PABIRDS
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11/11/19 4:51 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (11 Nov 2019) 14 Raptors
11/11/19 3:35 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (11 Nov 2019) 52 Raptors
11/11/19 3:19 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (11 Nov 2019) 26 Raptors
11/11/19 3:17 pm Grove, Deborah Shuey <dsg4...> Snow Buntings: Monroe and Pike counties
11/11/19 3:15 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (11 Nov 2019) 74 Raptors
11/11/19 1:56 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (11 Nov 2019) 69 Raptors
11/11/19 1:30 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (11 Nov 2019) 47 Raptors
11/11/19 9:36 am Cecelia <ceceliahard...> Riding Meadow Park
11/11/19 9:00 am Mark Vass <hawk5571...> Snow Bunting - Butler Co.
11/11/19 7:18 am Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...> Erie County waterbird count for November 11, 2019
11/11/19 5:26 am Lisa Dziuban <dziubanlisa...> Birds of Note, Lancaster County William Young
11/11/19 5:09 am DAVID KOCH <0000012d74227426-dmarc-request...> Dickcissel, titmice, etc., Koch property, Northampton County
11/11/19 2:20 am August Mirabella <am4birds1...> Peace Valley Park (IBA) - (11/3 - 11/9)
11/11/19 2:04 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (10 Nov 2019) 259 Raptors
11/11/19 1:19 am Scott Kinzey <0000007977429723-dmarc-request...> Pymatuning Lake Gulls and Loons
11/10/19 7:35 pm reeser <reeser...> Juncos Yes, Hummer No -- Cumberland County
11/10/19 6:16 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (10 Nov 2019) 2 Raptors
11/10/19 5:25 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (10 Nov 2019) 51 Raptors
11/10/19 4:49 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (10 Nov 2019) 7 Raptors
11/10/19 3:53 pm William Young <wayoung04...> Birds of Note - Lancaster 10/27/19 - 11/8/19
11/10/19 2:57 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Stone Mt., Pa. (10 Nov 2019) 32 Raptors
11/10/19 2:46 pm Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...> Erie County birds of note
11/10/19 2:45 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (10 Nov 2019) 4 Raptors
11/10/19 2:02 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (10 Nov 2019) 12 Raptors
11/10/19 1:41 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (10 Nov 2019) 15 Raptors
11/10/19 10:07 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rocky Ridge (10 Nov 2019) 5 Raptors
11/10/19 8:12 am Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...> Erie County waterbird count for November 10, 2019
11/10/19 8:09 am Denise Donmoyer <nightowl57...> Sweet Arrow Lake, Schuylkill Co.
11/9/19 10:32 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (09 Nov 2019) 140 Raptors
11/9/19 5:28 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (09 Nov 2019) 59 Raptors
11/9/19 3:54 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (08 Nov 2019) 4 Raptors
11/9/19 3:08 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (09 Nov 2019) 80 Raptors
11/9/19 3:01 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rocky Ridge (09 Nov 2019) 10 Raptors
11/9/19 2:50 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Stone Mt., Pa. (09 Nov 2019) 13 Raptors
11/9/19 2:40 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (09 Nov 2019) 183 Raptors
11/9/19 2:33 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (09 Nov 2019) 53 Raptors
11/9/19 2:18 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (09 Nov 2019) 35 Raptors
11/9/19 2:06 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (09 Nov 2019) 76 Raptors
11/9/19 7:48 am Douglas Filler <0000012c09e09177-dmarc-request...> Silver Lake in Bucks co
11/9/19 7:45 am Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...> Erie County waterbird count for November 9, 2019
11/9/19 1:22 am Dave DeReamus <becard...> Eastern PA Birdline: 11/9/2019
11/8/19 10:52 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (08 Nov 2019) 201 Raptors
11/8/19 8:01 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (08 Nov 2019) 55 Raptors
11/8/19 4:09 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (08 Nov 2019) 201 Raptors
11/8/19 3:14 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (08 Nov 2019) 272 Raptors
11/8/19 3:11 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (08 Nov 2019) 253 Raptors
11/8/19 3:08 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Stone Mt., Pa. (08 Nov 2019) 133 Raptors
11/8/19 1:38 pm Mark Vass <hawk5571...> N. Pintail - Beaver Co.
11/8/19 1:34 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (08 Nov 2019) 22 Raptors
11/8/19 9:54 am Dave Leibert <xdave...> Peregrine falcon . Easton, PA Northampton county
11/8/19 9:39 am Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...> Erie County waterbird count for November 8, 2019
11/8/19 4:20 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (07 Nov 2019) 3 Raptors
11/8/19 1:36 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (07 Nov 2019) 346 Raptors
11/7/19 1:46 pm Rick & Marianne Atkinson <marianne5...> FOS Dark-eyed Junco - Clearfield County
11/7/19 12:43 pm Tom and Nancy Moeller <thosjmoel...> FOS Junco + juvenile Cooper's Hawk; Squirrel Hill; Allegheny County
11/7/19 12:29 pm Bettina Heffner <BettinaHef...> Lancaster Co Bird Club Mtg - Thursday, 11/14/19 at 7 pm; Program on White-throated Sparrows
11/7/19 11:43 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (07 Nov 2019) 2 Raptors
11/7/19 10:42 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (07 Nov 2019) Raptors
11/7/19 7:55 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (07 Nov 2019) Raptors
11/7/19 6:06 am Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...> Erie County waterbird count for November 7, 2019
11/7/19 12:39 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (06 Nov 2019) 214 Raptors
11/6/19 8:47 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (06 Nov 2019) 61 Raptors
11/6/19 6:53 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rocky Ridge (06 Nov 2019) 12 Raptors
11/6/19 5:38 pm Marge . <marvantassel...> Tundra Swans (Armstrong County)
11/6/19 4:47 pm Pamela Fisher <000000233af33264-dmarc-request...> Rarities in Lancaster county
11/6/19 3:43 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (06 Nov 2019) 53 Raptors
11/6/19 3:38 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (06 Nov 2019) 27 Raptors
11/6/19 3:17 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Stone Mt., Pa. (06 Nov 2019) 33 Raptors
11/6/19 3:03 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (06 Nov 2019) 8 Raptors
11/6/19 2:55 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (06 Nov 2019) 10 Raptors
11/6/19 2:26 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (06 Nov 2019) 118 Raptors
11/6/19 8:47 am mshull <0000010491880ff5-dmarc-request...> West Chester Anna's
11/6/19 8:20 am Zachary Millen <zjmillen...> Western Kingbird in Lancaster
11/6/19 7:37 am Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...> Erie County waterbird count for November 6, 2019
11/6/19 3:58 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (05 Nov 2019) 355 Raptors
11/5/19 6:01 pm Ann Pettigrew <rook185...> Common Raven, Winter Wren - York County
11/5/19 4:47 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rocky Ridge (05 Nov 2019) 10 Raptors
11/5/19 4:19 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (05 Nov 2019) 17 Raptors
11/5/19 4:15 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (05 Nov 2019) 21 Raptors
11/5/19 3:25 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Stone Mt., Pa. (05 Nov 2019) 13 Raptors
11/5/19 3:11 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (05 Nov 2019) 41 Raptors
11/5/19 12:47 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (05 Nov 2019) 51 Raptors
11/5/19 12:25 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (05 Nov 2019) Raptors
11/5/19 7:54 am Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...> Erie County waterbird count for November 5, 2019
11/5/19 6:46 am Robert Protz <0000005c73c8f66d-dmarc-request...> Anna's Hummer in Chester Co.
11/5/19 1:19 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (04 Nov 2019) 681 Raptors
11/4/19 6:42 pm Chuck Berthoud <cbpabirds...> November eBird Challenge, world-wide eBird coverage, eBird count totals
11/4/19 5:45 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (04 Nov 2019) 108 Raptors
11/4/19 5:20 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (04 Nov 2019) 35 Raptors
11/4/19 4:05 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (04 Nov 2019) 70 Raptors
11/4/19 2:44 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (04 Nov 2019) 140 Raptors
11/4/19 2:14 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (04 Nov 2019) 119 Raptors
11/4/19 1:48 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Stone Mt., Pa. (04 Nov 2019) 19 Raptors
11/4/19 1:44 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (04 Nov 2019) 30 Raptors
11/4/19 9:56 am Robert Protz <0000005c73c8f66d-dmarc-request...> Another Selasphorus in Bucks Co.
11/4/19 8:10 am Margaret <bcoriole...> Christmas Bird Counts in PA
11/4/19 7:34 am Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...> Erie County birds of note
11/4/19 7:07 am Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...> Erie County waterbird count for November 4, 2019
11/4/19 5:06 am Holly Merker <0000002d9b0d8554-dmarc-request...> Re: Fulvous Whistling-Duck ??
11/4/19 4:50 am Franklin Haas <fhaasbirds...> Fulvous Whistling-Duck ??
11/4/19 4:01 am August Mirabella <am4birds1...> Peace Valley Park (IBA) -(10/27 - 11/02)
11/4/19 2:31 am Kate StJohn <0000000f59b962a9-dmarc-request...> Bonaparte's gulls, junco, 11/2/19, Moraine, Butler
11/4/19 1:04 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (03 Nov 2019) 234 Raptors
11/3/19 6:17 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (03 Nov 2019) 105 Raptors
11/3/19 4:51 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (03 Nov 2019) 45 Raptors
11/3/19 4:16 pm Michael David <michaeltdavid...> Ovenbird, Armstrong County
11/3/19 3:28 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (03 Nov 2019) 21 Raptors
11/3/19 3:19 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (03 Nov 2019) 74 Raptors
11/3/19 3:19 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Stone Mt., Pa. (03 Nov 2019) 45 Raptors
11/3/19 3:17 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (03 Nov 2019) 156 Raptors
11/3/19 2:36 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (03 Nov 2019) 111 Raptors
11/3/19 9:29 am Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...> Erie County waterbird count for November 3, 2019
11/3/19 7:45 am TeeeK <0000015042571c62-dmarc-request...> Wood Stork - Greencastle, Lancaster County
11/3/19 7:29 am Sandy Lockerman <000000b169997ab9-dmarc-request...> winter hummingbirds
11/3/19 4:33 am jerry stanley <bhnsjerry...> Venango Co. 11/2
11/3/19 1:16 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (02 Nov 2019) 191 Raptors
11/2/19 4:55 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (02 Nov 2019) 24 Raptors
11/2/19 4:42 pm Michael Fialkovich <0000012b4af48ab0-dmarc-request...> Re: Field Sparrow Feeder Bird Allegheny County
11/2/19 3:59 pm Arlene Koch <0000012d74227426-dmarc-request...> Re: Field Sparrow Feeder Bird Allegheny County
11/2/19 3:54 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (02 Nov 2019) 56 Raptors
11/2/19 3:19 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (02 Nov 2019) 150 Raptors
11/2/19 3:08 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (02 Nov 2019) 126 Raptors
11/2/19 3:03 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rocky Ridge (02 Nov 2019) 42 Raptors
11/2/19 2:52 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Stone Mt., Pa. (02 Nov 2019) 44 Raptors
11/2/19 2:19 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (02 Nov 2019) 48 Raptors
11/2/19 2:11 pm Matthew Juskowich <0000000ca4f4ccd1-dmarc-request...> Field Sparrow Feeder Bird Allegheny County
11/2/19 8:55 am Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...> Erie County waterbird count for November 2, 2019
11/2/19 2:57 am jerry stanley <bhnsjerry...> Venango Co. 11/1
11/2/19 1:26 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (01 Nov 2019) 223 Raptors
11/1/19 8:26 pm Marge . <marvantassel...> A "raptor kind of morning/day" in Armstrong County
11/1/19 7:26 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (01 Nov 2019) 83 Raptors
11/1/19 5:51 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Stone Mt., Pa. (01 Nov 2019) 78 Raptors
11/1/19 5:00 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (01 Nov 2019) 144 Raptors
11/1/19 4:49 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (01 Nov 2019) 15 Raptors
11/1/19 3:55 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (01 Nov 2019) 179 Raptors
11/1/19 3:34 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (01 Nov 2019) 123 Raptors
11/1/19 2:12 pm Tom and Nancy Moeller <thosjmoel...> Bonaparte's Gulls, Grebes, and Ruddy Duck; Duck Hollow; Allegheny County
11/1/19 1:54 pm Dan Richards <00000132f63ed96f-dmarc-request...> Sandhill Cranes, Northern Harrier, Crawford Co.
11/1/19 12:56 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (01 Nov 2019) Raptors
11/1/19 12:34 pm Amy Taracido <amytaracido...> RBA western Pennsylvania, 16 October 2019
11/1/19 12:14 pm David Gibson <20cabot...> More Thoughts on Birds and Bird Photography
11/1/19 7:55 am Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...> Erie County waterbird count for November 1, 2019
11/1/19 12:21 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (31 Oct 2019) 9 Raptors
10/31/19 2:31 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (31 Oct 2019) Raptors
10/31/19 12:51 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (31 Oct 2019) Raptors
10/31/19 12:15 pm Robert Protz <0000005c73c8f66d-dmarc-request...> Halloween Rubythroat in Latrobe - Westmoreland Co
10/31/19 12:06 pm Mark Vass <hawk5571...> Canvasback - Lawrence Co.
10/31/19 10:25 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (31 Oct 2019) Raptors
10/31/19 6:42 am Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...> Erie County waterbird count for October 31, 2019
10/31/19 4:29 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (30 Oct 2019) 25 Raptors
10/30/19 6:03 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (30 Oct 2019) Raptors
10/30/19 5:13 pm Pamela Fisher <000000233af33264-dmarc-request...> Merlin, Dowitchers, Lebanon county
10/30/19 4:53 pm Pamela Fisher <000000233af33264-dmarc-request...> Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Lancaster county
10/30/19 4:03 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (30 Oct 2019) Raptors
10/30/19 2:28 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (30 Oct 2019) 1 Raptors
10/30/19 2:03 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (30 Oct 2019) 37 Raptors
10/30/19 1:46 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Stone Mt., Pa. (30 Oct 2019) 1 Raptors
10/30/19 1:38 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (29 Oct 2019) Raptors
10/30/19 12:51 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (30 Oct 2019) 3 Raptors
10/30/19 12:49 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (30 Oct 2019) 28 Raptors
10/30/19 11:44 am Lisa Dziuban <dziubanlisa...> Bald Eagle - Plumstead Twp., Bucks County.
10/30/19 10:30 am Dave Leibert <xdave...> Canada Geese @ Green Pond , Northampton County
10/30/19 8:17 am Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...> Erie County waterbird count for October 30, 2019
10/30/19 12:51 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (29 Oct 2019) 106 Raptors
10/29/19 5:36 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Stone Mt., Pa. (29 Oct 2019) 3 Raptors
10/29/19 4:12 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (29 Oct 2019) 118 Raptors
10/29/19 3:52 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (29 Oct 2019) 10 Raptors
10/29/19 3:44 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (29 Oct 2019) 14 Raptors
10/29/19 2:43 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rocky Ridge (29 Oct 2019) 26 Raptors
10/29/19 2:20 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (29 Oct 2019) 9 Raptors
10/29/19 1:57 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (29 Oct 2019) 12 Raptors
10/29/19 12:27 pm Ann Pettigrew <rook185...> Late House Wren - York County
10/29/19 9:14 am jerry stanley <bhnsjerry...> Venango Co. 10/29
10/29/19 9:08 am Michael David <michaeltdavid...> American White Pelicans, Cambria Co.
10/29/19 9:06 am Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...> Erie County waterbird count for October 29, 2019
10/29/19 2:45 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (28 Oct 2019) 350 Raptors
10/28/19 6:48 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (28 Oct 2019) 279 Raptors
10/28/19 5:24 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rocky Ridge (28 Oct 2019) 107 Raptors
10/28/19 4:59 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Stone Mt., Pa. (28 Oct 2019) 185 Raptors
10/28/19 4:42 pm Jack E. Solomon <00000003433c95af-dmarc-request...> FRICK Today, Allegheny County
10/28/19 4:42 pm DAVID KOCH <0000012d74227426-dmarc-request...> Koch property, Northampton County
10/28/19 3:41 pm Williams, Lisa <liswilliam...> REMINDER - Crane Survey
10/28/19 3:28 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (28 Oct 2019) 68 Raptors
10/28/19 3:27 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (28 Oct 2019) 25 Raptors
10/28/19 3:08 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (28 Oct 2019) 86 Raptors
10/28/19 1:56 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (28 Oct 2019) 130 Raptors
10/28/19 1:42 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (28 Oct 2019) 32 Raptors
10/28/19 9:08 am A. Liebner <000000d98121eaef-dmarc-request...> Re: DE Junco 10/27 Wayne Twp. Schuylkill Co.
10/28/19 7:54 am Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...> Erie County waterbird count for October 28, 2019
10/28/19 7:25 am A. Liebner <000000d98121eaef-dmarc-request...> DE Junco 10/27 Wayne Twp. Schuylkill Co.
10/28/19 5:24 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (27 Oct 2019) 8 Raptors
10/27/19 7:46 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (27 Oct 2019) 10 Raptors
10/27/19 4:34 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (27 Oct 2019) 184 Raptors
10/27/19 3:56 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (27 Oct 2019) 51 Raptors
10/27/19 3:32 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (27 Oct 2019) 22 Raptors
10/27/19 3:15 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Stone Mt., Pa. (27 Oct 2019) 41 Raptors
10/27/19 2:48 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (27 Oct 2019) 38 Raptors
10/27/19 2:15 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (27 Oct 2019) 1 Raptors
10/27/19 7:57 am Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...> Erie County waterbird count for October 27, 2019
10/27/19 6:56 am August Mirabella <am4birds1...> Peace Valley Park (IBA) (10/20 - 10/26) & Fundraiser
10/26/19 11:40 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (26 Oct 2019) 250 Raptors
10/26/19 5:11 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (26 Oct 2019) 40 Raptors
10/26/19 4:55 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (26 Oct 2019) 47 Raptors
10/26/19 4:53 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (26 Oct 2019) 72 Raptors
10/26/19 3:12 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (26 Oct 2019) 92 Raptors
10/26/19 2:13 pm Cecelia <ceceliahard...> Riding Meadow Park
10/26/19 1:54 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (26 Oct 2019) 27 Raptors
10/26/19 1:25 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (26 Oct 2019) 31 Raptors
10/26/19 1:16 pm Dave DeReamus <becard...> Eastern PA Birdline: 10/26/2019
10/26/19 12:23 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Stone Mt., Pa. (26 Oct 2019) 44 Raptors
10/26/19 8:53 am Ann Pettigrew <rook185...> Brown Thrasher, Chipping Sparrow - York County
10/26/19 8:51 am Douglas Filler <0000012c09e09177-dmarc-request...> Silver Lake Bucks co.
10/26/19 8:29 am Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...> Erie County waterbird count for October 26, 2019
10/26/19 4:30 am reeser <reeser...> Hummingbird - No, Other yard birds -- Cumberland County
10/25/19 11:32 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (25 Oct 2019) 175 Raptors
10/25/19 6:42 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (25 Oct 2019) 98 Raptors
10/25/19 4:45 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (25 Oct 2019) 25 Raptors
10/25/19 4:05 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Stone Mt., Pa. (25 Oct 2019) 26 Raptors
10/25/19 3:51 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rocky Ridge (24 Oct 2019) 41 Raptors
10/25/19 3:28 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (25 Oct 2019) 53 Raptors
10/25/19 3:10 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (25 Oct 2019) 127 Raptors
10/25/19 2:37 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (25 Oct 2019) 80 Raptors
10/25/19 2:13 pm Paul Heveran <birdmeister.paul...> Clay-colored Sparrow, DeSales University, Lehigh Co.
10/25/19 1:52 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (25 Oct 2019) 240 Raptors
10/25/19 10:49 am Robert Mulvihill <robert.mulvihill...> Re: PA Christmas Count info?
10/25/19 8:20 am g. g <birdersx5...> Re: PA Christmas Count info?
10/25/19 8:07 am Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...> Erie County waterbird count for October 25, 2019
10/25/19 5:24 am Nancy Juris <0000014fbce18819-dmarc-request...> Set
10/25/19 3:11 am Matthew Juskowich <0000000ca4f4ccd1-dmarc-request...> Re: PA Christmas Count info?
10/25/19 1:17 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (24 Oct 2019) 137 Raptors
10/24/19 9:07 pm Ryan Tomazin <wvwarblers...> PA Christmas Count info?
10/24/19 5:34 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Stone Mt., Pa. (24 Oct 2019) 71 Raptors
10/24/19 4:57 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (24 Oct 2019) 105 Raptors
10/24/19 4:22 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (24 Oct 2019) 105 Raptors
10/24/19 3:03 pm Bob Schutsky <info...> Dickcissel, Southern Lancaster County
10/24/19 3:02 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (24 Oct 2019) 95 Raptors
10/24/19 3:01 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (24 Oct 2019) 204 Raptors
10/24/19 2:59 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (24 Oct 2019) 353 Raptors
10/24/19 1:26 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (24 Oct 2019) 30 Raptors
10/24/19 12:56 pm Tom and Nancy Moeller <thosjmoel...> Pied-billed Grebes, Ravens; Duck Hollow; Allegheny County
10/24/19 8:49 am Dave DeReamus <becard...> Re: Snail Kite photos
10/24/19 8:22 am Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...> Erie County waterbird count for October 24, 2019
10/24/19 6:02 am PSO <PSO...> Snail Kite photos
10/24/19 1:08 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (23 Oct 2019) 34 Raptors
10/24/19 12:24 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (22 Oct 2019) 5 Raptors
10/23/19 6:06 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rocky Ridge (23 Oct 2019) 57 Raptors
10/23/19 4:26 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (23 Oct 2019) 85 Raptors
10/23/19 4:23 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Stone Mt., Pa. (23 Oct 2019) 137 Raptors
10/23/19 4:02 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (23 Oct 2019) 146 Raptors
10/23/19 3:43 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (23 Oct 2019) 385 Raptors
10/23/19 3:00 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (23 Oct 2019) 53 Raptors
10/23/19 2:57 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (23 Oct 2019) 214 Raptors
10/23/19 2:41 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (23 Oct 2019) 6 Raptors
10/23/19 12:59 pm Betsy Mescavage <amkestrel1...> Bald eagles, Northampton Co.
10/23/19 11:25 am Kenneth Foulke <000000e096e748ef-dmarc-request...> Common raven in Bucks County
10/23/19 9:38 am PSO <PSO...> Pennsylvania Birds Latest Issue Mailing
10/23/19 8:52 am Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...> Erie County waterbird count for October 23, 2019
10/23/19 6:37 am Ron & Amy Burkert <raburkert...> American woodcock migration
10/22/19 4:44 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (22 Oct 2019) Raptors
10/22/19 2:13 pm Geoff Malosh <pomarine...> Snail Kite, Presque Isle, Erie 10/22
10/22/19 1:03 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (22 Oct 2019) Raptors
10/22/19 10:38 am jerry stanley <bhnsjerry...> Clarion Co. 10/22
10/22/19 10:30 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (22 Oct 2019) Raptors
10/22/19 6:54 am Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...> Erie County waterbird count for October 22, 2019
10/22/19 3:11 am reeser <reeser...> Hummingbird(s) 10/21/19 and question -- Cumberland County
10/21/19 11:57 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (21 Oct 2019) 88 Raptors
10/21/19 6:18 pm Williams, Lisa <liswilliam...> PA Crane Survey - Oct 30 to Nov 6
10/21/19 6:07 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (21 Oct 2019) 290 Raptors
10/21/19 5:14 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (21 Oct 2019) 51 Raptors
10/21/19 5:13 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rocky Ridge (21 Oct 2019) 22 Raptors
10/21/19 5:10 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Stone Mt., Pa. (21 Oct 2019) 116 Raptors
10/21/19 3:53 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (21 Oct 2019) 220 Raptors
10/21/19 3:48 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (21 Oct 2019) 108 Raptors
10/21/19 3:31 pm Mark Vass <hawk5571...> Merlin - Beaver Co.
10/21/19 3:00 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (21 Oct 2019) 38 Raptors
10/21/19 1:53 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (21 Oct 2019) 33 Raptors
10/21/19 7:17 am Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...> Erie County waterbird count for October 21, 2019
10/21/19 2:03 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (20 Oct 2019) 3 Raptors
10/20/19 11:15 pm reeser <reeser...> Hummingbird and other yard birds -- Cumberland County
10/20/19 7:16 pm JFoulke <000000e096e748ef-dmarc-request...> Bucks County Birders October meeting
10/20/19 6:04 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (20 Oct 2019) 1 Raptors
10/20/19 5:23 pm Chad Kauffman <chadkauffman...> Great Cormorant - Centre County
10/20/19 4:19 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (20 Oct 2019) 6 Raptors
10/20/19 12:07 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (20 Oct 2019) Raptors
10/20/19 10:14 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (20 Oct 2019) Raptors
10/20/19 7:25 am Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...> Erie County waterbird count for October 20, 2019
10/20/19 5:35 am August Mirabella <am4birds1...> Peace Valley Park (IBA) -(10/13 - 10/19)
10/20/19 3:08 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (19 Oct 2019) 51 Raptors
10/20/19 12:25 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (19 Oct 2019) 63 Raptors
10/19/19 6:38 pm Pamela Fisher <000000233af33264-dmarc-request...> Winter arrival, Lancaster county
10/19/19 5:34 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (19 Oct 2019) 19 Raptors
10/19/19 4:23 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (19 Oct 2019) 107 Raptors
10/19/19 4:09 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (19 Oct 2019) 86 Raptors
10/19/19 3:35 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Stone Mt., Pa. (19 Oct 2019) 53 Raptors
10/19/19 3:24 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (19 Oct 2019) 76 Raptors
10/19/19 3:23 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (19 Oct 2019) 337 Raptors
10/19/19 3:09 pm Daniel Weeks <daniel.e.weeks...> Winter Wren -- Squaw Valley Woodlands, Allegheny Township, Butler County, PA -- Oct 19, 2019
10/19/19 9:27 am Douglas Filler <0000012c09e09177-dmarc-request...> Silver Lake in Bucks Co.
10/19/19 7:47 am Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...> Erie County waterbird count for October 19, 2019
10/19/19 1:16 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (18 Oct 2019) 65 Raptors
10/18/19 9:57 pm reeser <reeser...> Ruby Throated Hummingbird - Yes and Yard Birds -- Cumberland County
10/18/19 8:35 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (18 Oct 2019) 171 Raptors
10/18/19 6:20 pm Mark Vass <hawk5571...> Shorebirds - Allegheny & Beaver Co.
10/18/19 5:53 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (18 Oct 2019) 17 Raptors
10/18/19 5:35 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (18 Oct 2019) 358 Raptors
10/18/19 4:24 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (18 Oct 2019) 41 Raptors
10/18/19 3:50 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (18 Oct 2019) 202 Raptors
10/18/19 3:38 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (18 Oct 2019) 81 Raptors
10/18/19 3:34 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Stone Mt., Pa. (18 Oct 2019) 81 Raptors
10/18/19 2:49 pm Karyn Delaney <delaneykaryn...> Fwd: eBird Report - Knob Hill Park, Oct 18, 2019
10/18/19 9:13 am jerry stanley <bhnsjerry...> Venango Co. 10/18
10/18/19 8:05 am Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...> Erie County waterbird count for October 18, 2019
10/18/19 2:59 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (17 Oct 2019) 13 Raptors
10/18/19 2:23 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (17 Oct 2019) 32 Raptors
10/17/19 3:27 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (17 Oct 2019) 104 Raptors
10/17/19 3:24 pm reeser <reeser...> Hummingbird - No Coopers Hawk - Yes -- Cumberland County, PA
10/17/19 3:19 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (17 Oct 2019) 147 Raptors
10/17/19 3:06 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (17 Oct 2019) 35 Raptors
10/17/19 3:05 pm Denise Donmoyer <nightowl57...> Sweet Arrow Lake, Schuylkill Co.
10/17/19 2:52 pm David Gibson <20cabot...> Birds and bird photography
10/17/19 2:18 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Stone Mt., Pa. (17 Oct 2019) 40 Raptors
10/17/19 11:02 am Bob Schutsky <info...> Southern Lancaster County Christmas Bird Count: Sunday, 15 December 2019
10/17/19 7:33 am Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...> Erie County waterbird count for October 17, 2019
10/17/19 4:49 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (16 Oct 2019) 8 Raptors
10/16/19 12:56 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (16 Oct 2019) 3 Raptors
10/16/19 12:46 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (16 Oct 2019) Raptors
10/16/19 9:15 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (16 Oct 2019) Raptors
10/16/19 9:07 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (16 Oct 2019) 3 Raptors
10/16/19 7:27 am Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...> Erie County waterbird count for October 16, 2019
10/16/19 5:12 am Donna Foyle <000000041223ffd5-dmarc-request...> Ruby-throated hummingbird, Allegheny County, PA
10/16/19 2:35 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (15 Oct 2019) 41 Raptors
10/16/19 2:11 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (14 Oct 2019) 41 Raptors
10/15/19 10:11 pm reeser <reeser...> Is anyone seeing Hummingbirds? -- Cumberland County, PA
10/15/19 6:10 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (15 Oct 2019) 10 Raptors
10/15/19 5:23 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (15 Oct 2019) 30 Raptors
10/15/19 4:44 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (15 Oct 2019) 305 Raptors
10/15/19 3:32 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Stone Mt., Pa. (15 Oct 2019) 51 Raptors
10/15/19 3:09 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (15 Oct 2019) 168 Raptors
10/15/19 2:48 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (15 Oct 2019) 95 Raptors
10/15/19 2:31 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (15 Oct 2019) 30 Raptors
10/15/19 1:26 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rocky Ridge (15 Oct 2019) 14 Raptors
10/15/19 10:32 am Chad Kauffman <chadkauffman...> Juniata County - American Avocet
10/15/19 9:24 am Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...> Erie County waterbird count for October 15, 2019
10/15/19 9:06 am Amy Taracido <amytaracido...> RBA western Pennsylvania, 9 October 2019
10/15/19 7:02 am Chuck Berthoud <cbpabirds...> October Big Day is this Saturday
10/15/19 5:46 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (13 Oct 2019) 31 Raptors
10/15/19 5:26 am Ian Gardner <gardnie07...> Waterfowl and Shorebirds in Harrisburg
10/14/19 5:23 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (14 Oct 2019) 44 Raptors
10/14/19 4:36 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rocky Ridge (14 Oct 2019) 10 Raptors
10/14/19 4:18 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (14 Oct 2019) 2 Raptors
10/14/19 3:33 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Stone Mt., Pa. (14 Oct 2019) 134 Raptors
10/14/19 3:13 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (14 Oct 2019) 66 Raptors
10/14/19 2:59 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (14 Oct 2019) 33 Raptors
10/14/19 2:06 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (14 Oct 2019) 22 Raptors
10/14/19 2:01 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (14 Oct 2019) 221 Raptors
10/14/19 7:59 am Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...> Erie County birds of note
10/14/19 7:12 am Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...> Erie County waterbird count for October 14, 2019
10/13/19 6:22 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (13 Oct 2019) 46 Raptors
10/13/19 5:50 pm Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...> Erie County waterbird count for October 13, 2019
10/13/19 5:26 pm Chris Blazo <000000a22b6b5249-dmarc-request...> Franklin County
10/13/19 5:25 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (13 Oct 2019) 30 Raptors
10/13/19 5:01 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (13 Oct 2019) 212 Raptors
10/13/19 4:58 pm A. Liebner <000000d98121eaef-dmarc-request...> Field Sp., White-crowned Sp., White-throated Sp., 1st yr. F, Yellow Rumped Warbler Sch. Co.
10/13/19 4:21 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (13 Oct 2019) 67 Raptors
10/13/19 4:19 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Stone Mt., Pa. (13 Oct 2019) 56 Raptors
10/13/19 4:13 pm Grant Stevenson <gsteve5519...> C. Raven, First White-throated Sparrows, Lehigh County 10/13/19
10/13/19 4:10 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rocky Ridge (13 Oct 2019) 14 Raptors
10/13/19 2:42 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (13 Oct 2019) 34 Raptors
10/13/19 2:41 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (13 Oct 2019) 86 Raptors
10/13/19 3:59 am August Mirabella <am4birds1...> Peace Valley Park (IBA)-Bucks Co. (10/6 - 10/12)
10/12/19 9:45 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Allegheny Front (12 Oct 2019) 10 Raptors
10/12/19 6:14 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rocky Ridge (12 Oct 2019) 27 Raptors
10/12/19 4:49 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Waggoner's Gap (12 Oct 2019) 93 Raptors
10/12/19 4:48 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Rose Tree Park (12 Oct 2019) 22 Raptors
10/12/19 4:25 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Bake Oven Knob (12 Oct 2019) 10 Raptors
10/12/19 3:22 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (12 Oct 2019) 24 Raptors
10/12/19 3:17 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Stone Mt., Pa. (12 Oct 2019) 52 Raptors
10/12/19 3:09 pm Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Second Mountain (12 Oct 2019) 26 Raptors
10/12/19 1:20 pm Daniel Weeks <daniel.e.weeks...> Common Ravens -- Squaw Valley Woodlands, Allegheny Township, Butler County, PA -- Oct 12, 2019
10/12/19 8:29 am Douglas Filler <0000012c09e09177-dmarc-request...> Silver Lake in Bucks co.
10/12/19 7:24 am Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...> Erie County waterbird count for October 12, 2019
10/12/19 1:10 am Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...> Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (11 Oct 2019) 21 Raptors
 
