>


Predictions:
Tomorrow’s flight looks partly Sunny with light winds and lots of
background clouds. Could be good..
<BR><BR>
Come join us, folks! We’re here every day thru Nov. 30, 9am thru 3pm.
Rain or shine. Additionally, thru Sept. 3, I will be here 5pm till dark
for the “Nighthawk Watch.”
This report is being sent individually to participants and people deemed to
be interested parties. If you wish off the list, kindly notify me and you
will be removed. However, this one mailing list is how I notify every one
of our events, our walk schedule, tours and rare birds.
The Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve is sponsored by THE LAND
CONSERVANCY FOR SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY. While the Nighthawk Watch is
sponsored by Delaware Nature Society. Please contact us at
<earlybirdtours...> with questions or comments.

========================================================================
Report submitted by Larry Lewis (<earlybirdtours...>)


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=710

Site Description:
High open meadow near Red Clay Creek

Directions to site:
From Kennett Square, PA (in southern Chester County):

Take Union Street south out of town. This becomes Kaolin Road. Make a right
onto Hillendale Road. Proceed about 1.5 miles to Sharp Road and make a
left. At the second hilltop on Sharp Road, the entrance is on the left
across from Candlewyck development. (432 Sharp Rd.) Upon entering driveway,
make a right on gravel road opposite first driveway you see on left. Follow
gravel road (and the "Hawk Watch" signs for about 1/2 mile to the pavilion
on the left and the parking area in the grass to the right.
 

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Date: 9/16/19 4:34 am
From: August Mirabella <am4birds1...>
Subject: Peace Valley Park (IBA)-Bucks Co. (9/8-9/14)
All,
The reported species count was 97 this week. Highlights include:
1 Black-billed Cuckoo-9/8-rarely reported this year
Common Nighthawk-high report 8 9/13
Lesser Black-backed Gull-high report 70 9/8
2 Caspian Tern - 9/9
Great Egret - high reports 10 9/8 & 9/11; multiples present daily.
1 Merlin 9/11 First of season here (FOS)
1 White-eyed Vireo 9/13 & 9/14
1 Philadelphia Vireo FOS 9/14 Swamp Trail
Bobolinks-flyovers 9/10 & 9/14
22 warbler species
1 Golden-winged Warbler male 9/13 -Near Persimmon Pond
1 Connecticut Warbler FOS 9/14 - beginning of Swamp Trail
1 Cape May Warbler FOS 9/12-9/13
1 Bay-breasted Warbler- FOS 9/13

Thanks to all who reported this week.

August Mirabella
North Wales, PA
 

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Date: 9/15/19 6:59 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (15 Sep 2019) 56 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 15, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 5 41 45
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 10 31 33
Sharp-shinned Hawk 19 38 41
Cooper's Hawk 1 3 3
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 1 1
Broad-winged Hawk 14 53 54
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 1 2 2
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 3 8 8
Merlin 0 1 1
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 2 2
Unknown Buteo 1 4 4
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Raptor 1 1 1

Total: 56 187 197
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 10:00:00
Observation end time: 15:30:00
Total observation time: 5.5 hours

Official Counter: Bob Kelly, Sheryl Johnson

Observers: Alan Simon, Bob Kelly, Chris Pugliese, Dave Eberly,
Debbie Beer, Doris McGovern, Jamie Pugliese, Karl Johnson

Visitors:
Bill Kemmerer


Weather:
Sunny with little cloud cover, temperatures climbing into the mid 80's F.
Winds from the North.
Clear blue skies made sighting the birds challenging

Raptor Observations:
1 Bald Eagle and 1 Cooper's Hawk not counted, deemed not migrating

Non-raptor Observations:
14 Common Buckeye Butterflies
1 Eastern Kingbird

Predictions:
Sunny with some cloud cover, winds ESE 6 to 9 mph, temperatures climbing to
the mid 80's.
If there are some clouds, this could be the first good day of the season.
========================================================================
Report submitted by John Mercer (<mercer1135...>)
Rose Tree Park information may be found at:
www.rtphawkwatch.org


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=105
 

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Date: 9/15/19 6:57 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (15 Sep 2019) 1728 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 15, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 2 52 92
Turkey Vulture 6 142 280
Osprey 6 86 110
Bald Eagle 24 66 107
Northern Harrier 1 4 4
Sharp-shinned Hawk 18 107 123
Cooper's Hawk 3 8 14
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 1 1
Broad-winged Hawk 1651 2082 2180
Red-tailed Hawk 7 42 102
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 4 12 19
Merlin 1 6 11
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 5
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 5 11 37

Total: 1728 2621 3085
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 16:30:00
Total observation time: 9.5 hours

Official Counter: Rick Morrissey

Observers: Bob Astleford, Doug Burton, Ed Sinkler, John Traynor

Visitors:
Big day for visitors, the north look-out was almost at capacity mid-day.
An all-star cast of 'who's who' at the knob. Veteran 'Bake Oven Boys' John
Traynor, Doug Burton, Rick Gaeta, Ed Wanamaker, Jeff Hopkins, John Good,
Bob Astleford, Ed Sinkler, Scott Keys, Mark Boyd, and Gareth Williams.

Welcome Theo from his Subaru in the parking lot via the Arctic circle and
the West Coast and Mark from Allentown with camera lens rarely seen outside
of the US Open tennis courts (friends of Scott Keys taking great photos all
morning).


Weather:
After early dense fog for about 2 hours of the count there was plenty of
sunshine with a low temperature of 64 degrees Fahrenheit and a high of 76
degrees Fahrenheit. Winds were generally light NW winds 0-3 mph with a few
gusts up to 7 mph. In the last 2 hours of the count, winds were WSW.


Raptor Observations:
Let’s not miss one key point, the big Broadwing push has started. So for
those of you who missed it today, make sure you are looking to the skies
the next two or three days. My condolences to many of the all-star
observers who came up today to see lots of Broadwings and left in the
'buggy,' hot early afternoon after the decent morning push of raptors
stopped. Then about 2:30pm DST, approximately 1450 Broadwings migrated in
about 90 minutes. The good news is there are more to come I suspect, so
get to it folks over the next two days if you can!!

Lots of eagles flying in groups of 2’s, 3’s, and 4’s on the north
side while hundreds of Brooadwings were streaming overhead on the south
slopes and all of this occurred with just the counter and two extremely
helpful observers (Ed Sinkler and Bob Astleford) left late in the day. This
was a day of great conversations and no birds in the morning, and lots of
frantic system overload behaviors with over 1500 raptors in all quadrants
of a big blue sky late in the afternoon. Most raptors I have seen in one
day at BOK, very cool!!

Bald Eagles (24) - 0915 Adult; 0915 Adult; 0930 Adult; 0930 Adult; 0930
Immature; 0933 Adult; 1030 Adult; 1030 Adult; 1030 Adult; 1105 Adult; 1120
Adult; 1225 Adult; 1253 Adult; 1403 Adult; 1403 Immatue; 1415 Adult; 1415
Adult; 1448 Immatue; 1515 Immature; 1525 Immatue; 1525 Adult; 1525 Adult;
1526 Immature; 1535 Immatue


Non-raptor Observations:
Five Hummingbirds, 10 Monarchs, two Black throated Green warblers, a female
Scarlet Tanagers, two Ravens. Worst day for Lantern flies EVER, made it
really tough to see kettles until later in the day.

Predictions:
Sunshine and clouds mixed . A 20% chance of a rain shower. High 82F,
winds are forecasted WNW at 5 to 10 mph.

========================================================================
Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>)
Bake Oven Knob information may be found at:
www.lgnc.org


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=399
 

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Date: 9/15/19 6:38 pm
From: Ann Pettigrew <rook185...>
Subject: Re: Bill Deformity - Downy Woodpecker
Thanks, Paul!

Ann C. Pettigrew, V.M.D.
York, PA
<rook185...>
www.pbase.com/rook185

“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”
― Mahatma Gandhi

"In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks." - John Muir.



> On Sep 15, 2019, at 11:40 AM, DNADEB <dsg4...> wrote:
>
> Paul Hess wrote a good article on this for PA Birds vol 32 issue 4. Fall issue.
>
> Deb G
> Sent from my iPhone
>
>> On Sep 14, 2019, at 11:55 AM, Ann Pettigrew <rook185...> wrote:
>>
>> I have a Downy trying to feed by turning its head to the side to pick up seed. At first I thought it had a twig in its mouth. Turns out it has a malocclusion and the upper beak is probably at least an inch long and curved off to the right side while the lower is shorter but curved off to the left. Frankly,I am amazed that it has survived this long. Has anyone else seen this?
>>
>> In practice, we would see it in rodents, rabbits, and occasionally, birds, and would trim the teeth or beak back to allow the animals to eat then repeat the process as needed. I cannot imagine this poor little guy surviving through winter.
>>
>> Ann C. Pettigrew, V.M.D.
>> York, PA
>> <rook185...>
>> www.pbase.com/rook185
>>
>> “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”
>> ― Mahatma Gandhi
>>
>> "In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks." - John Muir.
>
 

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Date: 9/15/19 6:38 pm
From: Ann Pettigrew <rook185...>
Subject: Re: Bill Deformity - Downy Woodpecker
Thanks so much, Scott! This bird was working really hard to try to eat and he looked very disheveled, I imagine because he is unable to preen. He had some cream colored lesions at the base of the bill that reminded me of pox.

I wanted to get a photo but as the downy was right outside from where I was sitting I knew it would fly the instant I stood up especially because all three dogs would have jumped up as well. I did not seem him today but am keeping the feeders full in case he comes back.

Thanks again and have a good night.

Best regards,
Ann

Ann C. Pettigrew, V.M.D.
York, PA
<rook185...>
www.pbase.com/rook185

“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”
― Mahatma Gandhi

"In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks." - John Muir.



> On Sep 15, 2019, at 7:39 AM, Scott Weidensaul <000001343b2dd726-dmarc-request...> wrote:
>
> Ann and Al,
>
> This is avian keratin disorder (AKD), first noted mostly among chickadees in Alaska in the 1990s and now found throughout North America in a wide variety of birds. The keratin sheathe that covers the bone core of the upper and lower mandibles begins growing in an unnaturally rapid manner, creating crossed or abnormally long beaks. The affected birds, understandably, have trouble preening and feeding, and have higher mortality rates as a result (though some survive and even breed).
>
> The exact cause of AKD has long been a mystery, with investigations into parasites, environmental toxins and nutritional problems leading nowhere. Increasingly, scientists believe it is connected to a newly identified virus, Poecivirus, although it remains unknown if the virus causes the deformity directly or if the latter is merely associated with it in some way.
>
> Anyone wanting a deep dive into this subject can read the USGS’s web page devoted to the issue, at:
>
> https://www.usgs.gov/centers/asc/science/beak-deformities-landbirds?qt-science_center_objects=0#qt-science_center_objects
>
> Hope this helps,
>
> Scott Weidensaul
> Milton, NH (formerly Schuylkill County)
>
>
>
>> On Sep 14, 2019, at 3:41 PM, Ann Pettigrew <rook185...> wrote:
>>
>> Albert,
>>
>> Did it survive for a while?
>>
>> Ann C. Pettigrew, V.M.D.
>> York, PA
>> <rook185...>
>>
>> Sent from my iPhone
>>
>>> On Sep 14, 2019, at 12:02 PM, Albert Guarente <owlguarente...> wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>> I have seen a meadowlark in Paton's yard in Arizona that had a 4 inch long upper bill that was curved down and a regular sized lower. It would feed on the ground picking up seeds as your Downy does by tilting the head sideways. It was quite the spectacle.
>>>
>>> Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android
>>>
>>> On Sat, Sep 14, 2019 at 11:55 AM, Ann Pettigrew
>>> <rook185...> wrote:
>>> I have a Downy trying to feed by turning its head to the side to pick up seed. At first I thought it had a twig in its mouth. Turns out it has a malocclusion and the upper beak is probably at least an inch long and curved off to the right side while the lower is shorter but curved off to the left. Frankly,I am amazed that it has survived this long. Has anyone else seen this?
>>>
>>> In practice, we would see it in rodents, rabbits, and occasionally, birds, and would trim the teeth or beak back to allow the animals to eat then repeat the process as needed. I cannot imagine this poor little guy surviving through winter.
>>>
>>> Ann C. Pettigrew, V.M.D.
>>> York, PA
>>> <rook185...>
>>> www.pbase.com/rook185
>>>
>>> “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”
>>> ― Mahatma Gandhi
>>>
>>> "In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks." - John Muir.
 

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Date: 9/15/19 6:07 pm
From: Lewis Crowell <ltcjac...>
Subject: 1) Correction and 2) (OT) question about tree deaths
Yesterday I posted result of birding at SBL 63
which I later found had an error.  Date was
9/_14_/19 not 9/4/19


(The following is related but off topic )

  What is going on with all the dead oaks in this
Game Land??  Over the past few years I have
noticed considerable decline here in the overall
vigor of Shingle Oaks. Since this species is east
of its normal range, I (hopefully)  thought this
increased their susceptibility to pathogens.
     But this year the the Shingle Oak decline
really took off, leading to many dead trees. 
Even  young ones were affected.   More worrisome
has been the recent widespread of mortality of the
White Oaks. Even if the offending insect or fungus
is identified, why are the White oaks showing so
little resistance?    Also extensive tracts of 
hawthorn (Crataeugs sp)   have succumbed over the
past years.
    As a frequent visitor of ths SGL over the
past 10 years, I hope my observations can be of help.
 

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Date: 9/15/19 5:19 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (15 Sep 2019) 594 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 15, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 21 21
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 6 28 34
Bald Eagle 18 39 49
Northern Harrier 0 3 4
Sharp-shinned Hawk 7 27 28
Cooper's Hawk 5 13 14
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 6 11 12
Broad-winged Hawk 539 959 993
Red-tailed Hawk 7 33 46
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 1 1 1
American Kestrel 3 9 10
Merlin 1 2 2
Peregrine Falcon 1 2 3
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 594 1148 1217
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 9 hours

Official Counter: Dave Schwenk

Observers:

Visitors:
20+. Observers included Gary LaBelle. Mike & Linda McKinne, Tom & Gayle
McKinne, Jay & Shirley George, Tom Kurtz, Nancy Clupper, Mike Dale. Joan
Renninger


Weather:
Light NW wind under mostly killer blue skies, some clouds from mid PM on.
Temps 70-79

Raptor Observations:
a near record 18 BE's, 6 Juv's, 12 adults. BW's included kettles of 152, 94
& 75. with 30 low flying and hard flapping at day's end..

Non-raptor Observations:
4 Ravens, Red Bellied WP, 2 hummers
For those who have been concerned about the condition of our access road on
the mountain, be advised that all is now good, recent improvements have
made the road as good as it's ever been. Come up and see!!

Predictions:
Like today?
========================================================================
Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=432
 

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Date: 9/15/19 4:56 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Allegheny Front (15 Sep 2019) 1029 Raptors
Allegheny Front
Central City, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 15, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 5 8
TV 0 0 0
OS 24 46 69
BE 21 70 106
NH 1 2 6
SS 5 37 48
CH 2 9 19
NG 0 1 1
RS 2 5 9
BW 968 1677 2166
RT 2 52 110
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 1 4 14
ML 0 2 2
PG 0 0 1
UA 0 1 1
UB 1 5 8
UF 0 2 2
UE 0 0 0
UR 2 24 34

Total: 1029 1942 2604
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 07:30:00
Observation end time: 16:30:00
Total observation time: 9 hours

Official Counter: Bob Stewart

Observers: Adam Katrancha, Brian Wargo, Dave Poder, Ed Gowarty,Sr,
Florence Pyle, Greg Gdula, Jack Julian, Jim Rocco,
Rich Jones, Ronda Barnett, Rosemary McGlynn, Sandy Cline

Visitors:
approximately 45- including Ron & Lori Baker from Cleveland, Oh, Jeanine
Ging, Meadow and Theo Ging-Wargo,
Sandy & Bill Cline.


Weather:
Very pleasant warm day with clear visibility.
Almost all blue sky in AM increasing to 15% cloud cover late in day.
Winds out of the west aver velocity 3-4 mph.

Raptor Observations:
1129 migrating raptors.
21 Bald Eagles:all times EST - 9:20 Unk; 9:45 Unk; 10:47 Ad; 11:31 SubAd;
11:45 Unk; 11:55 juv; 12:17 Ad; 12:30 Ad; 12:35 SubAd; 12:38 Juv; 12:42
Juv; 12:45 Juv; 12:48 Juv; 12:53 SubAd; 1:02 Unk; 1:06 Juv; 1:25 SubAd;
2:12 Ad; 3:04 Ad; 3:04 Unk; 3:37 Ad

An interesting interaction between 2 bald eagles and an osprey at 3:04 PM
EST. An eagle was relentlessly attacking an osprey carrying a fish. After
several brushed and or close flybyes, the osprey dropped the fish. The
second eagle was lower and dove after the falling fish. The incident closed
with no fish recovery as it fell unclaimed to the ground below.


Non-raptor Observations:
15 ruby throated hummingbirds; 20+ cedar waxwings; chimney swifts; ravens.
Dragon flies- 176

Predictions:
High of 79 degrees;
Winds out of the west at 5-10 mph.
Clouds and breaks of sun.
Expect many more broad-winged hawks.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Bob Stewart (<bob...>)


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=111
 

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Date: 9/15/19 4:48 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Stone Mt., Pa. (15 Sep 2019) 978 Raptors
Stone Mt., Pa.
Allensville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 15, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 0 0
TV 0 0 0
OS 5 29 29
BE 3 42 49
NH 0 3 3
SS 2 33 34
CH 2 10 10
NG 0 0 0
RS 0 0 0
BW 966 1407 1417
RT 0 13 16
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 0 9 9
ML 0 3 3
PG 0 1 1
UA 0 0 0
UB 0 1 1
UF 0 0 0
UE 0 0 0
UR 0 0 0

Total: 978 1551 1572
----------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Official Counter: Trudy Kyler

Observers: David Kyler

Visitors:
Twenty-one


Weather:


Raptor Observations:
BE AD 12:35,3:38–JV 3:52

AD Redtail not counted



Non-raptor Observations:
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 2

Monarchs-97
========================================================================
Report submitted by Trudy Kyler (<davidkyler...>)


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=436
 

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Date: 9/15/19 4:12 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (15 Sep 2019) 827 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 15, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 3 3
Turkey Vulture 0 1 1
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 13 149 179
Bald Eagle 9 62 83
Northern Harrier 6 15 19
Sharp-shinned Hawk 19 109 129
Cooper's Hawk 4 14 18
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 3 3
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 4 7
Broad-winged Hawk 760 1851 2023
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 3 29 73
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 1 2 6
Golden Eagle 0 0 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 9 37 62
Merlin 3 17 24
Peregrine Falcon 0 3 4
Unknown Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Raptor 0 2 2

Total: 827 2302 2638
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 05:30:00
Observation end time: 17:30:00
Total observation time: 12 hours

Compiler: Doug Wood

Counters: Lee, Rob Feldman

Weather:
Clear with mostly cloudy skies late in the day, WNW and NW winds 1-7 mph

Raptor Observations:
BAEA: 1212J, 1450J, 1454J, 1456A, 1554A, 1607A, 1610A, 1624I, 1642J

Non-raptor Observations:
15 species of warblers, over 250 flying over in fog that were identified,
blue-headed, Philadelphia and red-eyed vireos, 6 common nighthawks
========================================================================
Report submitted by Laurie Goodrich (<goodrich...>)
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary information may be found at:
http://www.hawkmountain.org/


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=109
Count data submitted via Dunkadoo - Project info at:
https://dunkadoo.org/explore/hawk-mountain-sanctuary/fall-2019-hawk-count
 

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Date: 9/15/19 4:02 pm
From: Ron Burkert <raburkert...>
Subject: Re: Hawkwatch report
I am using Comcast and most, if not all, of my Hawkwatch reports end up in my Junk Folder. I just move them to my Inbox.

Ron Burkert




> On September 12, 2019 at 3:05 PM Gary Robson <garyrobson...> wrote:
>
>
> After reading these comments, I wonder if Comcast may be filtering the hawkwatch emails?
> Is there anyone else that uses Comcast that is not receiving the hawkwatch reports?
> Can someone send me the most recent 2nd Mountain Hawkwatch report?
>
> Go Army, beat Navy.
>
> > On Sep 12, 2019, at 2:34 PM, Laura & Mike Jackson <jacksonlaura73...> wrote:
> >
> > I second the suggestion to get a free gmail account. My other internet provider was blocking various group emails, including PABirds. No problems after I switched to gmail.
> >
> > Laura Jackson
> > Bedford Co.
> >
> >> On Sep 12, 2019, at 2:30 PM, Kathy <000000e8ead06b9c-dmarc-request...> wrote:
> >>
> >> It’s usually a problem with the internet provider though they will deny its their problem. PTD blocked Pabirds for a while. They also blocked my Netflix and a financial institution emails plus my local library. I didn’t realize it was happening until I got a letter from the financial institution.
> >> Try using a gmail email address.
> >>
> >>> On Sep 12, 2019, at 1:59 PM, Mary Ann Pike <mapike...> <mailto:<mapike...>> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> I am receiving all of the hawkwatch reports. I see you are both comcast
> >>> subscribers. I would guess that comcast is filtering out the emails as
> >>> spam, and there might not be anything you can do to get them, unless you
> >>> have some type of control over your spam filters. I know that Earthlink at
> >>> times has filtered out emails in such a way that I cannot even set my spam
> >>> filters to allow them. For example, they stopped delivering messages to me
> >>> from the postal service tracking my postal shipments. So I changed my
> >>> email address with the postal service to a gmail address and now I get my
> >>> shipment notifications at my gmail address. But there was no way for me to
> >>> get earthlink to stop filtering out the postal service shipment notices.
> >>>
> >>> Mary Ann
> >>>
> >>>> I haven’t received reports either. I’d like to know how get reinstated
> >>>> also
> >>>>
> >>>> <Grayjay174...> <mailto:<Grayjay174...>
> >>>>
> >>>> Sent from my iPhone
> >>>>
> >>>>> On Sep 12, 2019, at 10:37 AM, Gary Robson <garyrobson...> <mailto:<garyrobson...>>
> >>>>> wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> I have not received hawkwatch reports for over three weeks. How can I
> >>>>> get reinstated to receive the reports?
> >>>>> Gary Robson
> >>>>> Lebanon County
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Go Army, beat Navy.
 

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Date: 9/15/19 3:55 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rocky Ridge (15 Sep 2019) 1633 Raptors
Rocky Ridge
York, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 15, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 4 19 23
Bald Eagle 0 15 17
Northern Harrier 0 7 7
Sharp-shinned Hawk 23 43 44
Cooper's Hawk 2 5 5
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 4 5
Broad-winged Hawk 1583 1600 1601
Red-tailed Hawk 2 18 22
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 11 15 18
Merlin 2 2 2
Peregrine Falcon 1 1 1
Unknown Accipiter 1 1 1
Unknown Buteo 0 1 1
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 3 6 7

Total: 1633 1737 1754
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 8.5 hours

Official Counter: Andrew Wolfgang, Fred Paley, Ken Orvis, Randy Phillips

Observers: Alice Frick, Andrew Wolfgang, Barry, Bernie Frick,
Chad Erhardt, Chuck Kling, Craig McCoy, Deb, Dennis Weaver,
Jim Wendt, Ken Orvis, Mindy , Mr.& Mrs Sankovich,
Randy Phillips

Visitors:
18


Weather:
Clear skies with a high of 27C and a light NW wind for the entire count
period. Visibility was good about 16 km.

Raptor Observations:
Kettles of Broad-winged Hawks ranging in size from 125+ to 20 birds. Most
kettles were between 50-60 birds. A nice variety of raptors viewed from the
lookout today.

Non-raptor Observations:
Double-crested Cormorant-5
Ring-billed Gull-1
Common Nighthawk-12
various warbler species

please view A. Wolfgang's ebird checklist from Rocky Ridge for photos of
large BW kettles and other observations from the watch on 9.15.2019.

Predictions:
Tomorrow should be just as good for BWs.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Andrew Wolfgang (<a19wolfgang...>)


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=430
 

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Date: 9/15/19 3:29 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Waggoner's Gap (15 Sep 2019) 1549 Raptors
Waggoner's Gap
40 km W of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 15, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 1 1 1
TV 0 0 0
OS 16 100 117
BE 25 80 123
NH 2 12 15
SS 51 147 153
CH 7 20 25
NG 0 0 0
RS 0 1 3
BW 1412 2123 2225
RT 18 94 150
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 6 25 33
ML 5 6 6
PG 0 5 6
UA 0 2 3
UB 0 4 5
UF 1 1 1
UE 0 0 0
UR 5 8 9

Total: 1549 2629 2875
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 17:15:00
Total observation time: 10 hours

Official Counter: Charlotte Catalano

Observers: Carolyn Hoffman, Dave Grove, Deb Gingrich, Gene Wagner,
Joe Kelly, Joe Yoder, Karena Johnson, Meredith Lombard,
Tim Johnson

Visitors:
Cindy and Craig Dunn, Ann Grove, Sara and Steve Nicholas, Big Joe, 70


Weather:
Mostly clear, moderate to light NNW winds all day.

Raptor Observations:
BE JUV 11:00, 11:16, 12:20, 2:15, 2:59, (2) 4:08
BE WB 10:33, 11:24, 2:15, 2:25
BE 4TH 4:10
BE AD 11:00, 11:13, 12:20, 1:04, 1:53, 1:56, 1:58, 3:01, 3:02, 4:35
BE UNAGED 12:34
First bird BW 7:52
Last bird NH 5:08

1,1016 BW in the last hour. Lift off tomorrow highly likely.


Non-raptor Observations:
Monarchs 78
Hummers 18
11 Common Nighthawks
142 European Starling in the last 45 minutes.
Copperhead (snake) coiled under the rocks at the watch.
Second observation of a white admiral (butterfly) this season (first season
they've been observed).
========================================================================
Report submitted by ()
Waggoner's Gap information may be found at:
www.waggap.com


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=439
Count data submitted via Dunkadoo - Project info at:
https://dunkadoo.org/explore/audubon-pennsylvania/waggoners-gap-hawk-watch-fall-2019
 

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Date: 9/15/19 3:12 pm
From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Erie County birds of note
The following birds of note were reported from Presque Isle S.P., Pa. this past week.  A Willet was at beach 9 on Sept. 13 as well as a Red Knot.  Two Whimbrel were at Gull Point on Sept. 12.  Jerry McWilliamsErie, Erie County, <Pa.jerrymcw...>
 

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Date: 9/15/19 3:06 pm
From: Ed Barrell <ed.barrell...>
Subject: 183 Hawk Watch ,Berks. Co & Schuilkill Co. Line
Broad-winged Hawks, 1713Sharp - shined Hawk.  13Cooper's Hawk. 2Osprey 3Bald Eagle 5Red Tail 6Merlin. 1Ed Barrell.       Scott FisherSent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone
 

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Date: 9/15/19 8:41 am
From: DNADEB <dsg4...>
Subject: Re: Bill Deformity - Downy Woodpecker
Paul Hess wrote a good article on this for PA Birds vol 32 issue 4. Fall issue.

Deb G
Sent from my iPhone

> On Sep 14, 2019, at 11:55 AM, Ann Pettigrew <rook185...> wrote:
>
> I have a Downy trying to feed by turning its head to the side to pick up seed. At first I thought it had a twig in its mouth. Turns out it has a malocclusion and the upper beak is probably at least an inch long and curved off to the right side while the lower is shorter but curved off to the left. Frankly,I am amazed that it has survived this long. Has anyone else seen this?
>
> In practice, we would see it in rodents, rabbits, and occasionally, birds, and would trim the teeth or beak back to allow the animals to eat then repeat the process as needed. I cannot imagine this poor little guy surviving through winter.
>
> Ann C. Pettigrew, V.M.D.
> York, PA
> <rook185...>
> www.pbase.com/rook185
>
> “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”
> ― Mahatma Gandhi
>
> "In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks." - John Muir.
 

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Date: 9/15/19 8:13 am
From: E-mail <wnlaubscher...>
Subject: Winter Finch Forecast
From Ron Pittaway via ONTBIRDS:


http://www.jeaniron.ca/2019/wff19.htm


It looks as if one will need to go north to see winter finches this year.


Wayne Laubscher
Lock Haven
Clinton Co.
<wnlaubscher...>
"Owl be back"
 

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Date: 9/15/19 6:36 am
From: linda & bill franz <00000021c311e447-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Chimney Swifts - Cumberland County
Had a swirling flock of at least twenty chimney swifts above ourbackyard early Saturday evening.  The chatteringflock seemed to be moving slowly to the southeast.  To add to the fun there were a similar numberof green darner dragon flies swirling just above ground level at the sametime.  It was a really nice migration happening.Bill Franz / Newville
 

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Date: 9/15/19 4:39 am
From: Scott Weidensaul <000001343b2dd726-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Re: Bill Deformity - Downy Woodpecker
Ann and Al,

This is avian keratin disorder (AKD), first noted mostly among chickadees in Alaska in the 1990s and now found throughout North America in a wide variety of birds. The keratin sheathe that covers the bone core of the upper and lower mandibles begins growing in an unnaturally rapid manner, creating crossed or abnormally long beaks. The affected birds, understandably, have trouble preening and feeding, and have higher mortality rates as a result (though some survive and even breed).

The exact cause of AKD has long been a mystery, with investigations into parasites, environmental toxins and nutritional problems leading nowhere. Increasingly, scientists believe it is connected to a newly identified virus, Poecivirus, although it remains unknown if the virus causes the deformity directly or if the latter is merely associated with it in some way.

Anyone wanting a deep dive into this subject can read the USGS’s web page devoted to the issue, at:

https://www.usgs.gov/centers/asc/science/beak-deformities-landbirds?qt-science_center_objects=0#qt-science_center_objects

Hope this helps,

Scott Weidensaul
Milton, NH (formerly Schuylkill County)



> On Sep 14, 2019, at 3:41 PM, Ann Pettigrew <rook185...> wrote:
>
> Albert,
>
> Did it survive for a while?
>
> Ann C. Pettigrew, V.M.D.
> York, PA
> <rook185...>
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
>> On Sep 14, 2019, at 12:02 PM, Albert Guarente <owlguarente...> wrote:
>>
>>
>> I have seen a meadowlark in Paton's yard in Arizona that had a 4 inch long upper bill that was curved down and a regular sized lower. It would feed on the ground picking up seeds as your Downy does by tilting the head sideways. It was quite the spectacle.
>>
>> Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android
>>
>> On Sat, Sep 14, 2019 at 11:55 AM, Ann Pettigrew
>> <rook185...> wrote:
>> I have a Downy trying to feed by turning its head to the side to pick up seed. At first I thought it had a twig in its mouth. Turns out it has a malocclusion and the upper beak is probably at least an inch long and curved off to the right side while the lower is shorter but curved off to the left. Frankly,I am amazed that it has survived this long. Has anyone else seen this?
>>
>> In practice, we would see it in rodents, rabbits, and occasionally, birds, and would trim the teeth or beak back to allow the animals to eat then repeat the process as needed. I cannot imagine this poor little guy surviving through winter.
>>
>> Ann C. Pettigrew, V.M.D.
>> York, PA
>> <rook185...>
>> www.pbase.com/rook185
>>
>> “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”
>> ― Mahatma Gandhi
>>
>> "In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks." - John Muir.
 

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Date: 9/14/19 8:17 pm
From: Lewis Crowell <ltcjac...>
Subject: SBL 53 Shippenville,Clarion County
Location:  SGL 63 going E from Roberts Road
parking lot  to vicinity of Deer Creek
9/4/19 from 2:45 to 5:20PM
Temp: lower70's  Clear skies with W to WNW winds
around  10 mph

After a slow start, migratory bird activity picked
up nicely.  Short sight times coupled with sheer
distance, led to many missed ID's. However luck
went my way when about 8 warbler species descended
on two trees at eye level.  After then (about 4:30
)  overall bird activity picked  up  throughout

Species found
Turkey Vulture - 15 plus
Red-Tailed Hawk 1
Ruffed Grouse 1 (Heard only)
Hairy Woodpecker2
Downy  Woodpecker 1
Pileated  Woodpecker (heard) 3
Red-Bellied  Woodpecker 1 (heard)
Eastern Phoebe 1
Empidonax sp. 1
Red-Eyed Vireo 1
Am Crow 5
Blue Jay - 10+
B-C  Chickadee 8
W-B- Nuthatch 3
Tufted Titmouse 2
American Robin 10 plus
Cedar Waxwing  10 plus
10 species of warbler:
Magnolia  Warbler 1
B.T. Green Warbler 4
Blackpoll Warbler 1
Common Yellowthroat   10
Bay-Breasted Warbler 1 (doubtful; may have been a
Blackpoll with minute amount of rust on side)
Yellow Throated Warbler 1 (Poor view- ID based on
yellow throat, and habit of creeping up tree branches)
Black and White Warbler 1
American Redstart 1
Wilson's Warbler 1
Hooded Warbler 1
Scarlet Tanager 1
Song Sparrow 1
Field Sparrow 1
Chipping Sparrow 1
Red-WInged Blackbird 4
American Goldfinch 10

Lewis Crowell  East Aurora, NY
Special thanks for Jennifer Crowell and Black
Caped Chickadees for their assistance in spotting
 

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Date: 9/14/19 8:03 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (14 Sep 2019) 9 Raptors
Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve
Avondale, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 14, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 1 38 39
Bald Eagle 0 37 39
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2 22 24
Cooper's Hawk 0 13 14
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 6 6
Broad-winged Hawk 2 85 85
Red-tailed Hawk 0 0 0
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 2 15 16
Merlin 2 8 8
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 9 224 231
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Larry Lewis

Observers: Adam Bartles, Gerry Teig

Visitors:
THE LAND CONSERVANCY FOR SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY’S HAWK WATCH AT BUCKTOE
CREEK PRESERVE
<BR><BR>
Visitors (3): Gerry Teig, Adam Bartles
<BR><BR>
Thanks everyone, for coming to beautiful Bucktoe Creek Preserve!
<BR><BR>



Weather:
<BR><BR>
Weather:
Overcast (100% cloud cover), Ceiling -- 6,100-2,900 ft., Visibility - 10-4
miles, Temps 64 - 75F, Winds SE @ 5 - 10 mph.
<BR><BR>


Raptor Observations:
----“Raptors” seen, but deemed not to be migrating: 2-Red-shouldered
Hawk, 4-Red-tailed Hawk, and numerous Black (24) and Turkey Vultures (43).

<BR><BR>


Non-raptor Observations:
TODAY’S Bucktoe Bird Blog [‘BBB’]: [PLEASE NOTE: On September 12,
I sent out the new large weekly “blog” and hotline in my new format -
a newsletter. This is NOT THESE reports you get from HawkCount. Rather,
it’s the newsletter from EBNT, with our upcoming schedule and the County
year bird list, etc. If you aren’t receiving it and are a regular
subscriber, look in your spam – a few servers send it there. [go
figure-lol] If you enjoy “the blog,” featuring the county species
list, and it ended up in your spam, you’ll have to follow your
provider’s method of “whitelisting” it, marking it as “not spam”
or it will always go there. It usually comes out every Thursday.
<BR><BR>
Warbler Meadow held a few warblers this morning, but certainly not much. I
had American Redstarts, Black-and-white Warblers, Ovenbird, Canada
Warblers, and not much else today.
<BR><BR>
A Mink scurried across the trail mere feet away. Later, a Merlin flashed
by heading in the “wrong” direction. Adam arrived and we decided to
give the meadows another try, adding Black-throated Blue Warbler.
<BR><BR>
The sky was heavily overcast all day with winds wrong for good migration to
occur and we are getting close to prime time. Expect the numbers to go way
up with the next day with good thermals and a northerly wind.
<BR><BR>
After a dismal day at the watch, I quickly checked New Garden WTP.
Killdeer, Spotted Sandpiper, Lesser Yellowlegs and Wood Ducks were there.