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Date: 11/11/19 4:51 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (11 Nov 2019) 14 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 11, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Turkey Vulture 0 69 314
Black Vulture 0 7 7
Osprey 0 0 118
Northern Harrier 0 3 17
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 2 7 104
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 17 414
Cooper's Hawk 2 7 90
Northern Goshawk 0 1 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 6 35 71
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 314
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 3 46 85
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 4 100
Merlin 0 1 7
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 7
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 0 0 10
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 4
Unknown Raptor 0 0 12

Total: 14 197 1678
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Observation start time: 10:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 4 hours

Official Counter: Bill Cranny

Observers: Alan Simon, Bob Kelly, Judy Mayer

Weather:
Pleasant and warm with temperature reaching the 60s, gentle SE wind. High
thin clouds provided good viewing conditions

Raptor Observations:
2 adult bald eagles at 11:55

Non-raptor Observations:


Predictions:
A change in the weather. Rain most of the day with falling temperatures and
increasing wind as a cold front pulled through by a New England snowstorm
arrives.
========================================================================
Report submitted by David Eberly (<david.eberly...>)
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: 11/11/19 3:35 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (11 Nov 2019) 52 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 11, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 36 193
Turkey Vulture 0 79 310
Osprey 0 0 71
Bald Eagle 2 27 179
Northern Harrier 2 6 28
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 46 785
Cooper's Hawk 1 18 146
Northern Goshawk 0 0 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 2 30 50
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 5442
Red-tailed Hawk 42 230 399
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 2 16 24
American Kestrel 0 4 78
Merlin 0 2 16
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 19
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 5
Unknown Buteo 0 3 10
Unknown Falcon 0 1 2
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 1 10

Total: 52 501 7769
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Observation start time: 09:30:00
Observation end time: 15:30:00
Total observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter: Richard Pohner

Observers: Joe Meloney

Visitors:
8


Weather:
Light SSW winds under mostly cloudy skies. Temps in the 50's

Raptor Observations:
2 JBE, AGE, JGE

Non-raptor Observations:


Predictions:
AM rain, some snow possible with clearing in the PM
========================================================================
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: 11/11/19 3:19 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Allegheny Front (11 Nov 2019) 26 Raptors
Allegheny Front
Central City, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 11, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 4 13
TV 2 43 293
OS 0 0 112
BE 0 5 240
NH 0 1 27
SS 1 13 1684
CH 0 4 178
NG 0 0 4
RS 1 6 41
BW 0 0 16208
RT 19 141 933
RL 0 0 0
GE 3 16 52
AK 0 1 83
ML 0 0 30
PG 0 0 28
UA 0 0 6
UB 0 4 17
UF 0 0 12
UE 0 1 2
UR 0 2 70

Total: 26 241 20033
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Observation start time: 08:30:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 8.5 hours

Official Counter: Rosemary McGlynn

Observers: Barb Carrier, Greg Gdula, Mike Wolfe, Nancy Ott,
Tom & Janet Kuehl

Visitors:
numerous visitors including:Greg Gdula,Tom & Janet Kuehl,Mike Wolfe,Nancy
Ott,Barb & Joe Carrier


Weather:
light SW winds early switching to light to mod SE winds in the PM;mostly
cloudy w valley haze;high near 50F

Raptor Observations:
26 migrating birds including 3 GE adults at:110,2:40 & 2:54.

Non-raptor Observations:
jays,crows,ravens,robins,chickadees,titmouse,goldfinches,E.bluebirds,c.waxwings,downy,hairy,&
pileated wps & 2 buckeye butterflies

Predictions:
rain & snow showers tonight then snow showers Tues with an inch or more
accumulation;high 25-30F;moderate to strong NW winds
========================================================================
Report submitted by Rosemary McGlynn (<denali...>)


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

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Date: 11/11/19 3:17 pm
From: Grove, Deborah Shuey <dsg4...>
Subject: Snow Buntings: Monroe and Pike counties
Greg and birded in Monroe and Pike counties today.
He noticed two Snow Buntings at Brady's Lake on the rocks below the dam walk. They flew up to the walk where we observed them better.

State Game Lands 127--Brady's Lake, Monroe, Pennsylvania, US
Nov 11, 2019 10:30 AM - 10:33 AM
Protocol: Traveling
0.3 mile(s)
8 species

Cooper's Hawk 1
Blue Jay 2
Black-capped Chickadee 1
Eastern Bluebird 4
American Goldfinch 2
Snow Bunting 2 Two birds seen on rocks next to dam walk. White in the wings. Light brown breast and white front.
Dark-eyed Junco 4
Song Sparrow 2

View this checklist online at https://nam01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Febird.org%2Fchecklist%2FS61375248&amp;data=02%7C01%<7Cdsg4...>%7C858e993cd77445887ab708d766fc8f3e%7C7cf48d453ddb4389a9c1c115526eb52e%7C0%7C0%7C637091107231138109&amp;sdata=p6Ur8ylo%2FinAJ1dvV9VpZ2%2Fod6CuzVGnLwJx%2FH%2FveeU%3D&amp;reserved=0


Then at Shohola the gameland's gated road was open and we drove down it. A Snow Bunting flew up from the road to a branch along the side.
After we stopped it flew down onto the gravel road pecking. I got a couple of photos that I will upload later when I get home with the USB.

Shohola WMA (IBA), Pike, Pennsylvania, US
Nov 11, 2019 2:43 PM - 4:03 PM
Protocol: Traveling
2.0 mile(s)
19 species

Gadwall 2 Brownish duck with black rump and lighter tan on the back.
Mallard 15
American Black Duck 2
Ring-billed Gull 5
Bald Eagle 1
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1
Downy Woodpecker 1
Hairy Woodpecker 1
Pileated Woodpecker 1
Blue Jay 5
American Crow 1
Black-capped Chickadee 6
Tufted Titmouse 1
Golden-crowned Kinglet 4
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1
Cedar Waxwing 35
Snow Bunting 1 Photos will be added when I get home. Lone bird pecking at seeds (?) in gravel in road.
Dark-eyed Junco 12
White-throated Sparrow 5

View this checklist online at https://nam01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Febird.org%2Fchecklist%2FS61375451&amp;data=02%7C01%<7Cdsg4...>%7Cd75f14d3989d44386b9d08d766fc796d%7C7cf48d453ddb4389a9c1c115526eb52e%7C0%7C1%7C637091106864683954&amp;sdata=v0iwB9hUP1tFf%2FtAdHIp6fSguVt%2F%2BD8%2FBK739LJPIjI%3D&amp;reserved=0


Deborah S. Grove
 

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Date: 11/11/19 3:15 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (11 Nov 2019) 74 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 11, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 3 23 222
Turkey Vulture 13 123 882
Osprey 0 1 183
Bald Eagle 1 65 301
Northern Harrier 0 8 36
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3 71 1215
Cooper's Hawk 1 13 148
Northern Goshawk 1 5 6
Red-shouldered Hawk 10 47 64
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 4161
Red-tailed Hawk 37 439 655
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 2 34 49
American Kestrel 0 0 91
Merlin 2 8 38
Peregrine Falcon 0 4 34
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 1 9 78

Total: 74 850 8163
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 16:30:00
Total observation time: 8.5 hours

Official Counter: Caleb Hinojos

Observers: Mark Boyd, Rick Gaeta, Rob Keith

Weather:
Clear visibility never rose above 5 miles due to the haze which sat in the
valley. Cloud cover remained between 70-90% all day. Winds were mild in the
morning but had gusts up to 9 mph by the end of the day and were primarily
out of the S. The temperatures ranged between 48-56F.

Raptor Observations:
Bald eagle: 1400i

Northern goshawk: 1345i

Golden eagle: 1318i, 1401i

Non-raptor Observations:
1 raven.

Predictions:
Rain and snow before 11am, then a chance of snow between 11am and 2pm.
Temperature falling to around 32 by 4pm. Northwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with
gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow
accumulation of less than a half 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: 11/11/19 1:56 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (11 Nov 2019) 69 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 11, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 14 44
Turkey Vulture 10 111 681
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 0 1 293
Bald Eagle 0 86 342
Northern Harrier 2 23 77
Sharp-shinned Hawk 5 130 2073
Cooper's Hawk 1 45 269
Northern Goshawk 0 1 1
Unknown Accipiter 0 3 40
Red-shouldered Hawk 5 52 100
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 6726
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 38 553 815
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 5 22
Golden Eagle 6 32 46
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 4 262
Merlin 2 12 146
Peregrine Falcon 0 3 51
Unknown Falcon 0 2 8
Unknown Raptor 0 0 29

Total: 69 1077 12025
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Observation start time: 07:30:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 8.5 hours

Compiler: Bracken Brown

Counters: Zoe bonerbo

Weather:
Haze/ Partly cloudy. S wind 0-3mph

Raptor Observations:
Great looks at golden eagle today all young birds. HY 11:41,12:43, 14:51.
SY 13:15

Non-raptor Observations:
6 pine siskin passed the lookout early in the morning, and a pileated
woodpecker landed right beside the lookout.
========================================================================
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: 11/11/19 1:30 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Waggoner's Gap (11 Nov 2019) 47 Raptors
Waggoner's Gap
40 km W of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 11, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 12 22
TV 0 93 1393
OS 0 1 211
BE 6 139 535
NH 13 30 94
SS 2 87 3231
CH 4 29 317
NG 0 1 2
RS 3 68 116
BW 0 0 6636
RT 18 703 1293
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 35 45
AK 0 3 168
ML 0 4 64
PG 0 5 45
UA 0 5 30
UB 1 15 31
UF 0 0 5
UE 0 1 2
UR 0 5 54

Total: 47 1236 14294
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 16:30:00
Total observation time: 8.5 hours

Official Counter: Charlotte Catalano, Ron Freed

Observers: Charlotte Catalano, Gary LaBelle, Joe Lavella, Kris Carroll,
Pat Freed, Ron Freed

Visitors:
Tom Smith, John and Sam Kelley, 9


Weather:
Very light to light SSW/SW winds. Complete cloud cover transitioning to
mostly cloudy with occasional sun.

Raptor Observations:
BE J 1123, 1251
BE AD 204, 412

First bird NH 950
Last bird BE 412

Best NH day of the season so far!

Non-raptor Observations:
Unidentified, smaller bitterfly(ies). Perhaps anglewings.

Finch sp. 41
AMPI 1
BLJA 1
GCKI 13
RCKI 1
EABL 23
COGR 300
AMRO 35
CEDW 33
Blackbird sp. 53


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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: 11/11/19 9:36 am
From: Cecelia <ceceliahard...>
Subject: Riding Meadow Park
Fox Chapel PA, Allegheny County

Highlights: Yellow bellied sapsucker, black crowned variant (identical to illustration in Sibley Birds East); dark-eyed junco FOS, a dozen robins eating berries and bathing in the stream
Complete checklist:
https://ebird.org/checklist/S61364640

Cecelia Hard
 

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Date: 11/11/19 9:00 am
From: Mark Vass <hawk5571...>
Subject: Snow Bunting - Butler Co.
Martin Carlin just texted me reporting a Snow Bunting is present at the
Watts Bay boat launch at Moraine State Park

Mark Vass
Beaver Co.
 

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Date: 11/11/19 7:18 am
From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Erie County waterbird count for November 11, 2019
Location:  SunsetPoint, Presque Isle State ParkDate:  November 11, 2019Time:  0655 to 0855Weather: Cloudy, NE wind to 20 mph, light rain showers, waves 3', temp. 38 FComments:  Nothing much happening on the lake. Scaup still staging off Sunset Point.  A flock of about 40 Rusty Blackbirds was seen again this morning, but I susect it is the same flock reorted a few days ago.  Roger Donn assisted with the count. Waterbirds recorded:
Mallard  6Lesser Scaup  1unidentified scaup  83Surf/Black scoter  1Common Goldeneye  20Hooded Merganser  14Red-breasted Merganser  20Red-throated Loon  6Common Loon   6unidentified loon  5Horned Grebe  3Double-crested Cormorant  1

Jerry McWilliamsErie, Erie County, <Pa.jerrymcw...>
 

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Date: 11/11/19 5:26 am
From: Lisa Dziuban <dziubanlisa...>
Subject: Birds of Note, Lancaster County William Young
I would like to thank William Young for his clear and concise report from Lancaster county. Looking forward to more of his reporting and observations!

Lisa Dziuban
 

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Date: 11/11/19 5:09 am
From: DAVID KOCH <0000012d74227426-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Dickcissel, titmice, etc., Koch property, Northampton County
A walk through our fields mid-morning  was relatively quiet but produced an adult female dickcissel in the southeast corner of the bottom fields. I've had dickcissels here many times during fall migration but not every year. Sparrows are what you'd expect and now that it's turning cold they're starting to come into millet spreads late in the day like they always do in the winter. There's a banded whitethroat, which is interesting because the last time a bander was here was 4 years ago. Also seen yesterday were three ruby-crowned kinglets in different parts of the property.  I was expecting golden-crowned's but that hasn't as yet occurred. And yellow-bellied sapsuckers are here at various places just about every day. As I was watching one of the kinglets a sapsucker just appeared on the other side of the tree, seemingly having been there all along although I hadn't seen it. And then a female northern harrier flew just a few feet above the tree and the sapsucker disappeared but the kinglet ignored it. White-breasted nuthatches, chickadees, and titmice are now regular visitors to feeders. A recent interaction between a titmouse and chickadee made me laugh. The chickadee took a black oil sunflower seed and flew to a branch to eat it. But just as it was about to put its head down to crack it open a titmouse flew in, grabbed the seed, and flew away.  And robins are all over the place. 


Arlene Koch Easton, PA Northampton County <davilene...>
 

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Date: 11/11/19 2:20 am
From: August Mirabella <am4birds1...>
Subject: Peace Valley Park (IBA) - (11/3 - 11/9)
All.
The reported species count was 84 this week.
1 Greater White-fronted Goose 11/7 photo
1 Brant 11/4
1 Cackling Goose 11/9
14 duck species
1 Wood Duck 11/5
2 N. Shovelers 11/4
1 Redhead male 11/7
1 White-winged Scoter-continued to at least 11/4
Bufflehead-high report 256 11/6
Hooded Merganser-high report 5 11/8
Pied-billed Grebe-high report 3 11/7-11/8
1 Wilson's Snipe 11/5 - 11/6
1 Greater Yellowlegs 11/4 through the week
1 Bonaparte's Gull 11/5 & 11/7
Lesser Black-backed Gull - high report 242 11/9
1 N. Harrier 11/5 & 11/8(photo)
1 E. Phoebe 11/3
1 Winter Wren 11/8
1 Gray Catbird 11/7 & 11/9
1 American Pipit 11/3
1 White-crowned Sparrow 11/7 photo
1 Fox Sparrow-1st fall report 11/6
Rusty Blackbird -up to 4 at Chapman Rd. bridge 11/5 through 11/8
1 Common Yellowthroat 11/8

Thanks to all who reported their sightings.

The fund raiser too good to toss sale continues for a few more days at the
nature center at give away prices. The sale was delayed for a few days due
to a power outage. So, lots of stuff remains.

August Mirabella
North Wales, PA
 

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Date: 11/11/19 2:04 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (10 Nov 2019) 259 Raptors
Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve
Avondale, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 10, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 60 567 612
Turkey Vulture 154 1804 2725
Osprey 0 0 136
Bald Eagle 4 71 337
Northern Harrier 0 0 20
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3 81 656
Cooper's Hawk 4 40 257
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 12 60 100
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 701
Red-tailed Hawk 21 212 281
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 1 1
American Kestrel 0 1 109
Merlin 1 6 31
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 5
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 1
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 259 2844 5972
----------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Official Counter: Larry Lewis

Observers: Adam Bartles, Carol Majors, Ellen Nunn, Mike Gardner

Visitors:
THE LAND CONSERVANCY FOR SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY’S HAWK WATCH AT BUCKTOE
CREEK PRESERVE
<BR><BR>
Visitors (14): Adam Bartles, Mike Gardner, Laureen Eick-Benson, Carol
Majors, Doug Hershey, Jeanne Macarro, Fran Ansbro, Carl Mease, Kris
Benarcik, Ellen Nunn, Andy Stender, Dawn Hopkins, Tony Angelucci
<BR><BR>
Thanks everyone, for coming to beautiful Bucktoe Creek Preserve!
<BR><BR>


Weather:
<BR><BR>
Weather:
Partly Sunny (30-75% cloud cover), Ceiling -- 30,00000-19,800 ft.,
Visibility - 100 miles, Temps 31 - 54F, Winds SSW @ 5 - 10 mph.
<BR><BR>

Raptor Observations:
----“Raptors” seen, but deemed not to be migrating: 6-Red-tailed Hawk,
and numerous Black (50) and Turkey Vultures (65).
<BR><BR>
----Bald Eagle ages: 1 yr.-1; 2 yr.-_; 3 yr.-1; 4 yr.-_; adult-2
<BR><BR>

Non-raptor Observations:
TODAY’S Bucktoe Bird Blog [‘BBB’]: [PLEASE NOTE: On November 7,
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>
Warm coffee was very necessary this cold day as I led the weekly bird walk
at Bucktoe. I decided to stay along the meadow edges, hoping for a late
migrant warbler or different sparrows, while watching for flyover hawks and
waterfowl. 10 participants saw 46 species during our 3 mile walk, which
was highlighted by Great Black-backed Gulls, Herring Gull, Ring-billed
Gull, Cooper’s Hawk, Bald Eagle, Red-shouldered Hawks, Yellow-bellied
Sapsucker, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Brown Creeper, Hermit Thrush, Chipping
Sparrows, lots of Fox Sparrows, and White-crowned Sparrows.
<BR><BR>
Later, at the hawk watch there was a steady movement of Black Vultures,
Turkey Vultures, Red-shouldered Hawks, and Red-tailed Hawks.
<BR><BR>
Ellen came out with her friend Andy. Andy is truly amazing. He loves
experiencing nature; the smell, the feel of it all and the journey of his
thoughts. Andy experiences nature in his mind. You “see” Andy is
totally blind and totally deaf. Think about it. Would you - could you -
love nature if such was the case for you? I could not. Perhaps I could if
I were one of the two, but not both; certainly not blind. Yet, Andy’s
joyous spirit is unbelievable. How do you do it, Andy?? Also amazing is
Ellen’s work in communicating with Andy and helping him enjoy these parts
of his life. You should both be incredibly proud.
<BR><BR>
After the hawk watch completed for the day, I checked New Garden WTP
[private] to see how “our” Barn Swallow is fairing. There were
Ring-necked Ducks, Ruddy Ducks, Northern Shovelers, Bufflehead, Lesser
Scaup, Ring-billed Gulls, and a Palm Warbler. There was no sighting of the
swallow. I fear it did not survive the bitter cold.
<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>
Ring-billed Gull, Herring Gull, Great Black-backed Gulls, Yellow-bellied
Sapsucker, Golden-crowned Kinglets, Ruby-crowned Kinglets, Brown Creeper,
Hermit Thrush, Chipping Sparrows, Fox Sparrows, and White-crowned
Sparrows.
<BR><BR>
----OTHER WILDLIFE NOTED: Butterflies (0). 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: 6.78; Steps:
15,913; Floors: 18.
<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:
140
<BR><BR>
NEW SPECIES ADDED TODAY TO THIS YEAR’S “WATCH SPECIES LIST (2):”
Herring Gull and Great Black-backed Gull.
<BR><BR>


Predictions:
Tomorrow’s flight looks mostly cloudy, with the approach of another cold
front.
<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: 11/11/19 1:19 am
From: Scott Kinzey <0000007977429723-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Pymatuning Lake Gulls and Loons
            I took a quick, non birding drive around Pymatuning Lake in Crawford County yesterday, Sunday.  There was a great showing of gulls along the causeway at first light.  Well over one thousand split between Bonaparte's and Ring-billed.  Many more are across other parts of the lake.  Someone with time would have had a good opportunity here.
          I was getting the impression that there was only a smaller number of Common Loons around.  I was wrong.  I went to the pull off on the Ohio Side by the old Duck-n- drake restaurant and looking back towards PA slowly scanning with my scope came up with 119 Common Loons.  Big counts of loons here in November are expected here now and the peak is probably coming.
          Would have been a good day to spend four or more hours in the park but I didn't have time.  There were seven Snow Buntings at the causeway.  Four Sandhill Cranes at the spillway and a light morph Rough-legged Hawk and eight more cranes at the Hartstown Project.
Scott Kinzey
Allegheny County
          



Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android
 

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Date: 11/10/19 7:35 pm
From: reeser <reeser...>
Subject: Juncos Yes, Hummer No -- Cumberland County
Well the frost the last two days has taken out almost all of the
pineapple salvia, lady in red, Amistad, Black and Blue, cardinal
climber, etc. but the salvia greggi is still ok with quite a few red
flowers remaining. Not sure it will last into next week though, if
temperatures are below 28 degrees for several nights in a row.

We have not seen another hummer since the end of October and that is
with all the flowers still blooming and the feeder up. The pineapple
salvia is what seems to draw in the late hummers and now that it's gone
there is most likely an even smaller chance of seeing another hummer
until next spring, but we will keep looking.

The juncos started appearing last week and now they are a daily presence
at the feeder. The rain mid week brought out the robins, there were
several dozen covering the front lawn looking for bugs/worms/etc. Have
not seen many if any goldfinches for a week or so. The most reliable
visitors are the song sparrows, white throated sparrows, chickadees,
cardinals, Carolina wrens, house sparrows, mourning doves, the Cooper's
Hawk, an occasional house finch, titmouse, white breasted nuthatch, red
bellied and hairy and downy woodpeckers and an occasional blue jay.

Did get a visit this evening, Sun 11/10/19, from a rather large white
tailed deer (doe) and about a week ago from a really large opossum.

Ellen
<reeser...>
Cumberland County, PA
 

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Date: 11/10/19 6:16 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (10 Nov 2019) 2 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 10, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 20 219
Turkey Vulture 1 110 869
Osprey 0 1 183
Bald Eagle 0 64 300
Northern Harrier 0 8 36
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 68 1212
Cooper's Hawk 0 12 147
Northern Goshawk 0 4 5
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 37 54
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 4161
Red-tailed Hawk 1 402 618
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 32 47
American Kestrel 0 0 91
Merlin 0 6 36
Peregrine Falcon 0 4 34
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 8 77

Total: 2 776 8089
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:15:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 7.75 hours

Official Counter: Rick Morrissey

Observers:

Visitors:
Seemed like it was “bring your dog to the BOK" day. All were very well
behaved, and so were the canines. There were about a total of 35-40
visitors today, the last was a young man who was really excited to see the
sunset. Bake Oven Knob has a great view of the Lehigh Valley, an
undisputed fact, yet another fact is that the BOK south lookout faces east
and the view is primarily east-south, a great venue for sunrises. As I
drove home toward Nazareth, I did catch part of the sunset in my rearview
mirror. I trust our late visitor enjoyed how the sun lit the eastern
slopes of the BOK which was probably much better than the sunset (which he
could not see). You have to take what nature gives, a lesson for me today
as well.


Weather:
Light SW breezes ranging from 1 mph to a rare 6 mph, yet for most of the
day it was dead calm or 1-2 mph. Skies were cloudy all day except for the
last 15 minutes of the count which ‘lit up’ the BOK bowl to the delight
of the counter and one visitor left on the South look-out at 1600. The low
temperature at 0800 was 31F, and the high temperature was 48F.


Raptor Observations:
Three non-migrating raptors were also observed late morning, a sharpsin
hawk, and two redtails. All of these raptors disappeared into the bowl
making weak attempts at hunting. The afternoon’s pace was even slower,
yet at 1258 an adult redtail was barely above the top of slope 5 and flew
out of the bowl just south of the look-out past the finish line and out of
sight down ridge. As the migrating redtail flew out of sight, it was about
50 feet above farm field trees, so it is unlikely that Hawk Mountain will
see this redtail today.


Non-raptor Observations:
There was essentially a handful of a few things flying today, very few
planes, no gliders, only one Turkey vulture seen three times and only in
the late morning hours. One raven, two Carolina wrens (not in flight) and
one sighting of a flock of crows, totaling 18.