<BR><BR>
---- Thanks to Delaware Nature Society & The Land Conservancy for Southern
Chester County for their support, and especially, to the Brokaws, for not
only their incredible support, but gracious generosity in opening their
property to the public for this watch, and oh, so very much more!
<BR><BR>
----ADDITIONAL BIRD HIGHLIGHTS:
<BR><BR>
Brown Thrasher, Veery, American Redstarts, Black-and-white Warblers,
Black-throated Blue Warbler, Ovenbird, Canada Warblers, Bobolinks, and Blue
Grosbeaks
<BR><BR>
----OTHER WILDLIFE NOTED: Butterflies (11): Monarch - 20, Cabbage White,
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, Eastern Tailed Blue, Clouded Sulphur, Pearl
Crescent, Orange Sulphur, Buckeye, Red-spotted Purple, Variegated
Fritillary, Cloudless Sulphur. Dragonflies (3): Green Darner, Black
Saddlebags, Twelve-spotted Skimmer. Reptiles & Amphibians (0). Mammals
(4): Mink, Eastern Cottontail, Eastern Gray Squirrel, White-tailed Deer.
<BR><BR>
----EBNT’s “Walk with Nature” ™ Program Daily Tally with our
Fitbits: This is a stationary watch, but if I stay stationary too long, I
might tend to “bulk up.” Besides, I am ever so fortunate to be walking
unaided, at all! Therefore, I keep moving (if you’ve been here, then you
know that I pace endlessly….) - my Fitbit thanks me and its part of my
“Walk with Nature” program. So, below are MY results at the watch for
the day. Your totals could all be zero, if you choose to sit and relax.
You are certainly welcome to take it easy….I simply choose not to,
affording me a panoramic view of our entire sky and a bit of exercise. So
come join our “Walk with Nature!” ™ Anyway, just for fun, here are my
numbers at the site for today (join me, if you wish): Miles: 5.55; Steps:
13,020; Floors: 23.
<BR><BR>
----“SEASON’S BIRD SPECIES LIST” – we at Bucktoe are not just a
Hawk Watch, but conduct a migration tally from the site. We include it
here, from time to time (about once a week), to let you know what else
we’re seeing here at the Bucktoe Watch. Our tally board, on site, will
feature an approximation (very rough, best “guestimate,” – searching
for Hawks must remain our primary focus) for totals of each species seen
for “The Watch” year. The overall list for the season from the watch
will be part of the large weekly “blog,” if you’ve signed up for
that.
<BR><BR>
TOTAL SPECIES – Identified from watch site: today: 56; this season:
95
<BR><BR>
NEW SPECIES ADDED TODAY TO THIS YEAR’S “WATCH SPECIES LIST (00):”
none.
<BR><BR>


Predictions:
Tomorrow’s flight looks changeable with clouds and rain very early
becoming mostly sunny with favorable winds. I've seen such days have nice
flights right after the weather broke.
<BR><BR>
Come join us, folks! We’re here every day thru Nov. 30, 9am thru 3pm.
Rain or shine. Additionally, thru Sept. 3, I will be here 5pm till dark
for the “Nighthawk Watch.”
This report is being sent individually to participants and people deemed to
be interested parties. If you wish off the list, kindly notify me and you
will be removed. However, this one mailing list is how I notify every one
of our events, our walk schedule, tours and rare birds.
The Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve is sponsored by THE LAND
CONSERVANCY FOR SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY. While the Nighthawk Watch is
sponsored by Delaware Nature Society. Please contact us at
<earlybirdtours...> with questions or comments.

========================================================================
Report submitted by Larry Lewis (<earlybirdtours...>)


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=710

Site Description:
High open meadow near Red Clay Creek

Directions to site:
From Kennett Square, PA (in southern Chester County):

Take Union Street south out of town. This becomes Kaolin Road. Make a right
onto Hillendale Road. Proceed about 1.5 miles to Sharp Road and make a
left. At the second hilltop on Sharp Road, the entrance is on the left
across from Candlewyck development. (432 Sharp Rd.) Upon entering driveway,
make a right on gravel road opposite first driveway you see on left. Follow
gravel road (and the "Hawk Watch" signs for about 1/2 mile to the pavilion
on the left and the parking area in the grass to the right.
 

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Date: 9/14/19 7:38 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (14 Sep 2019) 3 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 14, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 1 36 40
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 1 21 23
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 19 22
Cooper's Hawk 0 2 2
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 0 39 40
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 1 1
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 5 5
Merlin 0 1 1
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 2 2
Unknown Buteo 0 3 3
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 1 1 1
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 3 131 141
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Chris Pugliese, Curt Calafut

Observers:

Weather:
Mostly cloudy with Temperatures in the 70's F and SW winds

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:


Predictions:
Times of clouds and sun, possible showers in the morning then getting less
humid. Temperatures in the low 80's and winds NNW 6-8 mph
========================================================================
Report submitted by John Mercer (<mercer1135...>)
Rose Tree Park information may be found at:
www.rtphawkwatch.org


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=105
 

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Date: 9/14/19 5:14 pm
From: Ryan Tomazin <wvwarblers...>
Subject: Allegheny Co. - Hilltop Park Nighthawk Watch wrap-up
All,

I went up to the park to try to count last night (Friday the 13th), but 10+ mph south winds do nothing for fall migration...

Red-tailed Hawk - 3
Cooper's Hawk - 3 flying together, 2 returning. Suspect it could be local family group
Chimney Swift - 12
Cedar Waxwing - 17
European Starling - 208, including a group of 100
Common Grackle - 56
Turkey Vulture - 1

No nighthawks.

Tonight, I went back just to see if the west wind set things right, and there was less than last night. Only stayed 1/2 hour:

European Starling - 483, including a group of 350
Chimney Swift - 4
Cooper's Hawk - 1 local
Common Grackle - 9
Cedar Waxwing - 10

Had a few Green Darners, one Monarch.

Total nighthawks over 15 nights - 541.

Hopefully I can keep this going next year, and start earlier.

Cheers,

Ryan Tomazin - Bridgeville, PA
 

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Date: 9/14/19 2:58 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (14 Sep 2019) 8 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 14, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 21 21
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 1 22 28
Bald Eagle 0 21 31
Northern Harrier 0 3 4
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2 20 21
Cooper's Hawk 1 8 9
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 5 6
Broad-winged Hawk 1 420 454
Red-tailed Hawk 2 26 39
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 6 7
Merlin 1 1 1
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 2
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 8 554 623
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 14:45:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Tom Kurtz

Observers: Andy Francis, Linda McKinne, Nancy Clupper, Tom McKinne

Visitors:
5 casual visitors


Weather:
100% cloud cover all day, temperature low to mid 60's, wind light from the
S, SE, and SW, with occasional brief drizzle or showers. Visibility good.

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
Wave of about 30 warblers noted were black and white, black throated green,
magnolia, chestnut-sided, immature blackburnian, Nashville, and Tennessee.
Also discovered was a bright yellow spider identified as a crab spider.
========================================================================
Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=432
 

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Date: 9/14/19 2:58 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Allegheny Front (14 Sep 2019) 5 Raptors
Allegheny Front
Central City, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 14, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 5 8
TV 0 0 0
OS 1 22 45
BE 3 48 84
NH 0 1 5
SS 1 32 43
CH 0 7 17
NG 0 1 1
RS 0 3 7
BW 0 709 1198
RT 0 50 108
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 0 3 13
ML 0 2 2
PG 0 0 1
UA 0 1 1
UB 0 4 7
UF 0 2 2
UE 0 0 0
UR 0 22 32

Total: 5 912 1574
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 6.5 hours

Official Counter: Brian M. Wargo

Observers: Deb Bodenschatz, Ed Gowarty,Jr., Jack Julian, Jeanine Ging,
Rich Jones

Visitors:

Jack Gilbert, Jon S., and three others.


Weather:
Fogged in most of the morning. Turned partly sunny by late afternoon.
Southeast wind turning west by the end of the day. Nice day other than the
fog!

Raptor Observations:
Bald Eagles: 4:01 Adult; 4:02 Sub I; 4:05 Sub II
Female Harrier did not pass south.
Red-tailed Hawk did not pass south



Non-raptor Observations:
Blue Jays, Ravens, Crows, Titmouse, Goldfinch, Chickadee, Carolina Wren,
Chimney Swift, Northern Flicker, Cedar Waxwings, Downy Woodpecker

210 Dragonflies

4 Red-spotted Purple, 1 Orange Sulfur, 5 Black Swallowtails, American
Copper, Clouded Sulfur
2 Hummingbirds


Predictions:
Sunny with a west wind.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Brian M. Wargo (<brianwargo...>)


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=111
Count data submitted via Dunkadoo - Project info at:
https://dunkadoo.org/explore/afhw/fall-2019-hawk-watch
 

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Date: 9/14/19 2:54 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (14 Sep 2019) 20 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 14, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 3 3
Turkey Vulture 0 1 1
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 3 136 166
Bald Eagle 1 53 74
Northern Harrier 1 9 13
Sharp-shinned Hawk 6 90 110
Cooper's Hawk 0 10 14
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 3 3
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 4 7
Broad-winged Hawk 7 1091 1263
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 26 70
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 1 5
Golden Eagle 0 0 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 28 53
Merlin 1 14 21
Peregrine Falcon 1 3 4
Unknown Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Raptor 0 2 2

Total: 20 1475 1811
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 05:45:00
Observation end time: 16:45:00
Total observation time: 9.25 hours

Compiler: Bracken Brown, David Barber, Phil Campbell

Counters: Bracken Brown, Phil Campbell

Weather:
Overcast/ rain showers in afternoon Wind from south 0-8mph

Raptor Observations:
Slow day due to low ceiling, migrant TY bald eagle 12:48. Distant vies of a
peregrine falcon in the kempton valley

Non-raptor Observations:
Large tree swallow flight today.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Laurie Goodrich (<goodrich...>)
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary information may be found at:
http://www.hawkmountain.org/


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=109
Count data submitted via Dunkadoo - Project info at:
https://dunkadoo.org/explore/hawk-mountain-sanctuary/fall-2019-hawk-count
 

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Date: 9/14/19 2:37 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Waggoner's Gap (14 Sep 2019) 12 Raptors
Waggoner's Gap
40 km W of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 14, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 0 0
TV 0 0 0
OS 7 84 101
BE 0 55 98
NH 0 10 13
SS 3 96 102
CH 0 13 18
NG 0 0 0
RS 0 1 3
BW 1 711 813
RT 1 76 132
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 0 19 27
ML 0 1 1
PG 0 5 6
UA 0 2 3
UB 0 4 5
UF 0 0 0
UE 0 0 0
UR 0 3 4

Total: 12 1080 1326
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 06:45:00
Observation end time: 15:30:00
Total observation time: 8.5 hours

Official Counter: Gene Wagner, Joe Kelly, Ron Freed

Observers: Carolyn Hoffman, Dave Grove, Gigi Gere, Joe Kelly, Jon Gere,
Pat Freed

Visitors:
Dave Fisher - 40


Weather:
Mix of fog, low cloud ceiling, occasional drizzle and thunder to the north.
Wind from the south.

Raptor Observations:
First bird - SS 10:52
Last bird - SS 3:12

Non-raptor Observations:
Monarchs - 10
Hummers - 3
========================================================================
Report submitted by Gene Wagner (<nate...>)
Waggoner's Gap information may be found at:
www.waggap.com


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=439
 

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Date: 9/14/19 1:33 pm
From: drudy2 <00000019240c0ca1-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Update from Ontario on Trumpeter on the Clarion River
Update received from Ontario this afternoon. T77 is a 2017 female. See report below. This makes 4 in this section of PA that I am aware of this summer.                                          Deborah Rudy (Vacationing in Forest Cty, home:Dauphin Cty.)
-------- Original message --------From: Ontario Team Subject: Re: T77 in PA FW: New Trumpeter Watch sighting from #TrumpeterWatch00393-091019 - Deborah Rudy

Hi Deborah, thanks for sending along your sighting report.




T77 is female that hatched in 2017 to K13 & 124. She was tagged/banded in January 2018 at LaSalle Park, Burlington, Ontario.
.....
 

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Date: 9/14/19 1:18 pm
From: Mark Vass <hawk5571...>
Subject: Common Mergansers - Beaver Co.
This afternoon there is a flock of eight Common Mergansers at the
Townsend's Dam in New Brighton

Mark Vass
Beaver Co.
 

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Date: 9/14/19 12:56 pm
From: Bruce and Sherri Carl <000000e695e98431-dmarc-request...>
Subject: "BIG SIT" 2019 - Lancaster County
***One month away until the annual "BIG SIT!!"

PA BIRDERS,



It is time to start thinking about being a participant in a
"BIG SIT" close to you. Here in Lancaster County I will be at Middle Creek
WMA for the day looking and listening for birds from before sunrise until
late afternoon (see dates and information below). This will be the 6th year
holding this event at this location and we have averaged right around (70)
species each year with a composite list that currently stands at (106)
species. So come out and join me as we count birds for a good cause!! You
may stay as long as you wish and you can stop by anytime. Bring a chair,
some snacks and a drink and dress for the weather. This a very popular area
for bird watching and this location almost never disappoints when it comes
to birds. There usually is a surprise to be found!!



Hope to see you there!!



Bruce A Carl

Akron, PA

Lancaster County



THE BIG SIT! 2019

With LCBC's own Bruce Carl



Saturday, October 12, 2019 - Pre-sunrise to late afternoon

Rain/bad weather date: Sunday, October 13, 2019



Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area

Up the hill on the Conservation Trail overlooking the Visitors Center



Bruce & Company have averaged (70) species during the last five "BIG SIT"
Events. Funds raised during The "Big Sit" are used by LCBC to support
Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area and the Club's Youth Scholarship Fund.
Make a pledge amount per species identified or contribute a flat amount to
the event. Be a part of Bruce's Company by stopping by to assist and visit.




What is "The Big Sit!"?



The Big Sit! is an annual, international, noncompetitive birding event
hosted by Bird Watcher's Digest and founded by the New Haven (Connecticut)
Bird Club. Bruce has established an ideal location at Middle Creek WMA
offering him excellent views of a variety of habitats from within a
17-square foot diameter circle.



Anyone can stop by and help Bruce spot a bird or two. With your support of
this program, the LCBC can help make an even bigger difference with
additional funding of the LCBC Youth Scholarship Fund and increase LCBC's
support of the Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area.



Lancaster County Bird Club is a 501(c)3 charity; your donation is
tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.



Contributions in support of Bruce's Big Sit can be made any time before,
during, or after the event. Please note "Big Sit" on your contribution.
Make checks payable to Lancaster County Bird Club and send to:



Lancaster County Bird Club

c/o Roger Stoner

1650 Princess Anne Drive

Lancaster, PA 17601


 

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Date: 9/14/19 12:41 pm
From: Ann Pettigrew <rook185...>
Subject: Re: Bill Deformity - Downy Woodpecker
Albert,

Did it survive for a while?

Ann C. Pettigrew, V.M.D.
York, PA
<rook185...>

Sent from my iPhone

> On Sep 14, 2019, at 12:02 PM, Albert Guarente <owlguarente...> wrote:
>
>
> I have seen a meadowlark in Paton's yard in Arizona that had a 4 inch long upper bill that was curved down and a regular sized lower. It would feed on the ground picking up seeds as your Downy does by tilting the head sideways. It was quite the spectacle.
>
> Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android
>
> On Sat, Sep 14, 2019 at 11:55 AM, Ann Pettigrew
> <rook185...> wrote:
> I have a Downy trying to feed by turning its head to the side to pick up seed. At first I thought it had a twig in its mouth. Turns out it has a malocclusion and the upper beak is probably at least an inch long and curved off to the right side while the lower is shorter but curved off to the left. Frankly,I am amazed that it has survived this long. Has anyone else seen this?
>
> In practice, we would see it in rodents, rabbits, and occasionally, birds, and would trim the teeth or beak back to allow the animals to eat then repeat the process as needed. I cannot imagine this poor little guy surviving through winter.
>
> Ann C. Pettigrew, V.M.D.
> York, PA
> <rook185...>
> www.pbase.com/rook185
>
> “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”
> ― Mahatma Gandhi
>
> "In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks." - John Muir.
 

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Date: 9/14/19 12:15 pm
From: Bob Schutsky <info...>
Subject: Common Mergansers, Southern Lancaster County
Dear PABirders,

Yesterday afternoon there were four female-plumaged Common Mergansers
near the Peach Bottom Marina, near where Peter's Creek empties into the
Susquehanna River. They were feeding on fish in the shallows of the
creek, as was a Belted Kingfisher.

Take care,
BOB SCHUTSKY

Web Site www.birdtreks.com
--
BIRD TREKS--Quality North American Birding Tours
216 Spring Lane
Peach Bottom, PA USA 17563-4008
VOICE 717-548-3303 CELL 717-572-0771 FAX 717-548-3327
E-MAIL <info...>
 

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Date: 9/14/19 9:02 am
From: Albert Guarente <0000005bfd76f698-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Re: Bill Deformity - Downy Woodpecker
I have seen a meadowlark in  Paton's yard in Arizona that had a 4 inch long upper bill that was curved down and a regular sized lower. It would feed on the ground picking up seeds as your Downy does by tilting the head sideways. It was quite the spectacle.
Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android

On Sat, Sep 14, 2019 at 11:55 AM, Ann Pettigrew<rook185...> wrote: I have a Downy trying to feed by turning its head to the side to pick up seed.  At first I thought it had a twig in its mouth.  Turns out it has a malocclusion and the upper beak is probably at least an inch long and curved off to the right side while the lower is shorter but curved off to the left.  Frankly,I am amazed that it has survived this long.  Has anyone else seen this?

In practice, we would see it in rodents, rabbits, and occasionally, birds, and would trim the teeth or beak back to allow the animals to eat then repeat the process as needed.  I cannot imagine this poor little guy surviving through winter.

Ann C. Pettigrew, V.M.D.
York, PA
<rook185...>
www.pbase.com/rook185

“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”
― Mahatma Gandhi

"In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks." - John Muir.
 

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Date: 9/14/19 8:55 am
From: Ann Pettigrew <rook185...>
Subject: Bill Deformity - Downy Woodpecker
I have a Downy trying to feed by turning its head to the side to pick up seed. At first I thought it had a twig in its mouth. Turns out it has a malocclusion and the upper beak is probably at least an inch long and curved off to the right side while the lower is shorter but curved off to the left. Frankly,I am amazed that it has survived this long. Has anyone else seen this?

In practice, we would see it in rodents, rabbits, and occasionally, birds, and would trim the teeth or beak back to allow the animals to eat then repeat the process as needed. I cannot imagine this poor little guy surviving through winter.

Ann C. Pettigrew, V.M.D.
York, PA
<rook185...>
www.pbase.com/rook185

“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”
― Mahatma Gandhi

"In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks." - John Muir.
 

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Date: 9/14/19 8:28 am
From: Douglas Filler <0000012c09e09177-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Silver Lake in Bucks co.
The following were seen on the morning bird walk from the Sliver Lake Nature Center located in Bristol Pa.
Silver Lake Park/Nature Center, Bucks, Pennsylvania, US

Sep 14, 2019 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Protocol: Traveling

Participants: 8

0.8 mile(s)

38 species


Canada Goose  6

Mallard  3

Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)  3

Mourning Dove  4

Ruby-throated Hummingbird  1

Great Blue Heron  1

Green Heron  3

Red-tailed Hawk  1

Belted Kingfisher  1

Red-bellied Woodpecker  3

Downy Woodpecker  2

Northern Flicker  3

White-eyed Vireo  1

Warbling Vireo  3

Red-eyed Vireo  5

Blue Jay  4

Carolina Chickadee  6

Tufted Titmouse  2

Tree Swallow  5

White-breasted Nuthatch  3

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  2

Carolina Wren  4

European Starling  15

Gray Catbird  8

Veery  1

Wood Thrush  3

American Robin  30

Cedar Waxwing  8

House Sparrow  6

American Goldfinch  8

Song Sparrow  2

Red-winged Blackbird  18

Common Grackle  2

Northern Waterthrush  1

Black-and-white Warbler  3

Common Yellowthroat  2

American Redstart  4

Northern Cardinal  3


View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S59792068


This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (https://ebird.org/home)



Doug Filler
Levittown
 

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Date: 9/14/19 1:55 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (13 Sep 2019) 19 Raptors
Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve
Avondale, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 13, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 3 37 38
Bald Eagle 1 37 39
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Sharp-shinned Hawk 6 20 22
Cooper's Hawk 0 13 14
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 6 6
Broad-winged Hawk 5 83 83
Red-tailed Hawk 0 0 0
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 13 14
Merlin 3 6 6
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 19 215 222
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Larry Lewis

Observers:

Visitors:
THE LAND CONSERVANCY FOR SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY’S HAWK WATCH AT BUCKTOE
CREEK PRESERVE
<BR><BR>
Visitors (11): Nikki Flood, Scott Stollery, Hank Davis, Mike Gardner, Carol
Majors, Jeff Wahl, Kelley Nunn, Hannah Greenberg, Gerry Teig, Beaty
Broughton
<BR><BR>
Thanks everyone, for coming to beautiful Bucktoe Creek Preserve!
<BR><BR>



Weather:
<BR><BR>
Weather:
Overcast (100% cloud cover), Ceiling -- 3,500 ft., Visibility - 10 miles,
Temps 62 - 79F, Winds East @ 10 - 15 mph.
<BR><BR>


Raptor Observations:
----“Raptors” seen, but deemed not to be migrating: 1-Red-shouldered
Hawk, 5-Red-tailed Hawk, and numerous Black (57) and Turkey Vultures (54).

<BR><BR>
----Bald Eagle ages: 1 yr.-_; 2 yr.-1; 3 yr.-_; 4 yr.-_; adult-_
<BR><BR>


Non-raptor Observations:
TODAY’S Bucktoe Bird Blog [‘BBB’]: [PLEASE NOTE: On September 12,
I sent out the new large weekly “blog” and hotline in my new format -
a newsletter. This is NOT THESE reports you get from HawkCount. Rather,
it’s the newsletter from EBNT, with our upcoming schedule and the County
year bird list, etc. If you aren’t receiving it and are a regular
subscriber, look in your spam – a few servers send it there. [go
figure-lol] If you enjoy “the blog,” featuring the county species
list, and it ended up in your spam, you’ll have to follow your
provider’s method of “whitelisting” it, marking it as “not spam”
or it will always go there. It usually comes out every Thursday.
<BR><BR>
This morning we had another pre-hawk watch walk set up at Bucktoe, going to
“Warbler Meadow.” We thought last night’s cold front would have
brought with it an influx of passerine migrants, but it was not to be. A
bunch of us found Broad-winged Hawk, Merlin, White-eyed Vireo, Veery,
Brown Thrasher, Ovenbirds, American Redstarts, Blue-winged Warbler,
Black-and-white Warblers, Northern Parula, Magnolia Warbler, Black-throated
Blue Warblers, Bobolinks, and a Rose-breasted Grosbeak, but the numbers and
variety was not what I expected.
<BR><BR>
My thanks to Beaty who stood at the hawk watch until our return. The
raptor flight was slow, as well. This weather front was a bust, at least
here and thus far. Maybe “our birds” will be a day late.
<BR><BR>
I visited New Garden WTP after leaving Bucktoe. There were Wood Ducks,
Ring-neked Duck, and Lesser Yellowlegs. Also visiting the Polo Fields, I
saw only 30 Killdeer.
<BR><BR>
---- Thanks to Delaware Nature Society & The Land Conservancy for Southern
Chester County for their support, and especially, to the Brokaws, for not
only their incredible support, but gracious generosity in opening their
property to the public for this watch, and oh, so very much more!
<BR><BR>
----ADDITIONAL BIRD HIGHLIGHTS:
<BR><BR>
Great Blue Herons, Barred Owl, White-eyed Vireo, Veery, American Redstarts,
Blue-winged Warbler, Black-and-white Warblers, Ovenbirds, Northern Parula,
Magnolia Warbler, Black-throated Blue Warblers, Bobolinks, Rose-breasted
Grosbeak, and Blue Grosbeak
<BR><BR>
----OTHER WILDLIFE NOTED: Butterflies (1): Monarch - 3. Dragonflies (0).
Reptiles & Amphibians (0). Mammals (2): Eastern Cottontail, Eastern Gray
Squirrel.
<BR><BR>
----EBNT’s “Walk with Nature” ™ Program Daily Tally with our
Fitbits: This is a stationary watch, but if I stay stationary too long, I
might tend to “bulk up.” Besides, I am ever so fortunate to be walking
unaided, at all! Therefore, I keep moving (if you’ve been here, then you
know that I pace endlessly….) - my Fitbit thanks me and its part of my
“Walk with Nature” program. So, below are MY results at the watch for
the day. Your totals could all be zero, if you choose to sit and relax.
You are certainly welcome to take it easy….I simply choose not to,
affording me a panoramic view of our entire sky and a bit of exercise. So
come join our “Walk with Nature!” ™ Anyway, just for fun, here are my
numbers at the site for today (join me, if you wish): Miles: 5.28; Steps:
12,398; Floors: 81.
<BR><BR>
----“SEASON’S BIRD SPECIES LIST” – we at Bucktoe are not just a
Hawk Watch, but conduct a migration tally from the site. We include it
here, from time to time (about once a week), to let you know what else
we’re seeing here at the Bucktoe Watch. Our tally board, on site, will
feature an approximation (very rough, best “guestimate,” – searching
for Hawks must remain our primary focus) for totals of each species seen
for “The Watch” year. The overall list for the season from the watch
will be part of the large weekly “blog,” if you’ve signed up for
that.
<BR><BR>
TOTAL SPECIES – Identified from watch site: today: 63; this season:
95
<BR><BR>
NEW SPECIES ADDED TODAY TO THIS YEAR’S “WATCH SPECIES LIST (2):”
Mallard and Rose-breasted Grosbeak.
<BR><BR>


Predictions:
Tomorrow’s flight looks overcast with a shower, but possibly not a total
washout. Expect accipiters, at least.
<BR><BR>
Come join us, folks! We’re here every day thru Nov. 30, 9am thru 3pm.
Rain or shine. Additionally, thru Sept. 3, I will be here 5pm till dark
for the “Nighthawk Watch.”
This report is being sent individually to participants and people deemed to
be interested parties. If you wish off the list, kindly notify me and you
will be removed. However, this one mailing list is how I notify every one
of our events, our walk schedule, tours and rare birds.
The Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve is sponsored by THE LAND
CONSERVANCY FOR SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY. While the Nighthawk Watch is
sponsored by Delaware Nature Society. Please contact us at
<earlybirdtours...> with questions or comments.

========================================================================
Report submitted by Larry Lewis (<earlybirdtours...>)


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=710

Site Description:
High open meadow near Red Clay Creek

Directions to site:
From Kennett Square, PA (in southern Chester County):

Take Union Street south out of town. This becomes Kaolin Road. Make a right
onto Hillendale Road. Proceed about 1.5 miles to Sharp Road and make a
left. At the second hilltop on Sharp Road, the entrance is on the left
across from Candlewyck development. (432 Sharp Rd.) Upon entering driveway,
make a right on gravel road opposite first driveway you see on left. Follow
gravel road (and the "Hawk Watch" signs for about 1/2 mile to the pavilion
on the left and the parking area in the grass to the right.
 

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Date: 9/13/19 7:15 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (13 Sep 2019) 260 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 13, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 21 21
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 7 21 27
Bald Eagle 3 21 31
Northern Harrier 1 3 4
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 18 19
Cooper's Hawk 1 7 8
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 2 5 6
Broad-winged Hawk 241 419 453
Red-tailed Hawk 3 24 37
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 6 7
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 2
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 260 546 615
----------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Official Counter: Sue Cooper

Observers: Jeff Hook, Rosemary Spreha

Visitors:
2 people & 2 vehicles


Weather:
100%CLCV, 57F-64F, winds 5-13mph ESE/ENE

Raptor Observations:
1ABE, 2-IBE
7 ospreys

Non-raptor Observations:
Monarch Butterflies- 12
31 black vultures & 51 turkey vultures
Swifts and swallows galore, Carolina wrens, American Goldfinches
and Cedar Waxwings 22

Predictions:
Warmer, partly cloudy with winds 5-10 mph
========================================================================
Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=432
 

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Date: 9/13/19 4:03 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (13 Sep 2019) 381 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 13, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 3 3
Turkey Vulture 0 1 1
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 36 133 163
Bald Eagle 4 52 73
Northern Harrier 1 8 12
Sharp-shinned Hawk 24 84 104
Cooper's Hawk 1 10 14
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 3 3
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 4 7
Broad-winged Hawk 306 1084 1256
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 26 70
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 1 5
Golden Eagle 0 0 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 2 28 53
Merlin 6 13 20
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 3
Unknown Falcon 1 1 1
Unknown Raptor 0 2 2

Total: 381 1455 1791
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 05:00:00
Observation end time: 18:00:00
Total observation time: 11.5 hours

Compiler: David Barber

Counters: Karen Lutz, Yi-Hua

Weather:
Dense fog in the morning then light rain, otherwise overcast with afternoon
rain, SE winds 1-7 mph

Raptor Observations:
BAEA: 1442I, 1454A, 1644A, 1644A

Non-raptor Observations:
Most warblers flying over in the fog but we did see Nashville, n. parula,
chestnut-sided, magnolia, cape may, black-throated blue, black-throated
green, blackburnian, bay-breasted, black-and-white, and Am. redstart, large
flock of ~1500 common grackles
========================================================================
Report submitted by Laurie Goodrich (<goodrich...>)
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary information may be found at:
http://www.hawkmountain.org/


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=109
Count data submitted via Dunkadoo - Project info at:
https://dunkadoo.org/explore/hawk-mountain-sanctuary/fall-2019-hawk-count
 

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Date: 9/13/19 3:16 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (13 Sep 2019) 261 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 13, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 3 49 89
Turkey Vulture 9 133 271
Osprey 26 79 103
Bald Eagle 1 41 82
Northern Harrier 0 3 3
Sharp-shinned Hawk 27 87 103
Cooper's Hawk 0 4 10
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 1 1
Broad-winged Hawk 187 428 526
Red-tailed Hawk 2 35 95
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 8 15
Merlin 2 5 10
Peregrine Falcon 1 2 5
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 2 6 32

Total: 261 881 1345
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 9 hours

Official Counter: Caleb Hinojos

Observers: Fritz Brock, Jeff Hopkins, Rich Rehrig, Rick Gaeta

Visitors:
Additional qualified observers: Scott Keys, Rob Keith, Barry Reed


Weather:
Cloud cover persisted at 100% all day while clear visibility was reduced
from 5 to 4 miles in the afternoon. Winds were steady from the SE with
gusts upwards of 12 mph. Temperatures ranged from 56-69F.

Raptor Observations:
Bald eagle: 1427a
Peregrine: 1444a

Non-raptor Observations:
9 ravens and 3 hummingbirds.

Predictions:
A chance of showers, mainly after 10am. Cloudy, with a high near 73. South
wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts
of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>)
Bake Oven Knob information may be found at:
www.lgnc.org


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Date: 9/13/19 2:48 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (13 Sep 2019) 28 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 13, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 11 35 39
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 2 20 22
Sharp-shinned Hawk 7 19 22
Cooper's Hawk 1 2 2
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 5 39 40
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 1 1
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 2 5 5
Merlin 0 1 1
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 2 2
Unknown Buteo 0 3 3
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 28 128 138
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Bob Kelly

Observers: Alan Simon, Judy Mayer, Liam Hart, Rob Fergus

Visitors:
Walter, Hiroshi


Weather:
Cloudy and cool, but no rain. Winds mostly out of the east

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
1 Wood Duck and 4 Common Nighthawks

Predictions:
Mostly Cloudy, more humid, Temperatures in the upper 70's winds mostly from
the south 7 to 10 mph.
If the sun breaks, we may get birds bottled up by today's cloudy weather
========================================================================
Report submitted by John Mercer (<mercer1135...>)
Rose Tree Park information may be found at:
www.rtphawkwatch.org


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Date: 9/13/19 2:21 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Stone Mt., Pa. (13 Sep 2019) 9 Raptors
Stone Mt., Pa.
Allensville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 13, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 0 0
TV 0 0 0
OS 0 24 24
BE 1 39 46
NH 0 3 3
SS 2 31 32
CH 0 8 8
NG 0 0 0
RS 0 0 0
BW 5 441 451
RT 0 13 16
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 0 9 9
ML 0 3 3
PG 1 1 1
UA 0 0 0
UB 0 1 1
UF 0 0 0
UE 0 0 0
UR 0 0 0

Total: 9 573 594
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:30:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 3.5 hours

Official Counter: Jen Anderson, Jon Kauffman

Observers:

Weather:
Heavy fog in the AM making visibility very poor. Winds from the SE. Fog
lifted after 11EST but visibility continued to be poor.

Raptor Observations:
BAEA(EST): 1:46(AD)

Non-raptor Observations:
Cape May Warbler (1) Magnolia Warbler(1) Ruby-throated Hummingbird(1)

Monarch (4)
========================================================================
Report submitted by Jon Kauffman (<jvk5019...>)


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Date: 9/13/19 1:37 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Waggoner's Gap (13 Sep 2019) 12 Raptors
Waggoner's Gap
40 km W of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 13, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 0 0
TV 0 0 0
OS 5 77 94
BE 2 55 98
NH 0 10 13
SS 1 93 99
CH 0 13 18
NG 0 0 0
RS 0 1 3
BW 3 710 812
RT 0 75 131
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 0 19 27
ML 0 1 1
PG 1 5 6
UA 0 2 3
UB 0 4 5
UF 0 0 0
UE 0 0 0
UR 0 3 4

Total: 12 1068 1314
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 11:00:00
Observation end time: 14:30:00
Total observation time: 3.5 hours

Official Counter: Dave Grove

Observers:

Visitors:
Mary Ellen, 4


Weather:
Fog and drizzle lifted at 11 returned at 2:30. Moderate SE Wind

Raptor Observations:
BE JUV 1:23
BE AD 1:51
PG UNAGED 1:41

First bird OS 11:07
Last bird OS 2:04

Non-raptor Observations:
Hummer 1
========================================================================
Report submitted by dave grove (<waggap...>)
Waggoner's Gap information may be found at:
www.waggap.com


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Date: 9/13/19 11:44 am
From: Deb R. <00000019240c0ca1-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Forest County, Trumpeter Swan, Clarion River, below Clarington
I reported the T77 Trumpeter swan on the Clarion River, as seen from River Road below Clarington, PA last Saturday to the Trumpeter Swan Society reporting site and sent a photo. I heard back from the Executer Director yesterday that a nesting pair was reported downriver last year and had their yearling still with them this year. She was excited to learn that another swan had been spotted.

This one was most likely a non-breeding swan. It is an Ontario wing tag (yellow). I did not see a leg band despite the clarity of the water. The next day, while 2 of us were kayaking the same stretch of water from Clarington to Cooksburg, 10 river miles, the swan was not seen. 

I am waiting for the Ontario tagger to contact me, to learn the origin of the swan.
Will post to this list when he/she responds.
Deborah Rudy(Was on vacation in Cook Forest)Home: Dauphin County, PA
 

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Date: 9/12/19 7:18 pm
From: sdschmoyer <0000004a41c07666-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Re: Hawkwatch report
Putting <reports...> in your contact list should solve this problem.

Sue Schmoyer
Kutztown, Berks Co.

Sent from my iPad

> On Sep 12, 2019, at 7:56 PM, Rudy Keller <rckeller...> wrote:
>
> I recently switched from an older version of windows mail to windows livemail when I got a new computer. All the hawkcount reports come in, but many are in junk mail, so I have to specify that they're not junk. They're then moved to the inbox. Yeah, it's annoying.
> Rudy Keller
>
> -----Original Message----- From: Deborah Grove
> Sent: Thursday, September 12, 2019 2:15 PM
> To: <PABIRDS...>
> Subject: Re: [PABIRDS] Hawkwatch report
>
> I have been receiving them all as well.
> Deb Grove
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mary Ann Pike" <mapike...>
> To: "PABIRDS" <PABIRDS...>
> Sent: Thursday, September 12, 2019 1:59:53 PM
> Subject: Re: [PABIRDS] Hawkwatch report
>
> I am receiving all of the hawkwatch reports. I see you are both comcast
> subscribers. I would guess that comcast is filtering out the emails as
> spam, and there might not be anything you can do to get them, unless you
> have some type of control over your spam filters. I know that Earthlink at
> times has filtered out emails in such a way that I cannot even set my spam
> filters to allow them. For example, they stopped delivering messages to me
> from the postal service tracking my postal shipments. So I changed my
> email address with the postal service to a gmail address and now I get my
> shipment notifications at my gmail address. But there was no way for me to
> get earthlink to stop filtering out the postal service shipment notices.
>
> Mary Ann
>
>> I haven’t received reports either. I’d like to know how get reinstated
>> also
>>
>> <Grayjay174...>
>>
>> Sent from my iPhone
>>
>>> On Sep 12, 2019, at 10:37 AM, Gary Robson <garyrobson...>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>> I have not received hawkwatch reports for over three weeks. How can I
>>> get reinstated to receive the reports?
>>> Gary Robson
>>> Lebanon County
>>>
>>> Go Army, beat Navy.
>>
>>
> --
> Deborah Grove
 

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Date: 9/12/19 7:04 pm
From: Randy Stringer <0000014328ddae02-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Mercer County Migrants et al
Dear Birders,
I spent two mornings this week at Pensey Swamp which is near Volant Strips.
Each time offered at least 12 species of warblers and 60 species total.
The highlight today was a cooperative Connecticut Warbler. Also, all expected Vireo species were present. Had my first Swainson’s Thrush of the season and Yellow-bellied Flycatcher.
Monday’s highlight was a late Kentucky Warbler.
Three outings in the past week have produced 20 warbler species in NW Pa including a late Cerulean at Presque Isle State Park in Erie County on Saturday.
Shaner Road in Lawrence County featured a Baird’s Sandpiper on Monday.
Six Common Nighthawks were seen in Grove City on Tuesday evening.
Randy StringerGrove City, PA



Sent from Yahoo Mail for iPhone
 

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Date: 9/12/19 6:49 pm
From: Carole Winslow <cjwinslow94...>
Subject: Forest Co- Trumpeter swan
There is a trumpeter swan being seen from last week through today on
the Clarion River above Cooksburg at Cook Forest. It's around 2 miles or so
up the River Rd from the intersection with RT 36. It has a yellow wing tag
of T77. It has been reported but I have just seen the photos, not seen it
myself. Pat Conway got good photos today and it should be visible in eBird
also for a map.

Carole Winslow
Clarion Co
 

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Date: 9/12/19 5:16 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rocky Ridge (12 Sep 2019) 15 Raptors
Rocky Ridge
York, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 12, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 0 14 18
Bald Eagle 3 15 17
Northern Harrier 1 7 7
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3 19 20
Cooper's Hawk 0 3 3
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 3 4
Broad-winged Hawk 2 17 18
Red-tailed Hawk 3 16 20
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 3 4 7
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 1 1
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 3 4

Total: 15 102 119
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 15:30:00
Total observation time: 6.5 hours

Official Counter: Andrew Wolfgang, Fred Paley

Observers: Jim Wendt, Jon Butcher

Visitors:
9


Weather:
High temperature was 32 C at lookout 7-12 mph NW winds kept the counters
cool during the count period. Cloud cover was near 75% and visibility was
good.