Predictions:
Partly cloudy skies with a high temperature projected to be 57F. Winds will
be light and variable, generally ESE at 4 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: 11/10/19 5:25 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Waggoner's Gap (10 Nov 2019) 51 Raptors
Waggoner's Gap
40 km W of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 10, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 12 22
TV 8 93 1393
OS 0 1 211
BE 9 133 529
NH 5 17 81
SS 3 85 3229
CH 0 25 313
NG 0 1 2
RS 1 65 113
BW 0 0 6636
RT 23 685 1275
RL 0 0 0
GE 2 35 45
AK 0 3 168
ML 0 4 64
PG 0 5 45
UA 0 5 30
UB 0 14 30
UF 0 0 5
UE 0 1 2
UR 0 5 54

Total: 51 1189 14247
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 06:30:00
Observation end time: 16:30:00
Total observation time: 10 hours

Official Counter: Gene Wagner, Paul Fritz

Observers: Andy Wolf, John Frain, Meredith Lombard, Paul Fritz

Visitors:
Dave Moore, Pete Biasucci, 49


Weather:
Mostly cloudy with a few breaks of sunshine. Light Southerly breeze.

Raptor Observations:
First Bird - NH 7:45
Last Bird - SS 3:16
GE AD 2:07, 2:32
BE Juv 1:28
BE 4 YR 1:29, 2:05
BE AD 8:41, 9:18(2), 9:20, 11:10, 12:46

Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
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: 11/10/19 4:49 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (10 Nov 2019) 7 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 10, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Turkey Vulture 4 69 314
Black Vulture 0 7 7
Osprey 0 0 118
Northern Harrier 0 3 17
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 0 5 102
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 16 413
Cooper's Hawk 1 5 88
Northern Goshawk 0 1 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 2 29 65
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 314
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 43 82
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 4 100
Merlin 0 1 7
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 7
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 0 0 10
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 4
Unknown Raptor 0 0 12

Total: 7 183 1664
----------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Official Counter: Chris Pugliese, Gary Becker

Observers: Chris Pugliese, Gary Becker

Visitors:
Robin Queenan stayed for an hour or so and several other visitors to the
park stopped by to see what we were about,


Weather:
cloudy skies cleared some in the afternoon. Weak SW airflow from high
pressure in the south kept the temperatures comfortable ranging from the
low 40s to the mid 50s

Raptor Observations:
another slow day in a very slow season

Non-raptor Observations:


Predictions:
Another warm, day as the weak flow from the south continues. A cold front
and rain due on Monday night
Partly sunny, with a high near 60. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in
the afternoon.
========================================================================
Report submitted by David Eberly (<david.eberly...>)
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: 11/10/19 3:53 pm
From: William Young <wayoung04...>
Subject: Birds of Note - Lancaster 10/27/19 - 11/8/19
To All PA Birders,



Hope you are well. My name is William Young, and I am a young birder residing in Lancaster, PA. Below you will find the birds of note from Lancaster County, between the dates of 10/27/19 and 11/8/19. This information was taken from eBird, this listserv, and verbal reports at the Lancaster County Bird Club meetings (every 2nd Thursday of the month).


Begin Report:

At Woods Edge Park, a Virginia Rail was observed on November 5th.

A Sandhill Crane was well seen and documented at Chestnut Grove Natural Area. This crane has been continually located near a footbridge by a wetland basin. This bird is still being observed and photographed.

Two Greater Yellowlegs and one Lesser Yellowlegs were seen and photographed at Conewango Recreation Trail and Wetlands.

A Western Kingbird was observed and photographed at Chestnut Grove Natural area, and was last seen November 7th.

A Blue Headed Vireo was located at Chestnut Grove natural Area on November 6th and 10th.

On November 4th a House Wren was observed at Speedwell Forge lake, and a Pine Warbler was found November 5th at the same location.

An Orange Crowned Warbler was found November 8th, and an Indigo Bunting was observed November 6th, both at Noel Dorwart Park.


End Report

.......................................

Thank you for your time. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to email me. Have a wonderful rest of your day.



Sincerely,



William Young



Lancaster, PA.

Lancaster County Bird Club

eBird Profile: https://ebird.org/profile/NTcxNjg1/world
 

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Date: 11/10/19 2:57 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Stone Mt., Pa. (10 Nov 2019) 32 Raptors
Stone Mt., Pa.
Allensville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 10, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 0 6
TV 5 87 596
OS 0 0 58
BE 1 18 157
NH 3 5 28
SS 0 23 640
CH 0 6 81
NG 0 0 0
RS 1 25 43
BW 0 0 3806
RT 18 216 397
RL 0 0 0
GE 2 24 36
AK 0 0 49
ML 2 2 30
PG 0 3 32
UA 0 0 6
UB 0 0 7
UF 0 0 0
UE 0 0 0
UR 0 2 15

Total: 32 411 5987
----------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Official Counter: Greg Grove

Observers:

Visitors:
13 hikers including 2 SST backpackers


Weather:
WSW wind changing in afternoon to W. Light mostly. Mostly cloudy. 2-8C

Raptor Observations:
GE ad 1415, 1530
BE Ad 1335

BE not counted - 1

Non-raptor Observations:

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Report submitted by Greg Grove (<gwg2...>)


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Date: 11/10/19 2:46 pm
From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Erie County birds of note
The following birds of note were reported from Erie County, Pa. this past week.
One American Bittern was at Gull Point on Nov. 5, three American Avocets were present all week at Gull Point, two Long-eared Owls and a Northern Saw-whet Owl were in the pines on Nov. 10, a  Short-eared Owl was at Gull Point on Nov. 8 and two were there on Nov. 10, and a rather late Swainson's Thrush was in Erie on Nov. 8.

Jerry McWilliamsErie, Erie County, <Pa.jerrymcw...>
 

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Date: 11/10/19 2:45 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (10 Nov 2019) 4 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 10, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 36 193
Turkey Vulture 0 79 310
Osprey 0 0 71
Bald Eagle 0 25 177
Northern Harrier 0 4 26
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 45 784
Cooper's Hawk 0 17 145
Northern Goshawk 0 0 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 28 48
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 5442
Red-tailed Hawk 3 188 357
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 14 22
American Kestrel 0 4 78
Merlin 0 2 16
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 19
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 5
Unknown Buteo 0 3 10
Unknown Falcon 0 1 2
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 1 10

Total: 4 449 7717
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Observation start time: 08:30:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 7.5 hours

Official Counter: Dave Schwenk

Observers: Andy Francis, Ellis Blauch, Gayle Lawrence

Visitors:
5-6 car loads including a church group of young men interested in birds. It
was nice to see Joyce and Morris Cox who stopped by for a visit.


Weather:
Very light WSW breeze under overcast skies, cold with temps 33-50.

Raptor Observations:
Grt Horned Owl seen fly from the trees and out over the valley.

Non-raptor Observations:

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


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Date: 11/10/19 2:02 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Allegheny Front (10 Nov 2019) 12 Raptors
Allegheny Front
Central City, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 10, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 4 13
TV 1 41 291
OS 0 0 112
BE 1 5 240
NH 0 1 27
SS 1 12 1683
CH 1 4 178
NG 0 0 4
RS 0 5 40
BW 0 0 16208
RT 7 122 914
RL 0 0 0
GE 1 13 49
AK 0 1 83
ML 0 0 30
PG 0 0 28
UA 0 0 6
UB 0 4 17
UF 0 0 12
UE 0 1 2
UR 0 2 70

Total: 12 215 20007
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:30:00
Observation end time: 15:30:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Bob Stewart

Observers: Brian Wargo, Dave Darney, Dave Poder, Jack Gilbert,
Jeanine Ging, Jim Rocco, Wayne Sierer

Visitors:
25- Joan Rocco, John Rocco, Atallo Rocco, Xavier Rocco,
Amy Rocco, Bonnie Ott, Joy Greubel, Theo Ging-Wargo, Meadow Ging-Wargo,
Dick Akers.
Observors: Brian Wargo, Wayne Sierer, Jim Rocco, Dave Darney. Tom & Janet
Kuehl, Jack Gilbert, Dave Poder, Jeanine Ging.


Weather:
Periods of clouds and sunshine.
Pleasant, warm.
Wind out of the WSW. average velocity 10 mph.
Visibility 17 km to 25 km, hazy

Raptor Observations:
12 migrating raptors/
1 Golden Eagle Sub Ad- 9:15 AM on the western side of watch.
1 Bald Eagles Sub Ad- 1:34 PM on the western side of watch.


Non-raptor Observations:
ravens, crows, blue jays.

Dave Darney was unsuccessful in netting and banding
saw-whet owls on Saturday night.

Predictions:
High of 56 degrees F.- very nice.
Wind out of the SW at 5-10 mph/
Overcast
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Report submitted by Bob Stewart (<bob...>)


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Date: 11/10/19 1:41 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (10 Nov 2019) 15 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 10, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 5 14 44
Turkey Vulture 0 101 671
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 0 1 293
Bald Eagle 0 86 342
Northern Harrier 1 21 75
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 125 2068
Cooper's Hawk 0 44 268
Northern Goshawk 0 1 1
Unknown Accipiter 0 3 40
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 47 95
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 6726
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 8 515 777
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 5 22
Golden Eagle 0 26 40
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 4 262
Merlin 0 10 144
Peregrine Falcon 0 3 51
Unknown Falcon 0 2 8
Unknown Raptor 0 0 29

Total: 15 1008 11956
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 8.5 hours

Compiler: Matt Wlasniewski

Counters: Andrew Consler, Jon Levin

Weather:
Overcast skies and light winds out of the SE and SW

Raptor Observations:
A northern saw-whet owl was heard calling in the valley below the lookout.


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: 11/10/19 10:07 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rocky Ridge (10 Nov 2019) 5 Raptors
Rocky Ridge
York, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 10, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 9 66
Turkey Vulture 0 87 175
Osprey 0 3 58
Bald Eagle 1 14 60
Northern Harrier 1 5 30
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 21 522
Cooper's Hawk 1 2 39
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 14 32
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 9571
Red-tailed Hawk 1 43 126
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 3 96
Merlin 0 2 17
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 12
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 2
Unknown Buteo 0 0 8
Unknown Falcon 0 0 9
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 2 24

Total: 5 206 10847
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:45:00
Observation end time: 11:15:00
Total observation time: 2.5 hours

Official Counter: Andrew Wolfgang

Observers:

Visitors:
2,
Perhaps other folks will count later today had to go to work at noon.
A friendly Mountain Biker and I enjoyed viewing a very dark eagle about
2.89 miles away scavenging on an open hill top. The bird was viewed at 60x
in a Kowa scope in a large field south of Codorus Furnace Road. We saw
another birder viewing this bird. Great day for birding quite warm!


Weather:
The wind was light and from the SW. Temperature ranged from 3-9 C during
this morning's count window. Cloud cover decreased slightly then returned
to 100%.

Raptor Observations:
Several raptors were observed following protocol seemed little migration
was happening. Northern Harrier, Bald Eagle, Sharp-shinned, Cooper's, and
Red-tailed Hawks counted.


Non-raptor Observations:
Wood Duck-1 (hen)
Herring Gull-1 (dark immature bird)
Ring-billed Gull-2
American Robin-416 (several small flocks 20-40 birds)
Common Grackle-392 (3 flocks)
Yellow-rumped Warbler-1

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


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Date: 11/10/19 8:12 am
From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Erie County waterbird count for November 10, 2019
Location: Sunset Point, Presque Isle State ParkDate:  November 10, 2019Time:  0650 to0920Weather: Cloudy, SW wind to 10 mph, waves 2', temp. 40 FComments:  Very little movement. About 150 to 200 scaup were staging off the point.  Jennifer Ferrick, Sam Stull, and Roger Donn assisted with the count. Waterbirds recorded:
American Black Duck  4Mallard  1Ring-necked Duck  2Greater Scaup  1Lesser Scaup  8unidentified scaup  27Black Scoter  1Bufflehead  5Common Goldeneye  12Red-breasted Merganser  31Red-throated Loon  3Common Loon  20Pied-billed Grebe  1Horned Grebe  5Double-crested Cormorant  1
Other birds moving along the lake:
Cooer's Hawk  1Snow Bunting  2

Jerry McWilliamsErie, Erie County, <Pa.jerrymcw...>
 

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Date: 11/10/19 8:09 am
From: Denise Donmoyer <nightowl57...>
Subject: Sweet Arrow Lake, Schuylkill Co.
Sweet Arrow Lake 11/9/19



2 Great Horned Owls

Kingfisher

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (F)

Hermit Thrush

Downy, Hairy, Red-bellied, & Pileated Woodpeckers

Golden-crowned Kinglets

Juncos

Robin





Denise Donmoyer

Sweet Arrow Lake

Pine Grove, Schuylkill Co.

<nightowl57...>




 

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Date: 11/9/19 10:32 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (09 Nov 2019) 140 Raptors
Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve
Avondale, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 09, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 20 507 552
Turkey Vulture 87 1650 2571
Osprey 0 0 136
Bald Eagle 5 67 333
Northern Harrier 0 0 20
Sharp-shinned Hawk 5 78 653
Cooper's Hawk 2 36 253
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 6 48 88
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 701
Red-tailed Hawk 14 191 260
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 1 1 1
American Kestrel 0 1 109
Merlin 0 5 30
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 5
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 1
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 140 2585 5713
----------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Official Counter: Larry Lewis

Observers: Armas Hill, Jerry Jeffers, Ray Hendrick

Visitors:
THE LAND CONSERVANCY FOR SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY’S HAWK WATCH AT BUCKTOE
CREEK PRESERVE
<BR><BR>
Visitors (4): Ray Hendrick, Armas Hill, Jerry Jeffers
<BR><BR>
Thanks everyone, for coming to beautiful Bucktoe Creek Preserve!
<BR><BR>



Weather:
<BR><BR>
Weather:
Partly Sunny (50% cloud cover), Ceiling -- 30,000-26,000 ft., Visibility -
10 miles, Temps 25 - 43F, Winds SSE-S @ 5 mph.
<BR><BR>


Raptor Observations:
----“Raptors” seen, but deemed not to be migrating: 6-Red-tailed Hawk,
and numerous Black (45) and Turkey Vultures (50).
<BR><BR>
----Bald Eagle ages: 1 yr.-1; 2 yr.-_; 3 yr.-1; 4 yr.-_; adult-3
<BR><BR>
----Golden Eagle ages: Imma.-1; adult-_
<BR><BR>


Non-raptor Observations:
TODAY’S Bucktoe Bird Blog [‘BBB’]: [PLEASE NOTE: On November 7,
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>
It got down to just 20 degrees last night. Can you believe it!? 20
DEGREES!! Is anybody else not ready for this yet? Field brew warming my
hands, it was still just 25 degrees when I began my hawk watch. Vultures
drifted through, as did a slow, but steady stream of buteos. At 1:58 pm,
an immature GOLDEN EAGLE finally made an appearance here. I nearly missed
this one too, as it slipped by to our southwest.
<BR><BR>
Ray was out, along with friend, Armas. Ray made a donation for seed. The
birds and I thank you Ray.
<BR><BR>
The Anna’s Hummingbird in West Chester continues to be seen. If you
haven’t seen it and need directions [including proper etiquette], contact
this blog.
<BR><BR>
Today was also noteworthy for a sighting of “Bucktoe Buckley” after an
absence [for me] of couple of years. This locally famous White-tailed
Deer is a stunningly huge buck, perhaps a 12-pointer, and appears like a
Reindeer bounding across the meadow. Full-partial credit for this amazing
deer must go to our very own “Side of a Barn” Balint. For it is to
Jim’s aim that Buckley owes his incredible rack and longevity to.
[Gotcha Buddy!]
<BR><BR>
After leaving today, a visit to New Garden WTP [private] produced an
interesting mixture of arriving wintering/migrant waterfowl and lingering
very late migrants. On, or around, the three ponds were Ring-necked Ducks,
Buffleheads, Ruddy Ducks, Northern Shovelers, American Coot, Pectoral
Sandpiper and the Barn Swallow, which survived the frigid temperatures.
<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>
Barred Owl, Eastern Phoebe, COMMON RAVEN, Horned Lark, Golden-crowned
Kinglets, Ruby-crowned Kinglets, Chipping Sparrows, and White-crowned
Sparrows
<BR><BR>
----OTHER WILDLIFE NOTED: Butterflies (0). Dragonflies (0). 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: 7.09; Steps:
16,635; Floors: 25.
<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: 45; this season:
138
<BR><BR>
NEW SPECIES ADDED TODAY TO THIS YEAR’S “WATCH SPECIES LIST (1):”
GOLDEN EAGLE.
<BR><BR>


Predictions:
Tomorrow’s flight looks Partly Sunny with light southerly 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.

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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: 11/9/19 5:28 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (09 Nov 2019) 59 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 09, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 3 20 219
Turkey Vulture 2 109 868
Osprey 0 1 183
Bald Eagle 0 64 300
Northern Harrier 1 8 36
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 68 1212
Cooper's Hawk 0 12 147
Northern Goshawk 0 4 5
Red-shouldered Hawk 5 37 54
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 4161
Red-tailed Hawk 42 401 617
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 3 32 47
American Kestrel 0 0 91
Merlin 1 6 36
Peregrine Falcon 0 4 34
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 2 8 77

Total: 59 774 8087
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Rob Keith

Observers: Bob Astleford, Ed Wanamaker, John Leskosky

Visitors:
Not many visitors on this cold day. Several groups of people briefly came
up to the North lookout, took photos, then promptly left.


Weather:
Visibility 10-20 miles; Temps 21-37F; Calm for the first hour then 2-6 S to
SSW Cloud Cover 40% to 50% thru 10am, 50% to 90% thru noon then decreased
from 50% to 20% by the end of the Count

Raptor Observations:
Golden Eagle (3): 1034a, 1059i, 1114i

Golden Eagle (3): 1034a, 1059i, 1114i








Non-raptor Observations:
Raven (5)). Bluebird (1). Downy Woodpecker (1)

Predictions:
Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High 54F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph
========================================================================
Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>)
Bake Oven Knob information may be found at:
www.lgnc.org


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Date: 11/9/19 3:54 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Allegheny Front (08 Nov 2019) 4 Raptors
Allegheny Front
Central City, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 08, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 4 13
TV 0 40 290
OS 0 0 112
BE 0 1 236
NH 0 1 27
SS 1 10 1681
CH 0 2 176
NG 0 0 4
RS 0 3 38
BW 0 0 16208
RT 3 78 870
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 7 43
AK 0 1 83
ML 0 0 30
PG 0 0 28
UA 0 0 6
UB 0 0 13
UF 0 0 12
UE 0 1 2
UR 0 2 70

Total: 4 150 19942
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 5 hours

Official Counter: Ed Gowarty,Sr

Observers:

Visitors:
none


Weather:
Wind and blowing snow. Heavy cloud cover. Snowing the entire period.
Moderate to light winds out of the WNW/
Visibility generally under 0.5 km.

Raptor Observations:
4 migrating raptors.


Non-raptor Observations:
12 tundra swans, robins, black-cappedchicadee, blue jays,
crows.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Bob Stewart (<bob...>)


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Date: 11/9/19 3:08 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (09 Nov 2019) 80 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 09, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 2 36 193
Turkey Vulture 5 79 310
Osprey 0 0 71
Bald Eagle 0 25 177
Northern Harrier 1 4 26
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 44 783
Cooper's Hawk 4 17 145
Northern Goshawk 0 0 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 7 28 48
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 5442
Red-tailed Hawk 55 185 354
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 3 14 22
American Kestrel 0 4 78
Merlin 0 2 16
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 19
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 5
Unknown Buteo 3 3 10
Unknown Falcon 0 1 2
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 1 10

Total: 80 445 7713
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:30:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 7.5 hours

Official Counter: Tom Kurtz

Observers: Andy Francis, Brian Weaver, Morris Cox, Nancy Clupper,
Steve Rannels

Visitors:
Family group with 4 children looking for birds


Weather:
Chilly day mostly cloudy but clear with a temperature range from 6 to 12
degrees Celsius. Winds from ese early to se rest of day.