Raptor Observations:
Many local birds and a small number of migrants. 6 raptor species and many
Black Vultures and Turkey Vultures viewed today. Nice look at two Kestrels
late one was a female within a hundred yards of the lookout.

Non-raptor Observations:
Common Raven-2
Ruby-throated Hummingbird-2
Chimney Swift -2
========================================================================
Report submitted by Andrew Wolfgang (<a19wolfgang...>)


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Date: 9/12/19 4:56 pm
From: Rudy Keller <rckeller...>
Subject: Re: Hawkwatch report
I recently switched from an older version of windows mail to windows
livemail when I got a new computer. All the hawkcount reports come in, but
many are in junk mail, so I have to specify that they're not junk. They're
then moved to the inbox. Yeah, it's annoying.
Rudy Keller

-----Original Message-----
From: Deborah Grove
Sent: Thursday, September 12, 2019 2:15 PM
To: <PABIRDS...>
Subject: Re: [PABIRDS] Hawkwatch report

I have been receiving them all as well.
Deb Grove

----- Original Message -----
From: "Mary Ann Pike" <mapike...>
To: "PABIRDS" <PABIRDS...>
Sent: Thursday, September 12, 2019 1:59:53 PM
Subject: Re: [PABIRDS] Hawkwatch report

I am receiving all of the hawkwatch reports. I see you are both comcast
subscribers. I would guess that comcast is filtering out the emails as
spam, and there might not be anything you can do to get them, unless you
have some type of control over your spam filters. I know that Earthlink at
times has filtered out emails in such a way that I cannot even set my spam
filters to allow them. For example, they stopped delivering messages to me
from the postal service tracking my postal shipments. So I changed my
email address with the postal service to a gmail address and now I get my
shipment notifications at my gmail address. But there was no way for me to
get earthlink to stop filtering out the postal service shipment notices.

Mary Ann

> I haven’t received reports either. I’d like to know how get reinstated
> also
>
> <Grayjay174...>
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
>> On Sep 12, 2019, at 10:37 AM, Gary Robson <garyrobson...>
>> wrote:
>>
>> I have not received hawkwatch reports for over three weeks. How can I
>> get reinstated to receive the reports?
>> Gary Robson
>> Lebanon County
>>
>> Go Army, beat Navy.
>
>
--
Deborah Grove
 

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Date: 9/12/19 4:49 pm
From: Barry Blust <barryblust...>
Subject: Re: Hawkwatch report
I have comcast and have been receiving all the hawkwatch reports.

Barry E. Blust
(from iPhone)
Glenmoore, PA
Chester County

"When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe."

-- John Muir


> On Sep 12, 2019, at 9:59 AM, Mary Ann Pike <mapike...> wrote:
>
> I am receiving all of the hawkwatch reports. I see you are both comcast
> subscribers. I would guess that comcast is filtering out the emails as
> spam, and there might not be anything you can do to get them, unless you
> have some type of control over your spam filters. I know that Earthlink at
> times has filtered out emails in such a way that I cannot even set my spam
> filters to allow them. For example, they stopped delivering messages to me
> from the postal service tracking my postal shipments. So I changed my
> email address with the postal service to a gmail address and now I get my
> shipment notifications at my gmail address. But there was no way for me to
> get earthlink to stop filtering out the postal service shipment notices.
>
> Mary Ann
>
>> I haven’t received reports either. I’d like to know how get reinstated
>> also
>>
>> <Grayjay174...>
>>
>> Sent from my iPhone
>>
>>> On Sep 12, 2019, at 10:37 AM, Gary Robson <garyrobson...>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>> I have not received hawkwatch reports for over three weeks. How can I
>>> get reinstated to receive the reports?
>>> Gary Robson
>>> Lebanon County
>>>
>>> Go Army, beat Navy.
>>
>>
 

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Date: 9/12/19 4:19 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (12 Sep 2019) 33 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 12, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 21 21 21
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 0 14 20
Bald Eagle 0 18 28
Northern Harrier 0 2 3
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 17 18
Cooper's Hawk 1 6 7
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 3 4
Broad-winged Hawk 10 178 212
Red-tailed Hawk 0 21 34
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 5 6
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 2
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 33 286 355
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter: Fred Wilcox

Observers: Mike Dale, Rosemary Spreha

Visitors:
2 interested in birding
2 for a hike


Weather:
Very warm and humid. A light variable wind mostly from the north. Hazy,
visibility fair. Everything from bright blue skies to heavy cloud cover.
Light sprinkles in the afternoon

Watch ended at 2:00 duel to heat and approaching storm

Raptor Observations:
Due to weather conditions raptors and vultures had difficulty gaining
altitude.

Non-raptor Observations:
21 BV passing high overhead in tight kettle considered to be migrating and
counted

4 monarchs
4 Spotted Lantern Fly


Predictions:
Cloudy with a chance of drizzle
========================================================================
Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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Date: 9/12/19 3:38 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Allegheny Front (12 Sep 2019) 20 Raptors
Allegheny Front
Central City, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 12, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 5 8
TV 0 0 0
OS 1 21 44
BE 0 45 81
NH 0 1 5
SS 0 31 42
CH 0 7 17
NG 0 1 1
RS 0 3 7
BW 16 709 1198
RT 0 50 108
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 0 3 13
ML 0 2 2
PG 0 0 1
UA 1 1 1
UB 0 4 7
UF 1 2 2
UE 0 0 0
UR 1 22 32

Total: 20 907 1569
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Dave Poder

Observers: Ed Gowarty, Erika Bowman, Jack Julian, Jim Rocco

Visitors:
Erika Bowman, Rhonda Barnett, Jim Rocco, Ed Gowarty, Jack Julian, Russel
Douglas


Weather:
Winds moderate from WNW, warm 24C, partly cloudy. Late showers north in the
valley.

Raptor Observations:
Very good look at a late-day Osprey slightly below the escarpment.

Non-raptor Observations:
Cedar Waxwings, Goldfinches, Flicker, WB Nuthatch, Chimney Swifts,
Flycatcher, 7 Hummingbirds, Ravens, TVs

No eagles, however, we did have a very nice Four O'clock Rainbow over the
valley just north of the point.

Predictions:
Light rain morning possibly into afternoon, low clouds/fog into pm, cool
near 60F, wind ESE 10-15
========================================================================
Report submitted by Dave Poder (<avions...>)


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Date: 9/12/19 3:33 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Stone Mt., Pa. (12 Sep 2019) 71 Raptors
Stone Mt., Pa.
Allensville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 12, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 0 0
TV 0 0 0
OS 2 24 24
BE 6 38 45
NH 0 3 3
SS 2 29 30
CH 0 8 8
NG 0 0 0
RS 0 0 0
BW 57 436 446
RT 1 13 16
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 1 9 9
ML 2 3 3
PG 0 0 0
UA 0 0 0
UB 0 1 1
UF 0 0 0
UE 0 0 0
UR 0 0 0

Total: 71 564 585
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:30:00
Total observation time: 7.5 hours

Official Counter: Greg Grove

Observers: Ron Crandall

Visitors:
One hiker


Weather:
Valley fog and low, murky clouds in morning.West wind and pt cloudy
afternoon.

Raptor Observations:
Ad BE 1112, 1118, 1145 (2), 1352; Imm. 1335
2 AD BE not counted.

AK - one sex ND

Non-raptor Observations:
29 Monarchs

Barred Owl calling in mid-afternoon
========================================================================
Report submitted by Greg Grove (<gwg2...>)


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Date: 9/12/19 3:19 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (12 Sep 2019) 10 Raptors
Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve
Avondale, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 12, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 1 34 35
Bald Eagle 2 36 38
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2 14 16
Cooper's Hawk 3 13 14
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 6 6
Broad-winged Hawk 0 78 78
Red-tailed Hawk 0 0 0
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 2 12 13
Merlin 0 3 3
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 10 196 203
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Larry Lewis

Observers:

Visitors:
THE LAND CONSERVANCY FOR SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY’S HAWK WATCH AT BUCKTOE
CREEK PRESERVE
<BR><BR>
Visitors (8): Gerry Teig, Carol Majors, Ron Majors, Jeff Wahl, Jerry
Jeffers, John McNamara, Cloey Devlin
<BR><BR>
Thanks everyone, for coming to beautiful Bucktoe Creek Preserve!
<BR><BR>



Weather:
<BR><BR>
Weather:
Partly Sunny (50% cloud cover), Ceiling --22,300-3,700 ft., Visibility -
10-5 miles, Temps 71 - 86F, Winds NE/SE/WNW @ 5 - 10 mph.
<BR><BR>


Raptor Observations:
----“Raptors” seen, but deemed not to be migrating: 2-Red-shouldered
Hawk, 5-Red-tailed Hawk, and numerous Black (59) and Turkey Vultures (64).

<BR><BR>
----Bald Eagle ages: 1 yr.-1; 2 yr.-_; 3 yr.-_; 4 yr.-1; adult-_
<BR><BR>


Non-raptor Observations:
TODAY’S Bucktoe Bird Blog [‘BBB’]:
<BR><BR>
I had a special pre-hawk watch walk over to “Warbler Meadow” set up
this morning. On the way, I drove by the Polo Fields, seeing only 190
Killdeer.
<BR><BR>
Carol, Ron, and Gerry made it for the walk. Jeff, John, and Gerry arrived
after. Not much was seen today, with highlights of the walk being Prairie
Warbler, Blue-winged Warbler, Chestnut-sided Warblers, American Redstarts,
Magnolia Warbler, Black-and-white Warblers, and Black-throated Green
Warbler. Cloey arrived as I was leaving with some field guides for group
use. Thanks, Cloey. It was a beautiful sky with good winds and cloud
cover, but very few hawks using it today. A front is coming thru tonight,
so I expect all Hell to break loose tomorrow! At least for passerines.
<BR><BR>
---- Thanks to Delaware Nature Society & The Land Conservancy for Southern
Chester County for their support, and especially, to the Brokaws, for not
only their incredible support, but gracious generosity in opening their
property to the public for this watch, and oh, so very much more!
<BR><BR>
----ADDITIONAL BIRD HIGHLIGHTS:
<BR><BR>
Prairie Warbler, Blue-winged Warbler, Chestnut-sided Warblers, American
Redstarts, Magnolia Warbler, Black-and-white Warblers, Black-throated Green
Warbler, White-eyed Vireos, Brown Thrasher, Veery, Bobolinks, and Blue
Grosbeaks
<BR><BR>
----OTHER WILDLIFE NOTED: Butterflies (10): Monarch - 22, Cabbage White,
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, Eastern Tailed Blue, Clouded Sulphur, Pearl
Crescent, Orange Sulphur, Buckeye, Red-spotted Purple, Variegated
Fritillary. Dragonflies (3): Green Darner, Black Saddlebags,
Twelve-spotted Skimmer. Reptiles & Amphibians (0). Mammals (3): Eastern
Cottontail, Eastern Gray Squirrel, White-tailed Deer.
<BR><BR>
----EBNT’s “Walk with Nature” ™ Program Daily Tally with our
Fitbits: This is a stationary watch, but if I stay stationary too long, I
might tend to “bulk up.” Besides, I am ever so fortunate to be walking
unaided, at all! Therefore, I keep moving (if you’ve been here, then you
know that I pace endlessly….) - my Fitbit thanks me and its part of my
“Walk with Nature” program. So, below are MY results at the watch for
the day. Your totals could all be zero, if you choose to sit and relax.
You are certainly welcome to take it easy….I simply choose not to,
affording me a panoramic view of our entire sky and a bit of exercise. So
come join our “Walk with Nature!” ™ Anyway, just for fun, here are my
numbers at the site for today (join me, if you wish): Miles: 4.92; Steps:
11,543; Floors: 108.
<BR><BR>
----“SEASON’S BIRD SPECIES LIST” – we at Bucktoe are not just a
Hawk Watch, but conduct a migration tally from the site. We include it
here, from time to time (about once a week), to let you know what else
we’re seeing here at the Bucktoe Watch. Our tally board, on site, will
feature an approximation (very rough, best “guestimate,” – searching
for Hawks must remain our primary focus) for totals of each species seen
for “The Watch” year. The overall list for the season from the watch
will be part of the large weekly “blog,” if you’ve signed up for
that.
<BR><BR>
TOTAL SPECIES – Identified from watch site: today: 60; this season:
93
<BR><BR>
NEW SPECIES ADDED TODAY TO THIS YEAR’S “WATCH SPECIES LIST (2):”
Veery and Prairie Warbler .
<BR><BR>


Predictions:
Tomorrow’s flight looks our cold front comes through with highs in the
upper 70's, cloudy with periods of rain. Might be good between the periods
and for passerines all day.
<BR><BR>
Come join us, folks! We’re here every day thru Nov. 30, 9am thru 3pm.
Rain or shine. Additionally, thru Sept. 3, I will be here 5pm till dark
for the “Nighthawk Watch.”
This report is being sent individually to participants and people deemed to
be interested parties. If you wish off the list, kindly notify me and you
will be removed. However, this one mailing list is how I notify every one
of our events, our walk schedule, tours and rare birds.
The Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve is sponsored by THE LAND
CONSERVANCY FOR SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY. While the Nighthawk Watch is
sponsored by Delaware Nature Society. Please contact us at
<earlybirdtours...> with questions or comments.

========================================================================
Report submitted by Larry Lewis (<earlybirdtours...>)


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Site Description:
High open meadow near Red Clay Creek

Directions to site:
From Kennett Square, PA (in southern Chester County):

Take Union Street south out of town. This becomes Kaolin Road. Make a right
onto Hillendale Road. Proceed about 1.5 miles to Sharp Road and make a
left. At the second hilltop on Sharp Road, the entrance is on the left
across from Candlewyck development. (432 Sharp Rd.) Upon entering driveway,
make a right on gravel road opposite first driveway you see on left. Follow
gravel road (and the "Hawk Watch" signs for about 1/2 mile to the pavilion
on the left and the parking area in the grass to the right.
 

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Date: 9/12/19 2:41 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Waggoner's Gap (12 Sep 2019) 76 Raptors
Waggoner's Gap
40 km W of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 12, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 0 0
TV 0 0 0
OS 5 72 89
BE 2 53 96
NH 2 10 13
SS 38 92 98
CH 2 13 18
NG 0 0 0
RS 0 1 3
BW 18 707 809
RT 3 75 131
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 4 19 27
ML 1 1 1
PG 1 4 5
UA 0 2 3
UB 0 4 5
UF 0 0 0
UE 0 0 0
UR 0 3 4

Total: 76 1056 1302
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 07:45:00
Observation end time: 15:30:00
Total observation time: 6.75 hours

Official Counter: Charlotte Catalano, Dave Grove, Ron Freed

Observers: Carolyn Hoffman, Charlotte Catalano, Dave Grove,
Gene Wagner, Joe Lavella, Jon Gere, Pat Freed, Ron Freed

Visitors:
5


Weather:
Typical light haze, little cloud cover to almost complete cloud cover, W/NW
winds, high humidity.

Raptor Observations:
BE WB 10:30
BE AD 3:06
PG JUV 11:42
First bird SS 7:55
Last bird RT 3:15

Non-raptor Observations:
Monarchs 23
Hummers 6
========================================================================
Report submitted by dave grove (<waggap...>)
Waggoner's Gap information may be found at:
www.waggap.com


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=439
 

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Date: 9/12/19 2:22 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (12 Sep 2019) 26 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 12, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 2 46 86
Turkey Vulture 11 124 262
Osprey 3 53 77
Bald Eagle 0 40 81
Northern Harrier 0 3 3
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 60 76
Cooper's Hawk 0 4 10
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 1 1
Broad-winged Hawk 8 241 339
Red-tailed Hawk 1 33 93
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 7 14
Merlin 0 3 8
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 4
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 4 30

Total: 26 620 1084
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Caleb Hinojos

Observers:

Weather:
Cloud cover ranged from 80-100% all day while clear visibility was limited
to a max of 5 miles due to haze. Winds were primarily from the NW with gust
ranging up to 7 mph. Temperatures ranged from 71-79F. The last two hours of
the day had scattered showers.

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
3 hummingbirds and 2 ravens.

Predictions:
Partly sunny, with a high near 67. East wind around 10 mph.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>)
Bake Oven Knob information may be found at:
www.lgnc.org


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=399
 

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Date: 9/12/19 1:51 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (12 Sep 2019) 10 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 12, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 3 24 28
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 1 18 20
Sharp-shinned Hawk 5 12 15
Cooper's Hawk 0 1 1
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 0 34 35
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 1 1
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 3 3
Merlin 0 1 1
Peregrine Falcon 1 1 1
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 2 2
Unknown Buteo 0 3 3
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 10 100 110
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Bob Kelly, Dave Eberly

Observers: Al Guarente, Alan Simon, Bill Roache, Bob Kelly

Weather:
Partly sunny and warm temperatures climbing to 90 F. Winds from the north
and fairly strong

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
4 Common Ravens today, we seem to be getting more raven sightings than
Broadwing sightings, hope that changes soon

Predictions:
Tomorrow will be Friday the 13th with a full moon, the last time that
happens this century, so maybe it will change our luck for the better.
Weather will be significantly cooler as a front is passing tonight giving
us moderate East winds, a mixed cloud cover and lower humidity.
========================================================================
Report submitted by John Mercer (<mercer1135...>)
Rose Tree Park information may be found at:
www.rtphawkwatch.org


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=105
 

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Date: 9/12/19 12:42 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (12 Sep 2019) 64 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 12, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 3 3
Turkey Vulture 0 1 1
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 7 97 127
Bald Eagle 1 48 69
Northern Harrier 0 7 11
Sharp-shinned Hawk 13 60 80
Cooper's Hawk 0 9 13
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 2 3 3
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 4 7
Broad-winged Hawk 31 778 950
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 26 70
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 1 5
Golden Eagle 0 0 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 9 26 51
Merlin 1 7 14
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 3
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 2 2

Total: 64 1074 1410
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 06:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 7.67 hours

Compiler: JF Therrien

Counters: Dan Stoner

Weather:


Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
Report submitted by Laurie Goodrich (<goodrich...>)
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary information may be found at:
http://www.hawkmountain.org/


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=109
Count data submitted via Dunkadoo - Project info at:
https://dunkadoo.org/explore/hawk-mountain-sanctuary/fall-2019-hawk-count
 

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Date: 9/12/19 12:14 pm
From: Chad Kauffman <chadkauffman...>
Subject: Re: Hawkwatch report
you can always go to this site to see pabirds listserv to see what you
are missing or if you can't get in your email, etc.

http://birding.aba.org/maillist/PA01

On 9/12/2019 3:05 PM, Gary Robson wrote:
> After reading these comments, I wonder if Comcast may be filtering the hawkwatch emails?
> Is there anyone else that uses Comcast that is not receiving the hawkwatch reports?
> Can someone send me the most recent 2nd Mountain Hawkwatch report?
>
> Go Army, beat Navy.
>
>> On Sep 12, 2019, at 2:34 PM, Laura & Mike Jackson <jacksonlaura73...> wrote:
>>
>> I second the suggestion to get a free gmail account. My other internet provider was blocking various group emails, including PABirds. No problems after I switched to gmail.
>>
>> Laura Jackson
>> Bedford Co.
>>
>>> On Sep 12, 2019, at 2:30 PM, Kathy <000000e8ead06b9c-dmarc-request...> wrote:
>>>
>>> It’s usually a problem with the internet provider though they will deny its their problem. PTD blocked Pabirds for a while. They also blocked my Netflix and a financial institution emails plus my local library. I didn’t realize it was happening until I got a letter from the financial institution.
>>> Try using a gmail email address.
>>>
>>>> On Sep 12, 2019, at 1:59 PM, Mary Ann Pike <mapike...> <mailto:<mapike...>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> I am receiving all of the hawkwatch reports. I see you are both comcast
>>>> subscribers. I would guess that comcast is filtering out the emails as
>>>> spam, and there might not be anything you can do to get them, unless you
>>>> have some type of control over your spam filters. I know that Earthlink at
>>>> times has filtered out emails in such a way that I cannot even set my spam
>>>> filters to allow them. For example, they stopped delivering messages to me
>>>> from the postal service tracking my postal shipments. So I changed my
>>>> email address with the postal service to a gmail address and now I get my
>>>> shipment notifications at my gmail address. But there was no way for me to
>>>> get earthlink to stop filtering out the postal service shipment notices.
>>>>
>>>> Mary Ann
>>>>
>>>>> I haven’t received reports either. I’d like to know how get reinstated
>>>>> also
>>>>>
>>>>> <Grayjay174...> <mailto:<Grayjay174...>
>>>>>
>>>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>>>
>>>>>> On Sep 12, 2019, at 10:37 AM, Gary Robson <garyrobson...> <mailto:<garyrobson...>>
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I have not received hawkwatch reports for over three weeks. How can I
>>>>>> get reinstated to receive the reports?
>>>>>> Gary Robson
>>>>>> Lebanon County
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Go Army, beat Navy.
--
***See our new video https://youtu.be/3gyjkxmmFS4 *** ***Check us out on
facebook - https://www.facebook.com/kauffmaninsurance/
 

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Date: 9/12/19 12:06 pm
From: Gary Robson <garyrobson...>
Subject: Re: Hawkwatch report
After reading these comments, I wonder if Comcast may be filtering the hawkwatch emails?
Is there anyone else that uses Comcast that is not receiving the hawkwatch reports?
Can someone send me the most recent 2nd Mountain Hawkwatch report?

Go Army, beat Navy.

> On Sep 12, 2019, at 2:34 PM, Laura & Mike Jackson <jacksonlaura73...> wrote:
>
> I second the suggestion to get a free gmail account. My other internet provider was blocking various group emails, including PABirds. No problems after I switched to gmail.
>
> Laura Jackson
> Bedford Co.
>
>> On Sep 12, 2019, at 2:30 PM, Kathy <000000e8ead06b9c-dmarc-request...> wrote:
>>
>> It’s usually a problem with the internet provider though they will deny its their problem. PTD blocked Pabirds for a while. They also blocked my Netflix and a financial institution emails plus my local library. I didn’t realize it was happening until I got a letter from the financial institution.
>> Try using a gmail email address.
>>
>>> On Sep 12, 2019, at 1:59 PM, Mary Ann Pike <mapike...> <mailto:<mapike...>> wrote:
>>>
>>> I am receiving all of the hawkwatch reports. I see you are both comcast
>>> subscribers. I would guess that comcast is filtering out the emails as
>>> spam, and there might not be anything you can do to get them, unless you
>>> have some type of control over your spam filters. I know that Earthlink at
>>> times has filtered out emails in such a way that I cannot even set my spam
>>> filters to allow them. For example, they stopped delivering messages to me
>>> from the postal service tracking my postal shipments. So I changed my
>>> email address with the postal service to a gmail address and now I get my
>>> shipment notifications at my gmail address. But there was no way for me to
>>> get earthlink to stop filtering out the postal service shipment notices.
>>>
>>> Mary Ann
>>>
>>>> I haven’t received reports either. I’d like to know how get reinstated
>>>> also
>>>>
>>>> <Grayjay174...> <mailto:<Grayjay174...>
>>>>
>>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>>
>>>>> On Sep 12, 2019, at 10:37 AM, Gary Robson <garyrobson...> <mailto:<garyrobson...>>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> I have not received hawkwatch reports for over three weeks. How can I
>>>>> get reinstated to receive the reports?
>>>>> Gary Robson
>>>>> Lebanon County
>>>>>
>>>>> Go Army, beat Navy.
 

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Date: 9/12/19 11:36 am
From: Marcy Cunkelman <plant4nature...>
Subject: Re: Hawk watch
Mine were hidden in junk. Marcy Cunkelman Indiana County

Sent from my iPhone

> On Sep 12, 2019, at 2:25 PM, Barb <0000001455f85cf8-dmarc-request...> wrote:
>
> I get them all, no issues
>
> Barb
>
> Sent from my iPhone
 

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Date: 9/12/19 11:34 am
From: Laura & Mike Jackson <jacksonlaura73...>
Subject: Re: Hawkwatch report
I second the suggestion to get a free gmail account. My other internet provider was blocking various group emails, including PABirds. No problems after I switched to gmail.

Laura Jackson
Bedford Co.

> On Sep 12, 2019, at 2:30 PM, Kathy <000000e8ead06b9c-dmarc-request...> wrote:
>
> It’s usually a problem with the internet provider though they will deny its their problem. PTD blocked Pabirds for a while. They also blocked my Netflix and a financial institution emails plus my local library. I didn’t realize it was happening until I got a letter from the financial institution.
> Try using a gmail email address.
>
>> On Sep 12, 2019, at 1:59 PM, Mary Ann Pike <mapike...> <mailto:<mapike...>> wrote:
>>
>> I am receiving all of the hawkwatch reports. I see you are both comcast
>> subscribers. I would guess that comcast is filtering out the emails as
>> spam, and there might not be anything you can do to get them, unless you
>> have some type of control over your spam filters. I know that Earthlink at
>> times has filtered out emails in such a way that I cannot even set my spam
>> filters to allow them. For example, they stopped delivering messages to me
>> from the postal service tracking my postal shipments. So I changed my
>> email address with the postal service to a gmail address and now I get my
>> shipment notifications at my gmail address. But there was no way for me to
>> get earthlink to stop filtering out the postal service shipment notices.
>>
>> Mary Ann
>>
>>> I haven’t received reports either. I’d like to know how get reinstated
>>> also
>>>
>>> <Grayjay174...> <mailto:<Grayjay174...>
>>>
>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>
>>>> On Sep 12, 2019, at 10:37 AM, Gary Robson <garyrobson...> <mailto:<garyrobson...>>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> I have not received hawkwatch reports for over three weeks. How can I
>>>> get reinstated to receive the reports?
>>>> Gary Robson
>>>> Lebanon County
>>>>
>>>> Go Army, beat Navy.
 

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Date: 9/12/19 11:30 am
From: Kathy <000000e8ead06b9c-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Re: Hawkwatch report
It’s usually a problem with the internet provider though they will deny its their problem. PTD blocked Pabirds for a while. They also blocked my Netflix and a financial institution emails plus my local library. I didn’t realize it was happening until I got a letter from the financial institution.
Try using a gmail email address.

> On Sep 12, 2019, at 1:59 PM, Mary Ann Pike <mapike...> wrote:
>
> I am receiving all of the hawkwatch reports. I see you are both comcast
> subscribers. I would guess that comcast is filtering out the emails as
> spam, and there might not be anything you can do to get them, unless you
> have some type of control over your spam filters. I know that Earthlink at
> times has filtered out emails in such a way that I cannot even set my spam
> filters to allow them. For example, they stopped delivering messages to me
> from the postal service tracking my postal shipments. So I changed my
> email address with the postal service to a gmail address and now I get my
> shipment notifications at my gmail address. But there was no way for me to
> get earthlink to stop filtering out the postal service shipment notices.
>
> Mary Ann
>
>> I haven’t received reports either. I’d like to know how get reinstated
>> also
>>
>> <Grayjay174...>
>>
>> Sent from my iPhone
>>
>>> On Sep 12, 2019, at 10:37 AM, Gary Robson <garyrobson...>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>> I have not received hawkwatch reports for over three weeks. How can I
>>> get reinstated to receive the reports?
>>> Gary Robson
>>> Lebanon County
>>>
>>> Go Army, beat Navy.
>>
>>
 

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Date: 9/12/19 11:25 am
From: Barb <0000001455f85cf8-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Hawk watch
I get them all, no issues

Barb

Sent from my iPhone
 

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Date: 9/12/19 11:15 am
From: Deborah Grove <dsg4...>
Subject: Re: Hawkwatch report
I have been receiving them all as well.
Deb Grove

----- Original Message -----
From: "Mary Ann Pike" <mapike...>
To: "PABIRDS" <PABIRDS...>
Sent: Thursday, September 12, 2019 1:59:53 PM
Subject: Re: [PABIRDS] Hawkwatch report

I am receiving all of the hawkwatch reports. I see you are both comcast
subscribers. I would guess that comcast is filtering out the emails as
spam, and there might not be anything you can do to get them, unless you
have some type of control over your spam filters. I know that Earthlink at
times has filtered out emails in such a way that I cannot even set my spam
filters to allow them. For example, they stopped delivering messages to me
from the postal service tracking my postal shipments. So I changed my
email address with the postal service to a gmail address and now I get my
shipment notifications at my gmail address. But there was no way for me to
get earthlink to stop filtering out the postal service shipment notices.

Mary Ann

> I haven’t received reports either. I’d like to know how get reinstated
> also
>
> <Grayjay174...>
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
>> On Sep 12, 2019, at 10:37 AM, Gary Robson <garyrobson...>
>> wrote:
>>
>> I have not received hawkwatch reports for over three weeks. How can I
>> get reinstated to receive the reports?
>> Gary Robson
>> Lebanon County
>>
>> Go Army, beat Navy.
>
>
--
Deborah Grove
 

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Date: 9/12/19 10:59 am
From: Mary Ann Pike <mapike...>
Subject: Re: Hawkwatch report
I am receiving all of the hawkwatch reports. I see you are both comcast
subscribers. I would guess that comcast is filtering out the emails as
spam, and there might not be anything you can do to get them, unless you
have some type of control over your spam filters. I know that Earthlink at
times has filtered out emails in such a way that I cannot even set my spam
filters to allow them. For example, they stopped delivering messages to me
from the postal service tracking my postal shipments. So I changed my
email address with the postal service to a gmail address and now I get my
shipment notifications at my gmail address. But there was no way for me to
get earthlink to stop filtering out the postal service shipment notices.

Mary Ann

> I haven’t received reports either. I’d like to know how get reinstated
> also
>
> <Grayjay174...>
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
>> On Sep 12, 2019, at 10:37 AM, Gary Robson <garyrobson...>
>> wrote:
>>
>> I have not received hawkwatch reports for over three weeks. How can I
>> get reinstated to receive the reports?
>> Gary Robson
>> Lebanon County
>>
>> Go Army, beat Navy.
>
>
 

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Date: 9/12/19 10:09 am
From: Joan Renninger <grayjay174...>
Subject: Re: Hawkwatch report
I haven’t received reports either. I’d like to know how get reinstated also

<Grayjay174...>

Sent from my iPhone

> On Sep 12, 2019, at 10:37 AM, Gary Robson <garyrobson...> wrote:
>
> I have not received hawkwatch reports for over three weeks. How can I get reinstated to receive the reports?
> Gary Robson
> Lebanon County
>
> Go Army, beat Navy.
 

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Date: 9/12/19 7:40 am
From: Chad Kauffman <chadkauffman...>
Subject: Re: Hawkwatch report
to the best of my knowledge, they are sent to the list that you subscribed

check your spam or filter or junk mail to see if they are being sent there

I get them all

On 9/12/2019 10:37 AM, Gary Robson wrote:
> I have not received hawkwatch reports for over three weeks. How can I get reinstated to receive the reports?
> Gary Robson
> Lebanon County
>
> Go Army, beat Navy.
--
***See our new video https://youtu.be/3gyjkxmmFS4 *** ***Check us out on
facebook - https://www.facebook.com/kauffmaninsurance/
 

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Date: 9/12/19 7:37 am
From: Gary Robson <garyrobson...>
Subject: Hawkwatch report
I have not received hawkwatch reports for over three weeks. How can I get reinstated to receive the reports?
Gary Robson
Lebanon County

Go Army, beat Navy.
 

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Date: 9/12/19 5:58 am
From: jerry Kruth <00000005ead0dac6-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Re: Off-topic: Green darner dragonfly migration Bedford Co.
Thanks everyone who has contributed; an interesting and related topic.
Jerry Kruth


-----Original Message-----
From: Michael Fialkovich <0000012b4af48ab0-dmarc-request...>
To: PABIRDS <PABIRDS...>
Sent: Thu, Sep 12, 2019 6:29 am
Subject: Re: [PABIRDS] Off-topic: Green darner dragonfly migration Bedford Co.

The local news here in Pittsburgh reported false precipitation returns on the weather radar that were caused by dragonflies.
Mike FialkovichAllegheny County

-----Original Message-----
From: tom and sheri <troberts2459...>
To: PABIRDS <PABIRDS...>
Sent: Wed, Sep 11, 2019 10:24 pm
Subject: Re: [PABIRDS] Off-topic: Green darner dragonfly migration Bedford Co.

Enormous migration in northern Somerset county. Family members reported dragonflies through Cresson.
Over a 90 minute period watching, I estimate I observed between 2-3K.
Most were moving from the west in an E-SE direction.

Tom Roberts
Somerset County

-----Original Message-----
From: Bird discussion list for Pennsylvania [mailto:<PABIRDS...>] On Behalf Of Laura Jackson
Sent: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 7:07 PM
To: <PABIRDS...>
Subject: [PABIRDS] Off-topic: Green darner dragonfly migration Bedford Co.

Here's an interesting article about the green darner dragonfly migration in full swing over Pa. right now:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/science/2018/12/21/theres-huge-hidden-migration-america-dragonflies/?noredirect=on

An abstract from the research study can be accessed here:
https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rsbl.2018.0741#d3781786e620


Tracking dragons: stable isotopes reveal the annual cycle of a long-distance migratory insect <https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/full/10.1098/rsbl.2018.0741>
<https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rsbl.2018.0741#>
<https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rsbl.2018.0741#>
<https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rsbl.2018.0741#>
<https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rsbl.2018.0741#>
<https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rsbl.2018.0741#>
Published:19 December 2018https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2018.0741


Abstract

Insect migration is globally ubiquitous and can involve continental-scale movements and complex life histories. Apart from select species of migratory moths and butterflies, little is known about the structure of the annual cycle for migratory insects. Using stable-hydrogen isotope analysis of 852 wing samples from eight countries spanning 140 years, combined with
21 years of citizen science data, we determined the full annual cycle of a large migratory dragonfly, the common green darner (*Anax junius*). We demonstrate that darners undertake complex long-distance annual migrations governed largely by temperature that involve at least three generations. In spring, the first generation makes a long-distance northbound movement (further than 650 km) from southern to northern range limits, lays eggs and dies. A second generation emerges and returns south (further than 680 km), where they lay eggs and die. Finally, a third resident generation emerges, reproducing locally and giving rise to the cohort that migrates north the following spring. Since migration timing and nymph development are highly dependent on temperature, continued climate change could lead to fundamental changes in the biology for this and similar migratory insects.


It's nice to know that migrating American kestrels can feast on these beauties.


Laura Jackson

Bedford Co.
 

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Date: 9/12/19 5:29 am
From: Michael Fialkovich <0000012b4af48ab0-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Re: Off-topic: Green darner dragonfly migration Bedford Co.
The local news here in Pittsburgh reported false precipitation returns on the weather radar that were caused by dragonflies.
Mike FialkovichAllegheny County

-----Original Message-----
From: tom and sheri <troberts2459...>
To: PABIRDS <PABIRDS...>
Sent: Wed, Sep 11, 2019 10:24 pm
Subject: Re: [PABIRDS] Off-topic: Green darner dragonfly migration Bedford Co.

Enormous migration in northern Somerset county. Family members reported dragonflies through Cresson.
Over a 90 minute period watching, I estimate I observed between 2-3K.
Most were moving from the west in an E-SE direction.

Tom Roberts
Somerset County

-----Original Message-----
From: Bird discussion list for Pennsylvania [mailto:<PABIRDS...>] On Behalf Of Laura Jackson
Sent: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 7:07 PM
To: <PABIRDS...>
Subject: [PABIRDS] Off-topic: Green darner dragonfly migration Bedford Co.

Here's an interesting article about the green darner dragonfly migration in full swing over Pa. right now:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/science/2018/12/21/theres-huge-hidden-migration-america-dragonflies/?noredirect=on

An abstract from the research study can be accessed here:
https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rsbl.2018.0741#d3781786e620


Tracking dragons: stable isotopes reveal the annual cycle of a long-distance migratory insect <https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/full/10.1098/rsbl.2018.0741>
<https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rsbl.2018.0741#>
<https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rsbl.2018.0741#>
<https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rsbl.2018.0741#>
<https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rsbl.2018.0741#>
<https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rsbl.2018.0741#>
Published:19 December 2018https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2018.0741


Abstract

Insect migration is globally ubiquitous and can involve continental-scale movements and complex life histories. Apart from select species of migratory moths and butterflies, little is known about the structure of the annual cycle for migratory insects. Using stable-hydrogen isotope analysis of 852 wing samples from eight countries spanning 140 years, combined with
21 years of citizen science data, we determined the full annual cycle of a large migratory dragonfly, the common green darner (*Anax junius*). We demonstrate that darners undertake complex long-distance annual migrations governed largely by temperature that involve at least three generations. In spring, the first generation makes a long-distance northbound movement (further than 650 km) from southern to northern range limits, lays eggs and dies. A second generation emerges and returns south (further than 680 km), where they lay eggs and die. Finally, a third resident generation emerges, reproducing locally and giving rise to the cohort that migrates north the following spring. Since migration timing and nymph development are highly dependent on temperature, continued climate change could lead to fundamental changes in the biology for this and similar migratory insects.


It's nice to know that migrating American kestrels can feast on these beauties.


Laura Jackson

Bedford Co.
 

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Date: 9/11/19 7:24 pm
From: tom and sheri <troberts2459...>
Subject: Re: Off-topic: Green darner dragonfly migration Bedford Co.
Enormous migration in northern Somerset county. Family members reported dragonflies through Cresson.
Over a 90 minute period watching, I estimate I observed between 2-3K.
Most were moving from the west in an E-SE direction.

Tom Roberts
Somerset County

-----Original Message-----
From: Bird discussion list for Pennsylvania [mailto:<PABIRDS...>] On Behalf Of Laura Jackson
Sent: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 7:07 PM
To: <PABIRDS...>
Subject: [PABIRDS] Off-topic: Green darner dragonfly migration Bedford Co.