Raptor Observations:
3 GE, 2 adult and 1 immature.
Between 1-2 pm 5 adult eagles flew wrong way up ridge coming from behind
the watch

Non-raptor Observations:

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


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Date: 11/9/19 3:01 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rocky Ridge (09 Nov 2019) 10 Raptors
Rocky Ridge
York, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 09, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 9 66
Turkey Vulture 3 87 175
Osprey 0 3 58
Bald Eagle 0 13 59
Northern Harrier 1 4 29
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 20 521
Cooper's Hawk 0 1 38
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 14 32
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 9571
Red-tailed Hawk 3 42 125
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 3 96
Merlin 0 2 17
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 12
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 2
Unknown Buteo 0 0 8
Unknown Falcon 0 0 9
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 2 2 24

Total: 10 201 10842
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 09:30:00
Observation end time: 13:30:00
Total observation time: 4 hours

Official Counter: Phil Keener

Observers:

Visitors:
35


Weather:
Wind was light to moderate from the south, there was total cloud cover at
the beginning of the count that cleared to 20% and then increased to 50% by
count's end. Low Temp was -1 C at count's beginning and high temp was 5 C,

Raptor Observations:
Several raptors on the move today but not large numbers. Migrants included
a Northern Harrier, Red-shouldered, and Red-tailed Hawks.

Non-raptor Observations:
Large flock

Commmon Grackle-600
========================================================================
Report submitted by Andrew Wolfgang (<a19wolfgang...>)


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

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Date: 11/9/19 2:50 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Stone Mt., Pa. (09 Nov 2019) 13 Raptors
Stone Mt., Pa.
Allensville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 09, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 0 6
TV 3 82 591
OS 0 0 58
BE 0 17 156
NH 0 2 25
SS 0 23 640
CH 0 6 81
NG 0 0 0
RS 0 24 42
BW 0 0 3806
RT 6 198 379
RL 0 0 0
GE 4 22 34
AK 0 0 49
ML 0 0 28
PG 0 3 32
UA 0 0 6
UB 0 0 7
UF 0 0 0
UE 0 0 0
UR 0 2 15

Total: 13 379 5955
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 09:15:00
Observation end time: 16:30:00
Total observation time: 7.25 hours

Official Counter: Nick Bolgiano

Observers:

Weather:
Wind S, mostly 4-7 mph with gusts to 10, sustained at 8-10 mph during 3-4
hr, sky cloudy to start, clearing in p.m., temp -3:1C

Raptor Observations:
GE: 1304A, 1350A, 1521I, 1524A, first two were low over the bench on Big
Valley side, last two ridge top
BE: 3 (2A, 1I) not counted

Non-raptor Observations:
pale brown raven
========================================================================
Report submitted by Nick Bolgiano (<nickbolgiano...>)


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

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Date: 11/9/19 2:40 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Waggoner's Gap (09 Nov 2019) 183 Raptors
Waggoner's Gap
40 km W of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 09, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 12 22
TV 13 85 1385
OS 0 1 211
BE 12 124 520
NH 2 12 76
SS 1 82 3226
CH 0 25 313
NG 0 1 2
RS 9 64 112
BW 0 0 6636
RT 132 662 1252
RL 0 0 0
GE 13 33 43
AK 0 3 168
ML 0 4 64
PG 0 5 45
UA 0 5 30
UB 0 14 30
UF 0 0 5
UE 0 1 2
UR 1 5 54

Total: 183 1138 14196
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Observation start time: 06:30:00
Observation end time: 16:30:00
Total observation time: 10 hours

Official Counter: Dave Grove, Ron Freed

Observers: Andy Wolf, Dave Grove, Diane McLaughlin, Gene Wagner,
Joe Yoder, Jonathan Stein, Nancy Baker, Pat Freed,
Paul Fritz, Robert McLaughlin, Ron Freed

Visitors:
Jesse Caufield, Larry Miles, Pete Biasucci, 32


Weather:
Fair skies and winds calm then S and SSE.

Raptor Observations:
BE JUV 10:40, 1:40, 3:23
BE AD 7:16, 11:30, 2:25, 2:27, 3:32(2), 4:11(3)
GE JUV 10:26, 11:19, 11:20
GE SUB 10:13, 1:52
GE AD 11:04, 11:18, 11:35, 11:40, 11:48, 12:41, 12:46, 2:32

First bird BE 7:16
Last bird RT 4:22

Non-raptor Observations:
Cormorants - 2
========================================================================
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: 11/9/19 2:33 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Allegheny Front (09 Nov 2019) 53 Raptors
Allegheny Front
Central City, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 09, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 4 13
TV 0 40 290
OS 0 0 112
BE 3 4 239
NH 0 1 27
SS 1 10 1681
CH 1 3 177
NG 0 0 4
RS 2 5 40
BW 0 0 16208
RT 37 112 904
RL 0 0 0
GE 5 12 48
AK 0 1 83
ML 0 0 30
PG 0 0 28
UA 0 0 6
UB 4 4 17
UF 0 0 12
UE 0 1 2
UR 0 2 70

Total: 53 199 19991
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Brian M. Wargo

Observers: Adam Katrancha, Bob Stewart, Dave Darney, Ed Gowarty,
Jeanine Ging, Jim Rocco, Nancy Ott, Randy Flament,
Tom and Janet Kuehl

Visitors:
Gerry Devinney


Weather:
Southeast wind all day with temperatures beginning at 22 degrees and almost
reaching the freezing point. Sun most of the day.

Raptor Observations:
Bald Eagles: Sub II 9:20, Adults 11:20 and 11:21
Golden Eagles: Adults 12:19, 12:20, 12:21, 4:01; Unaged 2:18

Non-raptor Observations:
Blue Jays, Ravens, Crows, Titmouse, Chickadee, Robins, Cormorants, Gull,
Red-bellied Woodpecker
========================================================================
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: 11/9/19 2:18 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (09 Nov 2019) 35 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 09, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Turkey Vulture 14 65 310
Black Vulture 0 7 7
Osprey 0 0 118
Northern Harrier 1 3 17
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 2 5 102
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 16 413
Cooper's Hawk 2 4 87
Northern Goshawk 0 1 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 3 27 63
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 314
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 12 43 82
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 4 100
Merlin 0 1 7
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 7
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 0 0 10
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 4
Unknown Raptor 0 0 12

Total: 35 176 1657
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter: Curt Calafut, Sheryl Johnson

Observers:

Weather:
cold. 30-40F. Clouds in the morning cleared in the afternoon. Light
southerly winds

Raptor Observations:
Some movement of red-tails

Non-raptor Observations:
Double crested cormorant (1).

Predictions:
A warmer day with some SW winds
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
========================================================================
Report submitted by David Eberly (<david.eberly...>)
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: 11/9/19 2:06 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (09 Nov 2019) 76 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 09, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 9 39
Turkey Vulture 0 101 671
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 0 1 293
Bald Eagle 8 86 342
Northern Harrier 1 20 74
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2 124 2067
Cooper's Hawk 0 44 268
Northern Goshawk 1 1 1
Unknown Accipiter 0 3 40
Red-shouldered Hawk 4 47 95
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 6726
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 56 507 769
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 5 22
Golden Eagle 3 26 40
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 4 262
Merlin 0 10 144
Peregrine Falcon 1 3 51
Unknown Falcon 0 2 8
Unknown Raptor 0 0 29

Total: 76 993 11941
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 9 hours

Compiler: Beth Sassaman

Counters: Bracken Brown, Dave Kruel

Weather:
Clear/ Partly Cloudy winds SW 0-5mph

Raptor Observations:
First northern goshawk of the season, great looks at male northern harrier,
red-shouldered hawk and golden eagls. GE AD 9:29, 11:01, 10:45, Bald Eagle
AD 10:30, 13:47, 14:29, Im 10:41, 11:14, 14:15, 14:29

Non-raptor Observations:
Ruby and golden-crowned kinglet around the rocks.
========================================================================
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: 11/9/19 7:48 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

Nov 9, 2019 7:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Participants: 6

Protocol: Traveling

0.8 mile(s)

Checklist Comments:    FOS Fox Sparrow seen along with four Field Sparrows in one binocular view.

30 species


Canada Goose  75

Wood Duck  3

Mallard  13

Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)  3

Mourning Dove  2

Ring-billed Gull  6

Double-crested Cormorant  2

Great Blue Heron  2

Red-bellied Woodpecker  4

Downy Woodpecker  3

Northern Flicker  4

Blue Jay  5

American Crow  2

Carolina Chickadee  4

Tufted Titmouse  6

White-breasted Nuthatch  4

Carolina Wren  5

American Robin  3

American Goldfinch  3

Field Sparrow  4

Fox Sparrow  1

Dark-eyed Junco  1

White-throated Sparrow  8

Song Sparrow  4

Swamp Sparrow  2

Eastern Towhee  3

Red-winged Blackbird  25

Rusty Blackbird  6

Yellow-rumped Warbler  5

Northern Cardinal  6

Doug Filler
Levittown Pa.
 

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Date: 11/9/19 7:45 am
From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Erie County waterbird count for November 9, 2019
Location: Sunset Point, Presque Isle State ParkDate:  November 9, 2019Time:  0640 to 0940Weather: Mostly cloudy, variable winds to 5 mph, waves one foot, Temp. 30 FComments: There were a few scaup, mostly Lessers, flying in and staging off the point and a good number of Mallards flying in from Canada.  Nice mix of smaller numbers of other waterfowl moving mostly to the west.  Unusual was to see a Dunlin flying along the shore then suddenly cutting through the woods and landing on the concrete sidewalk next to the bathhouse.  A nearby Peregrine may have had something to do with that behavior.  Highlight was at least 45 Rusty Blackbirds in the locust trees along the beach.  Justin Berkheimer, Jennifer Ferrick, and Roger Donn assisted with the count and Julie Leonard and Michele Franz stopped for a visit. Waterbirds recorded:
American Black Duck  16Mallard  107Green-winged Teal  1Ring-necked Duck  9 (one flock)Greater Scaup  6Lesser Scaup  92unidentified scaup  233Surf Scoter  10Black Scoter  3Surf/Black scoter  1Long-tailed Duck  6Bufflehead  22Common Goldeneye  30Hooded Merganser  3Red-breasted Merganser  31Red-throated Loon  6Common Loon 11unidentified loon  8Double-crested Cormorant  15Horned Grebe  4Great Blue Heron  1Dunlin  1

Other birds moving over or along the lake:
Merlin  1Peregrine Falcon  2Red-winged Blackbird  1Rusty Blackbird  45+

Jerry McWilliamsErie, Erie County, <Pa.jerrymcw...>
 

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Date: 11/9/19 1:22 am
From: Dave DeReamus <becard...>
Subject: Eastern PA Birdline: 11/9/2019
- RBA
* Pennsylvania
* Lehigh / Northampton Counties and Vicinity
* November 9, 2019
* PAEA1911.09

- Birds mentioned

RED-HEADED WOODPECKER
GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE
BRANT
REDHEAD
WHITE-WINGED SCOTER
RED-NECKED GREBE

- Transcript

Hotline: Eastern PA Birdline
Date: November 9th at 4:00 AM
To Report by E-Mail: Send to <becard...> with “Birdline” in subject
heading.
Compiler: Dave DeReamus
My reporting area includes all of Lehigh and Northampton Counties with the
northern edge of the area reaching Beltzville State Park and the southern
edge reaching Peace Valley Park in Bucks County. Updates are typically done
every Friday, more often when necessary.

You can visit the Lehigh Valley Audubon Society Website at
http://www.lvaudubon.org/ .

You can visit my 'Eastern PA Birding' Website for photos and information at
http://users.rcn.com/becard/home.html .

There will be a field trip to the Conowingo Dam in Maryland on December 7th.
Meet at the Tilghman Square parking lot, near the Red Robin restaurant, just
west of Route 309 at 8:00 AM. Trip leader will be Lon Levin.

Directions to many of the sites in this report can be found in the area’s
birding guidebook, “Birds of the Lehigh Valley and Vicinity”. A completely
revised, 2nd edition of the book can be ordered at:
http://www.lvaudubon.org/shop/ .

NOW FOR THE BIRDS!

Sightings from the GREEN POND area, Northampton County:
Pectoral Sandpipers – 2 on 11/4.

Sightings from MOORE TOWNSHIP, Northampton County:
Yellow-billed Cuckoo – 1 on 10/30 (late date; along Rabbit Road).

Sightings from LITTLE GAP, Northampton County:
Bonaparte’s Gulls – 35 on 11/3 (fly-by’s).

Sightings from BELTZVILLE STATE PARK, Carbon County:
Red-breasted Merganser – 1 on 10/27
RED-HEADED WOODPECKER – 1 on 10/29.

Sightings from BAKE OVEN KNOB, Lehigh County:
Bald Eagles – 16 on 11/1; 13 on 11/3; 9 on 11/4; 17 on 11/8
Northern Goshawks – 3 on 11/1; 1 on 11/6
Red-shouldered Hawks – 7 on 11/6
Red-tailed Hawks – 95 on 11/4; 146 on 11/8
Golden Eagles – 4 on 11/1; 5 on 11/4; 18 on 11/8
Merlins – 2 on 11/1 and 11/3
Peregrine Falcons – 2 on 11/4.

Sightings from GREEN LANE RESERVOIR, Montgomery County:
Bonaparte’s Gulls – 2 on 11/6.
At the Church Road area:
Cackling Goose – 1 on 11/6
Northern Harrier – 1 on 11/2
Rusty Blackbirds – 2 on 10/29; 1 on 11/1.
At the Walt Road area:
Horned Grebe – 1 on 10/29.

Sightings from PEACE VALLEY PARK, Bucks County:
GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE – 1 on 10/27 and 11/7
BRANT – 1 on 11/4
REDHEAD – 1 on 11/7
WHITE-WINGED SCOTER – 1 from 10/13 to 11/2
RED-NECKED GREBE – 1 on 11/7
Bonaparte’s Gulls – 1 from 10/17 to 10/27; 5 on 10/28.

- End transcript
 

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Date: 11/8/19 10:52 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (08 Nov 2019) 201 Raptors
Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve
Avondale, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 08, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 37 487 532
Turkey Vulture 95 1563 2484
Osprey 0 0 136
Bald Eagle 13 62 328
Northern Harrier 0 0 20
Sharp-shinned Hawk 7 73 648
Cooper's Hawk 4 34 251
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 6 42 82
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 701
Red-tailed Hawk 39 177 246
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 1 109
Merlin 0 5 30
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 5
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 1
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 201 2445 5573
----------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Official Counter: Larry Lewis

Observers: Carol Depalma, Ellen Nunn, Gerry Teig, Mary Behal

Visitors:
THE LAND CONSERVANCY FOR SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY’S HAWK WATCH AT BUCKTOE
CREEK PRESERVE
<BR><BR>
Visitors (5): Mary Behal, Gerry Teig, Carol DePalma, Ellen Nunn
<BR><BR>
Thanks everyone, for coming to beautiful Bucktoe Creek Preserve!
<BR><BR>



Weather:
<BR><BR>
Weather:
Mostly Sunny (25% cloud cover), Ceiling -- 30,000 ft., Visibility - 10
miles, Temps 34 - 44F, Winds NW @ 10 - 20 mph.
<BR><BR>


Raptor Observations:
----“Raptors” seen, but deemed not to be migrating: 6-Red-tailed Hawk,
and numerous Black (50) and Turkey Vultures (60).
<BR><BR>
----Bald Eagle ages: 1 yr.-_; 2 yr.-1; 3 yr.-_; 4 yr.-2; adult-10
<BR><BR>


Non-raptor Observations:
TODAY’S Bucktoe Bird Blog [‘BBB’]: [PLEASE NOTE: On November 7,
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>
Activity was brisk at the hawk watch this morning, the birds taking
advantage of the great conditions to migrate. Red-tailed Hawks,
Red-shouldered Hawks, Bald Eagles and a steady stream of Vultures kept us
busy. Higher up, Canada Geese were migrating. As the day lengthened,
activity slowed down considerably.
<BR><BR>
Carol was out with homemade soup, as was Ellen. Thanks guys! I haven’t
had this much soup in years! Gerry & Mary kept a steady eye on the simply
perfect sky, filled with white billowy clouds.
<BR><BR>
I stopped at New Garden WTP [private] after the watch, where I found
Ring-necked Ducks, Northern Shoveler, Bufflehead, Ruddy Ducks, Killdeer,
and a very late and surprising Barn Swallow sluggishly feeding on insects
low on the water of one of the pools.
<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 RAVEN, Horned Larks, Golden-crowned Kinglet, Ruby-crowned Kinglets,
and White-crowned Sparrows.
<BR><BR>
----OTHER WILDLIFE NOTED: Butterflies (0). 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: 6.53; Steps:
15,326; Floors: 30.
<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:
137
<BR><BR>
NEW SPECIES ADDED TODAY TO THIS YEAR’S “WATCH SPECIES LIST (0):”
none.
<BR><BR>


Predictions:
Tomorrow’s flight looks partly sunny with light winds, but COLD!
<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: 11/8/19 8:01 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (08 Nov 2019) 55 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 08, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 3 34 191
Turkey Vulture 7 74 305
Osprey 0 0 71
Bald Eagle 2 25 177
Northern Harrier 0 3 25
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 44 783
Cooper's Hawk 5 13 141
Northern Goshawk 0 0 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 10 21 41
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 5442
Red-tailed Hawk 21 130 299
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 2 11 19
American Kestrel 1 4 78
Merlin 2 2 16
Peregrine Falcon 1 2 19
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 5
Unknown Buteo 0 0 7
Unknown Falcon 0 1 2
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 1 10

Total: 55 365 7633
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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: Brian Weaver, Morris Cox

Visitors:
11 vehicles
16 people


Weather:
3-11mph, WNW and NW, very light occasional snow flurries, 75% - 15% CLCV,
30F - 42F

Raptor Observations:
2ABE
2AGE

Non-raptor Observations:
Approx., 300 Canada geese, 80 redwing black birds, 50 red breasted robins,
ruby crowned kinglets, tufted titmice, chickadees, some juncos, song
sparrow, white breasted nuthatches, cardinals, white throated sparrows, red
bellied woodpecker, crows, ravens, goldfinches,

Predictions:
Colder, high velocity winds, partly cloudy
========================================================================
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: 11/8/19 4:09 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (08 Nov 2019) 201 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 08, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 2 17 216
Turkey Vulture 2 107 866
Osprey 0 1 183
Bald Eagle 17 64 300
Northern Harrier 2 7 35
Sharp-shinned Hawk 5 68 1212
Cooper's Hawk 3 12 147
Northern Goshawk 0 4 5
Red-shouldered Hawk 4 32 49
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 4161
Red-tailed Hawk 146 359 575
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 18 29 44
American Kestrel 0 0 91
Merlin 0 5 35
Peregrine Falcon 1 4 34
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 1 6 75

Total: 201 715 8028
----------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Official Counter: Caleb Hinojos

Observers: Al Grout, Bob Hoopes, Ed Wanamaker, Rick Morrissey

Visitors:
Additional qualified observers: Bob Astleford, John Leskosky, Rob Keith,
Mike Kaufmann, Garret


Weather:
Visibility reached a high clarity of 15 miles by the end of the day. Winds
were persistent from the NW and gusts ranged between 10-24 mph. Cloud cover
roughly averaged 40% all day with the limits reaching 70% and 20%.

Raptor Observations:
Bald eagle: 0847i, 0853i, 0929a, 0939i,0939a, 1005a, 1016a, 1030a, 1121a,
1123i, 1328a, 1328a, 1334a, 1349i, 1349i, 1404a, 1513a

Golden eagle: 1053i 1356a, 1401i, 1402i, 1403a, 1431a, 1431i, 1433a, 1433a,
1457a, 1503a, 1515a, 1525a, 1557a, 1609a, 1623a, 1623a, 1649a

Peregrine falcon: 1032a

Non-raptor Observations:
10 ravens, 24 loons, and 37 flocks of geese totaling 2257 birds.



Predictions:
Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph 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: 11/8/19 3:14 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Waggoner's Gap (08 Nov 2019) 272 Raptors
Waggoner's Gap
40 km W of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 08, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 1 12 22
TV 12 72 1372
OS 0 1 211
BE 24 112 508
NH 2 10 74
SS 9 81 3225
CH 8 25 313
NG 0 1 2
RS 20 55 103
BW 0 0 6636
RT 179 530 1120
RL 0 0 0
GE 6 20 30
AK 0 3 168
ML 0 4 64
PG 4 5 45
UA 0 5 30
UB 6 14 30
UF 0 0 5
UE 0 1 2
UR 1 4 53

Total: 272 955 14013
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Observation start time: 06:15:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 10.75 hours

Official Counter: Charlotte Catalano, Dave Grove, Ron Freed

Observers: Charlotte Catalano, Dave Grove, Diane McLaughlin,
Gary LaBelle, Gene Wagner, Joe Kelly, Kris Carroll,
Nancy Baker, Pat Freed, Paul Fritz, Robert McLaughlin,
Ron Freed, Steve Schmidt, Tim Johnson

Visitors:
Tim Johnson, Steve Dunwoody, Ray Zomok, Mike Sankovitch, Glen Mitzel, Jeff
Thompson, 2


Weather:
Moderate NW winds, partly cloudy, intermittent snow squalls in the morning
drastically reducing visibility for 5 minute intervals.

Raptor Observations:
PG 1100, 330, 339
PG UNAGED 238

GE J 143
GE SA 1213, 121, 153
GE AD 940, 140

BE J 846, 950, 1045, 1214, 135, 437
BE WB 1043, 206
BE 4TH 349
BE AD 656, 1037, 1040, 1045, 1111, 1128, 1133, 1243, 127, 140, 332, 404,
414, 434
BE UNAGED (immature): 1243


First bird RT 653
Last bird RT 440

Non-raptor Observations:
COLO 7
Swan sp. 10
CAGO 121
GBHE 1

CEDW 40
AMRO 501
COGR 36
RWBL 65
Blackbird sp. 137
Gull sp. 2
GCKI 20
RCKI 2
EABL 16
AMPI 1
DEJU 6
AMCR 94
========================================================================
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: 11/8/19 3:11 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (08 Nov 2019) 253 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 08, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 9 39
Turkey Vulture 12 101 671
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 1 1 293
Bald Eagle 28 78 334
Northern Harrier 7 19 73
Sharp-shinned Hawk 15 122 2065
Cooper's Hawk 5 44 268
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 3 40
Red-shouldered Hawk 16 43 91
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 6726
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 157 451 713
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 5 22
Golden Eagle 12 23 37
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 4 262
Merlin 0 10 144
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 50
Unknown Falcon 0 2 8
Unknown Raptor 0 0 29

Total: 253 917 11865
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Observation start time: 06:45:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 11.25 hours

Compiler: David Barber

Counters: Danny Stoner

Weather:
Variable cloudiness with NW winds 8-18 mph and occasional snow squalls in
the morning

Raptor Observations:
BAEA juv: 0943, 1049, 1142, 1223, 1425, 1548, 1622
BAEA imm: 1207, 1318
BAEA 2nd yr: 0950
BAEA 3rd yr: 0730, 1049, 1623
BAEA adult:0959, 1001, 1009, 1032, 1046, 1059, 1105, 1105.1108, 1111, 1208,
1222, 1328, 1547, 1641

GOEA: 1027U, 1429A, 1440J, 1440J, 1444J, 1504A, 1510J, 1535A, 15S7SUB,
1625A, 1639J1555J,

Non-raptor Observations:
2198 Canada geese, 6 snow geese, 47 common loons, 50 double-crested
cormorants, 1000s of blackbirds
========================================================================
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: 11/8/19 3:08 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Stone Mt., Pa. (08 Nov 2019) 133 Raptors
Stone Mt., Pa.
Allensville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 08, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 0 6
TV 21 79 588
OS 0 0 58
BE 4 17 156
NH 1 2 25
SS 0 23 640
CH 2 6 81
NG 0 0 0
RS 10 24 42
BW 0 0 3806
RT 86 192 373
RL 0 0 0
GE 7 18 30
AK 0 0 49
ML 0 0 28
PG 1 3 32
UA 0 0 6
UB 0 0 7
UF 0 0 0
UE 0 0 0
UR 1 2 15

Total: 133 366 5942
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:30:00
Observation end time: 16:15:00
Total observation time: 7.75 hours

Official Counter: Greg Grove

Observers: Alexa Sarussi, David Kyler

Weather:
NW wind. Light snow squalls. 25-29F

Raptor Observations:
AD GE 950, 1028, 1035, 1138, 1150, 1408, 1520
Ad BE 1350, 1458; Imm BE 1435, 1530
BE not counted -3

PG carrying avian prey

Non-raptor Observations:
C Loon - 12
C Geese- 42
Robins - ~100
========================================================================
Report submitted by Greg Grove (<gwg2...>)


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

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Date: 11/8/19 1:38 pm
From: Mark Vass <hawk5571...>
Subject: N. Pintail - Beaver Co.
This afternoon I stopped at Rochester's Riverfront Park and found a drake
N. Pintail with a flock of Mallards at the mouth of the Beaver River

This is the fourth year in a row that I had a drake Pintail here in
November so I assume this is the same bird

Mark Vass
Beaver Co.
 

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Date: 11/8/19 1:34 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (08 Nov 2019) 22 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 08, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Turkey Vulture 0 51 296
Black Vulture 0 7 7
Osprey 0 0 118
Northern Harrier 1 2 16
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 0 3 100
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2 15 412
Cooper's Hawk 1 2 85
Northern Goshawk 0 1 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 3 24 60
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 314
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 15 31 70
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 4 100
Merlin 0 1 7
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 7
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 0 0 10
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 4
Unknown Raptor 0 0 12

Total: 22 141 1622
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 10:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 4 hours

Official Counter: Bob Kelly

Observers:

Weather:
Strong NW winds and temps in mid to upper 30s made made for a cold wind
chill. 50% cloud cover made for good viewing conditions. Some bird were
moving.

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
Common Raven (1)
"lots" of migrating Canada geese observed.

Predictions:
Cold in the morning but winds mostly calm.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in
the afternoon
========================================================================
Report submitted by David Eberly (<david.eberly...>)
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: 11/8/19 9:54 am
From: Dave Leibert <xdave...>
Subject: Peregrine falcon . Easton, PA Northampton county
Howdy All,

While driving over the route 22 bridge from Easton to Phillipsburg I
noticed a raptor circling on the upstream side of the bridge. This is
the bridge over the Delaware river from PA into New Jersey.

This falcon circled without flapping and a few times had the hyper past
wing beat. I could see the mustache naked eye while driving over the
bridge. It would have been nice to pull over and watch this guy but this
would be difficult to do . This bird was only a little above eye level
for me.

It looked pretty dark . I primarily saw its dorsal view and would say
that this individual was a male.I am always curious if peregrines are
going to use Easton as a nesting territory. Last year I may have seen
one in this location but the look was not very good. Easton looks like
a likely spot for a peregrine territory with the two rivers, tall
buildings and small ridges.

Happy Birding,

Dave
 

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Date: 11/8/19 9:39 am
From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Erie County waterbird count for November 8, 2019
Location: Sunset Point, Presque Isle State ParkDate:  November 8, 2019Time:  0645 to 0945Weather: Partly cloudy, NW wind to 25 mph, waves 4' to 5', Temp. 35 FComments: There was a good movement of scaup with about 20% consisting of Greaters.  There was a modest movement of Red-breasted Mergansers, but still the numbers are lower than in the past.  Most birds were moving west.  Highlight was the flock of over 200 Snow Buntings crossing the lake from Canada, and the small flock of Rusty Blackbirds that landed briefly in a tree near our lookout.  Justin Berkheimer assisted with the count. Waterbirds recorded:
American Black Duck  18Mallard  46Canvasback  2Redhead  6Ring-necked Duck  1Greater Scaup  110Lesser Scaup  328unidentified scaup  2130Surf Scoter  13White-winged Scoter  8Black Scoter  12Surf/Black scoter  3Long-tailed Duck  2Bufflehead  13Common Goldeneye  27Hooded Merganser  2Red-breasted Merganser  400Common Loon  2unidentified loon  2Double-crested Cormorant  6
Other birds moving along or across the lake:
Bald Eagle  2Snow Bunting  200+Rusty Blackbird  8

Jerry McWilliamsErie, Erie County, <Pa.jerrymcw...>
 

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Date: 11/8/19 4:20 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (07 Nov 2019) 3 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 07, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Turkey Vulture 0 51 296
Black Vulture 0 7 7
Osprey 0 0 118
Northern Harrier 0 1 15
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 1 3 100
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 13 410
Cooper's Hawk 0 1 84
Northern Goshawk 0 1 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 21 57
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 314
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 2 16 55
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 4 100
Merlin 0 1 7
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 7
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 0 0 10
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 4
Unknown Raptor 0 0 12

Total: 3 119 1600
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 10:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 4 hours

Official Counter: Tom Bush

Observers: Alan Simon, Bob Kelly, Mike Cosgrove

Visitors:
Ben Phillips


Weather:
Overcast skies, SW winds, Temps from low to upper 50sF. Cold front
approaching

Raptor Observations:
The counters tallied the following raptors deemed not migrating:
Cooper's Hawk (4)
Red-tailed Hawk (8)
Bald Eagle (3) 2 adults and 1 juvenile

Non-raptor Observations:
A large mixed flock of blackbirds haunted the park

Predictions:
Sunny but windy and cold in the wake of the overnight rain and cold front.
Sunny, with a high near 43. Northwest wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high
as 28 mph.

========================================================================
Report submitted by David Eberly (<david.eberly...>)
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: 11/8/19 1:36 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (07 Nov 2019) 346 Raptors
Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve
Avondale, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 07, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 98 450 495
Turkey Vulture 185 1468 2389
Osprey 0 0 136
Bald Eagle 11 49 315
Northern Harrier 0 0 20
Sharp-shinned Hawk 15 66 641
Cooper's Hawk 8 30 247
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 9 36 76
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 701
Red-tailed Hawk 18 138 207
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 1 109
Merlin 2 5 30
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 5
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 1
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 346 2244 5372
----------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Official Counter: Larry Lewis

Observers: Dirk Robinson, Gerry Teig, Mike Fowles, Mike Gardner

Visitors:
THE LAND CONSERVANCY FOR SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY’S HAWK WATCH AT BUCKTOE
CREEK PRESERVE
<BR><BR>
Visitors (7): Gerry Teig, Mike Gardner, Mike Fowles, Evelyn Fowles, Andy
Urquhart, Dirk Robinson
<BR><BR>
Thanks everyone, for coming to beautiful Bucktoe Creek Preserve!
<BR><BR>



Weather:
<BR><BR>
Weather:
Mostly Cloudy (70-100% cloud cover), Ceiling -- 14,700 ft., Visibility - 10
miles, Temps 43 - 57F, Winds SW @ 5 - 10 mph.
<BR><BR>


Raptor Observations:
----“Raptors” seen, but deemed not to be migrating: 4-Red-tailed Hawk,
and numerous Black (55) and Turkey Vultures (60).
<BR><BR>
----Bald Eagle ages: 1 yr.-4; 2 yr.-_; 3 yr.-_; 4 yr.-_; adult-7
<BR><BR>


Non-raptor Observations:
TODAY’S Bucktoe Bird Blog [‘BBB’]: [PLEASE NOTE: On November 7,
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 stopped at New Garden WTP [private] on the way to Bucktoe this morning
seeing Wood Duck, Northern Shoveler, Ring-necked Ducks, Bufflehead, Ruddy
Ducks, Ring-billed Gull, Merlin, Killdeer, and a pair of late Pectoral
Sandpipers.
<BR><BR>
Once at Bucktoe, Winter Wrens were calling as I parked. I watched a late
Palm Warbler in the feeder snags and around the water feature. My
attention drawn there, I noticed a couple of Ruby-crowned Kinglets darting
around the rocks and plants, nervously twitching as they always do. I am
not a skilled enough writer to explain just how cute these tiny birds are,
attempting to take a bath. They are endlessly interested, their attention
drawn to the fascinating movement of the water. However, I have NEVER seen
them bathe, but there is NOTHING cuter than watching one think about it.
They come in time and again, just over the water and look at it, even get
on the rocks…you know, to get an even closer look, then flit off to
another vantage point to do more of the same. They don’t even extend a
toe into it to sample it. The best I can determine are these Kinglets
thoroughly enjoying the IDEA of a bath, but will dissolve like the Wicked
Witch of the West should they get wet. “I’m melting. I’m
melting….goodbye cruel world!”
<BR><BR>
A surprise was a pair of Vesper Sparrows [see picture] which were together
in a feeder snag. I’ve seen three of this seldom seen species around our
feeders this week; a late date for them, too.
<BR><BR>
Gerry was out and cringed when he heard he was going to be our featured
birder of the week. Cringe not Gerry, the blog master will be gentle!
Mike and Evelyn arrived, followed shortly by Mike, all hoping for the
Vesper Sparrows which I had posted on the internet. The sparrows did not
show, though. Andy and Dirk were out, but missed the sparrow, as well.

<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>
Ring-billed Gull, Screech Owl, Barred Owl, Horned Larks, Ruby-crowned
Kinglets, Winter Wrens, Vesper Sparrows, White-crowned Sparrows, and Palm
Warbler
<BR><BR>
----OTHER WILDLIFE NOTED: Butterflies (0). 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: 5.67; Steps:
13,305; Floors: 17.
<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: 46; this season:
137
<BR><BR>
NEW SPECIES ADDED TODAY TO THIS YEAR’S “WATCH SPECIES LIST (1):”
Winter Wren.
<BR><BR>


Predictions:
Tomorrow’s flight looks like it could be great with the passage of a
front, nice background clouds and a stiff northwest wind AND during
November...does it get any better?
<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: 11/7/19 1:46 pm
From: Rick & Marianne Atkinson <marianne5...>
Subject: FOS Dark-eyed Junco - Clearfield County
I heard my first-of-the-season Dark-eyed Junco near my house this morning. This afternoon, during a steady snow, there were 3 juncos eating seeds behind my house that had dropped on the ground from some annual grasses that volunteered around my many pots of flowers.

Marianne Atkinson
Clearfield County near DuBois


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Date: 11/7/19 12:43 pm
From: Tom and Nancy Moeller <thosjmoel...>
Subject: FOS Junco + juvenile Cooper's Hawk; Squirrel Hill; Allegheny County
With snow predicted today, we saw our first-of-the-season 'snow bird' in the yard about 2:30 PM - a female Dark-eyed Junco.

At about 1 PM we spotted a juvenile Cooper's Hawk in the backyard tree. It looked about for prey and finally dove down into our yard. Moments later it flew up to our back porch with nothing. It saw us at the window not 10 feet away and flew off.

Bird on!

Tom and Nancy Moeller
Allegheny County
 

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Date: 11/7/19 12:29 pm
From: Bettina Heffner <BettinaHef...>
Subject: Lancaster Co Bird Club Mtg - Thursday, 11/14/19 at 7 pm; Program on White-throated Sparrows
The Lancaster County Bird Club will meet Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 7:00 pm in the auditorium of the Farm and Home Center, 1383 Arcadia Rd., Lancaster, PA.

Dr. Brent Horton, assistant professor of Biology at Millersville University, teaches a variety of courses in animal physiology and behavior. His research focuses on the neuroendocrine bases of social behavior in wild birds. He will present the results of his research since 2001, including the physiological bases of behavior in free-living White-throated Sparrows. In addition, he is currently studying the neuroendocrine bases of social-networking in an Amazonian bird, the Wire-tailed Manakin, and the bioaccumulation of endocrine-disrupting chemicals from aquatic insects to birds in Pennsylvania wetlands.

A short business meeting will precede the program. The public is invited to attend free of charge and may call 717-984-2738 or 717-725-2717 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: 11/7/19 11:43 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (07 Nov 2019) 2 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 07, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 9 39
Turkey Vulture 0 89 659
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 0 0 292
Bald Eagle 0 50 306
Northern Harrier 0 12 66
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 107 2050
Cooper's Hawk 1 39 263
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 3 40
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 27 75
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 6726
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 294 556
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 5 22
Golden Eagle 0 11 25
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 4 262
Merlin 0 10 144
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 50
Unknown Falcon 0 2 8
Unknown Raptor 0 0 29

Total: 2 664 11612
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Observation start time: 07:15:00
Observation end time: 10:30:00
Total observation time: 3.25 hours

Compiler: Bracken Brown

Counters:

Weather:
Overcast/ rain. W/SW wind 0-6mph

Raptor Observations:
1 sharp-shinned and 1 cooper's hawk prior to rain.

Non-raptor Observations:
American pipit and common grackle observed from the lookout.
========================================================================
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: 11/7/19 10:42 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (07 Nov 2019) Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 07, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 15 214
Turkey Vulture 0 105 864
Osprey 0 1 183
Bald Eagle 0 47 283
Northern Harrier 0 5 33
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 63 1207
Cooper's Hawk 0 9 144
Northern Goshawk 0 4 5
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 28 45
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 4161
Red-tailed Hawk 0 213 429
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 11 26
American Kestrel 0 0 91
Merlin 0 5 35
Peregrine Falcon 0 3 33
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 5 74

Total: 0 514 7827
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 12:30:00
Total observation time: 4.5 hours

Official Counter: Caleb Hinojos

Observers:

Weather:
Precipitation began around 0900 and became perpetual for the day's count
around 1000. Visibility was minimal and had a maximum clear visibility of 4
miles. Winds were out of the SW and gusts varied between 6-12 mph. Cloud
cover was 100% while the temperature was steady @ 42F.