Here's an interesting article about the green darner dragonfly migration in full swing over Pa. right now:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/science/2018/12/21/theres-huge-hidden-migration-america-dragonflies/?noredirect=on

An abstract from the research study can be accessed here:
https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rsbl.2018.0741#d3781786e620


Tracking dragons: stable isotopes reveal the annual cycle of a long-distance migratory insect <https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/full/10.1098/rsbl.2018.0741>
<https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rsbl.2018.0741#>
<https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rsbl.2018.0741#>
<https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rsbl.2018.0741#>
<https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rsbl.2018.0741#>
<https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rsbl.2018.0741#>
Published:19 December 2018https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2018.0741


Abstract

Insect migration is globally ubiquitous and can involve continental-scale movements and complex life histories. Apart from select species of migratory moths and butterflies, little is known about the structure of the annual cycle for migratory insects. Using stable-hydrogen isotope analysis of 852 wing samples from eight countries spanning 140 years, combined with
21 years of citizen science data, we determined the full annual cycle of a large migratory dragonfly, the common green darner (*Anax junius*). We demonstrate that darners undertake complex long-distance annual migrations governed largely by temperature that involve at least three generations. In spring, the first generation makes a long-distance northbound movement (further than 650 km) from southern to northern range limits, lays eggs and dies. A second generation emerges and returns south (further than 680 km), where they lay eggs and die. Finally, a third resident generation emerges, reproducing locally and giving rise to the cohort that migrates north the following spring. Since migration timing and nymph development are highly dependent on temperature, continued climate change could lead to fundamental changes in the biology for this and similar migratory insects.


It's nice to know that migrating American kestrels can feast on these beauties.


Laura Jackson

Bedford Co.
 

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Date: 9/11/19 7:05 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (11 Sep 2019) 3 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 11, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 1 21 25
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 1 17 19
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 7 10
Cooper's Hawk 0 1 1
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 0 34 35
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 1 1
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 3 3
Merlin 0 1 1
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 2 2
Unknown Buteo 0 3 3
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 3 90 100
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 13:00:00
Total observation time: 4 hours

Official Counter: Bob Kelly

Observers: Alan Simon, Bill Cranny

Visitors:
Bill Kemmerer


Weather:
Partly sunny and warm with temperature climbing to 86F. Winds from the
south and diminishing as the day progressed

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
3 Common Ravens again, it looks like there may be a local family group

Predictions:
Intervals of clouds and sun, with the possibility of showers. Temperatures
into the upper 80's but the humidity will have it feeling much hotter
========================================================================
Report submitted by John Mercer (<mercer1135...>)
Rose Tree Park information may be found at:
www.rtphawkwatch.org


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=105
 

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Date: 9/11/19 6:21 pm
From: Ryan Tomazin <wvwarblers...>
Subject: Allegheny Co. - Hilltop Park Nighthawk Watch
All,

The Osprey didn't fly by tonight. I'm devastated... At least the 90 nighthawks made up for it.

I did talk to a man and woman tonight who were interested in seeing them, and they did indeed get to see a few passing by. The man said the Osprey hunts in his pond, catching fish occasionally.

The weather pattern that I thought might help, did. Unfortunately, I won't be there tomorrow night. Don't know about Friday yet, either.

Chimney Swift - 24+
Cedar Waxwing - 19+
Common Grackle - 196+, no really large groups
European Starling - 608+, including groups of 350 and 115
Red-tailed Hawk - 1 local

Nighthawks:
6:09 - 2 birds moving north to south just west of the park as I was driving in
6:22 - 8 birds moving north to south
6:25 - 1 bird moving north to south
6:27 - 7 birds moving north to south
6:32 - 13 birds moving north to south
6:35 - 2 birds moving west to east
6:37 - 35 birds moving north to south
6:40 - 2 birds moving north to south
6:42 - 1 bird moving north to south
6:55 - 12 birds moving west to east
6:59 - 1 bird moving west to east
7:10 - 2 birds moving north to south
7:15 - 4 birds moving north to south
at 7:05, 10 birds were hunting over the bowl
just after sunset, 3 birds were hunting the bowl until after I left
one extra bird seen hunting in the fading light at the Presley Road bridge over I-79; did not add to the count

90 total birds (539 birds for the count)

Cheers,

Ryan Tomazin - Bridgeville, PA
 

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Date: 9/11/19 4:46 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (11 Sep 2019) 33 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 11, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 4 14 20
Bald Eagle 0 18 28
Northern Harrier 0 2 3
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4 16 17
Cooper's Hawk 0 5 6
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 3 4
Broad-winged Hawk 25 168 202
Red-tailed Hawk 0 21 34
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 5 6
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 2
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 33 253 322
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 15:30:00
Total observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter: Ed Chubb

Observers: Joan Renninger, Steve Rannels, Steve Walthius

Visitors:
1-vehicle with 4 individuals; 1-motorcycle


Weather:
Mostly clear with temps in the 70's climbing to 90 in late PM. Winds from
the SW quadrant all day.

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
Monarchs-20+; Many Spotted lantern Fly's; Giant Swallowtail and Zebra
Swallowtails ovidepositing eggs

Predictions:
More of today weather's in store with better chance of rain/ storms. Winds
from SW.
========================================================================
Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=432
 

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Date: 9/11/19 4:29 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (11 Sep 2019) 6 Raptors
Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve
Avondale, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 11, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 1 33 34
Bald Eagle 1 34 36
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 12 14
Cooper's Hawk 0 10 11
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 6 6
Broad-winged Hawk 0 78 78
Red-tailed Hawk 0 0 0
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 2 10 11
Merlin 1 3 3
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 6 186 193
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Larry Lewis

Observers: Beatty Broughton, Gerry Teig

Visitors:
THE LAND CONSERVANCY FOR SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY’S HAWK WATCH AT BUCKTOE
CREEK PRESERVE
<BR><BR>
Visitors (3): Gerry Teig, Beaty Broughton
<BR><BR>
Thanks everyone, for coming to beautiful Bucktoe Creek Preserve!
<BR><BR>



Weather:
<BR><BR>
Weather:
Partly Cloudy (50-20% cloud cover), Ceiling -- 10,200-30,000 ft.,
Visibility - 10 miles, Temps 67 - 88F, Winds SW @ 5 mph.
<BR><BR>


Raptor Observations:
----“Raptors” seen, but deemed not to be migrating: 3-Red-shouldered
Hawk, 5-Red-tailed Hawk, and numerous Black (61) and Turkey Vultures (72).

<BR><BR>
----Bald Eagle ages: 1 yr.-_; 2 yr.-_; 3 yr.-_; 4 yr.-_; adult-1
<BR><BR>


Non-raptor Observations:
TODAY’S Bucktoe Bird Blog [‘BBB’]:
<BR><BR>
Wilson Road pond is now dried up until rain hopefully fills it again.
Killdeer were there probing the damp spot, while a pair of Kestrels hunted
the fields. Further along my commute to Bucktoe, the Polo Fields held 130
Killdeer.
<BR><BR>
Field brew in hand, I set up at Bucktoe Hawk Watch anticipating first, a
walk to “Warbler Meadow.” Things have been alive there recently, as
they are very often in the fall. It did not disappoint. The hotspot today
was the mid-meadow willow tree. Those of you who have birded the meadows
with me know this tree. It protrudes just a bit into the meadow from the
tree line on the south side of the east meadow. Today there were 9 warbler
and 4 vireo species in this single tree, including American Redstarts,
Common Yellowthroats, Northern Parula, Black-and-white Warblers, Magnolia
Warblers, Bay-breasted Warbler, Chestnut-sided Warblers, Blackpoll Warbler,
Canada Warblers, Warbling Vireo, White-eyed Vireo, and a PHILADELPHIA
VIREO.. Elsewhere, the meadow held a gorgeous male Black-throated Blue
Warbler, and when I returned later, a couple of Black-throated Green
Warblers.
<BR><BR>
Gerry arrived and chanced “Warbler Meadow” while I watched for hawks;
Gerry seeing Black-thraoted Green Warbler and Redstart. Beaty saw a
Redstart on the way out here, too. [BB] It was a nice sky, but with almost
no migrant hawks today. We’ll hope for much more very soon.
<BR><BR>
A quick check at New Garden WTP after the watch had the recent usual
results: Wood Duck, Ring-necked Duck, and Lesser Yellowlegs.
<BR><BR>
---- Thanks to Delaware Nature Society & The Land Conservancy for Southern
Chester County for their support, and especially, to the Brokaws, for not
only their incredible support, but gracious generosity in opening their
property to the public for this watch, and oh, so very much more!
<BR><BR>
----ADDITIONAL BIRD HIGHLIGHTS:
<BR><BR>
Brown Thrasher, American Redstarts, Common Yellowthroats, Northern Parula,
Black-and-white Warblers, Magnolia Warblers, Bay-breasted Warbler,
Chestnut-sided Warblers, Black-throated Green Warblers, Blackpoll Warbler,
Black-throated Blue Warbler, Canada Warblers, Warbling Vireo, White-eyed
Vireo, PHILADELPHIA VIREO, Bobolinks, and Blue Grosbeaks
<BR><BR>
----OTHER WILDLIFE NOTED: Butterflies (10): Monarch - 14, Cabbage White,
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, Eastern Tailed Blue, Clouded Sulphur, Pearl
Crescent, Orange Sulphur, Buckeye, Red-spotted Purple, Variegated
Fritillary. Dragonflies (3): Green Darner, Black Saddlebags,
Twelve-spotted Skimmer. Reptiles & Amphibians (0). Mammals (2): Eastern
Cottontail, Eastern Gray Squirrel.
<BR><BR>
----EBNT’s “Walk with Nature” ™ Program Daily Tally with our
Fitbits: This is a stationary watch, but if I stay stationary too long, I
might tend to “bulk up.” Besides, I am ever so fortunate to be walking
unaided, at all! Therefore, I keep moving (if you’ve been here, then you
know that I pace endlessly….) - my Fitbit thanks me and its part of my
“Walk with Nature” program. So, below are MY results at the watch for
the day. Your totals could all be zero, if you choose to sit and relax.
You are certainly welcome to take it easy….I simply choose not to,
affording me a panoramic view of our entire sky and a bit of exercise. So
come join our “Walk with Nature!” ™ Anyway, just for fun, here are my
numbers at the site for today (join me, if you wish): Miles: 6.6; Steps:
15,484; Floors: 127.
<BR><BR>
----“SEASON’S BIRD SPECIES LIST” – we at Bucktoe are not just a
Hawk Watch, but conduct a migration tally from the site. We include it
here, from time to time (about once a week), to let you know what else
we’re seeing here at the Bucktoe Watch. Our tally board, on site, will
feature an approximation (very rough, best “guestimate,” – searching
for Hawks must remain our primary focus) for totals of each species seen
for “The Watch” year. The overall list for the season from the watch
will be part of the large weekly “blog,” if you’ve signed up for
that.
<BR><BR>
TOTAL SPECIES – Identified from watch site: today: 59; this season:
91
<BR><BR>
NEW SPECIES ADDED TODAY TO THIS YEAR’S “WATCH SPECIES LIST (2):”
White-eyed Vireo and PHILADELPHIA VIREO .
<BR><BR>


Predictions:
Tomorrow’s flight looks like a transitional day with a cold front slowly
moving in tomorrow night with rain, followed by cooler temps for Saturday.
Tomorrow will not be a washout and clouds will offer a nice backdrop to
watch against.
<BR><BR>
Come join us, folks! We’re here every day thru Nov. 30, 9am thru 3pm.
Rain or shine. Additionally, thru Sept. 3, I will be here 5pm till dark
for the “Nighthawk Watch.”
This report is being sent individually to participants and people deemed to
be interested parties. If you wish off the list, kindly notify me and you
will be removed. However, this one mailing list is how I notify every one
of our events, our walk schedule, tours and rare birds.
The Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve is sponsored by THE LAND
CONSERVANCY FOR SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY. While the Nighthawk Watch is
sponsored by Delaware Nature Society. Please contact us at
<earlybirdtours...> with questions or comments.

========================================================================
Report submitted by Larry Lewis (<earlybirdtours...>)


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=710

Site Description:
High open meadow near Red Clay Creek

Directions to site:
From Kennett Square, PA (in southern Chester County):

Take Union Street south out of town. This becomes Kaolin Road. Make a right
onto Hillendale Road. Proceed about 1.5 miles to Sharp Road and make a
left. At the second hilltop on Sharp Road, the entrance is on the left
across from Candlewyck development. (432 Sharp Rd.) Upon entering driveway,
make a right on gravel road opposite first driveway you see on left. Follow
gravel road (and the "Hawk Watch" signs for about 1/2 mile to the pavilion
on the left and the parking area in the grass to the right.
 

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Date: 9/11/19 4:06 pm
From: Laura Jackson <jacksonlaura73...>
Subject: Off-topic: Green darner dragonfly migration Bedford Co.
Here's an interesting article about the green darner dragonfly migration in
full swing over Pa. right now:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/science/2018/12/21/theres-huge-hidden-migration-america-dragonflies/?noredirect=on

An abstract from the research study can be accessed here:
https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rsbl.2018.0741#d3781786e620


Tracking dragons: stable isotopes reveal the annual cycle of a
long-distance migratory insect
<https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/full/10.1098/rsbl.2018.0741>
<https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rsbl.2018.0741#>
<https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rsbl.2018.0741#>
<https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rsbl.2018.0741#>
<https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rsbl.2018.0741#>
<https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rsbl.2018.0741#>
Published:19 December 2018https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2018.0741


Abstract

Insect migration is globally ubiquitous and can involve continental-scale
movements and complex life histories. Apart from select species of
migratory moths and butterflies, little is known about the structure of the
annual cycle for migratory insects. Using stable-hydrogen isotope analysis
of 852 wing samples from eight countries spanning 140 years, combined with
21 years of citizen science data, we determined the full annual cycle of a
large migratory dragonfly, the common green darner (*Anax junius*). We
demonstrate that darners undertake complex long-distance annual migrations
governed largely by temperature that involve at least three generations. In
spring, the first generation makes a long-distance northbound movement
(further than 650 km) from southern to northern range limits, lays eggs and
dies. A second generation emerges and returns south (further than 680 km),
where they lay eggs and die. Finally, a third resident generation emerges,
reproducing locally and giving rise to the cohort that migrates north the
following spring. Since migration timing and nymph development are highly
dependent on temperature, continued climate change could lead to
fundamental changes in the biology for this and similar migratory insects.


It's nice to know that migrating American kestrels can feast on these
beauties.


Laura Jackson

Bedford Co.
 

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Date: 9/11/19 3:43 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Allegheny Front (11 Sep 2019) 36 Raptors
Allegheny Front
Central City, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 11, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 5 8
TV 0 0 0
OS 3 20 43
BE 1 45 81
NH 0 1 5
SS 4 31 42
CH 0 7 17
NG 0 1 1
RS 0 3 7
BW 21 693 1182
RT 3 50 108
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 0 3 13
ML 0 2 2
PG 0 0 1
UA 0 0 0
UB 0 4 7
UF 0 1 1
UE 0 0 0
UR 4 21 31

Total: 36 887 1549
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 15:30:00
Total observation time: 8.5 hours

Official Counter: Rosemary McGlynn

Observers: Bob Wertz, Ed Gowarty

Visitors:
several visitors including Mark Luchs,Cheryl Hill,Dee Fisher,James& Sharon
Paolillo,Sean Gahagan,John Sedewar,Ed Gowarty & Bob Wertz


Weather:
lt to mod W/WSW winds; hot with valley haze all day;increasing clouds as
the day progressed.

Raptor Observations:
36 migrating raptors including one BE of unknown age @1:52.

Non-raptor Observations:
TVs,crows,raven,jays,swifts,hummingbirds& c.waxwings.
Also c.whites,,tiger
swallowtails,bl.swallowtails,o.sulfurs,c.sulfurs,anglewing sp.,and 130
monarchs.One walking stick and,empirically speaking,a bazillion
dragonflies.

Predictions:
lt. to mod W winds;partly cloudy with chance for PM showers or
t-storms;high near 80F
========================================================================
Report submitted by Rosemary McGlynn (<denali...>)


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=111
 

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Date: 9/11/19 3:31 pm
From: Pamela Fisher <000000233af33264-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Kousa Dogwoods and birds, Lancaster county.
Last year or the year before I noticed some Warblers eating the Kousa Dogwood berries on my neighbors tree. This fall I have been trying to keep a fairly close eye on it. I'm quite impressed with the variety of birds that I have been observing in it. So far I have seen House Finches, House Sparrows, Northern Cardinals, Gray Catbirds, Eastern Wood-pewees, an American Redstart, and a Cape May Warbler in it. Not bad for an exotic.

Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android
 

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Date: 9/11/19 3:25 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rocky Ridge (11 Sep 2019) 4 Raptors
Rocky Ridge
York, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 11, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 0 14 18
Bald Eagle 1 12 14
Northern Harrier 0 6 6
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 16 17
Cooper's Hawk 2 3 3
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 3 4
Broad-winged Hawk 0 15 16
Red-tailed Hawk 0 13 17
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 1 4
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 1 1
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 3 4

Total: 4 87 104
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 13:00:00
Total observation time: 4 hours

Official Counter: Randy Phillips

Observers: Dean Newhouse

Visitors:
12 visitors stopped by.


Weather:
Cloudy, warm and humid to start with light wind out of the southwest.
Cleared and got hotter as time progressed, and finished with no wind.

Raptor Observations:
Very little raptor activity. One mature Bald Eagle presumed to be local as
it appeared to hunting a farm field below. Lots of Turkey Vultures and
Black Vultures. An immature Bald Eagle, two Cooper's Hawks and a
Red-shouldered Hawk all showed up after 11:15, and they all appeared to be
moving southward over the ridge.

Non-raptor Observations:
21 other species were observed, two being warblers. American Redstart and
Common Yellowthroat.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Parks Volunteer (<parks...>)


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=430
 

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Date: 9/11/19 3:17 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (11 Sep 2019) 89 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 11, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 8 44 84
Turkey Vulture 8 113 251
Osprey 14 50 74
Bald Eagle 2 40 81
Northern Harrier 0 3 3
Sharp-shinned Hawk 11 59 75
Cooper's Hawk 0 4 10
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 1 1
Broad-winged Hawk 42 233 331
Red-tailed Hawk 1 32 92
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 2 7 14
Merlin 1 3 8
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 4
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 4 30

Total: 89 594 1058
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Caleb Hinojos

Observers: Bob Astleford, Doug Burton, Rick Gaeta, Scott Keys

Weather:
Visibility was minimal due to the heavy haze, but a clear view extended up
to 3 miles. Temperatures ranged from 66-88F. Cloud cover was minimal or non
existent all day with a max of 30%. Winds came primarily from the W with
changes from S to N throughout the day with gusts ranging from 2-7 mph.

Raptor Observations:
Bald eagle: 1020a, 1450i

Non-raptor Observations:
4 hummingbirds

Predictions:
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80.
Calm wind becoming north 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of
precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of
an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>)
Bake Oven Knob information may be found at:
www.lgnc.org


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=399
 

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Date: 9/11/19 2:50 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (11 Sep 2019) 100 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 11, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 3 3
Turkey Vulture 0 1 1
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 15 90 120
Bald Eagle 0 47 68
Northern Harrier 0 7 11
Sharp-shinned Hawk 5 47 67
Cooper's Hawk 1 9 13
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 4 7
Broad-winged Hawk 72 747 919
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 2 26 70
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 1 1 5
Golden Eagle 0 0 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 4 17 42
Merlin 0 6 13
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 3
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 2 2

Total: 100 1010 1346
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 05:30:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 10.5 hours

Compiler: Jason Deeter, Rudy Keller

Counters: Jason Deeter, Rudy Keller

Weather:
Few clouds and hazy with visibility up to 10 km, variable winds 1-7 mph

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
N. parula, chestnut-sided, magnolia, Cape May, black-throated blue,
black-throated green, blackburnian, prairie warblers, ovenbird, least
flycatcher, yellow-throated vireo
========================================================================
Report submitted by Laurie Goodrich (<goodrich...>)
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary information may be found at:
http://www.hawkmountain.org/


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=109
Count data submitted via Dunkadoo - Project info at:
https://dunkadoo.org/explore/hawk-mountain-sanctuary/fall-2019-hawk-count
 

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Date: 9/11/19 2:46 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Stone Mt., Pa. (11 Sep 2019) 147 Raptors
Stone Mt., Pa.
Allensville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 11, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 0 0
TV 0 0 0
OS 3 22 22
BE 5 32 39
NH 1 3 3
SS 6 27 28
CH 2 8 8
NG 0 0 0
RS 0 0 0
BW 125 379 389
RT 3 12 15
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 2 8 8
ML 0 1 1
PG 0 0 0
UA 0 0 0
UB 0 1 1
UF 0 0 0
UE 0 0 0
UR 0 0 0

Total: 147 493 514
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter: Trudy Kyler

Observers: David Kyler

Weather:


Raptor Observations:
BE Adult 10:27,11:16,1:40
IM 10:27,1:15

Kestrel 2 male

N Harrier Juvenile

Observed-not counted- Adult (1)RT. (1)RS, (1) Kestrel sex unknown

Non-raptor Observations:
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 2, Chimney Swift 11, Barred Owl (heard)
========================================================================
Report submitted by Trudy Kyler (<davidkyler...>)


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=436
 

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Date: 9/11/19 2:20 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Waggoner's Gap (11 Sep 2019) 172 Raptors
Waggoner's Gap
40 km W of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 11, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 0 0
TV 0 0 0
OS 16 67 84
BE 6 51 94
NH 0 8 11
SS 10 54 60
CH 3 11 16
NG 0 0 0
RS 0 1 3
BW 124 689 791
RT 13 72 128
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 0 15 23
ML 0 0 0
PG 0 3 4
UA 0 2 3
UB 0 4 5
UF 0 0 0
UE 0 0 0
UR 0 3 4

Total: 172 980 1226
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:30:00
Total observation time: 7.5 hours

Official Counter: Charlotte Catalano, Dave Grove

Observers: Dave Grove, Gary LaBelle, Gene Wagner, Jose Medina,
Ron Freed

Visitors:
6


Weather:
Persistent haze clearing slightly, few clouds, wind diminishing throughout
the day, high temperature and humidity.

Raptor Observations:
BE JUV 12:16, 12:25
BE AD 10:55, 10:56, 2:19
BE UNAGED 12:46
First bird SS 8:52
Last bird BW 2:54


Non-raptor Observations:
Monarchs 45
Hummers 8
========================================================================
Report submitted by dave grove (<waggap...>)
Waggoner's Gap information may be found at:
www.waggap.com


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=439
 

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Date: 9/11/19 12:36 pm
From: THOMAS N PAWLESH <tpawlesh...>
Subject: dragonflies
I was in Cass, WV over the weekend and there were large swarms of dragonflies. The locals told me there had been a large number of gnats and fruit flies this year attracting the dragonflies.


Tom Pawlesh
 

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Date: 9/11/19 12:35 pm
From: Amy Taracido <amytaracido...>
Subject: RBA western Pennsylvania, 4 September 2019
RBA
*Pennsylvania
*Pittsburgh and western Pennsylvania
*PAWE09.04.19

Highlights:
AMERICAN GOLDEN-PLOVER (Washington County)
STILT SANDPIPER (Erie County)
BAIRD'S SANDPIPER (Indiana and Somerset Counties)
WESTERN SANDPIPER (Somerset County)
SANDERLING
SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER (Butler County)
WHIMBREL (Erie County)
WILLET (Erie County)
RED KNOT (Erie County)
AMERICAN WHITE PELICAN (Erie County)
BARN OWL (Erie County)
OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER (Allegheny County)
RED CROSSBILL (Warren County, in early August)

Contributors: Michael David, John Flannigan, Matt Juskowich, Jerry McWilliams, Ryan Tomazin, Mark Vass.

Compiler: Amy Taracido

Wednesday, 28 August 2019 through Wednesday, 4 September 2019

**This report is distributed by e-mail only. Compiler is not responsible for errors on websites who reproduce/reprint these reports. If you would like to receive western PA RBAs, contact AMYTARACIDO@ YAHOO.COM

Transcript-

NOTE: Continued numerous sightings of COMMON NIGHTHAWK continue.

ALLEGHENY COUNTY:

On 8/31 at South Park, 1 OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER (RT et. al.).

At Frick Park on 9/2, TENNESSEE WARBLER, CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER, and others (RT et. al.), 1-2 YELLOW-BELLIED FLYCATCHERS (reported to RT).


BEAVER COUNTY:

At the Raccoon Creek State Park spillway on 9/1, PECTORAL SANDPIPER (MVas).


BUTLER COUNTY:

On 9/1 at Thorn Reservoir, 2 SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPERS, 1 SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER, and others (MD).


CRAWFORD COUNTY:

On 8/29 at Pymatuning State Park's Espyville Marina, 1 REDHEAD (MVas).


ERIE COUNTY:

From last week: in Harborcreek on 8/25, 1 AMERICAN WHITE PELICAN; in Fairview on 8/26, 1 injured BARN OWL; near Edinboro on 8/26, 2 COMMON RAVENS (JM).

On 8/28 at Presque Isle State Park, 1 AMERICAN WHITE PELICAN; on 8/30, 1 STILT SANDPIPER; from 8/30 through 9/1, 1 WILLET; on 8/31 and 9/1, 1 WHIMBREL; also through the week, 1 RED KNOT (JM).

Near Edinboro on 8/28, 2 COMMON RAVENS (JM).


INDIANA COUNTY:

On 9/1 at Yellow Creek State Park, sightings included 17 SEMIPALMATED PLOVERS, 1 BAIRD'S SANDPIPER, 1 PECTORAL SANDPIPER, 25 SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPERS, 6 LESSER YELLOWLEGS (MD).


SOMERSET COUNTY:

On 9/1 at Somerset Lake, sightings included 3 SEMIPALMATED PLOVERS, 3 SANDERLINGS, 5 BAIRD'S SANDPIPERS, 2 PECTORAL SANDPIPERS, 20 SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPERS, 1 WESTERN SANDPIPER, 18 LESSER YELLOWLEGS (MD).


WARREN COUNTY:

A belated report from 8/8 at the Hearts Content Scenic Area, RED CROSSBILL (reported to MVas).


WASHINGTON COUNTY:

On 9/2 and 9/3 at Cross Creek Park, 1 juvenile AMERICAN GOLDEN-PLOVER (MJ, JF).

Amy Taracido
Washington Co., PA

To send in reports:
AMYTARACIDO@ YAHOO.COM

Thank you to all the contributors.
 

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Date: 9/11/19 10:25 am
From: Cathy Brown <blueapis...>
Subject: Re: dragonfly migration out of area
Bill, Thank you for that information. Yesterday late afternoon we had hundreds of large dragonflies in our yard in northern Washington County (west of Pittsburgh). We could see that they were darting rapidly and eating small flying insects. We had no idea why or where they came from. Thank you so much for enlightening us!

cathy Washington county

________________________________
From: Bird discussion list for Pennsylvania <PABIRDS...> on behalf of bill drolsbaugh <00000046cda72c3b-dmarc-request...>
Sent: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 7:01 AM
To: <PABIRDS...> <PABIRDS...>
Subject: [PABIRDS] dragonfly migration out of area

Yesterday between 5-6pm at Petroleum Oh and Hubbard Oh huge swarms in the thousands of Green Darner Dragon flies (not confirmed species ) were seen eating and darting eating Gnats I have never seen this before although Dragon fly sightings are noted at all Hawk watch sites across Pa/Ohio Hawk Mountain Alleghany front and Cape may nice change from normal birding Bill Drolsbaugh Mercer co Pa
 

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Date: 9/11/19 9:50 am
From: jtraynor <0000010782986cfc-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Greater Snow Goose Demographic Studies
I received an email from these folks announcing an update to the server.
The new server for reporting Greater Snow Geese sightings is:
http://www.cen.ulaval.ca/gon-gsg/index.php
 

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Date: 9/11/19 4:01 am
From: bill drolsbaugh <00000046cda72c3b-dmarc-request...>
Subject: dragonfly migration out of area
Yesterday between 5-6pm at Petroleum Oh and Hubbard Oh huge swarms in the thousands of Green Darner Dragon flies (not confirmed species ) were seen eating and darting eating Gnats I have never seen this before although Dragon fly sightings are noted at all Hawk watch sites across Pa/Ohio Hawk Mountain Alleghany front and Cape may nice change from normal birding Bill Drolsbaugh Mercer co Pa
 

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Date: 9/11/19 2:54 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (10 Sep 2019) 22 Raptors
Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve
Avondale, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 10, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 1 32 33
Bald Eagle 5 33 35
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Sharp-shinned Hawk 6 11 13
Cooper's Hawk 3 10 11
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 6 6
Broad-winged Hawk 1 78 78
Red-tailed Hawk 0 0 0
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 6 8 9
Merlin 0 2 2
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 22 180 187
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Larry Lewis

Observers: Beatty Broughton, Fran DeMillion

Visitors:
DELAWARE NATURE SOCIETY’S NIGHTHAWK WATCH & THE LAND CONSERVANCY FOR
SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY’S HAWK WATCH AT BUCKTOE CREEK PRESERVE
<BR><BR>
Visitors (): Beaty Broughton, Fran DeMillion
<BR><BR>
Thanks everyone, for coming to beautiful Bucktoe Creek Preserve!
<BR><BR>



Weather:
<BR><BR>
Weather:
Mostly Cloudy-Partly Sunny (70-50% cloud cover), Ceiling -- 4,200-14,700
ft., Visibility - 10 miles, Temps 63 - 78F, Winds ENE/S @ 5 mph.
<BR><BR>


Raptor Observations:
----“Raptors” seen, but deemed not to be migrating: 2-Red-shouldered
Hawk, 5-Red-tailed Hawk, and numerous Black (52) and Turkey Vultures (62).

<BR><BR>
----Bald Eagle ages: 1 yr.-_; 2 yr.-1; 3 yr.-_; 4 yr.-1; adult-3
<BR><BR>


Non-raptor Observations:
TODAY’S Bucktoe Bird Blog [‘BBB’]:
<BR><BR>
This might about the last day Wilson Road Pond will be even a wet spot, so
I checked it again as I drove by. There were Greater Yellowlegs, Lesser
Yellowlegs, Least Sandpipers, Killdeer, Great Blue Herons, and Bobolinks
[and very nearly, NO WATER]. The Polo Fields have been disappointing in
variety thus far. Today I saw merely 80 Killdeer.
<BR><BR>
I arrived early at Bucktoe, so I walked to a spot that has been anything
but disappointing at Bucktoe – “Warbler Meadow.” There were fewer
warblers than yesterday, but a nice variety with American Redstarts,
Magnolia Warblers, Black-and-white Warblers, Northern Parula, Blackpoll
Warbler, Chestnut-sided Warbler, Black-throated Green Warblers, and a
Bay-breasted Warbler. There was a Black-billed Cuckoo, Great Crested
Flycatcher, Warbling Vireos, and Red-eyed Vireos.
<BR><BR>
Back at the watch, I was entertained by a screaming Red-tailed Hawk who was
in loud dispute over air space with an adult Bald Eagle just above my head.
There was a plethora of white billowy clouds today, but not much flying
against them. I hate wasting a sky like this, but that’s what happened.
It’s OK though, right? That leaves many more for another day. AND it’s
coming quick!
<BR><BR>
To relieve the monotony of watching the sky, I returned to Warbler Meadow.
Besides, I needed steps. I’m glad I went; it was 1:20pm. As I entered
the bordering woods a Redstart came at me chasing another bird. That bird?
A male GOLDEN-WINGED WARBLER, which ended up only 15 feet away, lingering
for 10 minutes. I put the word out on the rarity when I walked back up the
hill to the watch. Beaty arrived just after the excitement, as did Fran.
Fran & I went to look for the warbler again, but it was elusive. I
glimpsed it twice more, but couldn’t get Fran on it. We did add a Canada
Warbler, our eleventh warbler species today in the meadow.
<BR><BR>
---- Thanks to Delaware Nature Society & The Land Conservancy for Southern
Chester County for their support, and especially, to the Brokaws, for not
only their incredible support, but gracious generosity in opening their
property to the public for this watch, and oh, so very much more!
<BR><BR>
----ADDITIONAL BIRD HIGHLIGHTS:
<BR><BR>
Black-billed Cuckoo, Brown Thrasher, American Redstarts, Magnolia Warblers,
Black-and-white Warblers, Northern Parula, Blackpoll Warbler,
Chestnut-sided Warbler, Black-throated Green Warblers, Bay-breasted
Warbler, GOLDEN-WINGED WARBLER, Canada Warbler, Black-billed Cuckoo, Great
Crested Flycatcher, Warbling Vireos, Red-eyed Vireos, Bobolinks, and Blue
Grosbeaks
<BR><BR>
----OTHER WILDLIFE NOTED: Butterflies (12): Monarch - 18, Cabbage White,
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, Eastern Tailed Blue, Clouded Sulphur, Pearl
Crescent, Orange Sulphur, Buckeye, Red-spotted Purple, Variegated
Fritillary, Red Admiral, Cloudless Sulphur. Dragonflies (3): Green Darner,
Black Saddlebags, Twelve-spotted Skimmer. Reptiles & Amphibians (0).
Mammals (2): Eastern Cottontail, Eastern Gray Squirrel.
<BR><BR>
----EBNT’s “Walk with Nature” ™ Program Daily Tally with our
Fitbits: This is a stationary watch, but if I stay stationary too long, I
might tend to “bulk up.” Besides, I am ever so fortunate to be walking
unaided, at all! Therefore, I keep moving (if you’ve been here, then you
know that I pace endlessly….) - my Fitbit thanks me and its part of my
“Walk with Nature” program. So, below are MY results at the watch for
the day. Your totals could all be zero, if you choose to sit and relax.
You are certainly welcome to take it easy….I simply choose not to,
affording me a panoramic view of our entire sky and a bit of exercise. So
come join our “Walk with Nature!” ™ Anyway, just for fun, here are my
numbers at the site for today (join me, if you wish): Miles: 4.76; Steps:
11,165; Floors: 107.
<BR><BR>
----“SEASON’S BIRD SPECIES LIST” – we at Bucktoe are not just a
Hawk Watch, but conduct a migration tally from the site. We include it
here, from time to time (about once a week), to let you know what else
we’re seeing here at the Bucktoe Watch. Our tally board, on site, will
feature an approximation (very rough, best “guestimate,” – searching
for Hawks must remain our primary focus) for totals of each species seen
for “The Watch” year. The overall list for the season from the watch
will be part of the large weekly “blog,” if you’ve signed up for
that.
<BR><BR>
TOTAL SPECIES – Identified from watch site: today: 60; this season:
89
<BR><BR>
NEW SPECIES ADDED TODAY TO THIS YEAR’S “WATCH SPECIES LIST (2):”
GOLDEN-WINGED WARBLER and Bay-breasted Warbler .
<BR><BR>


Predictions:
Tomorrow’s flight looks like a summer day with warmer temperatures and a
light southwest wind. Lots of background clouds.
<BR><BR>
Come join us, folks! We’re here every day thru Nov. 30, 9am thru 3pm.
Rain or shine. Additionally, thru Sept. 3, I will be here 5pm till dark
for the “Nighthawk Watch.”
This report is being sent individually to participants and people deemed to
be interested parties. If you wish off the list, kindly notify me and you
will be removed. However, this one mailing list is how I notify every one
of our events, our walk schedule, tours and rare birds.
The Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve is sponsored by THE LAND
CONSERVANCY FOR SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY. While the Nighthawk Watch is
sponsored by Delaware Nature Society. Please contact us at
<earlybirdtours...> with questions or comments.

========================================================================
Report submitted by Larry Lewis (<earlybirdtours...>)


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=710

Site Description:
High open meadow near Red Clay Creek

Directions to site:
From Kennett Square, PA (in southern Chester County):

Take Union Street south out of town. This becomes Kaolin Road. Make a right
onto Hillendale Road. Proceed about 1.5 miles to Sharp Road and make a
left. At the second hilltop on Sharp Road, the entrance is on the left
across from Candlewyck development. (432 Sharp Rd.) Upon entering driveway,
make a right on gravel road opposite first driveway you see on left. Follow
gravel road (and the "Hawk Watch" signs for about 1/2 mile to the pavilion
on the left and the parking area in the grass to the right.
 

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Date: 9/10/19 7:10 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rocky Ridge (09 Sep 2019) 5 Raptors
Rocky Ridge
York, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 09, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 0 14 18
Bald Eagle 0 11 13
Northern Harrier 1 5 5
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2 16 17
Cooper's Hawk 0 1 1
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 2 3
Broad-winged Hawk 0 15 16
Red-tailed Hawk 0 13 17
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 1 4
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 1 1
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 2 2 3

Total: 5 81 98
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 13:00:00
Total observation time: 4 hours

Official Counter:

Observers: Alice Frick, Bernie Frick, Chad Erhardt, Jim Wendt

Visitors:
10 visitors


Weather:
Light winds out of the NE.
Temps 18 to 25 C
Cloud Cover started at 98% and went to 10%
Visibility 16km

Raptor Observations:
1 Northern Harrier
2 Sharp-shinned Hawks
2 Unidentified Raptors
Local Red-tailed Hawks and Vultures

Non-raptor Observations:
2 Ravens
2 Carolina Wrens
9 Cedar Waxwings
========================================================================
Report submitted by Parks Volunteer (<parks...>)


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=430
 

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Date: 9/10/19 6:16 pm
From: Ed Barrell <ed.barrell...>
Subject: Common Nighthawk ,Berks Co
Had 6 Nighthawks fly over our house around 6:00 pm. Heading southeast.Ed BarrellBerks Co.Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone
 

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Date: 9/10/19 6:13 pm
From: Ryan Tomazin <wvwarblers...>
Subject: Allegheny Co. - Hilltop Park Nighthawk Watch
All,

Well, the heat did what I figured, and there was less bird movement all around. Not 'none', however. Kevin and Michele Mannella watched with me tonight, and we had two nighthawks come in to hunt the bowl much earlier than normal, giving excellent pre-twilight views.