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
Carolina wren, hermit thrush, 2 tufted titmouse, a flock of 38 Canadian
geese, and a downy woodpecker.
========================================================================
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: 11/7/19 7:55 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (07 Nov 2019) Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 07, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 31 188
Turkey Vulture 0 67 298
Osprey 0 0 71
Bald Eagle 0 23 175
Northern Harrier 0 3 25
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 43 782
Cooper's Hawk 0 8 136
Northern Goshawk 0 0 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 11 31
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 5442
Red-tailed Hawk 0 109 278
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 9 17
American Kestrel 0 3 77
Merlin 0 0 14
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 18
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 5
Unknown Buteo 0 0 7
Unknown Falcon 0 1 2
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 1 10

Total: 0 310 7578
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 09:30:00
Total observation time: 1.5 hours

Official Counter: Fred Wilcox

Observers:

Visitors:
None


Weather:
Heavy clouds and calm winds..
Temperature of 42 degrees
Count ended at 9:30 when a steady rain began

Raptor Observations:
None

Non-raptor Observations:
None

Predictions:
Sunny, cool, with a nice 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: 11/7/19 6:06 am
From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Erie County waterbird count for November 7, 2019
Location: Sunset Point, Presque Isle State ParkDate:  November 7, 2019Time:  0700 to 0830Weather: Heavy cloud cover, fog and misty rain, NW wind becoming NNE to 15 mph, waves 2' to 3', 42 FComments: Visibility was poor because of the rain, fog, and low light level, so few birds were seen.  A large raft of several hundred scaup were staging well offshore, but they did not move throughout the watch so they were not counted.  A few cormorants were moving east close to shore. Waterbirds recorded:
Greater Scaup  16Lesser Scaup  13unidentified scaup  73White-winged Scoter  1Bufflehead  15Common Goldeneye  4Red-breasted Merganser  38Red-throated Loon  2Common Loon  5unidentified loon  1Horned Grebe  3Double-crested Cormorant  130
Jerry McWilliamsErie, Erie County, <Pa.jerrymcw...>
 

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Date: 11/7/19 12:39 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (06 Nov 2019) 214 Raptors
Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve
Avondale, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 06, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 87 352 397
Turkey Vulture 104 1283 2204
Osprey 0 0 136
Bald Eagle 0 38 304
Northern Harrier 0 0 20
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3 51 626
Cooper's Hawk 2 22 239
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 3 27 67
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 701
Red-tailed Hawk 15 120 189
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 1 109
Merlin 0 3 28
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 5
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 1
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 214 1898 5026
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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: Howard Campbell, John Beitler, Kathleen Pileggi,
Steve Nuttle

Visitors:
THE LAND CONSERVANCY FOR SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY’S HAWK WATCH AT BUCKTOE
CREEK PRESERVE
<BR><BR>
Visitors (6): Steve Nuttle, Howard Campbell, Ellen Nunn, John Beitler,
Kathleen Pileggi
<BR><BR>
Thanks everyone, for coming to beautiful Bucktoe Creek Preserve!
<BR><BR>



Weather:
<BR><BR>
Weather:
Sunny (0% cloud cover), Ceiling -38,700-30,000 ft., Visibility - 10 miles,
Temps 42 - 54F, Winds NW @ 5 - 10 mph.
<BR><BR>


Raptor Observations:
----“Raptors” seen, but deemed not to be migrating: 6-Red-tailed Hawk,
and numerous Black (50) and Turkey Vultures (60).
<BR><BR>


Non-raptor Observations:
TODAY’S Bucktoe Bird Blog [‘BBB’]:
<BR><BR>
“Field brew” in hand, I stammered down the trail to the hawk watch to
meet the day. Well, I hadn’t had my coffee, yet. What surprises await
me today, huh? Will it be a strange behavior, a rare species here,
perhaps an especially good view of a beautiful bird? Or will another call
or text come in with a nearby rarity from a distant land? You just have to
love our hobby!! So, what greeted me, you ask? As it turns out, I was
greeted with just a horribly deep blue sky. Our major movement of vultures
continued for just a time in the morning and quickly dwindled to almost
nothing.
<BR><BR>
Howard arrived early with gifts of food; seed for the birds and a bacon
sandwich for moi. [French lessons paying off, Jean-Marie?] Both are of
equal importance. Thanks, Howard! My buddy Steve was out for the first
time this season. I missed you, my friend. Ellen was out with “baked”
apples and a homemade solar oven. The jury is still out on THAT! Kathleen
came with a supply of celebratory pretzels for good finds. Thanks,
everyone!
<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>
Belted Kingfishers, Ruby-crowned Kinglets, Brown Creeper, American Pipit,
and White-crowned Sparrows.
<BR><BR>
----OTHER WILDLIFE NOTED: Butterflies (3): Clouded Sulphur, Buckeye,
Variegated Fritillary. Dragonflies (0). 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: 7.08; Steps:
16,618; Floors: 6.
<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:
136
<BR><BR>
NEW SPECIES ADDED TODAY TO THIS YEAR’S “WATCH SPECIES LIST (1):”
Brown Creeper.
<BR><BR>


Predictions:
Tomorrow’s flight looks cloudy with unfavorable light winds as a front
approaches.
<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: 11/6/19 8:47 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (06 Nov 2019) 61 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 06, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 5 9 39
Turkey Vulture 0 89 659
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 0 0 292
Bald Eagle 6 50 306
Northern Harrier 0 12 66
Sharp-shinned Hawk 17 106 2049
Cooper's Hawk 4 38 262
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 1 3 40
Red-shouldered Hawk 5 27 75
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 6726
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 21 294 556
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 5 22
Golden Eagle 1 11 25
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 4 262
Merlin 0 10 144
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 50
Unknown Falcon 0 2 8
Unknown Raptor 0 0 29

Total: 61 662 11610
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Observation start time: 07:30:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 8.67 hours

Compiler: Jason Deeter

Counters: Brian Ferrence

Weather:
Clear. NW/WNW 6-11mph

Raptor Observations:
Both species of eagle observed.

Non-raptor Observations:
Good black bird movement 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: 11/6/19 6:53 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rocky Ridge (06 Nov 2019) 12 Raptors
Rocky Ridge
York, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 06, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 3 6 63
Turkey Vulture 5 65 153
Osprey 0 2 57
Bald Eagle 1 9 55
Northern Harrier 0 1 26
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 15 516
Cooper's Hawk 0 1 38
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 6 24
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 9571
Red-tailed Hawk 3 19 102
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 3 96
Merlin 0 1 16
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 12
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 2
Unknown Buteo 0 0 8
Unknown Falcon 0 0 9
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 22

Total: 12 129 10770
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Observation start time: 10:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 4 hours

Official Counter: Dean Newhouse

Observers: Dean Newhouse, Fred Paley, Norma Newhouse

Visitors:
Seven visitors.


Weather:
Winds varied from the north and the west, and from light winds during the
first couple hours to relative calm in the last hour. Temps ranged from
8.3 at the beginning to 11.7 toward the end. Not a cloud in the sky
throughout.
Visibility good but there was a smoggy haze beyond 10 miles in the
distance.

Raptor Observations:
Just a handful in apparent migration. One Bald Eagle, a few Black
Vultures, some Turkey Vultures clearly on the move. Also a few Red-tails.
There were also lots of local vultures, and a local Red-tailed Hawk family
of three that was present most of the time.

Non-raptor Observations:
Common Ravens continue to show themselves at Rocky Ridge. One raven did a
direct line flyby heading south. Three others flew around the area a bit a
couple hours later. Lots of Juncos, White-throated Sparrows, Song
Sparrows, and a Ruby-crowned Kinglet present around the platform. A
Pileated Woodpecker drilled into a wooden power line pole.

Predictions:
Clouds and rain predicted for tomorrow. Temps in the mid 50s with light
winds out of the southwest.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Parks Volunteer (<parks...>)


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Date: 11/6/19 5:38 pm
From: Marge . <marvantassel...>
Subject: Tundra Swans (Armstrong County)
2 Immature Tundra Swans were enjoying the sun and water on the Kiskiminetas
River near the walking bridge over the river in Leechburg this afternoon
Marge Van Tassel
Armstrong County
 

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Date: 11/6/19 4:47 pm
From: Pamela Fisher <000000233af33264-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Rarities in Lancaster county
Some of us had an extraordinary day today at Chestnut Grove Natural Area. We were blessed with fantastic looks at a Western Kingbird and a Sandhill Crane.

Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android

----- Forwarded Message ----- From: "<ebird-checklist...>" <ebird-checklist...> To: "<goldeagle_60...>" <goldeagle_60...> Cc: Sent: Wed, Nov 6, 2019 at 7:41 PM Subject: eBird Report - Chestnut Grove Natural Area, Nov 6, 2019 Chestnut Grove Natural Area, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, US
Nov 6, 2019 6:53 AM - 9:33 AM
Protocol: Traveling
1.58 mile(s)
Checklist Comments:    Sunny, 39-50°.
29 species (+1 other taxa)

Mourning Dove  9
Sandhill Crane  1    Continuing bird.
Ring-billed Gull  10
Black Vulture  1
Turkey Vulture  27
Bald Eagle  8
Red-shouldered Hawk  1
Red-tailed Hawk  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  1
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)  1
American Kestrel  1
Western Kingbird  1    Continuing bird.
Blue Jay  13
American Crow  3
Carolina Chickadee  1
Carolina Wren  1
European Starling  1
Northern Mockingbird  1
Eastern Bluebird  2
American Robin  18
House Sparrow  1
House Finch  1
White-crowned Sparrow  2
White-throated Sparrow  1
Savannah Sparrow  1
Song Sparrow  2
Red-winged Blackbird  13
Common Grackle  32
Palm Warbler (Western)  1    Brownish bird with streaking on the breast. Pumped tail.
Palm Warbler (Yellow)  7    Small flock came in together.

View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/checklist/S61231896

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

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Date: 11/6/19 3:43 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (06 Nov 2019) 53 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 06, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 1 15 214
Turkey Vulture 14 105 864
Osprey 0 1 183
Bald Eagle 4 47 283
Northern Harrier 0 5 33
Sharp-shinned Hawk 6 63 1207
Cooper's Hawk 0 9 144
Northern Goshawk 1 4 5
Red-shouldered Hawk 7 28 45
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 4161
Red-tailed Hawk 17 213 429
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 1 11 26
American Kestrel 0 0 91
Merlin 0 5 35
Peregrine Falcon 1 3 33
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 1 5 74

Total: 53 514 7827
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 16:30:00
Total observation time: 8.5 hours

Official Counter: Caleb Hinojos

Observers:

Visitors:
Beth from Delaware county


Weather:
Overall visibility was good minus the perpetual haze that sat in the
valley. This limitation caused for max clear visibility to extend up to 10
miles by the late afternoon. Cloud cover was nonexistent all day. Winds
were from the NW and varied between 4-12 mph gusts. Temperatures ranged
between 40-48F.

Raptor Observations:
Bald eagle: 1011i, 1023a, 1023a, 1216i

Golden eagle: 1253i

Peregrine falcon: 1055a

Non-raptor Observations:
2 ravens and a winter wren.

Predictions:
Rain, mainly after 11am. High near 48. Light and variable wind becoming
southwest around 6 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New
precipitation amounts between a quarter and half 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: 11/6/19 3:38 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Allegheny Front (06 Nov 2019) 27 Raptors
Allegheny Front
Central City, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 06, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 4 4 13
TV 5 40 290
OS 0 0 112
BE 0 1 236
NH 0 1 27
SS 2 9 1680
CH 0 2 176
NG 0 0 4
RS 2 3 38
BW 0 0 16208
RT 14 75 867
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 7 43
AK 0 1 83
ML 0 0 30
PG 0 0 28
UA 0 0 6
UB 0 0 13
UF 0 0 12
UE 0 1 2
UR 0 2 70

Total: 27 146 19938
----------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Official Counter: Rosemary McGlynn

Observers: Barb Carrier, Karen Jackson, Ken Byerly

Visitors:
numerous visitors including Ken Byerly,Karen Jackson & members of the
Westmoreland Bird Club,Barb Carrier,Nancy Ott,Bill Drolsbaugh and others


Weather:
light to mod W winds turning SW by mid afternoon. Sunny,blue skies;chilly
but pleasant;valley haze early clearing by afternoon

Raptor Observations:
27 migrating birds

Non-raptor Observations:
jays,crow,raven,chickadees,E bluebirds,wb nuthatch,junco & a skein of
migrating waterfowl

Predictions:
Moderate W winds;rain then rain/snow mix possible/high of 40F dropping in
the PM
========================================================================
Report submitted by Rosemary McGlynn (<denali...>)


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Date: 11/6/19 3:17 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Stone Mt., Pa. (06 Nov 2019) 33 Raptors
Stone Mt., Pa.
Allensville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 06, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 0 6
TV 5 58 567
OS 0 0 58
BE 2 13 152
NH 0 1 24
SS 1 23 640
CH 1 4 79
NG 0 0 0
RS 6 14 32
BW 0 0 3806
RT 15 106 287
RL 0 0 0
GE 3 10 22
AK 0 0 49
ML 0 0 28
PG 0 2 31
UA 0 0 6
UB 0 0 7
UF 0 0 0
UE 0 1 1
UR 0 1 14

Total: 33 233 5809
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:30:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Jon Kauffman

Observers: Greg Grove

Weather:
Beautiful day to be on the watch. Brisk morning with clear skies allowing
full sunshine and comfortable temperatures as the day progressed.

Raptor Observations:
Majority of the flight was on the north side and visible to the naked eye.
RSHA flight was sporadic with individuals appearing on the north then
crossing ridge and moving through on the south.

BAEA(EST): 1245(Imm) 205(Imm)
GOEA: 1255(Sub) 213(Ad) 236(Ad)

Non-raptor Observations:
Common Loon(32) Common Raven(17 with a Brown plumage individual observed)
Golden-crowned Kinglet(1) Carolina Wren(3) Eastern Bluebird(10, with a few
individuals eating mountain ash berries) American Robin(83)

Large fire in near Allensville with fire engines from Belleville,
Allensville, and McAlevy's Fort assisting.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Jon Kauffman (<jvk5019...>)


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Date: 11/6/19 3:03 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (06 Nov 2019) 8 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 06, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Turkey Vulture 1 51 296
Black Vulture 0 7 7
Osprey 0 0 118
Northern Harrier 0 1 15
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 0 2 99
Sharp-shinned Hawk 5 13 410
Cooper's Hawk 0 1 84
Northern Goshawk 0 1 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 21 57
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 314
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 1 14 53
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 4 100
Merlin 0 1 7
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 7
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 0 0 10
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 4
Unknown Raptor 0 0 12

Total: 8 116 1597
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Observation start time: 10:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 4 hours

Official Counter: Alan Simon

Observers:

Visitors:
Bill Kemmerer


Weather:
cloudless skies. temps 48 to low 50s. Moderate NW winds quieted down in the
afternoon

Raptor Observations:
one non-migrating adult bald eagle was observed.

Non-raptor Observations:
Double-crested cormorant (1)

Predictions:
Cloudy. Rain threatening but likely will hold of until late afternoon as an
overnight cod front approaches
Rain likely, mainly after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Light
south wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation
is 60%.
========================================================================
Report submitted by David Eberly (<david.eberly...>)
Rose Tree Park information may be found at:
www.rtphawkwatch.org


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Date: 11/6/19 2:55 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (06 Nov 2019) 10 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 06, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 31 188
Turkey Vulture 0 67 298
Osprey 0 0 71
Bald Eagle 1 23 175
Northern Harrier 1 3 25
Sharp-shinned Hawk 6 43 782
Cooper's Hawk 0 8 136
Northern Goshawk 0 0 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 11 31
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 5442
Red-tailed Hawk 1 109 278
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 1 9 17
American Kestrel 0 3 77
Merlin 0 0 14
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 18
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 5
Unknown Buteo 0 0 7
Unknown Falcon 0 1 2
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 1 10

Total: 10 310 7578
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Ed Chubb

Observers: Gayle McKinne, Jay George, Mary Brenner, Steve Rannels,
Tom McKinne

Visitors:
4-vehicles, 6-individuals


Weather:
Clear skies all day with temps in the 40's to low 50'sF. Winds light to
moderate, out of the west.

Raptor Observations:
G.E. juv' 10:15 A.M. B.E. adult 12:30 P.M.

Non-raptor Observations:
6-Loons, 1-Ringed billed Gull

Predictions:
Not a very nice day forecasted-rain which may turn to freezing
precip'-SNOW!
========================================================================
Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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Date: 11/6/19 2:26 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Waggoner's Gap (06 Nov 2019) 118 Raptors
Waggoner's Gap
40 km W of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 06, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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BV 4 11 21
TV 3 60 1360
OS 0 1 211
BE 18 88 484
NH 1 8 72
SS 6 72 3216
CH 3 17 305
NG 0 1 2
RS 7 35 83
BW 0 0 6636
RT 71 351 941
RL 0 0 0
GE 2 14 24
AK 0 3 168
ML 0 4 64
PG 0 1 41
UA 1 5 30
UB 2 8 24
UF 0 0 5
UE 0 1 2
UR 0 3 52

Total: 118 683 13741
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 16:30:00
Total observation time: 10 hours

Official Counter: Charlotte Catalano, Dave Grove, Ron Freed

Observers: Andy Wolf, Dave Grove, Diane McLaughlin, Gary LaBelle,
Gene Wagner, Nancy Baker, Pat Freed, Robert McLaughlin,
Ron Freed

Visitors:
Roger McCoy, Roger Stone, Jeff Thompson, 4 (Rose Tree Park Hawkwatch
Squad/Mob/Gang/Thugs (and one lowlife)), 7


Weather:
Moderate to light NW winds with no cloud cover. Wind shifted light S around
3.

Raptor Observations:
GE AD 1142
GE UNAGED 1059
BE J 115, 202, 208
BE WB 230, 334
BE 4TH 114
BE AD 1009, 1254 (2), 109, 114, 117, 202, 304 (2), 334, 335 (2)

First bird RT 855
Last bird RT 358

Non-raptor Observations:
COLO 2
DCCO 12
Swan sp. 27
AMPI 1
COGR 40
AMRO 95
DEJU 5
EABL 1
NOFL 2
GCKI 22
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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: 11/6/19 8:47 am
From: mshull <0000010491880ff5-dmarc-request...>
Subject: West Chester Anna's
The imm. male Anna's in Chester County is showing up about every 20 minutes this morning.-mikeShull Lanc. Co.Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone
 

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Date: 11/6/19 8:20 am
From: Zachary Millen <zjmillen...>
Subject: Western Kingbird in Lancaster
A Western Kingbird was found on Monday Nov 4, and confirmed this morning at
Chestnut Grove Natural Area in Lancaster county. From the main parking lot,
walk down across the footbridge. This is the area in which it has been seen
on 3 occasions now, anywhere from 845am to 430pm. It spent last night in
the landfill, and at 845am came flying out of it to the trees near the main
pond, and spent about 20 minutes in view. Fifth county record. I'll put a
few photos in this checklist tonight.

https://ebird.org/checklist/S61225464

Zach Millen
New Holland
 

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Date: 11/6/19 7:37 am
From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Erie County waterbird count for November 6, 2019
Location: Sunset Point, Presque Isle State ParkDate:  November 6, 2019Time:  0640 to0910Weather: partly cloudy, W wind to 10 mph, waves 2' to 3', 38 FComments:  A few scaup, Bufflehead, and Red-breasted Mergansers were moving mostly to the west.  Scaup were moving west at first light for about 20 minutes, before shutting down.  Very few scaup until around 8:30 when a boat put up about 375 birds that continued west. Waterbirds recorded:
Canada Goose  3American Black Duck  7Redhead  4Ring-necked Duck  1Greater Scaup  80Lesser Scaup  365unidentified scaup  500Surf Scoter  1White-winged Scoter  9Black Scoter  3Surf/Black scoter  1Bufflehead  100Common Goldeneye  17Red-breasted Merganser  214Ruddy Duck  1Red-throated Loon  4Common Loon  12unidentified loon  4Double-crested Cormorant  14Common Tern  5
Other birds moving along the lake:
Snow Bunting  3

Jerry McWilliamsErie, Erie County, <Pa.jerrymcw...>
 

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Date: 11/6/19 3:58 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (05 Nov 2019) 355 Raptors
Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve
Avondale, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 05, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 80 265 310
Turkey Vulture 258 1179 2100
Osprey 0 0 136
Bald Eagle 2 38 304
Northern Harrier 0 0 20
Sharp-shinned Hawk 5 48 623
Cooper's Hawk 3 20 237
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 2 24 64
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 701
Red-tailed Hawk 5 105 174
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 1 109
Merlin 0 3 28
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 5
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 1
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 355 1684 4812
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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: Carol Depalma, Carol Majors, 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 (4): Carol Majors, Carol DePalma, Gerry Teig
<BR><BR>
Thanks everyone, for coming to beautiful Bucktoe Creek Preserve!
<BR><BR>



Weather:
<BR><BR>
Weather:
Mostly Cloudy (70% cloud cover), Ceiling -- 24,900-14,400 ft., Visibility -
10 miles, Temps 46 - 61F, Winds SSW @ 5 - 10 mph.
<BR><BR>


Raptor Observations:
----“Raptors” seen, but deemed not to be migrating: 1-Red-shouldered
Hawk, 2-Red-tailed Hawk, and numerous Black (60) and Turkey Vultures (60).