Cedar Waxwing - 24
Common Grackle - 55
European Starling - 27
Cooper's Hawk - 1 local
Osprey - 1, showed up late at 7:19, which K & M got to see

Nighthawks:

7:06 - 1 bird moving west to east
7:13 - 1 bird moving north to south
7:19 - 1 bird moving west to east
7:28 - 4 birds moving north to southwest
7:33 - 1 bird moving north to southwest
7:40 - 1 bird moving west to east
7:43 - 1 bird moving north to south, and stayed to hunt the bowl, joining 7:40

10 total birds (449 for the season)

Will watch tomorrow if it is not raining/storming. Might be interesting. I will not be there Thursday.

Cheers,

Ryan Tomazin - Bridgeville, PA
 

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Date: 9/10/19 5:43 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (10 Sep 2019) 12 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 10, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 4 20 24
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 2 16 18
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2 7 10
Cooper's Hawk 0 1 1
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 4 34 35
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 1 1
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 2 2
Merlin 0 1 1
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 2 2
Unknown Buteo 0 3 3
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 12 87 97
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 13:00:00
Total observation time: 4 hours

Official Counter: Alan Simon

Observers: Bob Kelly

Visitors:
Bill Kemmerer


Weather:
Partly sunny temperature climbing to 82F winds S at 3 to 6 mph

Raptor Observations:
1 Bald Eagle at 11:40 EDT not counted as a migrant. Also, the usual
variety of Black Vulture, Turkey Vulture, Red-tail, Red-shouldered and
Cooper's Hawks were seen but not counted

Non-raptor Observations:
3 Wood Ducks

Predictions:
Clouds and sun, warmer, climbing to almost 90F, winds SSW 7 to 10 mph
========================================================================
Report submitted by John Mercer (<mercer1135...>)
Rose Tree Park information may be found at:
www.rtphawkwatch.org


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=105
 

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Date: 9/10/19 5:23 pm
From: Denise Donmoyer <nightowl57...>
Subject: Sweet Arrow Lake, Schuylkill Co.
Sweet Arrow Lake 9/10/19



Bald Eagles

Nashville Warbler

Black-throated Green Warbler

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Red Eyed Vireo

Chestnut-sided Warbler

Kingfisher

Pileated Woodpecker

Woodthrush

Wooducks

E. Screech Owls with young





Denise Donmoyer

Sweet Arrow Lake

Pine Grove, Schuylkill Co.

<nightowl57...>




 

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Date: 9/10/19 4:16 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (10 Sep 2019) 120 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 10, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 5 10 16
Bald Eagle 5 18 28
Northern Harrier 1 2 3
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4 12 13
Cooper's Hawk 2 5 6
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 3 4
Broad-winged Hawk 95 143 177
Red-tailed Hawk 6 21 34
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 2 5 6
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 2
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 120 220 289
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Fred Wilcox

Observers: Ed Grotzinger, Gayle McKinne, Jeff Hook, Rosemary Spreha,
Steve Rannels, Tom McKinne

Visitors:
7 people on site all assisting in today’s count.
Thanks to Ed Grotzinger from Easton and Jeff Hook from Middletown


Weather:
Heavy early morning fog. This developed into a mix of clouds and sun with
a mild southerly breeze. Temperature range of 64 to 78. Visibility poor to
good as day progressed.

Raptor Observations:
First bird RT at 9:40
2 immature BE
3 adult BE



Non-raptor Observations:
Approximately 40 monarchs
Usual ravens
Olive sided flycatcher

Predictions:
Partly sunny and very warm. A light breeze
========================================================================
Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=432
 

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Date: 9/10/19 3:46 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Allegheny Front (10 Sep 2019) 196 Raptors
Allegheny Front
Central City, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 10, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 5 8
TV 0 0 0
OS 6 17 40
BE 12 44 80
NH 0 1 5
SS 11 27 38
CH 2 7 17
NG 0 1 1
RS 0 3 7
BW 159 672 1161
RT 4 47 105
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 0 3 13
ML 0 2 2
PG 0 0 1
UA 0 0 0
UB 0 4 7
UF 0 1 1
UE 0 0 0
UR 2 17 27

Total: 196 851 1513
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Jim Rocco

Observers: Bob Stewart, Ed Gowarty, Gene & Nancy Flament, Mike Wolfe,
Nancy Ott, Ralph Yoder

Visitors:
Gene & Nancy Flament, Bob Stewart, Ed Gowarty, Ralph Yoder,
Nancy Ott, Mike Wolfe, John Sedeware


Weather:
Light to moderate winds out of the ESE. Average temperatures were 21 C.
Cloud cover went from 20% to 100%. Visibility 17 to 32km with fog and haze
across the valley.

Raptor Observations:
198 raptors counted,
Adult bald eagles at: 8:10, 8:12, 11:13, 12:06, 12:41, 1:43
2:25. Sub adult's at 10:15, 1:19, 2:25, 2:33. Juv. at 11:14

Non-raptor Observations:
4 Hummingbirds, waxwings, crows, ravens, flycatcher, doves,
tree swallows, chimney swifts, local tv's

Yellow swallowtails, black swallowtails, yellow sulphers,
cabbage whites, red admiral, 238 monarchs.

Predictions:
Late afternoon showers
========================================================================
Report submitted by Jim Rocco (<jd.jh.rocco...>)


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Date: 9/10/19 3:16 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Stone Mt., Pa. (10 Sep 2019) 68 Raptors
Stone Mt., Pa.
Allensville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 10, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 0 0
TV 0 0 0
OS 4 19 19
BE 0 27 34
NH 0 2 2
SS 7 21 22
CH 0 6 6
NG 0 0 0
RS 0 0 0
BW 52 254 264
RT 2 9 12
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 1 6 6
ML 1 1 1
PG 0 0 0
UA 0 0 0
UB 1 1 1
UF 0 0 0
UE 0 0 0
UR 0 0 0

Total: 68 346 367
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:45:00
Observation end time: 15:45:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Greg Grove

Observers:

Weather:
Hazy sun and clouds; Mostly light SSE wind, 23-27C

Raptor Observations:
Ad RS not counted

AK - 1 Female

Non-raptor Observations:
RT Hummers - 5
Chim Swift - 3

Monarch - 34
========================================================================
Report submitted by Greg Grove (<gwg2...>)


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Date: 9/10/19 3:09 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (10 Sep 2019) 118 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 10, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 9 36 76
Turkey Vulture 8 105 243
Osprey 7 36 60
Bald Eagle 5 38 79
Northern Harrier 0 3 3
Sharp-shinned Hawk 20 48 64
Cooper's Hawk 0 4 10
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 1 1
Broad-winged Hawk 62 191 289
Red-tailed Hawk 2 31 91
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 3 5 12
Merlin 0 2 7
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 4
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 2 4 30

Total: 118 505 969
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Caleb Hinojos

Observers: Jeff Hopkins, Rich Rehrig, Rick Gaeta, Scott Keys

Visitors:
Additional qualified observers: Mark Boyd, Ed Wanamaker


Weather:
Heavy fog and cloud cover was persistent at 100% for the first two hours.
After this, visibility was at a maximum of 7 miles by early afternoon while
clear visibility was 4-5 miles and cloud cover reduced by 10-20%.
Temperatures ranged from 63-79F. Winds shifted back and forth from SE to
the SW with speeds of 2-9 mph.

Raptor Observations:
Bald eagles: 1105a, 1108a, 1255i, 1347a, 1347a

Non-raptor Observations:
8 ravens,1 hummingbird.

Predictions:
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with
a high near 86. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts
possible in thunderstorms.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>)
Bake Oven Knob information may be found at:
www.lgnc.org


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Date: 9/10/19 2:50 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (10 Sep 2019) 106 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 10, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 3 3
Turkey Vulture 0 1 1
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 10 75 105
Bald Eagle 3 47 68
Northern Harrier 1 7 11
Sharp-shinned Hawk 7 42 62
Cooper's Hawk 4 8 12
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 4 7
Broad-winged Hawk 77 675 847
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 4 24 68
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 4
Golden Eagle 0 0 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 13 38
Merlin 0 6 13
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 3
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 2 2

Total: 106 910 1246
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 05:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 10.25 hours

Compiler: Laurie Goodrich

Counters: Karen Lutz, Karen lutz, Rob Feldman, karen lutz

Weather:
fog in am, clearng to hazy skies with mostly cldy, warm, S to SW to W wind

Raptor Observations:
three bald eagles all adult

Non-raptor Observations:
a few warblers in am, flycatchers included wood peewee and least. 96 tree
swallow
========================================================================
Report submitted by Laurie Goodrich (<goodrich...>)
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary information may be found at:
http://www.hawkmountain.org/


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=109
Count data submitted via Dunkadoo - Project info at:
https://dunkadoo.org/explore/hawk-mountain-sanctuary/fall-2019-hawk-count
 

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Date: 9/10/19 2:20 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Waggoner's Gap (10 Sep 2019) 121 Raptors
Waggoner's Gap
40 km W of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 10, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 0 0
TV 0 0 0
OS 11 51 68
BE 8 45 88
NH 1 8 11
SS 14 44 50
CH 2 8 13
NG 0 0 0
RS 0 1 3
BW 70 565 667
RT 8 59 115
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 4 15 23
ML 0 0 0
PG 1 3 4
UA 0 2 3
UB 1 4 5
UF 0 0 0
UE 0 0 0
UR 1 3 4

Total: 121 808 1054
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:30:00
Total observation time: 6.5 hours

Official Counter: Charlotte Catalano, Dave Grove

Observers: Dave Grove, Gene Wagner, Gigi Gere, Joe Lavella, Jon Gere,
Pat Freed, Ron Freed

Visitors:
Keith Gingrich, 5


Weather:
Slightly foggy morning clearing to little cloud cover to complete cloud
cover by noon then partly cloudy. S winds.

Raptor Observations:
BE JUV 1:31, 2:00
BE WB 2:05
BE 4th 10:10
BE AD 10:43, 12:19, 12:49, 1:56
PG JUV 11:42
First bird OS 8:01
Last bird AK 03:28

Non-raptor Observations:
Monarchs 130
Hummers 17

========================================================================
Report submitted by dave grove (<waggap...>)
Waggoner's Gap information may be found at:
www.waggap.com


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Date: 9/10/19 1:38 pm
From: Margaret <bcoriole...>
Subject: Stilt Sandpiper in Indiana County
Today the Todd Bird Club's Tuesday group had a Stilt Sandpiper at the
eastern end of the lake at Yellow Creek State Park.  To find this area,
go past the park office on Route 259 a short distance and pull off in
the parking lot on the right.  As you're facing away from Route 259,
walk right, angling toward the little stream along the semblance of a
trail.  Cross the stream then follow the path to the left till it meets
up with a more worn trail that heads to the lake.  You may either crawl
over a log or detour around.  Walk to the mud and look left.

Margaret Higbee

Indiana, PA


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Date: 9/10/19 1:07 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (09 Sep 2019) 40 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 09, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 0 5 11
Bald Eagle 4 13 23
Northern Harrier 0 1 2
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2 8 9
Cooper's Hawk 0 3 4
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 3 4
Broad-winged Hawk 29 48 82
Red-tailed Hawk 3 15 28
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 3 4
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 2
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 40 100 169
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 09:30:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 5.5 hours

Official Counter: Dave Schwenk

Observers: Rosemary Spreha, Steve Walthius

Weather:
Light south winds under mostly sunny skies, temps 65-77

Raptor Observations:
BE's 2 ad 2juv

Non-raptor Observations:

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


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Date: 9/10/19 5:35 am
From: Glenn Koppel <macatilly...>
Subject: Nighthawks, Moraine SP, Butler
We enjoyed the Common Nighthawk show from Watts Bay in Moraine State Park (Butler county) last night. We stayed until it was getting too dark to see much but had 32 nighthawks. Most were flying west to east over the far ridge, we needed a scope to verify what we were seeing for most of the birds.

Glenn Koppel
Mary Alice Koeneke
Butler, PA.
<macatilly...>
 

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Date: 9/10/19 3:12 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (09 Sep 2019) 25 Raptors
Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve
Avondale, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 09, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 3 31 32
Bald Eagle 1 28 30
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2 5 7
Cooper's Hawk 0 7 8
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 6 6
Broad-winged Hawk 15 77 77
Red-tailed Hawk 0 0 0
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 2 2 3
Merlin 2 2 2
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 25 158 165
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter: Larry Lewis

Observers:

Visitors:
THE LAND CONSERVANCY FOR SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY’S HAWK WATCH AT BUCKTOE
CREEK PRESERVE
<BR><BR>
Visitors (1): Where was everybody today??
<BR><BR>
Thanks everyone, for coming to beautiful Bucktoe Creek Preserve!
<BR><BR>



Weather:
<BR><BR>
Weather:
Mostly Cloudy (75% cloud cover), Ceiling -- 7,700-5,000 ft., Visibility -
10 miles, Temps 64 - 79F, Winds NE @ 5 mph.
<BR><BR>


Raptor Observations:
----“Raptors” seen, but deemed not to be migrating: 2-Red-shouldered
Hawk, 5-Red-tailed Hawk, and numerous Black (53) and Turkey Vultures (71).

<BR><BR>
----Bald Eagle ages: 1 yr.-_; 2 yr.-_; 3 yr.-_; 4 yr.-_; adult-1
<BR><BR>


Non-raptor Observations:
TODAY’S Bucktoe Bird Blog [‘BBB’]:
<BR><BR>
Wilson Road Puddle held Least Sandpipers, Killdeer, and a Bald Eagle
overseeing it all, as I swung past this morning; Mike N. having beaten me
there. This “hot spot” will get swallowed up by the surrounding field
unless we very quickly get a deluge of rain to get water in there. The
Polo Fields were next and had recovered from yesterday’s TLC event. 175
Killdeer had found their way back to the now horseless fields and a Green
Heron flew over.
<BR><BR>
I arrived early at Bucktoe feeling it, and me, a bit “warbler-ish.” I
went to “Warbler Meadows” to see if my feeling was for warblers or just
a reaction to the sugar-rush from all the donuts I was forced to eat. The
first part of my walk was warbler-less and I was just about to chalk my
feeling up to the donuts. Then I walked over to the western meadow and all
Hell broke loose! Warblers were suddenly everywhere. I had 5 American
Redstarts, 3 Northern Parula, 2 Black-and white Warblers, 2 Magnolia
Warblers, 2 Blackburnian Warblers, 3 Chestnut-sided Warblers, and a
Black-throated Green Warbler. Also there were Red-eyed Vireos, Blue
Grosbeak, Willow Flycatcher and Great Crested Flycatcher, while a pair of
RAVENS flew just overhead; this, all without moving my feet even once –
not good for my step count, but great for my bird list. I guess it
wasn’t the donuts, after all. Later, I was fun to watch a Kestrel and a
Sharp-shinned Hawk take turns diving at each other as they soared together.
Each man has his favorite “Sharpie,” I always say… [mine will TRUMP
his]
<BR><BR>
Sadly, I also noticed my first Spotted Lanternfly at the hawk watch.
Emotionally counterbalancing that was a Common Nighthawk which flew by at
1:10pm, erratically as they do, eating insects. I wish those two could
meet with the appropriate results…
<BR><BR>
The watch over, I dropped by New Garden WTP to see what that body of
“water” held. There were Lesser Yellowlegs, Spotted Sandpiper,
Killdeer, Ring-necked Duck, and Wood Ducks. I also stopped again at Wilson
Road Pond where there was some excitement. There were the usual Kestrels,
but then when I looked at what currently passes as the pond here, I saw 2
Merlin swooping down on the Yellowlegs that were there. To their credit,
the Yellowlegs were attentive to the situation, but did not leave. The
Merlin made many passes off the wires [see pictures]. The Yellowlegs, both
species, watched and fed.
<BR><BR>
---- Thanks to Delaware Nature Society & The Land Conservancy for Southern
Chester County for their support, and especially, to the Brokaws, for not
only their incredible support, but gracious generosity in opening their
property to the public for this watch, and oh, so very much more!
<BR><BR>
----ADDITIONAL BIRD HIGHLIGHTS:
<BR><BR>
Common Nighthawk, Willow Flycatcher, Great Crested Flycatcher, COMMON
RAVENS, Rough-winged Swallow, Bobolinks, Black-and-white Warblers, American
Redstarts, Northern Parula, Magnolia Warblers, Blackburnian Warblers,
Chestnut-sided Warblers, Black-throated Green Warbler, and Blue Grosbeak
<BR><BR>
----OTHER WILDLIFE NOTED: Butterflies (11): Monarch - 15, Cabbage White,
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, Eastern Tailed Blue, Clouded Sulphur, Pearl
Crescent, Orange Sulphur, Buckeye, Red-spotted Purple, Variegated
Fritillary, Red Admiral. Dragonflies (3): Green Darner, Black Saddlebags,
Twelve-spotted Skimmer. Reptiles & Amphibians (0). Mammals (3): Eastern
Cottontail, Eastern Gray Squirrel, White-tailed Deer.
<BR><BR>
----EBNT’s “Walk with Nature” ™ Program Daily Tally with our
Fitbits: This is a stationary watch, but if I stay stationary too long, I
might tend to “bulk up.” Besides, I am ever so fortunate to be walking
unaided, at all! Therefore, I keep moving (if you’ve been here, then you
know that I pace endlessly….) - my Fitbit thanks me and its part of my
“Walk with Nature” program. So, below are MY results at the watch for
the day. Your totals could all be zero, if you choose to sit and relax.
You are certainly welcome to take it easy….I simply choose not to,
affording me a panoramic view of our entire sky and a bit of exercise. So
come join our “Walk with Nature!” ™ Anyway, just for fun, here are my
numbers at the site for today (join me, if you wish): Miles: 5.28; Steps:
12,382; Floors: 113.
<BR><BR>
----“SEASON’S BIRD SPECIES LIST” – we at Bucktoe are not just a
Hawk Watch, but conduct a migration tally from the site. We include it
here, from time to time (about once a week), to let you know what else
we’re seeing here at the Bucktoe Watch. Our tally board, on site, will
feature an approximation (very rough, best “guestimate,” – searching
for Hawks must remain our primary focus) for totals of each species seen
for “The Watch” year. The overall list for the season from the watch
will be part of the large weekly “blog,” if you’ve signed up for
that.
<BR><BR>
TOTAL SPECIES – Identified from watch site: today: 65; this season:
87
<BR><BR>
NEW SPECIES ADDED TODAY TO THIS YEAR’S “WATCH SPECIES LIST (4):”
Feral Pigeon, Merlin, Willow Flycatcher, and Rough-winged Swallow .
<BR><BR>


Predictions:
Tomorrow’s flight looks like a lot of clouds with breaks of sun. Light
and variable winds switching to southerly.
<BR><BR>
Come join us, folks! We’re here every day thru Nov. 30, 9am thru 3pm.
Rain or shine. Additionally, thru Sept. 3, I will be here 5pm till dark
for the “Nighthawk Watch.”
This report is being sent individually to participants and people deemed to
be interested parties. If you wish off the list, kindly notify me and you
will be removed. However, this one mailing list is how I notify every one
of our events, our walk schedule, tours and rare birds.
The Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve is sponsored by THE LAND
CONSERVANCY FOR SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY. While the Nighthawk Watch is
sponsored by Delaware Nature Society. Please contact us at
<earlybirdtours...> with questions or comments.

========================================================================
Report submitted by Larry Lewis (<earlybirdtours...>)


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=710

Site Description:
High open meadow near Red Clay Creek

Directions to site:
From Kennett Square, PA (in southern Chester County):

Take Union Street south out of town. This becomes Kaolin Road. Make a right
onto Hillendale Road. Proceed about 1.5 miles to Sharp Road and make a
left. At the second hilltop on Sharp Road, the entrance is on the left
across from Candlewyck development. (432 Sharp Rd.) Upon entering driveway,
make a right on gravel road opposite first driveway you see on left. Follow
gravel road (and the "Hawk Watch" signs for about 1/2 mile to the pavilion
on the left and the parking area in the grass to the right.
 

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Date: 9/10/19 2:42 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (08 Sep 2019) 57 Raptors
Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve
Avondale, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 08, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 3 28 29
Bald Eagle 8 27 29
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 3 5
Cooper's Hawk 2 7 8
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 2 6 6
Broad-winged Hawk 42 62 62
Red-tailed Hawk 0 0 0
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 0 1
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 57 133 140
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Larry Lewis

Observers:

Visitors:
THE LAND CONSERVANCY FOR SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY’S HAWK WATCH AT BUCKTOE
CREEK PRESERVE
<BR><BR>
Visitors (21): Ian Stewart, Ron Majors, Carol Majors, Adam Bartles, Kris
Benarcik, Harvey Rubenstein, Mike Gardner, Jean-Marie Gauthier, Al
Guarante, Lana Glass, Laureen Eick-Benson, Fran DeMillion, Sharon Milner,
Luc & Marie Jacobs, Heidi Raimato, Joel Flachs, Lafang Flachs, George
Flachs, Gerry Teig
<BR><BR>
Thanks everyone, for coming to beautiful Bucktoe Creek Preserve!
<BR><BR>



Weather:
<BR><BR>
Weather:
Partly Sunny (50-75% cloud cover), Ceiling -- 30,000-19,800 ft., Visibility
- 10 miles, Temps 60 - 77F, Winds WNW @ 5 mph.
<BR><BR>


Raptor Observations:
----“Raptors” seen, but deemed not to be migrating: 2-Red-shouldered
Hawk, 4-Red-tailed Hawk, and numerous Black (73) and Turkey Vultures (77).

<BR><BR>
----Bald Eagle ages: 1 yr.-1; 2 yr.-1; 3 yr.-_; 4 yr.-_; adult-6
<BR><BR>


Non-raptor Observations:
TODAY’S Bucktoe Bird Blog [‘BBB’]: [PLEASE NOTE: On Sept. 5, I
sent out the new large weekly “blog” and hotline in my new format - a
newsletter. This is NOT THESE reports you get from HawkCount. Rather,
it’s the newsletter from EBNT, with our upcoming schedule and the County
year bird list, etc. If you aren’t receiving it and are a regular
subscriber, look in your spam – a few servers send it there. [go
figure-lol] If you enjoy “the blog,” featuring the county species
list, and it ended up in your spam, you’ll have to follow your
provider’s method of “whitelisting” it, marking it as “not spam”
or it will always go there. It usually comes out every Thursday.
<BR><BR>
I checked at Wilson Rd. Pond as I drove thru Doe Run and the “old King
Ranch” towards Bucktoe. There were Greater Yellowlegs, Lesser Yellowlegs
and Killdeer on the very nearly dried up pond.
<BR><BR>
A quick stop at the Polo Fields revealed 200 Killdeer, again..
<BR><BR>
I joined in on Bucktoe’s regular walk this morning for the first hour
before departing for the hawk watch. Together we saw Belted Kingfisher,
Chestnut-sided Warblers, American Redstart, Blue-winged Warbler, Bobolinks,
and Blue Grosbeaks.
<BR><BR>
Other highlights on the walk today included a Canada Warbler. [AB2]
<BR><BR>
Leaving the walk for to man my post at “the watch,” I managed a quick
walk over to “Warbler Meadow” where I saw Ovenbird and Black-throated
Green Warblers, along with the previously seen species.
<BR><BR>
When I returned to the hawk watch, the great donut mystery began. You see,
I had stopped for 2 dozen donuts for the group. Two dozen is 24, right? I
put my donuts on one of the picnic tables as I walked to Warbler Meadow.
On my return, there were precisely 23 donuts [I counted] – a single
delicious Boston Cream darling had been carefully, surgically lifted from
its home! Nobody was there, either. I texted the walking group to see if
they had somehow been here already and somebody couldn’t help themselves.
They did look delicious. The group had not been here. The mystery grew.
Had a wayward [and trespassing] hiker fallen into a diabetic fit and
desperately sought a sugar-rush in my donuts? MY DONUTS!! Had I
miscounted at the store? Always a possibility, but NOT something I’m
likely to do with a donut. I mean, come on…A DONUT!! I guard those…
Then I heard people’s voices on a meadow trail returning my way. It was
folks I had never seen before; four and with two dogs. Trespassers to be
sure, but none had chocolate smeared on their lips [a telltale sign].
Neither had they a word of explanation for why they were passing through or
an explanation about my rouge donut. PEOPLE!! The mystery has no
resolution, but I have suspicions.
<BR><BR>
Soon people showed up – legitimate people – as did hawks. An early
season kettle formed right above us with Broad-winged Hawks streaming in
low, one-by-one. It was very good for a short time, then slow and steady,
thereafter.
<BR><BR>
Joel & family brought food, as did Fran, Fran making a special trip back
with a healthy Mexican dinner. You’re a sweetheart, Fran. I don’t
believe I ever mentioned to you that gifts of food and drink are not only
welcomed, but are encouraged here at Bucktoe. Yet, somehow you knew…
<BR><BR>
I departed the watch just a bit early to arrive at TLC’s Polo event at
Brandywine Polo Club for the beginning of the game, match, whatever
they’re called. The site looked great and TLC did fantastic with it.
<BR><BR>
After a thrilling[?] contest, I left for home passing by an ever-dwindling
Wilson Road Pond. Actually, it’s little more than Wilson Road Puddle
now, but there were 3 Least Sandpipers and 2 Semipalmated Sandpipers added
to this morning’s group of Yellowlegs.
<BR><BR>
---- Thanks to Delaware Nature Society & The Land Conservancy for Southern
Chester County for their support, and especially, to the Brokaws, for not
only their incredible support, but gracious generosity in opening their
property to the public for this watch, and oh, so very much more!
<BR><BR>
----ADDITIONAL BIRD HIGHLIGHTS:
<BR><BR>
Great Blue Heron, Belted Kingfisher, Bobolinks, Ovenbird, Blue-winged
Warbler, American Redstart, Chestnut-sided Warblers, Black-throated Green
Warbler, and Blue Grosbeaks
<BR><BR>
----OTHER WILDLIFE NOTED: Butterflies (9): Monarch - 14, Cabbage White,
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, Eastern Tailed Blue, Clouded Sulphur, Orange
Sulphur, Buckeye, Red-spotted Purple, Variegated Fritillary. Dragonflies
(3): Green Darner, Black Saddlebags, Twelve-spotted Skimmer. Reptiles &
Amphibians (0). Mammals (3): Eastern Cottontail, Eastern Gray Squirrel,
Woodchuck, .
<BR><BR>
----EBNT’s “Walk with Nature” ™ Program Daily Tally with our
Fitbits: This is a stationary watch, but if I stay stationary too long, I
might tend to “bulk up.” Besides, I am ever so fortunate to be walking
unaided, at all! Therefore, I keep moving (if you’ve been here, then you
know that I pace endlessly….) - my Fitbit thanks me and its part of my
“Walk with Nature” program. So, below are MY results at the watch for
the day. Your totals could all be zero, if you choose to sit and relax.
You are certainly welcome to take it easy….I simply choose not to,
affording me a panoramic view of our entire sky and a bit of exercise. So
come join our “Walk with Nature!” ™ Anyway, just for fun, here are my
numbers at the site for today (join me, if you wish): Miles: 4.9; Steps:
11,502; Floors: 41.
<BR><BR>
----“SEASON’S BIRD SPECIES LIST” – we at Bucktoe are not just a
Hawk Watch, but conduct a migration tally from the site. We include it
here, from time to time (about once a week), to let you know what else
we’re seeing here at the Bucktoe Watch. Our tally board, on site, will
feature an approximation (very rough, best “guestimate,” – searching
for Hawks must remain our primary focus) for totals of each species seen
for “The Watch” year. The overall list for the season from the watch
will be part of the large weekly “blog,” if you’ve signed up for
that.
<BR><BR>
TOTAL SPECIES – Identified from watch site: today: 54; this season:
83
<BR><BR>
NEW SPECIES ADDED TODAY TO THIS YEAR’S “WATCH SPECIES LIST (2):”
Ovenbird and Blue-winged Warbler .
<BR><BR>


Predictions:
Tomorrow’s flight looks like it already happened, as my internet went
down and I'm a day late. So, I won't bother.
<BR><BR>
Come join us, folks! We’re here every day thru Nov. 30, 9am thru 3pm.
Rain or shine. Additionally, thru Sept. 3, I will be here 5pm till dark
for the “Nighthawk Watch.”
This report is being sent individually to participants and people deemed to
be interested parties. If you wish off the list, kindly notify me and you
will be removed. However, this one mailing list is how I notify every one
of our events, our walk schedule, tours and rare birds.
The Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve is sponsored by THE LAND
CONSERVANCY FOR SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY. While the Nighthawk Watch is
sponsored by Delaware Nature Society. Please contact us at
<earlybirdtours...> with questions or comments.

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Report submitted by Larry Lewis (<earlybirdtours...>)


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=710

Site Description:
High open meadow near Red Clay Creek

Directions to site:
From Kennett Square, PA (in southern Chester County):

Take Union Street south out of town. This becomes Kaolin Road. Make a right
onto Hillendale Road. Proceed about 1.5 miles to Sharp Road and make a
left. At the second hilltop on Sharp Road, the entrance is on the left
across from Candlewyck development. (432 Sharp Rd.) Upon entering driveway,
make a right on gravel road opposite first driveway you see on left. Follow
gravel road (and the "Hawk Watch" signs for about 1/2 mile to the pavilion
on the left and the parking area in the grass to the right.
 

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Date: 9/9/19 9:49 pm
From: Dave Leibert <xdave...>
Subject: juv Black Crowned Night Heron @ Green pond, Northampton county
Howdy All,
I checked out Green pond monday evening and there was a juvenile Black
Crowned night heron sitting on a log by the side road to the big pond.

This is a new one for me since I'm pretty much into raptors. I must
admit that I kind of dig waterbirds a little as they seem pretty
majestic.

I took a pic if you are curious. There were two Great egrets at the big
pond. It seems like there are more pieces of big earthmoving equipment
parked nearby than there are waterfowl and wading birds. A few days ago
there was a Green heron on the same log as today's bird.

All the best,
Dave
 

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Date: 9/9/19 7:32 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (09 Sep 2019) 37 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 09, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 0 5 11
Bald Eagle 4 13 23
Northern Harrier 0 1 2
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2 8 9
Cooper's Hawk 0 3 4
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 3 4
Broad-winged Hawk 26 45 79
Red-tailed Hawk 3 15 28
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 3 4
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 2
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 37 97 166
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Observation start time: 09:30:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 5.5 hours

Official Counter: Dave Schwenk

Observers: Rosemary Spreha, Steve Walthius

Weather:
Light south winds under mostly sunny skies, temps 65-77

Raptor Observations:
BE's 2 ad 2juv

Non-raptor Observations:

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


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=432
 

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Date: 9/9/19 7:19 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (03 Sep 2019) 7 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 03, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 1 1 7
Bald Eagle 0 1 11
Northern Harrier 0 0 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3 3 4
Cooper's Hawk 0 0 1
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 1
Broad-winged Hawk 1 3 37
Red-tailed Hawk 1 3 16
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 1 2
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 1
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 7 12 81
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Observation start time: 08:30:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 5.5 hours

Official Counter: Gayle Lawrence

Observers: Joe Meloney, Steve Rannels

Weather:
Light SW winds under an AM clear sky becoming cloudy in the PM

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:

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


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=432
 

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Date: 9/9/19 6:31 pm
From: Ryan Tomazin <wvwarblers...>
Subject: Allegheny Co. - Hilltop Park Nighthawk Watch
All,

Last night was quite overcast, and there was more action with nighthawks. Tonight, it was 99% clear, and I wondered what that would bring. It brought only 11 nighthawks, in comparison with 26 last night. Still had other good birds.

Joe Papp showed up moments before I'd considered closing shop, and he literally was counting for 24 seconds before one flew across the moon and began hunting the bowl. Another joined it moments later, and for the first time since last Wednesday, nighthawks buzzed the parking lot over and over (45+ minutes). One was so close to my ear (8-10") that I felt a tiny pressure change in my right ear as it flew literally right over my shoulder. Good times!

Chimney Swift - 25
European Starling - 857, including groups of 350, 100, 80(2x)
Cooper's Hawk - 1 local
Cedar Waxwing - 43+
House Finch - 16; every night, a good number fly over from east to west in small numbers
Osprey - 1; AGAIN! Same thing, moving south to north from Heidelberg, this time at 6:27
Common Grackle - 203, including a group of 120; they started a lot later than normal
Great Blue Heron - 1
Canada Goose - 2 at twilight

Dozens and dozens of Green Darners that disappeared abruptly as soon as the sun sank below the horizon. A handful of Big Brown Bats and at least one Little Brown Bat.

Nighthawks:
6:41 - 1 bird moving north to south
7:01 - 1 bird moving south to north
7:09 - 3 birds moving southwest to northeast
7:12 - 1 bird moving west to east
7:25 - 4 birds, 3 went west to east, one broke of west to southeast, then south, eventually coming back to hunt the bowl
7:50 - 1 bird moving west to east, then hunting the bowl with the above bird

11 total birds (439 birds for the season)

I should be watching again tomorrow night; might be starting 30-40 minutes late due to a work commitment.

Cheers,

Ryan Tomazin - Bridgeville, PA
 

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Date: 9/9/19 6:29 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Allegheny Front (09 Sep 2019) 65 Raptors
Allegheny Front
Central City, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 09, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 2 5 8
TV 0 0 0
OS 3 11 34
BE 4 32 68
NH 0 1 5
SS 3 16 27
CH 2 5 15
NG 0 1 1
RS 0 3 7
BW 39 513 1002
RT 6 43 101
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 1 3 13
ML 0 2 2
PG 0 0 1
UA 0 0 0
UB 1 4 7
UF 0 1 1
UE 0 0 0
UR 4 15 25

Total: 65 655 1317
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 9 hours

Official Counter: Deb Bodenschatz, Ed Gowarty,Sr

Observers: Bob Stewart, Dave Poder, Ed Gowarty,Sr, Greg Gdula,
Karen Jackson, Mike Smith, Nancy Ott

Visitors:
Georgia Shalek, Mike Smith, Greg Gdula, Ed Gowarty Sr., Judy Johns, Nancy
Ott, Dave Poder, Karen Jackson, Bob Stewart, Ed & Diane Berry


Weather:
Very light East wind. Mostly sunny early with increasing clouds throughout
the day. High of 19.7 C.

Raptor Observations:
A good number of the birds were far out over the valley and very high.
There were 4 Bald Eagles, 2 close and 2 out over the valley. There were a
number of Turkey Vultures patrolling the valley with 9 being visible at one
time.

Non-raptor Observations:
Cedar Waxwings-at least 30, Hooded Warbler 1, Goldfinches 5, Eastern Towhee
1, Hummingbirds 7, Catbird 1, Chimney Swift - at least 10, Blue Jay 2,
Ravens 2, Crow 1, Phoebe 1

Predictions:
Partly Cloudy with light South wind and a high temperature of 25 C.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Deb Bodenschatz (<debbiebodenschatz...>)


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=111
 

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Date: 9/9/19 6:16 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (09 Sep 2019) 6 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 09, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 0 16 20
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 0 14 16
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2 5 8
Cooper's Hawk 0 1 1
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 2 30 31
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 1 1
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 2 2
Merlin 0 1 1
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 2 2
Unknown Buteo 2 3 3
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 6 75 85
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 13:00:00
Total observation time: 4.5 hours

Official Counter: Bill Cranny

Observers: Alan Simon, Bob Kelly, Judy Mayer

Weather:
Mostly cloudy and warm with light winds

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
Between 11 and 12 EDT, a nighthawk and three Common Ravens were seen

Predictions:
Partly sunny with temperatures in the high 80's winds SW around 7-10 mph
========================================================================
Report submitted by John Mercer (<mercer1135...>)
Rose Tree Park information may be found at:
www.rtphawkwatch.org


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=105
 

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Date: 9/9/19 5:03 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Stone Mt., Pa. (09 Sep 2019) 66 Raptors
Stone Mt., Pa.
Allensville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 09, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 0 0
TV 0 0 0
OS 0 15 15
BE 2 27 34
NH 0 2 2
SS 4 14 15
CH 1 6 6
NG 0 0 0
RS 0 0 0
BW 58 202 212
RT 1 7 10
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 0 5 5
ML 0 0 0
PG 0 0 0
UA 0 0 0
UB 0 0 0
UF 0 0 0
UE 0 0 0
UR 0 0 0

Total: 66 278 299
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Observation start time: 08:30:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 6.5 hours

Official Counter: Nick Bolgiano

Observers:

Weather:
light SE wind, sky partly cloudy, temp 64-78F

Raptor Observations:
BE: 1114 Juv, 1341 Imm

Non-raptor Observations:
Chimney Swift-2, Ruby-throated Hummingbird-4, Tree Swallow-16, Cliff
Swallow-37, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Tennessee Warbler-1, Blackburnian
Warbler-2, Magnolia Warbler-1, Cape May Warbler-6, Black-throated Green
Warbler-1, monarch-31
========================================================================
Report submitted by Nick Bolgiano (<nickbolgiano...>)


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=436
 

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Date: 9/9/19 4:59 pm
From: reeser <reeser...>
Subject: Hummingbirds, Brown Thrasher, Hairy Woodpecker, Catbird, etc. Cumberland County
Today, Monday 9/9/19, we still had what appeared to be 3 ruby throated
hummingbirds at the various salvias and cardinal flowers. Pineapple
salvia seems to be a big draw. Giant swallowtail butterfly and monarch
were still at the zinnias.

Brown thrasher, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, catbird, white
breasted nuthatch, chickadees, carolina wrens and a number of sparrows
(song, house) and a starling were eating suet dough.

Lots of cardinals with the young ones came for sunflower seed.

Goldfinches and house finches at the thistle and on the zinnias pulling
out the flower petals to get at the zinnia seeds.

Robins looking for bugs on the lawn, mourning doves and other birds
flying in and out too quickly to identify (looked like maybe a phoebe or
some type of small flycatcher). Lots of activity, early morning and evening.

Ellen
<reeser...>
Cumberland County
 

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Date: 9/9/19 4:18 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (09 Sep 2019) 452 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 09, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 3 3
Turkey Vulture 0 1 1
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 3 65 95
Bald Eagle 2 44 65
Northern Harrier 1 6 10
Sharp-shinned Hawk 9 35 55
Cooper's Hawk 0 4 8
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 4 7
Broad-winged Hawk 431 598 770
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 20 64
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 4
Golden Eagle 0 0 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 6 13 38
Merlin 0 6 13
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 3
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 2 2

Total: 452 804 1140
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Observation start time: 05:30:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 12.5 hours

Compiler: Bracken Brown

Counters: Esther vallejo

Weather:
Clear/overcast/partly cloudy. Winds from SE am 8-13mph pm. 0-5mph

Raptor Observations:
First big flight of broad-winged hawk streaming past the lookout throughout
the day. Bald eagle 13:23A, 13:41TY

Non-raptor Observations:
Large flight of monarchs throughout the afternoon.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Laurie Goodrich (<goodrich...>)
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary information may be found at:
http://www.hawkmountain.org/


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=109
Count data submitted via Dunkadoo - Project info at:
https://dunkadoo.org/explore/hawk-mountain-sanctuary/fall-2019-hawk-count
 

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Date: 9/9/19 3:08 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Waggoner's Gap (09 Sep 2019) 238 Raptors
Waggoner's Gap
40 km W of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 09, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 0 0
TV 0 0 0
OS 8 40 57
BE 3 37 80
NH 3 7 10
SS 9 30 36
CH 3 6 11
NG 0 0 0
RS 0 1 3
BW 204 495 597
RT 6 51 107
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 1 11 19
ML 0 0 0
PG 1 2 3
UA 0 2 3
UB 0 3 4
UF 0 0 0
UE 0 0 0
UR 0 2 3

Total: 238 687 933
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 16:15:00
Total observation time: 8.25 hours

Official Counter: Charlotte Catalano, Dave Grove, Ron Freed

Observers: Charlotte Catalano, Dave Grove, Gene Wagner, Joe Lavella,
Pat Freed, Ron Freed

Visitors:
Gene Odato, 2


Weather:
N winds with mostly cloudy to partly cloudy in the afternoon with light
haze.

Raptor Observations:
BE JUV 11:37
BE AD 12:03, 12:49
PG JUV 1:51

First Bird BW 10:32
Last Bird SS 4:06

Late day BW mini fallout

Non-raptor Observations:
Monarchs 34
Hummers 12
1 Copperhead (snake) seen on the path from the pavilion to rocks. Docile
and beautiful.
========================================================================
Report submitted by dave grove (<waggap...>)
Waggoner's Gap information may be found at:
www.waggap.com


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Date: 9/9/19 2:26 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (09 Sep 2019) 77 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 09, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 5 27 67
Turkey Vulture 6 97 235
Osprey 2 29 53
Bald Eagle 1 33 74
Northern Harrier 0 3 3
Sharp-shinned Hawk 9 28 44
Cooper's Hawk 1 4 10
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 1 1
Broad-winged Hawk 49 129 227
Red-tailed Hawk 4 29 89
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 2 9
Merlin 0 2 7
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 4
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 2 28

Total: 77 387 851
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Caleb Hinojos

Observers: Ed Wanamaker

Weather:
Cloud cover was heavy all morning but eventually broke in the afternoon and
ranged from 80-40%. Temperatures ranged from 61-80F. Clear visibility was
4-5 miles all day while total visibility extended out 10 miles. Winds were
out of the E and were higher this morning with gusts up to 6 mph while it
died down to 0 mph in the late afternoon.

Raptor Observations:
Bald eagle: 1225a

Non-raptor Observations:
3 ravens.
2 great blue herons.

Predictions:
A slight chance of sprinkles before 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near
76. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>)
Bake Oven Knob information may be found at:
www.lgnc.org


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Date: 9/9/19 6:19 am
From: <marianne5...> <marianne5...>
Subject: Re: Hawk watch reports
I also receive the hawk watch reports. Whenever I send an email to the list, I do not receive it through the list serve, so I am never sure that it goes through. I used to get my posts to the list serve but something must have changed.Marianne AtkinsonClearfield CountySent from my LG V20, an AT&T 4G LTE smartphone------ Original message------From: Gary RobsonDate: Sun, Sep 8, 2019 3:54 PMTo: <PABIRDS...>;Cc: Subject:[PABIRDS] Hawk watch reportsI have not been receiving the hawk watch reports. Are other people experiencing the same thing? Is there a reason why the are not being reported?
Gary Robson
Lebanon County

Go Army, beat Navy.
 

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Date: 9/9/19 4:05 am
From: keener1538 <keener1538...>
Subject: Nighthawks Franklin County
15 Common Nighthawks were feeding, hawking insects over Stillhouse Hollow near Heisey Road last evening . Migration is on!Bob Keener Shippensburg Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone
 

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Date: 9/8/19 8:00 pm
From: Ryan Tomazin <wvwarblers...>
Subject: Allegheny Co. - Hilltop Park Nighthawk Watch
All,

Started off well, ground out the rest of the time and ended really early. I think I saw one bird of any kind the last 20 minutes I was there, and didn't see the point of staying longer.

Chimney Swift - 26+ birds
European Starling - 1,038, including groups of 625 and 350
Common Grackle - 189; biggest group was 40 tonight
Canada Goose - 6; first since I've been counting
Cooper's Hawk - 1 local bird seen twice
Osprey - 1; where is this bird every evening? This is the 4th time in 5 nights that it has come north from the same area
Ruby-throated Hummingbird - 1 was chasing a Chimney Swift

Nighthawks:
6:04 - 12 birds seen as I drove into the park, moving south to north (almost all birds for days have been headed north)
6:05 - 2 birds moving south to north
6:13 - 1 bird moving south to north
6:19 - 1 bird moving south to north
6:20 - 2 birds moving north to south
6:32 - 1 bird moving south to north
6:36 - 1 bird moving south to north
6:50 - 1 bird moving south to north
6:59 - 1 bird moving south to north
7:04 - 1 bird moving east to southwest
7:05 - 1 bird moving east to west
7:09 - 1 bird moving north to south
7:13 - 1 bird moving north to south

26 total birds (428 birds for the count season)

Probably going to count tomorrow again.

Ryan Tomazin - Bridgeville, PA
 

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Date: 9/8/19 7:27 pm
From: reeser <reeser...>
Subject: Re: Hawk watch reports
I just received 8 reports for 9/8/19 from <reports...>

Ellen
<reeser...>
Cumberland County

On 09/08/2019 3:54 PM, Gary Robson wrote:
> I have not been receiving the hawk watch reports. Are other people experiencing the same thing? Is there a reason why the are not being reported?
> Gary Robson
> Lebanon County
>
> Go Army, beat Navy.
 

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Date: 9/8/19 7:03 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (08 Sep 2019) 20 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 08, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 1 16 20
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 5 14 16
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 3 6
Cooper's Hawk 0 1 1
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 12 28 29
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 1 1
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 2 2
Merlin 0 1 1
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 1 2 2
Unknown Buteo 0 1 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 20 69 79
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Chuck Root, Sheryl Johnson

Observers:

Visitors:
Cali, Aniela, Dick, Andy, Jennifer


Weather:
partly sunny and comfortable

Raptor Observations:
Peregrine Falcon about noon, judged to be not migrating, an adult and a
Juvenile Bald Eagle together at 1:30, one Osprey, a Cooper's Hawk and three
Red-Shouldered Hawks were all deemed as not migrating

Non-raptor Observations:
Lots of Spotted Lanternflies any one scan of the sky would yield 60-80 of
them.
14 Cedar Waxwings, 1 Eastern Kingbird and 4 Ruby-throated Hummingbirds, 1
Double-crested Cormorant
16 species of butterfly
4 Species of Dragonfly

Predictions:
Mostly Cloudy, Temperature reaching 77 F, winds ENE at 6-9 mph
========================================================================
Report submitted by John Mercer (<mercer1135...>)
Rose Tree Park information may be found at:
www.rtphawkwatch.org


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Date: 9/8/19 6:20 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (08 Sep 2019) 68 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 08, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 1 22 62
Turkey Vulture 20 91 229
Osprey 5 27 51
Bald Eagle 2 32 73
Northern Harrier 2 3 3
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4 19 35
Cooper's Hawk 0 3 9
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 1 1
Broad-winged Hawk 34 80 178
Red-tailed Hawk 0 25 85
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 2 9
Merlin 0 2 7
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 4
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 2 28

Total: 68 310 774
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Observation start time: 07:15:00
Observation end time: 15:45:00
Total observation time: 8.75 hours

Official Counter: Rick Morrissey

Observers:

Visitors:
A few youthful day hikers, no other hawk counters today. Lots of time for
the counter on a slow day to reflect, time to sort things out. I came to
the conclusion as a retired person that there is not a lot to sort out
anymore. No complaints, life is good, and it was great to hear many of the
through hikers below the look-out enjoying the Appalachian trail and this
beautiful day.


Weather:
There were periods of sunshine especially mid-day, with the beginning and
the end of the day skies were mostly cloudy. The low temperature was 61
degrees Fahrenheit and the high was 77 degrees Fahrenheit. Winds were
generally WNW at 2-9 mph, yet at the end of the day the winds were light
and variable which ended the migration flight.

Raptor Observations:
The first bird of the day was an Osprey at 0845, second bird of the day was
a Turkey Vulture at 1010, and the third bird of the day was a single
Broadwing Hawk at 1035 which made for a relaxing Sunday morning on the
Knob. A non-migrating immature Bald Eagle was observed flying ENE at 1056.
At 1514 a Peregrine Falcon was observed hunting behind the North look-out,
assumed to be a local falcon seen by other observers recently. Two
Northern Harriers were counted and noted here because they were this
observer's first harriers of the 2019 Fall migration, the last being an
adult male harrier.

Bald Eagles (2) - Adult 1322; Adult 1358

High over ridge slope number one, 21 vultures were observed in a kettle
(one was a Black Vulture) which kept the interest of the counter on a slow
day. As the kettle broke up, six Broadwing Hawks were seen. As the BWs
were extremely high they probably would have been missed without the kettle
of vultures. An hour later, high above the west slope of the 'hump,' an
adult Bald Eagle found a thermal and for 10 minutes the counter kept track
of the lone eagle to see if it would eventually move westerly and then be
included in today's tally. Again high over the ridge slope two, the adult
Bald Eagle led the observer to seven Broadwing Hawks. These eight little
dots in the sky then flew over the North look-out, yet the BWs probably
would have been missed without the eagle as a guide. Shall I note the
vultures and the eagle as observers today? Well, unofficially then.

Non-raptor Observations:
Sadly a thousand Lantern flies, some met their demise on the rocks next to
my head (I didn't see nothing), and sadly only two Monarch butterflies were
observed along with one Hummingbird, two Ravens, and four Canada geese.


Predictions:
The forecast for Monday, September 9 is partly cloudy skies with a 10%
chance of participation with a low temperature of 57 degrees Fahrenheit and
a forecasted high of 75 degrees Fahrenheit. Winds will light and variable
generally from the ENE, with average wind speeds at 5mph

========================================================================
Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>)
Bake Oven Knob information may be found at:
www.lgnc.org


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Date: 9/8/19 6:12 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Allegheny Front (08 Sep 2019) 37 Raptors
Allegheny Front
Central City, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 08, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 3 6
TV 0 0 0
OS 1 8 31
BE 0 28 64
NH 0 1 5
SS 1 13 24
CH 0 3 13
NG 0 1 1
RS 0 3 7
BW 31 474 963
RT 4 37 95
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 0 2 12
ML 0 2 2
PG 0 0 1
UA 0 0 0
UB 0 3 6
UF 0 1 1
UE 0 0 0
UR 0 11 21

Total: 37 590 1252
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:45:00
Total observation time: 7.75 hours

Official Counter: Bob Stewart

Observers: Erika Bowman, Ralph Yoder, Rich Jones

Visitors:
20


Weather:
Partly Cloudy with some sunshine.
Light winds out of the west.
Warm.
Haze. Visiblity up to 30 km.

Raptor Observations:
37 migrating raptors.
Nonmigrating turkey vultures.

Non-raptor Observations:
goldfinch; ravens (one group of 11); chimney swifts;
cedar waxwings 12+; great crested flycatcher-3; rose-breasted grosbeak-3;
ruby-throated hummingbirds-10; blue jays 10+; flicker; black-capped
chicadee; black-throated green warbler-3.

Predictions:
High of 71 degrees F.
Partly Cloudy.
Winds light and variable (probable southeast) at 3-4 mph
========================================================================
Report submitted by Bob Stewart (<bob...>)


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Date: 9/8/19 5:31 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rocky Ridge (05 Sep 2019) 3 Raptors
Rocky Ridge
York, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 05, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 1 7 11
Bald Eagle 1 2 4
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 1 2
Cooper's Hawk 0 0 0
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 1 2
Broad-winged Hawk 1 3 4
Red-tailed Hawk 0 3 7
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 1 4
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 1

Total: 3 18 35
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 10:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 4 hours

Official Counter: Randy Phillips

Observers: Jon Butcher, Mark Kocher

Visitors:
14 peopled visited the lockout today.


Weather:
It was nice day at the lookout. Temp. reached 70F/21.1C.
High thin cloud cover approx. 90%. Visibility greater than 40 km. Wind was
light from the SE.


Raptor Observations:
Local Red-tails,Bald eagles,and a Cooper hawk were observed.
Numerous Turkey and Black Vultures observed..


Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
Report submitted by Parks Volunteer (<parks...>)


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Date: 9/8/19 4:54 pm
From: Ed Barrell <ed.barrell...>
Subject: Re: Hawk watch reports
I was receiving them, but for the last week or two I have not been getting any at all.Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone
-------- Original message --------From: Ron & Amy Burkert <raburkert...> Date: 9/8/19 4:57 PM (GMT-05:00) To: <PABIRDS...> Subject: Re: [PABIRDS] Hawk watch reports I get mine but many end up in my Spam/Trash folder because they all seem to hit the email system at the same time prompting it to respond as to a spam flood. I do have the sender in my contacts but I may have to look for whitelist instructions.Ron Burkert on Comcast Sent from my iPhone> On Sep 8, 2019, at 3:57 PM, Pam Holmes <pamholmespa...> wrote:> > I've been receiving the hawk watch reports.> > Pam Holmes> Lebanon County> >> On Sun, Sep 8, 2019 at 3:54 PM Gary Robson <garyrobson...> wrote:>> >> I have not been receiving the hawk watch reports. Are other people>> experiencing the same thing? Is there a reason why the are not being>> reported?>> Gary Robson>> Lebanon County>> >> Go Army, beat Navy.
 

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Date: 9/8/19 4:38 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (08 Sep 2019) 9 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 08, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 2 5 11
Bald Eagle 3 9 19
Northern Harrier 1 1 2
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 4 5
Cooper's Hawk 0 3 4
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 2 3
Broad-winged Hawk 2 18 52
Red-tailed Hawk 0 11 24
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 2 3
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 2
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 9 56 125
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Dave Schwenk

Observers: Andy Francis, Brian Weaver, Gayle McKinne, Tom McKinne

Visitors:
A menonite family of 7 that provided significant help in spotting birds


Weather:
Very light west wind under mostly cloudy skies, including periods of sun.
Temps 64-82

Raptor Observations:
2 ad and one juv BE's

Non-raptor Observations:


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


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Date: 9/8/19 4:12 pm
From: Robin and Daniel Zmoda <robinanddanielz...>
Subject: Northampton County gulls
The gull started to return to Grand Central Landfill. Last week was the
first I saw a small flock overhead. Otherwise it is the usual-both
vultures, starlings, crows and ravens with an eagle mixed in.
Travels to and from work have produced not much more than doves and
starlings.
Dan Zmoda
Pen Argyl
 

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Date: 9/8/19 4:09 pm
From: David Gibson <20cabot...>
Subject: Nearing Season's End
Hi PA birders, I just wrapped up and published another photo essay, "Nearing
Season's End <https://birdpartner.com/2019/09/08/nearing-seasons-end/>." In
it, I share some thoughts about the end of the breeding season as well as a
few final thoughts about the Green Heron. I share a few bird photography
and birdwatching tips, as well. Thanks so much for reading, and as always,
I welcome your comments.
Dave Gibson
https://birdpartner.com/
 

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Date: 9/8/19 3:54 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (08 Sep 2019) 104 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 08, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 3 3
Turkey Vulture 0 1 1
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 7 62 92
Bald Eagle 10 42 63
Northern Harrier 1 5 9
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2 26 46
Cooper's Hawk 0 4 8
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 4 7
Broad-winged Hawk 78 167 339
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 3 20 64
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 4
Golden Eagle 0 0 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 7 32
Merlin 2 6 13
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 3
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 2 2

Total: 104 352 688
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 06:00:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 11 hours

Compiler: Greg George, Scott Morrison

Counters: David Barber, Rudy Keller, Scott Morrison

Weather:
Partly cloudy to overcast with light and variable winds.

Raptor Observations:
BAEA: 1218A, 1234U, 1306A, 1423I, 1424I, 1428A, 1447A, 1500A, 1500A, 1551I

Non-raptor Observations:
double-crested cormorant, yellow-bellied flycatcher, olive-sided
flycatcher, common nighthawk, Tennessee, chestnut-sided, magnolia, Cape
May, black-throated blue, black-throated green, blackburnian,
black-and-white, and Wilson's warblers
========================================================================
Report submitted by Laurie Goodrich (<goodrich...>)
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary information may be found at:
http://www.hawkmountain.org/


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=109
Count data submitted via Dunkadoo - Project info at:
https://dunkadoo.org/explore/hawk-mountain-sanctuary/fall-2019-hawk-count
 

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Date: 9/8/19 3:28 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Stone Mt., Pa. (08 Sep 2019) 14 Raptors
Stone Mt., Pa.
Allensville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 08, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 0 0
TV 0 0 0
OS 0 12 12
BE 1 13 20
NH 0 0 0
SS 0 7 8
CH 0 5 5
NG 0 0 0
RS 0 0 0
BW 12 58 68
RT 1 3 6
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 0 4 4
ML 0 0 0
PG 0 0 0
UA 0 0 0
UB 0 0 0
UF 0 0 0
UE 0 0 0
UR 0 0 0

Total: 14 102 123
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:30:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 6.5 hours

Official Counter: Greg Grove

Observers: Don Deuppel, Jonathan Yoder

Visitors:
7


Weather:
Light WSW wind. Heavy cloud cover gave way to pt cloudy.

Raptor Observations:
Ad BE 1450

Non-raptor Observations:
RT HUmmers 9 Chim Swift 5
Cape May Warb 7, Chestnut sided -1, Blackburnian -1

24 Monarchs
========================================================================
Report submitted by Greg Grove (<gwg2...>)


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Date: 9/8/19 2:40 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Waggoner's Gap (08 Sep 2019) 105 Raptors
Waggoner's Gap
40 km W of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 08, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 0 0
TV 0 0 0
OS 2 32 49
BE 2 34 77
NH 0 4 7
SS 4 21 27
CH 0 3 8
NG 0 0 0
RS 0 1 3
BW 95 291 393
RT 1 45 101
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 0 10 18
ML 0 0 0
PG 0 1 2
UA 0 2 3
UB 1 3 4
UF 0 0 0
UE 0 0 0
UR 0 2 3

Total: 105 449 695
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter: Gene Wagner

Observers:

Visitors:
Pete, 51
WAGGAP Serenade


Weather:
Variably cloudy. Light SE breeze going to WNW.

Raptor Observations:
BE AD 12:24
BE Unaged 2:24
First bird - BW 9:05
Last bird - BE 2:24

Non-raptor Observations:
Monarchs - 29
Hummers - 1
========================================================================
Report submitted by Gene Wagner (<nate...>)
Waggoner's Gap information may be found at:
www.waggap.com


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Date: 9/8/19 1:57 pm
From: Ron & Amy Burkert <raburkert...>
Subject: Re: Hawk watch reports
I get mine but many end up in my Spam/Trash folder because they all seem to hit the email system at the same time prompting it to respond as to a spam flood. I do have the sender in my contacts but I may have to look for whitelist instructions.

Ron Burkert on Comcast
Sent from my iPhone

> On Sep 8, 2019, at 3:57 PM, Pam Holmes <pamholmespa...> wrote:
>
> I've been receiving the hawk watch reports.
>
> Pam Holmes
> Lebanon County
>
>> On Sun, Sep 8, 2019 at 3:54 PM Gary Robson <garyrobson...> wrote:
>>
>> I have not been receiving the hawk watch reports. Are other people
>> experiencing the same thing? Is there a reason why the are not being
>> reported?
>> Gary Robson
>> Lebanon County
>>
>> Go Army, beat Navy.
 

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Date: 9/8/19 1:29 pm
From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Erie County birds of note
The following birds of note were recorded this past week from Gull Point at Presque Isle S.P., Pa.  An American Golden Plover was present on Sept. 4 and the Willet and Whimbrel were there all week.  A Wilson's Phalarope was observed on Sept. 4.  Two or three jaegers reported as Parasitic, and possibly Long-tailed, were seen passing by the point on Sept. 2. Jerry McWilliamsErie, Erie County, <Pa.jerrymcw...>
 

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Date: 9/8/19 1:19 pm
From: Joan Renninger <grayjay174...>
Subject: Re: Hawk watch reports
I have not been receiving the reports.

Sent from my iPad

> On Sep 8, 2019, at 3:59 PM, mshull <0000010491880ff5-dmarc-request...> wrote:
>
> So have I.Mike ShullLanc. Co.Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone
> -------- Original message --------From: Pam Holmes <pamholmespa...> Date: 9/8/19 3:57 PM (GMT-05:00) To: <PABIRDS...> Subject: Re: [PABIRDS] Hawk watch reports I've been receiving the hawk watch reports.Pam HolmesLebanon CountyOn Sun, Sep 8, 2019 at 3:54 PM Gary Robson <garyrobson...> wrote:> I have not been receiving the hawk watch reports. Are other people> experiencing the same thing? Is there a reason why the are not being> reported?> Gary Robson> Lebanon County>> Go Army, beat Navy.
 

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Date: 9/8/19 12:59 pm
From: mshull <0000010491880ff5-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Re: Hawk watch reports
So have I.Mike ShullLanc. Co.Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone
-------- Original message --------From: Pam Holmes <pamholmespa...> Date: 9/8/19 3:57 PM (GMT-05:00) To: <PABIRDS...> Subject: Re: [PABIRDS] Hawk watch reports I've been receiving the hawk watch reports.Pam HolmesLebanon CountyOn Sun, Sep 8, 2019 at 3:54 PM Gary Robson <garyrobson...> wrote:> I have not been receiving the hawk watch reports. Are other people> experiencing the same thing? Is there a reason why the are not being> reported?> Gary Robson> Lebanon County>> Go Army, beat Navy.
 

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Date: 9/8/19 12:57 pm
From: Pam Holmes <pamholmespa...>
Subject: Re: Hawk watch reports
I've been receiving the hawk watch reports.

Pam Holmes
Lebanon County

On Sun, Sep 8, 2019 at 3:54 PM Gary Robson <garyrobson...> wrote:

> I have not been receiving the hawk watch reports. Are other people
> experiencing the same thing? Is there a reason why the are not being
> reported?
> Gary Robson
> Lebanon County
>
> Go Army, beat Navy.
 

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Date: 9/8/19 12:54 pm
From: Gary Robson <garyrobson...>
Subject: Hawk watch reports
I have not been receiving the hawk watch reports. Are other people experiencing the same thing? Is there a reason why the are not being reported?
Gary Robson
Lebanon County

Go Army, beat Navy.
 

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Date: 9/8/19 12:49 pm
From: Glenn Koppel <macatilly...>
Subject: Fwd: eBird Report - State Game Lands 95--Parker, Butler county, Sep 8, 2019
Today we explored a different area of SGL 95 in Butler county. A pretty decent day with 10 warblers and a yellow-bellied flycatcher.

Glenn Koppel
Mary Alice Koeneke
Butler, PA
<macatilly...>

>
> State Game Lands 95--Parker, Butler, Pennsylvania, US
> Sep 8, 2019 7:10 AM - 12:15 PM
> Protocol: Traveling
> 4.5 mile(s)
> 45 species
>
> Mourning Dove 1
> Chimney Swift 8
> Ruby-throated Hummingbird 3
> Turkey Vulture 5
> Red-shouldered Hawk 1
> Broad-winged Hawk 4
> Red-tailed Hawk 4
> Barred Owl 1
> Red-bellied Woodpecker 4
> Downy Woodpecker 5
> Hairy Woodpecker 2
> Pileated Woodpecker 1
> Northern Flicker 5
> Eastern Wood-Pewee 1
> Yellow-bellied Flycatcher 1 Overall yellowish cast, yellowish wing bars, yellow throat
> Acadian Flycatcher 1
> Blue-headed Vireo 4
> Red-eyed Vireo 7
> Blue Jay 13
> American Crow 6
> Common Raven 1
> Black-capped Chickadee 15
> Tufted Titmouse 4
> White-breasted Nuthatch 5
> House Wren 2
> Carolina Wren 4
> Gray Catbird 12
> Veery 1
> American Robin 5
> Cedar Waxwing 35
> American Goldfinch 8
> Chipping Sparrow 2
> Song Sparrow 1
> Eastern Towhee 13
> Ovenbird 1
> Tennessee Warbler 1
> Common Yellowthroat 4
> Hooded Warbler 4
> American Redstart 2
> Magnolia Warbler 2
> Blackburnian Warbler 1
> Chestnut-sided Warbler 3
> Black-throated Green Warbler 7
> Scarlet Tanager 5
> Indigo Bunting 3
>
> View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S59615018
>
> This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (https://ebird.org/home)
 

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Date: 9/7/19 10:56 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (07 Sep 2019) 39 Raptors
Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve
Avondale, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 07, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 8 25 26
Bald Eagle 10 19 21
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3 3 5
Cooper's Hawk 3 5 6
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 4 4 4
Broad-winged Hawk 11 20 20
Red-tailed Hawk 0 0 0
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 0 1
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 39 76 83
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter: Larry Lewis

Observers: Adam Bartles, Beatty Broughton, Don Manuel, Sue Manuel

Visitors:
THE LAND CONSERVANCY FOR SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY’S HAWK WATCH AT BUCKTOE
CREEK PRESERVE
<BR><BR>
Visitors (6): Adam Bartles, Don & Sue Manuel, Beaty Broughton, Joan
Maxwell
<BR><BR>
Thanks everyone, for coming to beautiful Bucktoe Creek Preserve!
<BR><BR>



Weather:
<BR><BR>
Weather:
Partly-Mostly Cloudy (10-25% cloud cover), Ceiling -- 30,000-17,200 ft.,
Visibility - 10 miles, Temps 61 - 77F, Winds NW @ 5 - 10 mph.
<BR><BR>


Raptor Observations:
----“Raptors” seen, but deemed not to be migrating: 4-Red-shouldered
Hawk, 6-Red-tailed Hawk, and numerous Black (72) and Turkey Vultures (68).

<BR><BR>
----Bald Eagle ages: 1 yr.-1; 2 yr.-_; 3 yr.-_; 4 yr.-_; adult-9
<BR><BR>


Non-raptor Observations:
TODAY’S Bucktoe Bird Blog [‘BBB’]: [PLEASE NOTE: On Sept.5, I
sent out the new large weekly “blog” and hotline in my new format - a
newsletter. This is NOT THESE reports you get from HawkCount. Rather,
it’s the newsletter from EBNT, with our upcoming schedule and the County
year bird list, etc. If you aren’t receiving it and are a regular
subscriber, look in your spam – a few servers send it there. [go
figure-lol] If you enjoy “the blog,” featuring the county species
list, and it ended up in your spam, you’ll have to follow your
provider’s method of “whitelisting” it, marking it as “not spam”
or it will always go there. It usually comes out every Thursday.
<BR><BR>
If enough background clouds are in the sky, I expect a pretty good early
season flight at Bucktoe’s hawk watch today with a good northwest wind,
and after the mess yesterday, they could be backed up just a bit. But
first I stopped at Wilson Road Pond where there was Lesser Yellowlegs and
Killdeer.
<BR><BR>
The Polo Fields, where tomorrow’s TLC fundraiser is to be held, had more
Killdeer – 200 of them.
<BR><BR>
At Bucktoe Adam was out very early this morning and in fact, had been out
yesterday in the rain before turning right around and giving up. I missed
him when I was in the meadow. Today though, he was invaluable to the
effort, since he’s such a good spotter and the hawks were flying!
Providing another thrill, a Common Nighthawk flew by during mid-day. Don
& Sue, official spotters you’ll recall fromlat year, were out, too. It
was after these “official spotters” showed up that not much else was
seen. Hmmmm..kinda makes you think, doesn’t it? Joan & Beaty soon
joined the fray. We had good numbers of hawks for a still early date. I
can’t wait for the main rush!
<BR><BR>
After today’s “Hawk Watch” concluded, I ventured over to New Garden
WTP where I found Ring-necked Duck, Wood Ducks, Great Blue Heron, Spotted
Sandpiper, Killdeer, and Lesser Yellowlegs. I also stopped for a second
time at Wilson Road Pond as I passed. There had been an increase in
shorebirds there since my stop this morning with 3 Greater Yellowlegs and
12Lesser Yellowlegs, along with Killdeer and Kestrel there now.
<BR><BR>
---- Thanks to Delaware Nature Society & The Land Conservancy for Southern
Chester County for their support, and especially, to the Brokaws, for not
only their incredible support, but gracious generosity in opening their
property to the public for this watch, and oh, so very much more!
<BR><BR>
----ADDITIONAL BIRD HIGHLIGHTS:
<BR><BR>
Common Nighthawk, COMMON RAVEN, Bobolinks, Black-and-white Warblers, and
Blue Grosbeaks
<BR><BR>
----OTHER WILDLIFE NOTED: Butterflies (10): Monarch - 8, Cabbage White,
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, Eastern Tailed Blue, Clouded Sulphur, Orange
Sulphur, Buckeye, Red-spotted Purple, Variegated Fritillary, Cloudless
Sulphur. Dragonflies (3): Green Darner, Black Saddlebags, Twelve-spotted
Skimmer. Reptiles & Amphibians (0). Mammals (2): Eastern Cottontail,
Eastern Gray Squirrel.
<BR><BR>
----EBNT’s “Walk with Nature” ™ Program Daily Tally with our
Fitbits: This is a stationary watch, but if I stay stationary too long, I
might tend to “bulk up.” Besides, I am ever so fortunate to be walking
unaided, at all! Therefore, I keep moving (if you’ve been here, then you
know that I pace endlessly….) - my Fitbit thanks me and its part of my
“Walk with Nature” program. So, below are MY results at the watch for
the day. Your totals could all be zero, if you choose to sit and relax.
You are certainly welcome to take it easy….I simply choose not to,
affording me a panoramic view of our entire sky and a bit of exercise. So
come join our “Walk with Nature!” ™ Anyway, just for fun, here are my
numbers at the site for today (join me, if you wish): Miles: 6.63; Steps:
15,546; Floors: 53.
<BR><BR>
----“SEASON’S BIRD SPECIES LIST” – we at Bucktoe are not just a
Hawk Watch, but conduct a migration tally from the site. We include it
here, from time to time (about once a week), to let you know what else
we’re seeing here at the Bucktoe Watch. Our tally board, on site, will
feature an approximation (very rough, best “guestimate,” – searching
for Hawks must remain our primary focus) for totals of each species seen
for “The Watch” year. The overall list for the season from the watch
will be part of the large weekly “blog,” if you’ve signed up for
that.
<BR><BR>
TOTAL SPECIES – Identified from watch site: today: 49; this season:
81
<BR><BR>
NEW SPECIES ADDED TODAY TO THIS YEAR’S “WATCH SPECIES LIST (0):”
none.
<BR><BR>


Predictions:
Tomorrow’s flight looks pretty good with light favorable winds and lots
of clouds to help find the "sneaky guys."
<BR><BR>
Come join us, folks! We’re here every day thru Nov. 30, 9am thru 3pm.
Rain or shine. Additionally, thru Sept. 3, I will be here 5pm till dark
for the “Nighthawk Watch.”
This report is being sent individually to participants and people deemed to
be interested parties. If you wish off the list, kindly notify me and you
will be removed. However, this one mailing list is how I notify every one
of our events, our walk schedule, tours and rare birds.
The Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve is sponsored by THE LAND
CONSERVANCY FOR SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY. While the Nighthawk Watch is
sponsored by Delaware Nature Society. Please contact us at
<earlybirdtours...> with questions or comments.

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Report submitted by Larry Lewis (<earlybirdtours...>)


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=710

Site Description:
High open meadow near Red Clay Creek

Directions to site:
From Kennett Square, PA (in southern Chester County):

Take Union Street south out of town. This becomes Kaolin Road. Make a right
onto Hillendale Road. Proceed about 1.5 miles to Sharp Road and make a
left. At the second hilltop on Sharp Road, the entrance is on the left
across from Candlewyck development. (432 Sharp Rd.) Upon entering driveway,
make a right on gravel road opposite first driveway you see on left. Follow
gravel road (and the "Hawk Watch" signs for about 1/2 mile to the pavilion
on the left and the parking area in the grass to the right.
 

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Date: 9/7/19 7:59 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (07 Sep 2019) 2 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 07, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 0 3 9
Bald Eagle 0 6 16
Northern Harrier 0 0 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 3 4
Cooper's Hawk 0 3 4
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 2 3
Broad-winged Hawk 0 16 50
Red-tailed Hawk 0 11 24
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 2 3
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 1 1 2
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 2 47 116
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 12:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 3 hours

Official Counter: Dave Schwenk

Observers: Andy Francis

Visitors:
none


Weather:
Light SW wind under partly cloudy skies, temps mid 70's

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
2 ravens

Predictions:
much like today
========================================================================
Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=432
 

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Date: 9/7/19 6:27 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (07 Sep 2019) 14 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 07, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 3 15 19
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 6 9 11
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2 3 6
Cooper's Hawk 0 1 1
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 1 16 17
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 1 1
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 1 1
Merlin 1 1 1
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 1 1 1
Unknown Buteo 0 1 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 14 49 59
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Chris Pugliese, Curt Calafut

Observers: Bob Kelly, Chris Pugliese, Chuck Root, John D'Amico,
Judy Mayer

Visitors:
Mayer Family


Weather:
Beautiful

Raptor Observations:
Juvenile Bald Eagle at 8:52 EST, 3rd year at 8:26 EST, and 4 Adults at
8:48, 10:16, 10:24 & 10:37 EST

Non-raptor Observations:
2 Ruby-throated Hummingbird, 3 Eastern Kingbird, 1 Common Nighthawk and 10
Cedar Waxwings

Predictions:
Partly sunny and nice, high around 80F and winds WNW around 6
========================================================================
Report submitted by John Mercer (<mercer1135...>)
Rose Tree Park information may be found at:
www.rtphawkwatch.org


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=105
 

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Date: 9/7/19 6:14 pm
From: Dan Richards <00000132f63ed96f-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Merlin, Eastern Screech-Owl, Clearfield Co.
This morning during a golf scramble I observed a Merlin (or two) spending time in the spruce trees at the DuBois Country Club along the 9th fairway. Additionally, a Screech-Owl has been hanging around our house in Treasure Lake. 
Dan Richards
Treasure Lake
 

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Date: 9/7/19 6:03 pm
From: Ryan Tomazin <wvwarblers...>
Subject: Allegheny Co. - Hilltop Park Nighthawk Watch
All,

Watched tonight until the mosquitoes drove me from the hilltop. My legs look like I have the pox...

A slow night became productive at sunset for nighthawks. More other species tonight than other nights. A nice couple from Mt. Lebanon counted with me and got their lifer nighthawks, and my friend Prakesh brought his son, who got his first nighthawks ever, as well.

I should be there tomorrow again, and I'll play it by ear after that, based on numbers. Bring your own mosquito management if staying past 7:30...

21 total species:
Red-tailed Hawk - one dark-backed bird that flew back and forth, hunting
Cooper's Hawk - the male was on the ridge of a roof, and then chased the RTHA
Common Grackle - 237, including a group of around 200
Mallard - 2
Osprey - 1, which my count friends got good looks at. I wonder if it was their first?
Barn Swallow - 3

Nighthawks: none have flown north to south in four days of watching
6:24 - 2 birds flying south to north
6:51 - 2 birds flying south to north
7:13 - 2 birds flying south to north
7:29 - 1 bird flying southwest to northeast
7:30 - 1 bird flying west to east
7:35 - 2 birds flying south to north
7:39 - 1 bird flying south to north
7:40 - 1 bird flying west to east
7:50 - 3 birds flying south to north
7:56 - 1 bird flying west to east
8:00 - 3 birds flying west to east

19 birds tonight (402 total)

Cheers,

Ryan Tomazin - Bridgeville, PA
 

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Date: 9/7/19 5:05 pm
From: Marge . <marvantassel...>
Subject: No rare birds but 3 Green Herons and a Broadwinged Hawk chased/harassed out of tree it was in by crows @ Northmoreland Park (Westmoreland Co.)
Fun to watch the herons as one had flown from cove other was in and 3rd one
was hiding in a bush/tree where the run flows into the lake and 3 of us
watched the hawk come flying out of a tree chased/harassed by 2 crows
(almost eye level) then over the lake and into trees further out.
There were about 12 Wood Ducks here this week also. Fun for a small
park/lake.
Marge Van Tassel
Armstrong County
 

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Date: 9/7/19 4:55 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (07 Sep 2019) 82 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 07, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 3 3
Turkey Vulture 1 1 1
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 18 55 85
Bald Eagle 19 32 53
Northern Harrier 0 4 8
Sharp-shinned Hawk 6 24 44
Cooper's Hawk 2 4 8
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 2 4 7
Broad-winged Hawk 24 89 261
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 7 17 61
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 4
Golden Eagle 0 0 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 6 31
Merlin 1 4 11
Peregrine Falcon 1 2 3
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 2 2

Total: 82 248 584
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 05:30:00
Observation end time: 18:00:00
Total observation time: 12.5 hours

Compiler: Bracken Brown, Paul Heveran, Rudy Keller

Counters: Bracken Brown, Esther Santamaria, Jon Levin, Paul Heveran

Weather:
Clear becoming partly cloudy in the afternoon, NW winds 3-15mph

Raptor Observations:
Bald eagle 9:57A, 10:02Juv, 12:06A, 12:29A, 12:38A, 13:05Imm, 13:16A,
13:20J, 13:55Im, 14:574Y, 15:08A, 15:11A, 15:12J,15:24A, 15:41A, 15:42A,
15:43A, 16:25A, 16:46A, 16:46J,

Non-raptor Observations:
Blue grosbeak seen on the lookout, good flight of warbler and scarlet
tanager this morning. Many swallows throughout the afternoon.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Laurie Goodrich (<goodrich...>)
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary information may be found at:
http://www.hawkmountain.org/


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=109
Count data submitted via Dunkadoo - Project info at:
https://dunkadoo.org/explore/hawk-mountain-sanctuary/fall-2019-hawk-count
 

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Date: 9/7/19 4:33 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Allegheny Front (07 Sep 2019) 186 Raptors
Allegheny Front
Central City, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 07, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 3 6
TV 0 0 0
OS 1 7 30
BE 2 28 64
NH 0 1 5
SS 2 12 23
CH 1 3 13
NG 0 1 1
RS 3 3 7
BW 168 443 932
RT 1 33 91
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 1 2 12
ML 2 2 2
PG 0 0 1
UA 0 0 0
UB 1 3 6
UF 0 1 1
UE 0 0 0
UR 4 11 21

Total: 186 553 1215
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Brian M. Wargo

Observers: Adam Katrancha, Ed Gowarty,Jr., Erika Bowman, Jeanine Ging,
Jim Rocco, Mark McConaughy, Rich Jones

Visitors:
Dan Shuman, Cliff and Kathy Kosmatinz, Tom Washburn, Tom Sanders, Rhonda
Barnett, Barbara Kuiz, Pamala Synder,
Sandy Cline, Bunny Manges, Jack Gilbert, Sue and Tom Belden, Anna Thorne,
Jess and Matt Olson, Leah and Bailey Olson, Reba and Travis Talevia Sparks,
John Spory


Weather:
Partly cloudy skies, west winds, and pleasant temperatures all day.

Raptor Observations:
Bald Eagles: Adult 11:26 a.m.; Unaged 11:35 a.m.

Black Vultures (not migrating nor recorded)

Non-raptor Observations:
Blue Jays, Cedar Waxwings, Eastern Towhee, Red-eyed Vireos, Pee-wees,
White-breasted Nuthatch, Chimney Swifts, Tree Swallows

Black Swallowtails, Orange Sulfurs, Eastern Tiger-swallowtails

9 Dragonflies

36 Hummingbirds

Predictions:
West winds with sun and temperatures reaching around 70 degrees.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Brian M. Wargo (<brianwargo...>)


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=111
Count data submitted via Dunkadoo - Project info at:
https://dunkadoo.org/explore/afhw/fall-2019-hawk-watch
 

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Date: 9/7/19 2:03 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Waggoner's Gap (07 Sep 2019) 132 Raptors
Waggoner's Gap
40 km W of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 07, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 0 0
TV 0 0 0
OS 4 30 47
BE 8 32 75
NH 2 4 7
SS 5 17 23
CH 1 3 8
NG 0 0 0
RS 0 1 3
BW 95 196 298
RT 9 44 100
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 5 10 18
ML 0 0 0
PG 0 1 2
UA 0 2 3
UB 1 2 3
UF 0 0 0
UE 0 0 0
UR 2 2 3

Total: 132 344 590
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Dave Grove, Ron Freed

Observers: Dave Grove, Deb Gingrich, Joe Yoder, Jonathan Stein,
Karena Johnson, Meredith Lombard, Pat Freed, Paul Fritz,
Ron Freed, Tim Johnson

Visitors:
Carolyn Hoffman, Lanner and Harlan Johnson, 43


Weather:
Mix of sun and clouds with NNW wind.

Raptor Observations:
BE JUV 12:19
BE 4YR 2:47 (2)
BE AD 10:44, 11:29, 12:01, 12:32, 1:34

First bird - UB 7:20
Last bird - OS 2:59

Non-raptor Observations:
Monarchs - 17
Hummers - 19
========================================================================
Report submitted by dave grove (<waggap...>)
Waggoner's Gap information may be found at:
www.waggap.com


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=439
 

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Date: 9/7/19 9:38 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (03 Sep 2019) 3 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 03, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 1 1 7
Bald Eagle 0 1 11
Northern Harrier 0 0 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 1 2
Cooper's Hawk 0 0 1
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 1
Broad-winged Hawk 0 2 36
Red-tailed Hawk 0 2 15
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 1 2
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 1
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 3 8 77
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 5 hours

Official Counter: Dave Schwenk

Observers: Gayle Lawrence, Joe Meloney, Steve Rannels

Weather:
Light NW winds under an AM clear sky becoming cloudy in the PM

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:

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


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=432
 

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Date: 9/7/19 8:24 am
From: Douglas Filler <0000012c09e09177-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Silver Lake in Bucks Co.
The following were seen on the morning bird walk from the Sliver Lake Nature Center located in Bristol Pa.

Silver Lake Park/Nature Center, Bucks, Pennsylvania, US

Sep 7, 2019 7:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Protocol: Traveling

Participants: 7

0.8 mile(s)

33 species (+2 other taxa)


Canada Goose  35

Mourning Dove  3

Chimney Swift  1

Ruby-throated Hummingbird  4

Great Blue Heron  2

Belted Kingfisher  2

Red-bellied Woodpecker  5

Downy Woodpecker  4

Northern Flicker  3

Empidonax sp.  1

Eastern Phoebe  2

Warbling Vireo  4

Red-eyed Vireo  3

Blue Jay  6

American Crow  2

Carolina Chickadee  4

Tufted Titmouse  3

White-breasted Nuthatch  3

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  1

House Wren  1

Carolina Wren  4

European Starling  18

Gray Catbird  20

American Robin  50

Cedar Waxwing  4

House Sparrow  2

American Goldfinch  6

Song Sparrow  3

Common Grackle  4

Black-and-white Warbler  2

Common Yellowthroat  3

American Redstart  4

Prairie Warbler  1

warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.)  1

Northern Cardinal  5


View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S59577398


This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (https://ebird.org/home)



Doug Filler
 

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Date: 9/7/19 7:11 am
From: Robert Protz <0000005c73c8f66d-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Video of Berks CO Rufous on youtube.
Dear PABirders,
For those not on Facebook, Gabe Bankes just informed me that his video of the adult male Rufous has been uploaded to youtube. RUHU appears at 0:57.
https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=GyT7MLQOncY

Rob
Rob ProtzBrackenridge-Allegheny Cohttp://pahummers.tripod.com/
 

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Date: 9/7/19 1:35 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (06 Sep 2019) 4 Raptors
Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve
Avondale, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 06, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 4 17 18
Bald Eagle 0 9 11
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 0 2
Cooper's Hawk 0 2 3
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 0 9 9
Red-tailed Hawk 0 0 0
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 0 1
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 4 37 44
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter: Larry Lewis

Observers: Hannah Greenberg, Kelley Nunn

Visitors:
DELAWARE NATURE SOCIETY’S NIGHTHAWK WATCH & THE LAND CONSERVANCY FOR
SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY’S HAWK WATCH AT BUCKTOE CREEK PRESERVE
<BR><BR>
Visitors (3): Hannah Greenberg, Kelley Nunn
<BR><BR>
Thanks everyone, for coming to beautiful Bucktoe Creek Preserve!
<BR><BR>



Weather:
<BR><BR>
Weather:
Cloudy w/Rain (100% cloud cover), Ceiling -- 6,700-2,200 ft., Visibility -
10 miles, Temps 64 - 69F, Winds NE @ 10 - 15 mph.
<BR><BR>


Raptor Observations:
----“Raptors” seen, but deemed not to be migrating: 2-Red-tailed Hawk,
and numerous Black (4) and Turkey Vultures (24).
<BR><BR>


Non-raptor Observations:
TODAY’S Bucktoe Bird Blog [‘BBB’]: [PLEASE NOTE: On Sept. 5, I
sent out the new large weekly “blog” and hotline in my new format - a
newsletter. This is NOT THESE reports you get from HawkCount. Rather,
it’s the newsletter from EBNT, with our upcoming schedule and the County
year bird list, etc. If you aren’t receiving it and are a regular
subscriber, look in your spam – a few servers send it there. [go
figure-lol] If you enjoy “the blog,” featuring the county species
list, and it ended up in your spam, you’ll have to follow your
provider’s method of “whitelisting” it, marking it as “not spam”
or it will always go there. It usually comes out every Thursday.
<BR><BR>
Greater Yellowlegs and Lesser Yellowlegs were still at Wilson Road Pond
when I swung past this morning; Killdeer and Kestrels, too.
<BR><BR>
The weather looked ominous, impending with doom, when I arrived at Bucktoe
to begin our hawk watch. This is not to be a fun day. It will be lonely
out here, too. As nobody was here, I took a walk thru the drizzle to
“Warbler Meadow,” finding it much different than the onslaught
yesterday. I had a couple of warblers and missed a few “chip” notes
that would not move to be seen, but NOTHING like the activity of the prior
day. And don’t you know that while I was away from my post somebody
showed up at the watch? They must be walking around looking for me, as
they were nowhere to be found. It turns out it was Kelley and Hannah, and
Hannah was without her binoculars; a rookie mistake for such a
self-proclaimed “good birder.” [gotcha Hannah] They too, had walked to
“Warbler Meadow” and found it much quieter. That did not keep Hannah
for reverting to character. As Hannah was already elbow deep into my box
of Boston Cream Donuts [you know how she is], I asked Kelley if she wanted
one [while there was still one left]. She declined, while suggesting a new
rule that donuts can only be had by those WITH binoculars. I like it,
Kelley, though it sounds like your relationship is having some “Rocky
Roads,” but that’s ice cream, isn’t it? Kelley can’t eat sweets.
That’s OK though, as Hannah has “sweet tooth’ enough for both of
them. In fact, she has a full set of bicuspids and molars, including the
wisdom teeth! [Sweet or not, very rare for a Delawarian] It’s amazing,
though. Hannah weighs about 400 pounds less than the 500 pounds her
appetite for sweets and bad liquor would otherwise suggest. [After this
blogging, she’ll have binoculars the NEXT TIME!]
<BR><BR>
It surely was a slow day at the watch today with the miserable dreary
drizzle. After leaving, I stopped at New Garden WTP where there was Wood
Ducks, Ring-necked Duck, Spotted Sandpiper, and Lesser Yellowlegs.
<BR><BR>
The Polo Fields held 218 Killdeer, but still no other shorebirds this year.
I’ve only had a single Least Sandpiper thus far this fall. These fields
have always produced much more, but there is still time.
<BR><BR>
On the way to visiting my Mom, I stopped at Marsh Creek Lake, hoping for
terns, but seeing only Great Blue Herons, Great Egrets, and a
Double-crested Cormorant.
<BR><BR>
---- Thanks to Delaware Nature Society & The Land Conservancy for Southern
Chester County for their support, and especially, to the Brokaws, for not
only their incredible support, but gracious generosity in opening their
property to the public for this watch, and oh, so very much more!
<BR><BR>
----ADDITIONAL BIRD HIGHLIGHTS:
<BR><BR>
Great Blue Heron, Canada Warbler, Magnolia Warbler, and Bobolinks.
<BR><BR>
----OTHER WILDLIFE NOTED: Butterflies (1): Monarch -1. Dragonflies (0).
Reptiles & Amphibians (0). Mammals (2): Eastern Cottontail, Eastern Gray
Squirrel.
<BR><BR>
----EBNT’s “Walk with Nature” ™ Program Daily Tally with our
Fitbits: This is a stationary watch, but if I stay stationary too long, I
might tend to “bulk up.” Besides, I am ever so fortunate to be walking
unaided, at all! Therefore, I keep moving (if you’ve been here, then you
know that I pace endlessly….) - my Fitbit thanks me and its part of my
“Walk with Nature” program. So, below are MY results at the watch for
the day. Your totals could all be zero, if you choose to sit and relax.
You are certainly welcome to take it easy….I simply choose not to,
affording me a panoramic view of our entire sky and a bit of exercise. So
come join our “Walk with Nature!” ™ Anyway, just for fun, here are my
numbers at the site for today (join me, if you wish): Miles: 3.32; Steps:
7,769; Floors: 12.
<BR><BR>
----“SEASON’S BIRD SPECIES LIST” – we at Bucktoe are not just a
Hawk Watch, but conduct a migration tally from the site. We include it
here, from time to time (about once a week), to let you know what else
we’re seeing here at the Bucktoe Watch. Our tally board, on site, will
feature an approximation (very rough, best “guestimate,” – searching
for Hawks must remain our primary focus) for totals of each species seen
for “The Watch” year. The overall list for the season from the watch
will be part of the large weekly “blog,” if you’ve signed up for
that.
<BR><BR>
TOTAL SPECIES – Identified from watch site: today: 41; this season:
81
<BR><BR>
NEW SPECIES ADDED TODAY TO THIS YEAR’S “WATCH SPECIES LIST (0):”
none.
<BR><BR>


Predictions:
Tomorrow’s flight looks good with much better sky - if enough background
clouds - and good NW winds. Expect a few early Broad-wings backed up from
yesterday.
<BR><BR>
Come join us, folks! We’re here every day thru Nov. 30, 9am thru 3pm.
Rain or shine. Additionally, thru Sept. 3, I will be here 5pm till dark
for the “Nighthawk Watch.”
This report is being sent individually to participants and people deemed to
be interested parties. If you wish off the list, kindly notify me and you
will be removed. However, this one mailing list is how I notify every one
of our events, our walk schedule, tours and rare birds.
The Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve is sponsored by THE LAND
CONSERVANCY FOR SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY. While the Nighthawk Watch is
sponsored by Delaware Nature Society. Please contact us at
<earlybirdtours...> with questions or comments.

========================================================================
Report submitted by Larry Lewis (<earlybirdtours...>)


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=710

Site Description:
High open meadow near Red Clay Creek

Directions to site:
From Kennett Square, PA (in southern Chester County):

Take Union Street south out of town. This becomes Kaolin Road. Make a right
onto Hillendale Road. Proceed about 1.5 miles to Sharp Road and make a
left. At the second hilltop on Sharp Road, the entrance is on the left
across from Candlewyck development. (432 Sharp Rd.) Upon entering driveway,
make a right on gravel road opposite first driveway you see on left. Follow
gravel road (and the "Hawk Watch" signs for about 1/2 mile to the pavilion
on the left and the parking area in the grass to the right.
 

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Date: 9/6/19 8:04 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (06 Sep 2019) 16 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 06, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 1 2 8
Bald Eagle 3 6 16
Northern Harrier 0 0 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 1 2
Cooper's Hawk 1 3 4
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 2 3
Broad-winged Hawk 5 16 50
Red-tailed Hawk 4 11 24
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 1 2
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 1
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 16 42 111
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Sue Cooper

Observers: Jarrod Derr, John Nicholas, Rosemary Spreha

Visitors:
5= vehicles
7 = people
FITG police monitor


Weather:
Wind 1-6mph, WNW, NNW, 62F - 75F
80% - 90% CLCV

Raptor Observations:
1 osprey
3 IBE

Non-raptor Observations:
Chickadees, Tufted Titmouse, American Goldfinches, Swifts, swallows,
Carolina Wren, Red eyed vireos, Blue Gray Gnatcatchers, Solitaire Vireo,
cedar waxwings
Monarch Butterflies = 6

Predictions:
Much like today
========================================================================
Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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Date: 9/6/19 7:41 pm
From: Ryan Tomazin <wvwarblers...>
Subject: Allegheny Co. - Hilltop Park Nighthawk Watch
Hello All,

Well, I don't know if anyone else came to count, but I had an abbreviated count before my new local friend Prakesh spirited me away from our watching spot to their family home for a wonderful second dinner of homemade Indian dishes that (nearly) made me forget about birding until well after nightfall.

There were birds in the 19 minutes I was there:

Bald Eagle/Osprey - 1 bird was flying over the houses towards Carnegie/Greentree, and I couldn't get my bino covers off fast enough to see it before it was out of view. I am strongly leaning towards Osprey, as the coloration, size, and an eventual arching of the wings was done.

European Starling - 276, including one group of 240
Common Grackle - 70, just as I was leaving

NIghthawks:
6:24 - 1 bird moving south to north
6:27 - 7 birds moving south to north

I left at 6:34, unfortunately for the count, but fortunately for a wonderful life experience of culture, family, and three generations of people who wanted to learn all about the birds and birding places around them (among many other things, and it wasn't one sided, either). One of Prakesh's sons, a doctor, had a cell video he took of a soaring Turkey Vulture, but never knew they existed, and they were very interested to learn more. THAT is why we do it! Just by chance of remembering this park last week, I've found a good place to watch for flocking migrants, AND I've made great acquaintances and have taught a lot of people about the birds all around them. A very happy night!

Cheers,

Ryan Tomazin - Bridgeville, PA
 

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Date: 9/6/19 5:45 pm
From: Bettina Heffner <BettinaHef...>
Subject: Lancaster Co Bird Club Mtg features Red Creek Wildlife Center on 9/12/19; program suitable for children
The Lancaster County Bird Club will meet Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 7:00 pm in the auditorium of the Farm and Home Center, 1383 Arcadia Rd., Lancaster, PA.

Peggy Hentz, founder of Red Creek Wildlife Center, will present Basic Introduction to Raptors. She will bring 4 birds; 1 hawk, 1 owl, 1 vulture, and whoever else is in a good mood that day. This program is appropriate for children of kindergarten age and up and will be enjoyed by adults. Peggy founded Red Creek Wildlife Center, Inc in 1991. She is a wildlife rehabilitator, educator, speaker, and author. Her most recent project is www.WildlifeEDU.com<http://www.wildlifeedu.com/> which offers training for wildlife rehabilitators through online classes. She lives with her two Dobermans, Diesel and Zoey, and spends her private time writing.

A short business meeting will precede the program. The public is invited to attend free of charge and may call 717-725-2717 or 717-984-2738 with questions. More information about the club can be found on its website at www.lancasterbirdclub.org<http://www.lancasterbirdclub.org/> and on Facebook @ Lancaster Bird Club.






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Date: 9/6/19 4:58 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Allegheny Front (06 Sep 2019) 211 Raptors
Allegheny Front
Central City, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 06, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 3 6
TV 0 0 0
OS 2 6 29
BE 8 26 62
NH 0 1 5
SS 5 10 21
CH 0 2 12
NG 0 1 1
RS 0 0 4
BW 187 275 764
RT 6 32 90
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 1 1 11
ML 0 0 0
PG 0 0 1
UA 0 0 0
UB 0 2 5
UF 1 1 1
UE 0 0 0
UR 1 7 17

Total: 211 367 1029
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 16:30:00
Total observation time: 8.5 hours

Official Counter: Ed Gowarty,Sr

Observers: Bob Stewart, Gene & Nancy Flament, Jim Rocco, Joe Sabo,
Karen Jackson, Nancy Ott, Neil Woffinden

Visitors:
10- Dave & Judy Koch, Tom Sanders


Weather:
Very Pleasant Day. Sun and clouds.
Warm.
Light wind out of the East becoming NW after 3 PM EST.
Visibility 12 to 35 km.

Raptor Observations:
201 migraiting raptors.
8 Bald Eagles: Adult: 10:38 AM, 10:45 AM, 2:15 PM.
SubAd: 11:03 AM; 3:30 PM
Juv: 10:53 AM, 11:10 AM, 2:25 PM


Non-raptor Observations:
cedar waxwings, chimney swifts, ruby-throated hummingbirds, raven, crow.
yellow swallowtail, black swallowtail, cabbage white, sulfur, 60 monarch
butterflies.

Predictions:
Sunny with afternoon clouds.
High of 70 degrees F.
Wind out of the WNW at 10-15 mph.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Bob Stewart (<bob...>)


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Date: 9/6/19 2:45 pm
From: Denise Donmoyer <nightowl57...>
Subject: Sweet Arrow Lake, Schuylkill Co.
Sweet Arrow Lake 9/6/19



Imm. Black-crowned Night Heron

Great Egret

Great Blue Heron

Green Heron

Bald Eagle

Osprey

Wooducks

Spotted Sandpiper

Double-crested Cormorant

Yellow-billed Cuckoo

Cedar Waxwings

Oriole

Bluebird





Denise Donmoyer

Sweet Arrow Lake

Pine Grove, Schuylkill Co.

<nightowl57...>






 

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Date: 9/6/19 2:43 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (06 Sep 2019) 37 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 06, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 3 3
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 3 37 67
Bald Eagle 4 13 34
Northern Harrier 0 4 8
Sharp-shinned Hawk 8 18 38
Cooper's Hawk 1 2 6
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 2 5
Broad-winged Hawk 19 65 237
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 1 10 54
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 4
Golden Eagle 0 0 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 5 30
Merlin 0 3 10
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 2
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 1 2 2

Total: 37 166 502
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 05:30:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 10.5 hours

Compiler: David Barber

Counters: Zoe Bonerbo

Weather:
Mostly cloudy to overcast with NE winds 4-12 mph

Raptor Observations:
BAEA: 1256A, 1256A, 1349I, 1457J

Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
Report submitted by Laurie Goodrich (<goodrich...>)
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary information may be found at:
http://www.hawkmountain.org/


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=109
Count data submitted via Dunkadoo - Project info at:
https://dunkadoo.org/explore/hawk-mountain-sanctuary/fall-2019-hawk-count
 

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Date: 9/6/19 2:10 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (06 Sep 2019) 42 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 06, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 3 19 59
Turkey Vulture 13 63 201
Osprey 0 19 43
Bald Eagle 1 14 55
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Sharp-shinned Hawk 6 13 29
Cooper's Hawk 0 3 9
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 1 1
Broad-winged Hawk 16 38 136
Red-tailed Hawk 2 17 77
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 0 7
Merlin 1 2 7
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 4
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 2 28

Total: 42 192 656
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Caleb Hinojos

Observers: Ed Wanamaker, Rick Gaeta, Ron Hillegass

Weather:
Cloud cover was 80-100% all day. Winds were from the E and SE with gusts up
to 16mph. Temperatures ranged from 60-70F. Clear visibility was 5 miles all
day while total visibility extended out 10 miles.

Raptor Observations:
Bald eagle: 1036

Non-raptor Observations:


Predictions:
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Northwest wind 5 to 11 mph
========================================================================
Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>)
Bake Oven Knob information may be found at:
www.lgnc.org


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Date: 9/6/19 1:49 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Waggoner's Gap (06 Sep 2019) 54 Raptors
Waggoner's Gap
40 km W of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 06, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 0 0
TV 0 0 0
OS 4 26 43
BE 7 24 67
NH 0 2 5
SS 4 12 18
CH 1 2 7
NG 0 0 0
RS 0 1 3
BW 34 101 203
RT 3 35 91
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 1 5 13
ML 0 0 0
PG 0 1 2
UA 0 2 3
UB 0 1 2
UF 0 0 0
UE 0 0 0
UR 0 0 1

Total: 54 212 458
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Charlotte Catalano, Ron Freed

Observers: Charlotte Catalano, Dave Grove, Gene Wagner, Pat Freed,
Ron Freed

Visitors:
2


Weather:
Light N wind, early morning fog, partly cloudy skies.

Raptor Observations:
BE JUV 12:37, 01:13
BE WB 10:57, 10:57,
BE 4TH 12:53
BE AD 10:57, 2:54

First bird SS 9:37
Last bird BE 2:54

1 juvenile NG was observed flying (hunting) NE very low over the rocks at
approx. 7:35. Were this bird flying the "right way", it would have been a
new early season record by one day.


Non-raptor Observations:
Hummers 8
Monarchs 12
========================================================================
Report submitted by dave grove (<waggap...>)
Waggoner's Gap information may be found at:
www.waggap.com


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Date: 9/6/19 1:09 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rocky Ridge (06 Sep 2019) 23 Raptors
Rocky Ridge
York, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 06, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 4 10 14
Bald Eagle 0 1 3
Northern Harrier 2 2 2
Sharp-shinned Hawk 6 7 8
Cooper's Hawk 1 1 1
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 2 3
Broad-winged Hawk 9 11 12
Red-tailed Hawk 0 3 7
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 1 4
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 1

Total: 23 38 55
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Observation start time: 08:15:00
Observation end time: 13:15:00
Total observation time: 3.5 hours

Official Counter: Andrew Wolfgang, Fred Paley

Observers: Chad Erhardt, Fred Paley, Jim Wendt

Visitors:
0


Weather:
A cool and breezy day at the count site. Early sunshine was clouded over by
noon. Wind was blowing northeast.

Raptor Observations:
Small raptor movement this morning slowing by the afternoon.

Non-raptor Observations:
Great Black-backed Gull-1
Canada Goose-22
========================================================================
Report submitted by Andrew Wolfgang (<a19wolfgang...>)


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Date: 9/6/19 1:09 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Stone Mt., Pa. (06 Sep 2019) 10 Raptors
Stone Mt., Pa.
Allensville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 06, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 0 0
TV 0 0 0
OS 1 12 12
BE 1 12 19
NH 0 0 0
SS 1 7 8
CH 0 5 5
NG 0 0 0
RS 0 0 0
BW 7 46 56
RT 0 2 5
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 0 4 4
ML 0 0 0
PG 0 0 0
UA 0 0 0
UB 0 0 0
UF 0 0 0
UE 0 0 0
UR 0 0 0

Total: 10 88 109
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 13:15:00
Total observation time: 5.25 hours

Official Counter: Jen Steigerwalt

Observers:

Weather:


Raptor Observations:
BAEA ad 12:57 PM

Non-raptor Observations:
Hummingbird - 1
========================================================================
Report submitted by Jen Anderson (<jab56...>)


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Date: 9/6/19 12:30 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (06 Sep 2019) 1 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 06, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 0 12 16
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 0 3 5
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 1 4
Cooper's Hawk 0 1 1
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 1 15 16
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 1 1
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 1 1
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 1 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 1 35 45
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Observation start time: 08:15:00
Observation end time: 12:30:00
Total observation time: 4.25 hours

Official Counter: Alan Simon, Dave Eberly

Observers:

Visitors:
Bob Kelly


Weather:
Heavy overcast skies and gusty winds from the outer fringes of Hurricane
Dorian off the Carolinas coast. Intermittent light drizzle turned more
steady and heavier about 1 pm DST so the hawk watch ended at 1:25 DST

Raptor Observations:
only one migrant, a BW early. An imm, probably juv, Bald Eagle flew in at
low altitude turned and disappeared behind our "disappearing tree". It was
not counted as a migrant.

Non-raptor Observations:
Tree swallows and chimney swifts were around. Also 3 eastern kingbirds
squabbling in the metasequoias, at least 3 eastern bluebirds, and a small
flock of cedar waxwings.

Predictions:
Could be a nice day with some birds. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.
Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
========================================================================
Report submitted by David Eberly (<david.eberly...>)
Rose Tree Park information may be found at:
www.rtphawkwatch.org


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Date: 9/6/19 12:22 pm
From: Amy Taracido <amytaracido...>
Subject: RBA western Pennsylvania, 28 August 2019 (two weeks)
RBA
*Pennsylvania
*Pittsburgh and western Pennsylvania
*PAWE08.28.19twoweeks

Highlights:
AMERICAN GOLDEN-PLOVER (Erie County)
WHIMBREL (Erie County)
SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER
MARBLED GODWIT (Erie County)
AMERICAN AVOCET (Erie County)
BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER (Erie County)
PIPING PLOVER (Erie County)
RED KNOT (Erie County)
SANDERLING (Erie County)
YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON (Allegheny County)
RED-HEADED WOODPECKER
VEERY

Contributors: Michael David, Karyn Delaney, Jerry McWilliams, Steve Sanford, Mark Vass, Carole Winslow, Kendall Zook.

Compiler: Amy Taracido

Wednesday, 14 August 2019 through Wednesday, 28 August 2019 (two weeks)

**This report is distributed by e-mail only. Compiler is not responsible for errors on websites who reproduce/reprint these reports. If you would like to receive western PA RBAs, contact AMYTARACIDO@ YAHOO.COM

Transcript-

NOTE: Increased numbers of COMMON NIGHTHAWKS have been reported this week.

ALLEGHENY COUNTY:

On 8/16 in Duquesne, 1 YELLOW-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON (MD et. al.).

In Schenley Park on 8/21, 1 MERLIN (KSJ).


BEAVER COUNTY:

At Raccoon Creek State Park on 8/23, 1 LESSER YELLOWLEGS (MVas).


BUTLER COUNTY:

On 8/23 at Moraine State Park, GREAT EGRET, CAPE MAY WARBLER, and others (KD).


CLARION COUNTY:

Over Sligo on 8/24, VEERY, CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER, and others (CW).


ERIE COUNTY:

On 8/15 at Presque Isle, 1 WHIMBREL; on 8/16, 1 AMERICAN AVOCET; on 8/17, 6 AMERICAN AVOCETS; on 8/18, 1 AMERICAN GOLDEN-PLOVER, 14 AMERICAN AVOCETS; also through this week, 1-2 RED KNOTS, 1-4 WILLETS, WHIMBRELS; on 8/19, 2 MARBLED GODWITS (JM); on 8/22, sightings included BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER, 2 PIPING PLOVERS, SEMIPALMATED PLOVER, GREATER YELLOWLEGS, LESSER YELLOWLEGS, WHIMBREL, RED KNOT, SANDERLING, SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPER, LEAST SANDPIPER, PECTORAL SANDPIPER, SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER (KZ et. al.).


INDIANA COUNTY:

On 8/22 at Yellow Creek State Park, 2 SEMIPALMATED PLOVERS, 1 SHORT-BILLED DOWITCHER, 1 GREATER YELLOWLEGS, 2 LESSER YELLOWLEGS, 10 SEMIPALMATED SANDPIPERS, 19 LEAST SANDPIPERS, 3 PECTORAL SANDPIPERS (MVas).


MERCER COUNTY:

At Chestnut Run on 8/23, 2 CAPE MAY WARBLERS (SS).

Through 8/23 at Buhl Park, RED-HEADED WOODPECKERS (SS).

Amy Taracido
Washington Co., PA

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AMYTARACIDO@ YAHOO.COM

Thank you to all the contributors.
 

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Date: 9/6/19 11:54 am
From: JFoulke <000000e096e748ef-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Fwd: Bucks County Birders Sept. Mtg
Bucks County Birders invite you to join us on September 24 when Dr. Rob Fergus will present "What is it like to be a bird: How birds see the world." We can never know exactly what it is like to be another species, but by paying attention to their perceptual abilities - including vision, hearing, taste and other means of sensation - we can come up with an understanding of how they perceive and interact with their environment. Dr. Fergus will explain how birds see the world: their field of view; color perception; ability to focus; and differentiate moments of time. Come and learn what it's like to be a bird.


Birding Club of Delaware County President Rob Fergus studies human-bird interactions and received his Ph.D. in geography from the University of Texas at Austin in 2008. Rob is the former executive director of Travis Audubon Society, founder of the Hornsby Bend Bird Observatory in Austin, Texas and National Audubon Senior Scientist for Urban Bird Conservation. He currently teaches geography and environmental studies at Rowan University.
Bucks County Birders meets on Tuesday September 24th at 7:30pm at the Peace Valley Nature Center, 170 N Chapman Rd, Doylestown, PA. Enter through the "deer gate" on the right side of the building. Meetings are free; all welcome.Directions: www.peacevalleynaturecenter.org           40.33067, -75.14968
 

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Date: 9/6/19 8:37 am
From: Robert Protz <0000005c73c8f66d-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Hummingbirds
Dear PABirders,
There is a video on Facebook's PA Birders group from 9/4 showing an adult male Rufous in Berks Co. ID is unmistakable.
And . . . Mark Boyd, did you get any photos of your possible Mexican Violetear / Broadtail? (Note the name change from Green Violetear). If that hummer is still around, please get photos. There was an unofficial Mexican Violetear in State College back in August of 2005, but noone got photos, so it's not an officially recognized sighting (but I know someone who saw it).
Rob
Rob ProtzBrackenridge PAhttp://pahummers.tripod.com/
 

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Date: 9/6/19 6:58 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (05 Sep 2019) 20 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 05, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 8 12 16
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 2 3 5
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 1 4
Cooper's Hawk 1 1 1
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 7 14 15
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 1 1 1
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 1 1
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 1 1 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 20 34 44
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter: Tom Bush

Observers: Alan Simon, Bill Roache, John D'Amico, Judy Mayer

Visitors:
Sam Mayer


Weather:
Cloudy but pleasant, winds ENE and light

Raptor Observations:
3 Cooper's Hawks, 8 Red-tailed Hawks and one Peregrine Falcon, not counted,
the Hawks were deemed locals and the falcon flew North instead of Southwest

Non-raptor Observations:
3 Nighthawks and one Great Egret flying by

Predictions:
Cloudy and cool
========================================================================
Report submitted by John Mercer (<mercer1135...>)
Rose Tree Park information may be found at:
www.rtphawkwatch.org


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Date: 9/6/19 6:11 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (05 Sep 2019) 6 Raptors
Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve
Avondale, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 05, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 3 13 14
Bald Eagle 0 9 11
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 0 2
Cooper's Hawk 1 2 3
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 2 9 9
Red-tailed Hawk 0 0 0
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 0 1
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 6 33 40
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Larry Lewis

Observers: Beatty Broughton, Gerry Teig, Howard Campbell, Kelley Nunn

Visitors:
DELAWARE NATURE SOCIETY’S NIGHTHAWK WATCH & THE LAND CONSERVANCY FOR
SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY’S HAWK WATCH AT BUCKTOE CREEK PRESERVE
<BR><BR>
Visitors (5): Howard Campbell, Gerry Teig, Kelley Nunn, Beaty Broughton
<BR><BR>
Thanks everyone, for coming to beautiful Bucktoe Creek Preserve!
<BR><BR>



Weather:
<BR><BR>
Weather:
Partly Sunny (50.75% cloud cover), Ceiling - 11,000-18,000 ft., Visibility
- 10 miles, Temps 65 - 74F, Winds NE @ 5 mph.
<BR><BR>


Raptor Observations:
----“Raptors” seen, but deemed not to be migrating: 1-Bald Eagle,
1-Cooper's Hawk, 1-Red-shouldered Hawk, 4-Red-tailed Hawk, and numerous
Black (54) and Turkey Vultures (64).
<BR><BR>
----Bald Eagle ages: 1 yr.-1; 2 yr.-_; 3 yr.-_; 4 yr.-_; adult-_
<BR><BR>


Non-raptor Observations:
TODAY’S Bucktoe Bird Blog [‘BBB’]: [PLEASE NOTE: On Sept. 5, I
sent out the new large weekly “blog” and hotline in my new format - a
newsletter. This is NOT THESE reports you get from HawkCount. Rather,
it’s the newsletter from EBNT, with our upcoming schedule and the County
year bird list, etc. If you aren’t receiving it and are a regular
subscriber, look in your spam – a few servers send it there. [go
figure-lol] If you enjoy “the blog,” featuring the county species
list, and it ended up in your spam, you’ll have to follow your
provider’s method of “whitelisting” it, marking it as “not spam”
or it will always go there. It usually comes out every Thursday.
<BR><BR>
Driving by, I just had to stop at Wilson Rd. Pond on my way to Bucktoe.
There were Greater Yellowlegs, Lesser Yellowlegs and Killdeer, to make my
visit worthwhile.
<BR><BR>
Howard and Gerry were out to Bucktoe early. Howard received
“full-partial credit” for the discovery of a Bald Eagle [Howard loves
his Eagles], as did Kelley for finding a very high, lone Broad-winged Hawk
when she arrived. Nice job, guys!
<BR><BR>
Kelley ventured a walk to our wonderful “Warbler Meadow,” finding
several Black-throated Green Warblers, Magnolia Warblers, American
Redstarts, Chestnut-sided Warblers, and Warbling Vireo. That place really
produces! We shared a COMMON RAVEN sighting before she returned; both
groups hearing and seeing it overhead with Vultures.
<BR><BR>
Not being able to resist, I drifted that way, finding those species plus 5
Canada Warblers, Black-and White Warblers, ,even more Black-throated Green
Warblers, Magnolia Warblers, Chestnut-sided Warblers, American Redstarts,
Warbling Vireos and Red-eyed Vireos. WOW!! It was the best I’ve ever
seen it - and at 1pm! Beaty showed up after this onslaught. So, we took a
third walk there. The birding continued to be fantastic, adding
Blackburnian Warbler, Blackpoll Warblers, and Scarlet Tanager to the above
list. Double WOW!!
<BR><BR>
While I was enjoying this amazing afternoon “fallout,” Mike texted with
news of PHILADELPHIA VIREO [FOY], Little Blue Heron, and his own Canada
Warbler, Magnolia Warbler, and Redstarts, all at the Abbondi section of
Longwood Gardens. Please be aware that his is private property, but these
species are around now and to be looked for.. [MG]
<BR><BR>
After ending a rather productive day at Bucktoe, I stopped at New Garden
WTP. There were Lesser Yellowlegs, Killdeer, and Wood Ducks, but nothing
more exciting.
<BR><BR>
---- Thanks to Delaware Nature Society & The Land Conservancy for Southern
Chester County for their support, and especially, to the Brokaws, for not
only their incredible support, but gracious generosity in opening their
property to the public for this watch, and oh, so very much more!
<BR><BR>
----ADDITIONAL BIRD HIGHLIGHTS:
<BR><BR>
Killdeer, Warbling Vireos, COMMON RAVEN, American Redstarts, Black-throated
Green Warblers, Black-and-white Warblers, Magnolia Warblers, Blackburnian
Warbler, Chestnut-sided Warblers, Blackpoll Warblers, Canada Warblers,
Bobolinks, Scarlet Tanager, and Blue Grosbeak
<BR><BR>
----OTHER WILDLIFE NOTED: Butterflies (10): Monarch - 8, Cabbage White,
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, Eastern Tailed Blue, Clouded Sulphur, Pearl
Crescent, Orange Sulphur, Buckeye, Red-spotted Purple, Variegated
Fritillary. Dragonflies (3): Green Darner, Black Saddlebags,
Twelve-spotted Skimmer. Reptiles & Amphibians (0). Mammals (2): Eastern
Cottontail, Eastern Gray Squirrel.
<BR><BR>
----EBNT’s “Walk with Nature” ™ Program Daily Tally with our
Fitbits: This is a stationary watch, but if I stay stationary too long, I
might tend to “bulk up.” Besides, I am ever so fortunate to be walking
unaided, at all! Therefore, I keep moving (if you’ve been here, then you
know that I pace endlessly….) - my Fitbit thanks me and its part of my
“Walk with Nature” program. So, below are MY results at the watch for
the day. Your totals could all be zero, if you choose to sit and relax.
You are certainly welcome to take it easy….I simply choose not to,
affording me a panoramic view of our entire sky and a bit of exercise. So
come join our “Walk with Nature!” ™ Anyway, just for fun, here are my
numbers at the site for today (join me, if you wish): Miles: 3.23; Steps:
7,566; Floors: 21.
<BR><BR>
----“SEASON’S BIRD SPECIES LIST” – we at Bucktoe are not just a
Hawk Watch, but conduct a migration tally from the site. We include it
here, from time to time (about once a week), to let you know what else
we’re seeing here at the Bucktoe Watch. Our tally board, on site, will
feature an approximation (very rough, best “guestimate,” – searching
for Hawks must remain our primary focus) for totals of each species seen
for “The Watch” year. The overall list for the season from the watch
will be part of the large weekly “blog,” if you’ve signed up for
that.
<BR><BR>
TOTAL SPECIES – Identified from watch site: today: 59; this season:
81
<BR><BR>
NEW SPECIES ADDED TODAY TO THIS YEAR’S “WATCH SPECIES LIST (6):”
Killdeer, Warbling Vireo, Canada Warbler, Blackburnian Warbler, Blackpoll
Warbler, and Scarlet Tanager.


Predictions:
Tomorrow’s flight looks Cloudy with some rain. Not the best.
<BR><BR>
Come join us, folks! We’re here every day thru Nov. 30, 9am thru 3pm.
Rain or shine. Additionally, thru Sept. 3, I will be here 5pm till dark
for the “Nighthawk Watch.”
This report is being sent individually to participants and people deemed to
be interested parties. If you wish off the list, kindly notify me and you
will be removed. However, this one mailing list is how I notify every one
of our events, our walk schedule, tours and rare birds.
The Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve is sponsored by THE LAND
CONSERVANCY FOR SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY. While the Nighthawk Watch is
sponsored by Delaware Nature Society. Please contact us at
<earlybirdtours...> with questions or comments.

========================================================================
Report submitted by Larry Lewis (<earlybirdtours...>)


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=710

Site Description:
High open meadow near Red Clay Creek

Directions to site:
From Kennett Square, PA (in southern Chester County):

Take Union Street south out of town. This becomes Kaolin Road. Make a right
onto Hillendale Road. Proceed about 1.5 miles to Sharp Road and make a
left. At the second hilltop on Sharp Road, the entrance is on the left
across from Candlewyck development. (432 Sharp Rd.) Upon entering driveway,
make a right on gravel road opposite first driveway you see on left. Follow
gravel road (and the "Hawk Watch" signs for about 1/2 mile to the pavilion
on the left and the parking area in the grass to the right.
 

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Date: 9/5/19 7:17 pm
From: Rudy Keller <rckeller...>
Subject: another big thrush flight, berks
From 5:25-6:05 a.m., 9/5, I heard about 350 nocturnal flight calls , mostly of Veery but including some Wood Thrush, while sitting on my deck chair drinking tea here in eastern Berks. It was overcast with light westerly winds, damp but comfortable. Birds were still flying and calling when the locals were waking up and beginning to sing and it was light enough to see the outlines of nearby plants. Mornings of light or calm winds are best for hearing such calls. I live in the sticks. I hear the usual few neighbors start up their cars and drive to work, but there is no constant drone of morning traffic to mask calls.

Rudy Keller
Berks County
 

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Date: 9/5/19 6:36 pm
From: Karyn Delaney <delaneykaryn...>
Subject: Fwd: eBird Report - Moraine State Park, North Country Trail & Butterfly Trail at McDanel's Boat Launch, Sep 5, 2019
Subject: Butler County eBird Report - Moraine State Park, North Country
Trail & Butterfly Trail at McDanel's Boat Launch, Sep 5, 2019

On this beautiful day, our first bird was a very visible juvenile Brown
Thrasher. Along the Butterfly Trails, we had Chestnut-sided,
Black-throated Green, American Redstarts, Common Yellowthroats, and
Blackpoll Warblers. A Green Heron continues along the water. Kingbirds
and Phoebes were chasing one another in the same area. In the Sycamore
trees along Muddy Creek viewed from the North Country Trail were Cape May
and Chestnut-sided warblers.

Karyn & Ray Delaney

Moraine State Park, North Country Trail & Butterfly Trail at McDanel's Boat
Launch, Butler, Pennsylvania, US
Sep 5, 2019 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Protocol: Traveling
2.0 mile(s)
29 species (+1 other taxa)

Wood Duck 5
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 3
Green Heron 1
Turkey Vulture 2
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1
Downy Woodpecker 1
Eastern Wood-Pewee 1
Least Flycatcher 1
Empidonax sp. 1
Eastern Phoebe 5
Eastern Kingbird 2
Red-eyed Vireo 1
Blue Jay 6
American Crow 4
Black-capped Chickadee 9
White-breasted Nuthatch 1
Carolina Wren 2
Gray Catbird 11
Brown Thrasher 1 Juvenile
American Robin 1
American Goldfinch 1
Eastern Towhee 1
Common Yellowthroat 2
American Redstart 2
Cape May Warbler 1
Chestnut-sided Warbler 2
Blackpoll Warbler 2
Black-throated Green Warbler 1
Scarlet Tanager 1 female
Northern Cardinal 3 Including 1 recently fledged young

View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S59542632

This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (https://ebird.org/home)
 

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Date: 9/5/19 6:23 pm
From: Matthew Juskowich <0000000ca4f4ccd1-dmarc-request...>
Subject: American Golden Plover Washington County
The bird was still present tonight on the mudflat off old ridge road kayak launch at cross creek park in Avella. I also did have a juvenile semipalmated sandpiper there. this is a new bird. Come on Buff Breasted Sandpiper or another rare shorebird lol. hopefully the north winds over the weekend will bring in new shorebirds.
Matthew JuskowichAllegheny County
 

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Date: 9/5/19 6:22 pm
From: Mark Boyd <mrboyd58...>
Subject: Unusual Looking Hummingbird - Northampton County
While working on a job in Bangor, a hummingbird flew past twice, within
fifteen feet, while checking out some flowers. This bird appeared heavier
than a ruby-throated, was DARK, (did not see any light color) with BLUE. A
coworker also saw this bird - he is familiar with ruby-throated, his wife
has feeders and plantings. I asked him to describe what he saw, and his
description matched mine. I am thinking possible green violet-ear, or
broad-billed hummingbird - my initial thought. I would
appreciate thoughts/feedback.

Mark Boyd
Lehigh County
 

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Date: 9/5/19 5:25 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Allegheny Front (05 Sep 2019) 98 Raptors
Allegheny Front
Central City, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 05, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 3 6
TV 0 0 0
OS 4 4 27
BE 15 18 54
NH 1 1 5
SS 1 5 16
CH 2 2 12
NG 1 1 1
RS 0 0 4
BW 57 88 577
RT 15 26 84
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 0 0 10
ML 0 0 0
PG 0 0 1
UA 0 0 0
UB 0 2 5
UF 0 0 0
UE 0 0 0
UR 2 6 16

Total: 98 156 818
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:30:00
Observation end time: 16:30:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Bob Stewart

Observers: Bob Wertz, Ed Gowarty,Sr, Jim Rocco, Joe Sabo, Mike Wolfe,
Nancy Ott

Visitors:
8- Tom Sanders, Bob & Rhonda Wilson, Dick Akers, Rocky Madison, Charley
Voytko with 2 guests.


Weather:
Heavy cloud cover. Seanonably warm.
Light wind out of the ENE then E.
Visibility 27 to 30 km.


Raptor Observations:
98 migrating raptors.
1 Northern Goshawk (juv) at 1:15 PM
15 Bald Eagles- morning eagles distant to the east but afternoon eagles
overhead or just off escarpment to east.
B.E juv (3)- 9:40; 2:20; 2:46
sub (7) - 11:32; 2:02; 2;16; 2@2:26; 2:52; 321
Ad (4) 2:19; 2:50; 2:58; 3:22
Unk (1) 10:34
Local turkey vultures.


Non-raptor Observations:
many ravens - (1) with white wings; blue jays; 3 ruby-throated
hummingbirds; 18 cedar waxwinbgs.
14 Monarch butterflies.

Predictions:
High temp of 76 degrees F.
Clouds and sun.
Winds from ESE at 6 mph.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Bob Stewart (<bob...>)


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=111
 

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Date: 9/5/19 4:23 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (05 Sep 2019) 19 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 05, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 1 1 7
Bald Eagle 2 3 13
Northern Harrier 0 0 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 0 1
Cooper's Hawk 2 2 3
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 2 2 3
Broad-winged Hawk 9 11 45
Red-tailed Hawk 3 7 20
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 0 1
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 1
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 19 26 95
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 14:30:00
Total observation time: 6.5 hours

Official Counter: Fred Wilcox

Observers: Joan Renninger, Rosemary Spreha

Visitors:
None other than observers.


Weather:
Partly cloudy early the early hours but by mid day sky was completely
overcast. A very light and variable breeze mainly from the North.
Visibility was excellent. Temperature range of 62 to73.

Raptor Observations:
2 immature BE observed and counted
A 3rd immature observed but not counted

First bird BW at 8:42
Last bird RT at 13:40

Non-raptor Observations:
Pileated woodpecker in dead oak at site

Predictions:
Mostly cloudy with NW breeze
========================================================================
Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=432
 

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Date: 9/5/19 4:13 pm
From: reeser <reeser...>
Subject: Brown Thrasher, Hummingbirds, Cumberland County
At least 2 ruby throated hummingbirds were here today, since they were
chasing each other around the yard. Also, have been seeing the brown
thrasher at the suet dough feeder again today and earlier this week. And
we now have 2 giant swallowtail butterflies on the zinnias as of today,
as well as the monarch.

Other birds seen today are downy woodpecker, chickadee, blue jay, red
bellied woodpecker (young), cardinals (male, female, young), white
breasted nuthatch, song sparrow, goldfinch, house finch, house sparrow,
starling. Yesterday also saw carolina wren, catbird.

Ellen
<reeser...>
eastern Cumberland County
 

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Date: 9/5/19 3:28 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (05 Sep 2019) 38 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 05, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 3 3
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 4 34 64
Bald Eagle 1 9 30
Northern Harrier 0 4 8
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4 10 30
Cooper's Hawk 0 1 5
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 1 1 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 2 5
Broad-winged Hawk 18 46 218
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 2 9 53
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 4
Golden Eagle 0 0 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 4 5 30
Merlin 2 3 10
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 2
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 1 1 1

Total: 38 129 465
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 05:45:00
Observation end time: 16:45:00
Total observation time: 10.25 hours

Compiler: Bracken Brown

Counters: Jillian Clement, Jillian Clemente, Jillian clemente

Weather:
Clear/partly cloudy/overcast

Raptor Observations:
Hatch year bald eagle passed over the lookout at 11:33. Final raptor of the
day was a merlin chasing a common nighthawk.

Non-raptor Observations:
Slow warbler flight in the morning due to sharp-shinned hawk, olive-sided
flycatcher, and six common nighthawk.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Laurie Goodrich (<goodrich...>)
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary information may be found at:
http://www.hawkmountain.org/


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=109
Count data submitted via Dunkadoo - Project info at:
https://dunkadoo.org/explore/hawk-mountain-sanctuary/fall-2019-hawk-count
 

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Date: 9/5/19 3:16 pm
From: Richard Cleary <0000007585bc7975-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Sabine’s gull, Lancaster Co.
The Sabine’s gull on Lake Clarke on the Susquehanna river is currently just upriver from the Safe Harbor dam viewable from the Shanks Mare boat launch area.

Dick Cleary

Sent from my iPhone
 

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Date: 9/5/19 3:09 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Stone Mt., Pa. (05 Sep 2019) 53 Raptors
Stone Mt., Pa.
Allensville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 05, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 0 0
TV 0 0 0
OS 9 11 11
BE 7 11 18
NH 0 0 0
SS 3 6 7
CH 3 5 5
NG 0 0 0
RS 0 0 0
BW 28 39 49
RT 1 2 5
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 2 4 4
ML 0 0 0
PG 0 0 0
UA 0 0 0
UB 0 0 0
UF 0 0 0
UE 0 0 0
UR 0 0 0

Total: 53 78 99
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 5 hours

Official Counter: Trudy Kyler

Observers: David Kyler, Ron Crandall

Weather:


Raptor Observations:
Kestrel-2 Unknown

BE-Adult 11:13, 11:46,1:14,1:22,(2) 1:45,1:52

Imm. Red-shoulder not counted

Non-raptor Observations:
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 3, Chestnut-sided Warbler 1, Black-throated Green
Warbler 1, Yellow-rump Warbler 3
========================================================================
Report submitted by Trudy Kyler (<davidkyler...>)


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=436
 

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Date: 9/5/19 2:31 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (05 Sep 2019) 33 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 05, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 2 16 56
Turkey Vulture 8 50 188
Osprey 4 19 43
Bald Eagle 1 13 54
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2 7 23
Cooper's Hawk 0 3 9
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 1 1
Broad-winged Hawk 13 22 120
Red-tailed Hawk 1 15 75
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 0 7
Merlin 0 1 6
Peregrine Falcon 1 1 4
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 1 2 28

Total: 33 150 614
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Caleb Hinojos

Observers: Ed Wanamaker, Rob Keith, Scott Keys

Weather:
Skies were clouded all day with a cover of 90%. Temperatures ranged from
59-78F. Clear visibility was 5 miles all day while maximum was over 10. The
winds were generally from the NW with strong gusts in the morning up to
7mph.

Raptor Observations:
Bald eagle: 1326a
Peregrine falcon: 1402a

Non-raptor Observations:
1 raven and 4 hummingbirds.

Predictions:
A chance of rain after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. East wind 6
to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of
less than a tenth of an inch possible.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>)
Bake Oven Knob information may be found at:
www.lgnc.org


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=399
 

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Date: 9/5/19 1:30 pm
From: Joe Yuhas <joseph.yuhas...>
Subject: Possible Rarity at Woodland Hills Preserve - Northampton County
Hello all,

***Full disclosure - I’m not 100% sure on the id of this bird. This is just my best guess, so please take this with a grain of salt.***

This morning I birded the inner trail at Woodland Hills Preserve and found a bird I could not positively id. My best guess is an Eastern Bell’s Vireo. I wanted to post this here, in case anyone is feeling adventurous and wants to try to re-find the bird. Hopefully someone with a camera, lol. Unfortunately I don’t have one.

Here are my notes from this morning…

First impression was Tennessee Warbler. Olive body with grayish face. Subtle barely darker eye line. But noticed two strong white wing bars. And tail seemed too long and bill a little thick. Bill maybe not sharp enough for a warb. Then thought Philadelphia Vireo/White-eyed Vireo. Dark iris. But no yellow spectacles. White belly with yellow wash on sides down across vent. Never got super good look at bill for thickness but impression seemed to be between Tennessee Warbler and Red-eyed Vireo thickness/size. First seen in bush along trail here (40.6175028, -75.2824321). Lost track of it in this bush (40.6180749, -75.2821495). Was moving with a mixed flock. Best guess is Eastern Bell’s Vireo, but I know that’s very rare.

The white wing bars were very prominent. After studying field guide and pictures, the hang up would be that I didn’t get the greatest look at the bill and BEVI supposedly have one prominent white wing bar and one faint one. This could have been the case with the bird I saw. I just remember thinking the wing bars were prominent enough that Tennessee Warbler, Philly Vireo, and Warbling Vireo would be ruled out. And I saw no sign of any spectacles or yellow on the face for White-eyed Vireo.

I’m going to try to swing back after work around 5:30/6 to see if I can re-find it. If anyone is interested in joining, feel free to call/text/email.

Joe Yuhas
610.400.9504
 

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Date: 9/5/19 1:04 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Waggoner's Gap (05 Sep 2019) 33 Raptors
Waggoner's Gap
40 km W of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 05, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 0 0
TV 0 0 0
OS 6 22 39
BE 2 17 60
NH 0 2 5
SS 4 8 14
CH 0 1 6
NG 0 0 0
RS 0 1 3
BW 17 67 169
RT 4 32 88
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 0 4 12
ML 0 0 0
PG 0 1 2
UA 0 2 3
UB 0 1 2
UF 0 0 0
UE 0 0 0
UR 0 0 1

Total: 33 158 404
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Charlotte Catalano, Ron Freed

Observers: Dave Grove, Gene Wagner, Joe Lavella, Pat Freed, Ron Freed

Visitors:
Holly Smith, 2


Weather:
Cloudy with strong WNW/N winds in the morning turning light N then very
light NW.

Raptor Observations:
BE WB 9:43
BE JUV 2:59
First bird OS 7:50
Last bird BE 2:59

Non-raptor Observations:
Monarchs 4
Hummers 7
========================================================================
Report submitted by ()
Waggoner's Gap information may be found at:
www.waggap.com


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Date: 9/5/19 12:34 pm
From: Kate StJohn <0000000f59b962a9-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Warblers at Frick Park this a.m.
I found 8 species of warblers at Frick Park this morning on the Bench Trail.  They gave me a hint of their existence when I paused near the intersection of Riverview & Iron Gate Trails.. so I walked into the woods.  
Best birds were two hooded warblers chasing each other and stirring up an ovenbird.
30 species in all. Checklist is here
https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S59534338

Kate St.John
birdsoutsidemywindow.org
 

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Date: 9/5/19 8:59 am
From: DAVID KOCH <0000012d74227426-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Re: Sabine's Gull on the Susquehanna River, York County
Thank you. 
Arlene Koch Easton, PA Northampton County <davilene...>

On Thursday, September 5, 2019, 08:47:27 AM EDT, Zachary Millen <zjmillen...> wrote:

Sabine's Gull reported again by Jerry Book this morning on Lake Clarke
viewed from Shank's Mare boat launch.

On Mon, Sep 2, 2019, 4:46 PM Dave DeReamus <becard...> wrote:

> Posting for Jason Horn who’s with Zach Millen:
> Zach Millen just found an immature SABINE’S GULL on the lower Susquehanna
> River, visible from Long Level on the York County side of the river.  A
> Red-necked Phalarope was also seen there.
>
> Good birding,
> Dave DeReamus
> Palmer Township, PA
> becard -at- rcn.com
> Blog: http://becard.blogspot.com
> Eastern PA Birding: http://users.rcn.com/becard/home.html
> Google Photo Albums:
> https://get.google.com/albumarchive/109457857807399603170?source=pwa
>
 

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Date: 9/5/19 5:47 am
From: Zachary Millen <zjmillen...>
Subject: Re: Sabine's Gull on the Susquehanna River, York County
Sabine's Gull reported again by Jerry Book this morning on Lake Clarke
viewed from Shank's Mare boat launch.

On Mon, Sep 2, 2019, 4:46 PM Dave DeReamus <becard...> wrote:

> Posting for Jason Horn who’s with Zach Millen:
> Zach Millen just found an immature SABINE’S GULL on the lower Susquehanna
> River, visible from Long Level on the York County side of the river. A
> Red-necked Phalarope was also seen there.
>
> Good birding,
> Dave DeReamus
> Palmer Township, PA
> becard -at- rcn.com
> Blog: http://becard.blogspot.com
> Eastern PA Birding: http://users.rcn.com/becard/home.html
> Google Photo Albums:
> https://get.google.com/albumarchive/109457857807399603170?source=pwa
>
 

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Date: 9/5/19 4:30 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (04 Sep 2019) 9 Raptors
Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve
Avondale, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 04, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 3 10 11
Bald Eagle 0 9 11
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 0 2
Cooper's Hawk 0 1 2
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 6 7 7
Red-tailed Hawk 0 0 0
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 0 1
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 9 27 34
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter: Larry Lewis

Observers: Gerry Teig

Visitors:
DELAWARE NATURE SOCIETY’S NIGHTHAWK WATCH & THE LAND CONSERVANCY FOR
SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY’S HAWK WATCH AT BUCKTOE CREEK PRESERVE
<BR><BR>
Visitors (2): Gerry Teig
<BR><BR>
Thanks everyone, for coming to beautiful Bucktoe Creek Preserve!
<BR><BR>



Weather:
<BR><BR>
Weather:
Partly Sunny (75-25% cloud cover), Ceiling - 10,000-30,000 ft., Visibility
- 10 miles, Temps 71 - 86F, Winds SW @ 5 - 10 mph.
<BR><BR>


Raptor Observations:
----“Raptors” seen, but deemed not to be migrating: 1-Bald Eagle,
1-Red-shouldered Hawk, 4-Red-tailed Hawk, and numerous Black (73) and
Turkey Vultures (52).
<BR><BR>
----Bald Eagle ages: 1 yr.-_; 2 yr.-_; 3 yr.-_; 4 yr.-_; adult-1
<BR><BR>


Non-raptor Observations:
TODAY’S Bucktoe Bird Blog [‘BBB’]:
<BR><BR>
Making a bird seed run this morning, Jerry beat me to Bucktoe this morning.
I also stopped at Wilson Rd. Pond seeing Greater Yellowlegs and Kestrels.
The Polo Fields held 150 Killdeer this morning, but no other shorebird was
there.
<BR><BR>
At Bucktoe, we found winds fairly strong and from a direction not favorable
for hawk migration – southwest. In that wind I found 2 Broad-winged
Hawks circling with a group of Black Vultures. A couple more came along
later.
<BR><BR>
After a rather basic day of birding at the hawk watch, I stopped at the New
Garden WTP seeing Lesser Yellowlegs, Spotted Sandpiper, Killdeer, Wood
Ducks and the Ring-necked Duck reported earlier.
<BR><BR>
I also took a second look at Wilson Road pod, finding a Lesser Yellowlegs,
Killdeer, and a Pectoral Sandpiper had joined the 2 Greater Yellowlegs seen
this morning. [see pictures] This pond is quickly drying up and is prime
for a Baird’s Sandpipr [a lover of drier edges] to show up. It is the
place I found my first Baird’s; I believe a pair of birds sometime way
back in the mid-1800’s. [Just self-blogged. Is no one safe?] A pair of
Kestrels and a Bank Swallow were here, too.
<BR><BR>
---- Thanks to Delaware Nature Society & The Land Conservancy for Southern
Chester County for their support, and especially, to the Brokaws, for not
only their incredible support, but gracious generosity in opening their
property to the public for this watch, and oh, so very much more!
<BR><BR>
----ADDITIONAL BIRD HIGHLIGHTS:
<BR><BR>
Eastern Kingbird [getting a bit late], Bobolinks, and Blue Grosbeak
<BR><BR>
----OTHER WILDLIFE NOTED: Butterflies (11): Monarch - 12, Cabbage White,
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, Eastern Tailed Blue, Clouded Sulphur, Pearl
Crescent, Orange Sulphur, Buckeye, Red-spotted Purple, Variegated
Fritillary, Cloudless Sulphur. Dragonflies (3): Green Darner, Black
Saddlebags, Twelve-spotted Skimmer. Reptiles & Amphibians (0). Mammals
(2): Eastern Cottontail, Eastern Gray Squirrel.
<BR><BR>
----EBNT’s “Walk with Nature” ™ Program Daily Tally with our
Fitbits: This is a stationary watch, but if I stay stationary too long, I
might tend to “bulk up.” Besides, I am ever so fortunate to be walking
unaided, at all! Therefore, I keep moving (if you’ve been here, then you
know that I pace endlessly….) - my Fitbit thanks me and its part of my
“Walk with Nature” program. So, below are MY results at the watch for
the day. Your totals could all be zero, if you choose to sit and relax.
You are certainly welcome to take it easy….I simply choose not to,
affording me a panoramic view of our entire sky and a bit of exercise. So
come join our “Walk with Nature!” ™ Anyway, just for fun, here are my
numbers at the site for today (join me, if you wish): Miles: 1.83; Steps:
4,262; Floors: 28.
<BR><BR>
----“SEASON’S BIRD SPECIES LIST” – we at Bucktoe are not just a
Hawk Watch, but conduct a migration tally from the site. We include it
here, from time to time (about once a week), to let you know what else
we’re seeing here at the Bucktoe Watch. Our tally board, on site, will
feature an approximation (very rough, best “guestimate,” – searching
for Hawks must remain our primary focus) for totals of each species seen
for “The Watch” year. The overall list for the season from the watch
will be part of the large weekly “blog,” if you’ve signed up for
that.
<BR><BR>
TOTAL SPECIES – Identified from watch site: today: 42; this season:
75
<BR><BR>
NEW SPECIES ADDED TODAY TO THIS YEAR’S “WATCH SPECIES LIST (0):”
none.
<BR><BR>


Predictions:
Tomorrow’s flight looks not terrific, but not a total washout, with heavy
clouds with cracks of sun. Light north winds.
<BR><BR>
Come join us, folks! We’re here every day thru Nov. 30, 9am thru 3pm.
Rain or shine. Additionally, thru Sept. 3, I will be here 5pm till dark
for the “Nighthawk Watch.”
This report is being sent individually to participants and people deemed to
be interested parties. If you wish off the list, kindly notify me and you
will be removed. However, this one mailing list is how I notify every one
of our events, our walk schedule, tours and rare birds.
The Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve is sponsored by THE LAND
CONSERVANCY FOR SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY. While the Nighthawk Watch is
sponsored by Delaware Nature Society. Please contact us at
<earlybirdtours...> with questions or comments.

========================================================================
Report submitted by Larry Lewis (<earlybirdtours...>)


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=710

Site Description:
High open meadow near Red Clay Creek

Directions to site:
From Kennett Square, PA (in southern Chester County):

Take Union Street south out of town. This becomes Kaolin Road. Make a right
onto Hillendale Road. Proceed about 1.5 miles to Sharp Road and make a
left. At the second hilltop on Sharp Road, the entrance is on the left
across from Candlewyck development. (432 Sharp Rd.) Upon entering driveway,
make a right on gravel road opposite first driveway you see on left. Follow
gravel road (and the "Hawk Watch" signs for about 1/2 mile to the pavilion
on the left and the parking area in the grass to the right.
 

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Date: 9/4/19 7:46 pm
From: Ryan Tomazin <wvwarblers...>
Subject: Allegheny Co. - Hilltop Park Nighthawk Watch
All,

Well, it was a good night for other birds, but bad for nighthawks. A cool breeze started from the west, signaling the cold front that's coming in.

Mourning Dove - 15+
Chimney Swift - 66+
Cedar Waxwing - 19+
Cooper's Hawk - 2, I believe...one appeared female-sized, and later from a faraway direction, a much smaller male flew in
Common Grackle - 269
Osprey - 1!

Nighthawk:
7:54 - 1 bird flew in from the south, hawked above the bowl for four minutes and disappeared.

That was it! I do believe that gives me/us 375 birds so far. Unless personal plans fall through, I will not be counting tomorrow, but will be back on Friday evening.

Cheers,

Ryan Tomazin - Bridgeville, PA
 

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Date: 9/4/19 3:24 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (04 Sep 2019) 29 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 04, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 3 3
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 19 30 60
Bald Eagle 1 8 29
Northern Harrier 0 4 8
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 6 26
Cooper's Hawk 0 1 5
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 1 4
Broad-winged Hawk 5 28 200
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 2 7 51
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 4
Golden Eagle 0 0 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 1 26
Merlin 1 1 8
Peregrine Falcon 1 1 2
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 29 91 427
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Observation start time: 05:00:00
Observation end time: 16:45:00
Total observation time: 11.08 hours

Compiler: Laurie Goodrich

Counters: Andrew Consilor, Brian Ferrence, Rudy Keller, Yi-hua

Weather:
Fog and heavy overcast in morning then lifting to 20 km visibility in
afternoon. hot, 25 deg C, S to SW to W to WNW

Raptor Observations:
adult bald with dark tip tail 1135 am
imm peregrine NOT MIGrANT went back north after harassing redtails and
coopers 1530
AD Peregrine 1550

Non-raptor Observations:
123 waxwngs, 49 swifts, 7 spp warblers but not big numbers. 25 barn
swallow, 10 tanagers, 620 co grackle
========================================================================
Report submitted by Laurie Goodrich (<goodrich...>)
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary information may be found at:
http://www.hawkmountain.org/


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=109
Count data submitted via Dunkadoo - Project info at:
https://dunkadoo.org/explore/hawk-mountain-sanctuary/fall-2019-hawk-count
 

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Date: 9/4/19 3:05 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Waggoner's Gap (04 Sep 2019) 34 Raptors
Waggoner's Gap
40 km W of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 04, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 0 0
TV 0 0 0
OS 10 16 33
BE 5 15 58
NH 1 2 5
SS 2 4 10
CH 0 1 6
NG 0 0 0
RS 0 1 3
BW 5 50 152
RT 9 28 84
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 1 4 12
ML 0 0 0
PG 0 1 2
UA 0 2 3
UB 1 1 2
UF 0 0 0
UE 0 0 0
UR 0 0 1

Total: 34 125 371
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Charlotte Catalano, Ron Freed

Observers: Dave Grove, Gene Wagner, Pat Freed, Ron Freed

Visitors:
Gene Odato, Jon and Gigi Gere 13


Weather:
Mostly sunny with a light SW wind becoming moderate WNW

Raptor Observations:
BE Juv 09:50
BE WB 01:47
BE AD 11:27, 11:50
BE UNAGED 01:18
First bird SS 7:08
Last bird BW 2:51

Non-raptor Observations:
Monarchs 6
Hummers 19
Luna moth caterpillar (likely 5th instar) on the rocks
========================================================================
Report submitted by ()
Waggoner's Gap information may be found at:
www.waggap.com


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=439
 

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Date: 9/4/19 2:36 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (04 Sep 2019) 22 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 04, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 3 14 54
Turkey Vulture 5 42 180
Osprey 6 15 39
Bald Eagle 6 12 53
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 5 21
Cooper's Hawk 1 3 9
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 1 1
Broad-winged Hawk 1 9 107
Red-tailed Hawk 0 14 74
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 0 7
Merlin 0 1 6
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 3
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 1 27

Total: 22 117 581
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Caleb Hinojos

Observers: Ed Wanamaker, Jeff Hopkins, Rob Keith

Weather:
Heavy fog and low clouds in the morning eventually gave way late in the
morning to allow clear visibility up to 4 miles. Temperatures ranged from
69-82F. Winds were primarily from the SW with gusts up to 6mph.

Raptor Observations:
Bald eagles: 1037a, 1200a, 1200a, 1324a, 1347a, 1420a

Non-raptor Observations:
7 Hummingbirds

Predictions:
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in
the morning.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>)
Bake Oven Knob information may be found at:
www.lgnc.org


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=399
 

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Date: 9/4/19 2:31 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Allegheny Front (04 Sep 2019) 5 Raptors
Allegheny Front
Central City, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 04, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 3 6
TV 0 0 0
OS 0 0 23
BE 0 3 39
NH 0 0 4
SS 1 4 15
CH 0 0 10
NG 0 0 0
RS 0 0 4
BW 3 31 520
RT 1 11 69
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 0 0 10
ML 0 0 0
PG 0 0 1
UA 0 0 0
UB 0 2 5
UF 0 0 0
UE 0 0 0
UR 0 4 14

Total: 5 58 720
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Rosemary McGlynn

Observers:

Visitors:
none


Weather:
Moderate W winds with strong gusts;alternating cumulus clouds and
sunshine;valley haze almost all day; high near 75F

Raptor Observations:
5 migrating raptors: 1 SS,3 BWs,1 RT

Non-raptor Observations:
TVs,crows,jays,t.swallows,c.swifts,ruby throated hummingbirds,c.waxwings.
Also 11
monarchs,c.whites,c.sulfurs,o.sulfurs,bl.swallowtails,t.swallowtails,dragonflies

Predictions:
light to mod. SE winds;mostly sunny ;high 70-75F
========================================================================
Report submitted by Rosemary McGlynn (<denali...>)


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=111
 

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Date: 9/4/19 2:26 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Stone Mt., Pa. (04 Sep 2019) 10 Raptors
Stone Mt., Pa.
Allensville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 04, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 0 0
TV 0 0 0
OS 1 2 2
BE 3 4 11
NH 0 0 0
SS 2 3 4
CH 0 2 2
NG 0 0 0
RS 0 0 0
BW 2 11 21
RT 0 1 4
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 0
AK 2 2 2
ML 0 0 0
PG 0 0 0
UA 0 0 0
UB 0 0 0
UF 0 0 0
UE 0 0 0
UR 0 0 0

Total: 10 25 46
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Observation start time: 09:30:00
Observation end time: 14:30:00
Total observation time: 5 hours

Official Counter: Greg Grove

Observers:

Weather:
WSW wind moderate,diminishing. Pt cloudy. 22-28C

Raptor Observations:
AD BE 1122, 1233, 1300

Imm RS not counted

AK - 1 Male , 1 ND

Non-raptor Observations:
RT Hummers - 19
Chim Swift - 18
========================================================================
Report submitted by Greg Grove (<gwg2...>)


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=436
 

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Date: 9/4/19 1:58 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (04 Sep 2019) 2 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 04, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 0 0 6
Bald Eagle 0 1 11
Northern Harrier 0 0 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 0 1
Cooper's Hawk 0 0 1
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 1
Broad-winged Hawk 0 2 36
Red-tailed Hawk 2 4 17
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 0 1
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 1
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 2 7 76
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 14:30:00
Total observation time: 6.5 hours

Official Counter: Ed Chubb

Observers: Rosemary Spreha, Steve Walthius

Visitors:
3-Visitors, 2-Pickup Trucks.


Weather:
Low ceiling to begin the day with slight diminishing of cloud cover. Winds
out of the WSW. Temps in the 70's to near 90 degrees F.

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
One flyover Red Headed Woodpecker. Usual early season small birds-Swifts,
Swallows, Pewees, Black throated Green, Goldfinches, Waxwings. Heard local
Woodpeckers.

Predictions:
With passing of front better conditions are predicted.
========================================================================
Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=432
 

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Date: 9/4/19 1:51 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (04 Sep 2019) 9 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 04, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 4 4 8
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 0 1 3
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 1 4
Cooper's Hawk 0 0 0
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 4 7 8
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 0 0
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 1 1
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 9 14 24
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: John Mercer

Observers: Alan Simon, Bob Kelly

Visitors:
Dick Rainer


Weather:
Started cloudy, but then got very hot

Raptor Observations:
One adult and two juvenile Bald Eagles, three Red-tails, one Cooper's Hawk
and one wrong way Broadwing were not couunted

Non-raptor Observations:
Three migrating Ruby-throated Hummingbird and one Double Crested Cormorant

Predictions:
Partly sunny, cooler with temperatures in the 70's winds NE around 6 mph
========================================================================
Report submitted by John Mercer (<mercer1135...>)
Rose Tree Park information may be found at:
www.rtphawkwatch.org


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=105
 

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Date: 9/4/19 1:05 pm
From: Rick & Marianne Atkinson <marianne5...>
Subject: Common Nighthawks, Clearfield County - late post
Sorry for the late post.

On August 27 at 7:35 PM, I observed 8 Common Nighthawks flying south over the Brady Township Community Center in Luthersburg.

Marianne Atkinson;
Clearfield County


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