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


Non-raptor Observations:
TODAY’S Bucktoe Bird Blog [‘BBB’]:
<BR><BR>
Black Vultures and Turkey Vultures again filled the air this morning, but
slowly dwindled down through the day. The numbers were still impressive
though. While I stood and watched, a stunning Red Fox sauntered up one
trail, passed directly in front of me and down another trail, as if I
wasn’t even there! A Pine Siskin flew overhead, its raspy, buzzy call
evident. I thought the day’s real birding excitement, as yesterday’s,
would be with large birds in the air overhead. Boy, was I wrong. Little
did I know it would be by a tiny bird just a few miles away…
<BR><BR>
A text came in, followed by more. During the course of the day, a
“birding emergency” was developing with the discovery of a first year
male Anna’s Hummingbird outside of West Chester, coming to a birder’s
feeders. You should leave your hummingbird feeders out through the end of
November for just this reason. In case a stray vagrant should happen by
needing a food source; with the flowers all but gone and insects quickly
disappearing [hummingbirds will catch gnats and other small flying
insects]. This is the first County record for this species of western
North America. I’ve seen them in Pennsylvania before, but this fella
will require an emergency trip to see it in Chester County.
<BR><BR>
Gerry arrived at the watch and I informed him of the exciting news. He
lingered a bit and then scurried off to see the hummingbird a scant 10
miles away. I shared the news with Carol M. and Carol D. as they arrived.
<BR><BR>
I myself, left for the Anna’s Hummingbird right at 3pm when the hawk
watch ended. Lois, the homeowner, was all ready for visitors, with a
sign-in sheet for those coming to see her “visitor.” Birders from near
and far were arriving; we shared excited talk while we waited. In about 20
minutes the little gem swung by the hummingbird feeder, landed, and fed at
leisure. [See picture] Voila, A COUNTY LIFER!! Rarities and the chases to
see them are certainly a thrilling aspect of our hobby, aren’t they?
<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>
Belted Kingfisher, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, COMMON RAVEN, Horned Larks,
Ruby-crowned Kinglets, Pine Siskin, and White-crowned Sparrows
<BR><BR>
----OTHER WILDLIFE NOTED: Butterflies (0). Dragonflies (0). Reptiles &
Amphibians (0). Mammals (3): Eastern Cottontail, Eastern Gray Squirrel,
Red Fox.
<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: 4.31; Steps:
10,122; Floors: 10.
<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: 44; this season:
135
<BR><BR>
NEW SPECIES ADDED TODAY TO THIS YEAR’S “WATCH SPECIES LIST (0):”
none.
<BR><BR>


Predictions:
Tomorrow’s flight looks mostly sunny with favorable winds. Will we have
our first Golden Eagle?
<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: 11/5/19 6:01 pm
From: Ann Pettigrew <rook185...>
Subject: Common Raven, Winter Wren - York County
Had a very good day at Spring Valley County Park today. Had four Common Ravens fly over! Heard them calling before seeing them right overhead. They acted as though they were paired up. Also had a Winter Wren by the creek. Tons of White-throated Sparrows and a few Dark-eyed juncos, the juncos being FOY for me. still none at the house yet.

Have a good evening, All.

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
 

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Date: 11/5/19 4:47 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rocky Ridge (05 Nov 2019) 10 Raptors
Rocky Ridge
York, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 05, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 1 58
Turkey Vulture 0 36 124
Osprey 0 2 57
Bald Eagle 0 7 53
Northern Harrier 1 1 26
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 13 514
Cooper's Hawk 1 1 38
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 4 6 24
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 9571
Red-tailed Hawk 3 15 98
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 3 96
Merlin 1 1 16
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 12
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 2
Unknown Buteo 0 0 8
Unknown Falcon 0 0 9
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 22

Total: 10 87 10728
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Observation start time: 11:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 2.03 hours

Official Counter: Andrew Wolfgang

Observers: Chad Erhardt

Visitors:
1, Deb Wolfgang made an appearance today her first time hawkwatching. A few
nice looks at Red-shouldereds.


Weather:
Winds were from the west and light to moderate during the count period.The
high temp during the count was 14 C. There was haze during the count and
95%-100% cloud cover.

Raptor Observations:
A large portion of the migrants recorded today were Red-shouldered Hawks (3
adults, 1 immature heavily streaked below).The count period between
1232-1302 was oddly busy. Merlin, Cooper's, Red-taileds, and Norther
Harrier joining a flight of Red-shouldereds.

Non-raptor Observations:
Blue-headed Vireo-1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet-2
American Robin-18
Eastern Bluebird-2
Common Raven-1

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


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

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Date: 11/5/19 4:19 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (05 Nov 2019) 17 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 05, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 31 188
Turkey Vulture 0 67 298
Osprey 0 0 71
Bald Eagle 0 22 174
Northern Harrier 0 2 24
Sharp-shinned Hawk 5 37 776
Cooper's Hawk 0 8 136
Northern Goshawk 0 0 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 11 31
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 5442
Red-tailed Hawk 7 108 277
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 3 8 16
American Kestrel 0 3 77
Merlin 0 0 14
Peregrine Falcon 1 1 18
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 5
Unknown Buteo 0 0 7
Unknown Falcon 0 1 2
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 1 10

Total: 17 300 7568
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 16:15:00
Total observation time: 8.25 hours

Official Counter: Fred Wilcox

Observers: Brian Weaver, Gayle Lawrence, Jay George, Jeff Hook,
Joe Meloney

Visitors:
2 hunters


Weather:
A mostly cloudy and hazy day. Little to no wind. Temperature range of 42
to 54. Visibility to the South poor throughout most of the day

Raptor Observations:
3 immature GE.
A very late monarch

1st bird SS 9:55

Non-raptor Observations:
Harlan’s RT
Ravens, Pileated woodpeckers

Predictions:
Sunny and seasonable
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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: 11/5/19 4:15 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (05 Nov 2019) 21 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 05, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 4 34
Turkey Vulture 1 89 659
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 0 0 292
Bald Eagle 2 44 300
Northern Harrier 0 12 66
Sharp-shinned Hawk 5 89 2032
Cooper's Hawk 1 34 258
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 2 39
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 22 70
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 6726
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 8 273 535
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 5 22
Golden Eagle 3 10 24
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 3 261
Merlin 0 10 144
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 50
Unknown Falcon 0 2 8
Unknown Raptor 0 0 29

Total: 21 601 11549
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Observation start time: 07:30:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 8.5 hours

Compiler: Rob Feldman

Counters: Marc Robinson

Weather:
Overcast/Partly cloudy/overcast. West wind 4-6mph

Raptor Observations:
Great looks at two juvenile golden eagle crossing in front of the lookout.

Non-raptor Observations:
lots of american crow moving along the ridge.
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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: 11/5/19 3:25 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Stone Mt., Pa. (05 Nov 2019) 13 Raptors
Stone Mt., Pa.
Allensville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 05, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 0 6
TV 4 53 562
OS 0 0 58
BE 0 11 150
NH 0 1 24
SS 1 22 639
CH 0 3 78
NG 0 0 0
RS 1 8 26
BW 0 0 3806
RT 6 91 272
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 7 19
AK 0 0 49
ML 0 0 28
PG 1 2 31
UA 0 0 6
UB 0 0 7
UF 0 0 0
UE 0 1 1
UR 0 1 14

Total: 13 200 5776
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Observation start time: 11:15:00
Observation end time: 15:30:00
Total observation time: 4.25 hours

Official Counter: Greg Grove

Observers:

Weather:
Heavy overcast, a couple rain drops. Wind mostly very light SW becoming
more West

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
50 T Swan
15 C loons
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Report submitted by Greg Grove (<gwg2...>)


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

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Date: 11/5/19 3:11 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (05 Nov 2019) 41 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 05, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 2 14 213
Turkey Vulture 16 91 850
Osprey 0 1 183
Bald Eagle 0 43 279
Northern Harrier 1 5 33
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4 57 1201
Cooper's Hawk 0 9 144
Northern Goshawk 0 3 4
Red-shouldered Hawk 3 21 38
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 4161
Red-tailed Hawk 15 196 412
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 10 25
American Kestrel 0 0 91
Merlin 0 5 35
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 32
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 4 73

Total: 41 461 7774
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 16:30:00
Total observation time: 8.5 hours

Official Counter: Caleb Hinojos

Observers: Fritz Brock, Jeff Hopkins, John Leskosky, Rob Keith

Visitors:
Dan and Pete(RIP) Kell.

Additional qualified observer: Bob Astleford.


Weather:
Visibility was limited by heavy haze for most of the day but a max clear
visibility extended to 10 miles by the end of the day. Winds ranged from
0-5 mph and were primarily from the S and W. Cloud cover was 100% for most
of the day but eventually decreased to 20% by the end of the day.
Temperatures ranged from 45-62F.

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
5 ravens, 2 cormorants, a flock of geese (15), and a winter wren.

Predictions:
Sunny, with a high near 49. West wind 5 to 9 mph.
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Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>)
Bake Oven Knob information may be found at:
www.lgnc.org


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Date: 11/5/19 12:47 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Waggoner's Gap (05 Nov 2019) 51 Raptors
Waggoner's Gap
40 km W of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 05, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 7 17
TV 2 57 1357
OS 0 1 211
BE 0 70 466
NH 1 7 71
SS 14 66 3210
CH 2 14 302
NG 0 1 2
RS 3 28 76
BW 0 0 6636
RT 27 280 870
RL 0 0 0
GE 1 12 22
AK 1 3 168
ML 0 4 64
PG 0 1 41
UA 0 4 29
UB 0 6 22
UF 0 0 5
UE 0 1 2
UR 0 3 52

Total: 51 565 13623
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 9 hours

Official Counter: Charlotte Catalano, Ron Freed

Observers: Diane McLaughlin, Gary LaBelle, Gene Wagner, Joe Lavella,
Kris Carroll, Nancy Baker, Pat Freed, Robert McLaughlin,
Ron Freed

Visitors:
Andy Wolf, Steve Schmidt, Jay & Shirly George, 10 (Shippensburg University
Ecology), 5


Weather:
Complete cloud cover until ~130 and almost non-existant S/SW winds. Clouds
moved back in around 320.

Raptor Observations:
GE J 1204

First bird AK 750
Last bird SS 330

Non-raptor Observations:
1 unidentified Darner, 1 Autumn Meadowhawk dragonfly

AMPI 1
HOLA 1
DEJU 8
YBSA 1
COGR 44
CEDW 24
AMRO 22
EABL 4
RCKI
GCKI

========================================================================
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: 11/5/19 12:25 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (05 Nov 2019) Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 05, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Turkey Vulture 0 50 295
Black Vulture 0 7 7
Osprey 0 0 118
Northern Harrier 0 1 15
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 0 2 99
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 8 405
Cooper's Hawk 0 1 84
Northern Goshawk 0 1 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 20 56
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 314
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 13 52
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 4 100
Merlin 0 1 7
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 7
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 0 0 10
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 4
Unknown Raptor 0 0 12

Total: 0 108 1589
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Observation start time: 10:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 4 hours

Official Counter: Alan Simon

Observers: Bob Kelly, Dave Eberly

Weather:
high overcast, comfortable temps in the 50s, winds light to moderate mostly
from the south

Raptor Observations:
Viewing conditions not bad but no migrating raptors seen today despite 3
observers

Non-raptor Observations:


Predictions:
Sunny, with a high near 53. West wind 6 to 10 mph.
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Report submitted by David Eberly (<david.eberly...>)
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: 11/5/19 7:54 am
From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Erie County waterbird count for November 5, 2019
Location: Sunset Point, Presque Isle State ParkDate:  November 5, 2019Time:  0645 to 0950Weather: Cloudy, light to moderate rain showers, SW wind to 5 mph becoming westerly to 15 mh, 46 FComments:  Almost nothing moving until the wind shifted and increased, then a few birds began to fly, but still low numbers of everything.  Jennifer Ferrick and Russ States assisted with the count. Waterbirds recorded:
Canada Goose  4Gadwall  1American Wigeon  2American Black Duck  3Mallard  5Green-winged Teal  7Greater Scaup  8Lesser Scaup  6unidentified scaup  17Surf Scoter  2Surf/Black scoter  2Bufflehead  10Common Goldeneye  5Red-breasted Merganser  47Red-throated Loon  2Common Loon 26unidentified loon  1Black-bellied Plover  2
Other birds moving over or along the lake:
Bald Eagle  1Snow Bunting  4unidentified Passerine  1

Jerry McWilliamsErie, Erie County, <Pa.jerrymcw...>
 

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Date: 11/5/19 6:46 am
From: Robert Protz <0000005c73c8f66d-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Anna's Hummer in Chester Co.
Dear PABirders,
Photos of a Hummer  (2) were posted on an EBird checklist from Chester Co which IDed the hummer as Rubythroat. After a followup post on Facebook ABA RBA, Sheri Williamson has identified the hummer as an Anna's.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/ABArare/permalink/2736252423102050/

https://ebird.org/checklist/S61184249

Rob ProtzBrackenridge-Alleghemy Cohttp://pahummers.tripod.com/
 

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Date: 11/5/19 1:19 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (04 Nov 2019) 681 Raptors
Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve
Avondale, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 04, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 185 185 230
Turkey Vulture 385 921 1842
Osprey 0 0 136
Bald Eagle 19 36 302
Northern Harrier 0 0 20
Sharp-shinned Hawk 21 43 618
Cooper's Hawk 6 17 234
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 15 22 62
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 701
Red-tailed Hawk 46 100 169
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 1 109
Merlin 2 3 28
Peregrine Falcon 1 1 5
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 1
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 681 1329 4457
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Larry Lewis

Observers: Don Manuel, Ellen Nunn, Sue Manuel

Visitors:
THE LAND CONSERVANCY FOR SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY’S HAWK WATCH AT BUCKTOE
CREEK PRESERVE
<BR><BR>
Visitors (4): Ellen Nunn, Don Manuel, Sue Manuel
<BR><BR>
Thanks everyone, for coming to beautiful Bucktoe Creek Preserve!
<BR><BR>



Weather:
<BR><BR>
Weather:
Mostly Sunny (10-25% cloud cover), Ceiling -- 31,400-30,000 ft., Visibility
- 10 miles, Temps 38 - 58F, Winds SE @ 5 - 10 mph.
<BR><BR>


Raptor Observations:
----“Raptors” seen, but deemed not to be migrating: 6-Red-tailed Hawk,
and numerous Black (55) and Turkey Vultures (70).
<BR><BR>
----Bald Eagle ages: 1 yr.-2; 2 yr.-_; 3 yr.-1; 4 yr.-1; adult-15
<BR><BR>


Non-raptor Observations:
TODAY’S Bucktoe Bird Blog [‘BBB’]:
<BR><BR>
Vultures filled the air today over Bucktoe Hawk Watch, with hawks scattered
among them. There were lots of Bald Eagles, too, including 5 adults in the
air at once disputing air space. Birds were everywhere, consistently and
all day long, despite the winds seeing to be wrong. This is a strange
year! Black Vultures definitely seemed to be moving right along with the
Turkey Vultures, so I was again forced to violate my rule of not counting
this species as migrating. And there were lots of them – again, all day
long. Things were exciting on the ground too, with a Vesper Sparrow
feeding on the scattered cracked corn.
<BR><BR>
Ellen was out, again with lunch. Thank you, Ellen! The sky turned a
perfect mix of background high clouds with a delightful contour,
interspersed were patches of blue. I remember saying that if I can’t
find a Golden Eagle in a sky so perfect and filled with so many birds that
I truly must suck! Professional OBSERVERS, Don & Sue showed up – Don
with his new binoculars - and they were needed. They came with a gift of
coffee from Rebecca, their daughter who works for Starbucks. Thanks
Rebecca! When they arrived Don asked how the birding had been.
“Fantastic!” I said, recounting the day.
After going over my list, Don asked, “Any falcons?”
“That’s one family we’ve missed.”
What happened next? Of course, we had all three falcons [that we’re ever
going to see here] stream by, including 2 Merlins close, chasing each other
and then a great look at a Peregrine.
Equally predictable was Don. Don now wanted full-partial credit for the
falcons, even though he hadn’t discovered ANY of them! That’s right,
he wanted the credit for just bringing them up – the mere mention of
them! A full-partial credit thrice removed, if you will. The nerve! Not
going to happen, my friend! NOT GONNA HAPPEN. You have to earn your
“full-partial credits” around here. We run a tight ship! And to prove
it I publicly state right now THAT I SUCK! I found not a single Golden
Eagle with all this activity and great sky. [I still blame it on Don…oh,
and Sue! Just give me some time to think of a reason.]
<BR><BR>
Ellen and I took a late-day walk around the meadow and were rewarded with a
Screech Owl calling. What an incredible day we all had!
<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>
Screech Owl, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, COMMON RAVENS, Tree Swallows
[getting late], Ruby-crowned Kinglets, American Pipit, White-crowned
Sparrows, and Vesper Sparrow.
<BR><BR>
----OTHER WILDLIFE NOTED: Butterflies (1): Buckeye. 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: 7.1; Steps:
16,653; Floors: 10.
<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:
135
<BR><BR>
NEW SPECIES ADDED TODAY TO THIS YEAR’S “WATCH SPECIES LIST (0):”
none.
<BR><BR>


Predictions:
Tomorrow’s flight looks Mostly Cloudy and with winds from the south.
<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: 11/4/19 6:42 pm
From: Chuck Berthoud <cbpabirds...>
Subject: November eBird Challenge, world-wide eBird coverage, eBird count totals
The November eBird Challenge is for birders to submit 3 or more
checklists a day. Rather than keeping a day list, consider making one
for each stop or change in habitat. Even if the stop is for only a few
minutes, shorter lists have great value. Each day that you submit 3
eligible checklists gives you one chance to win a pair of Zeiss Conquest
HD 8x42 binoculars.

Arecent articleabout how well the eBird database represents our current
knowledge on where species occur geographically and over time is
summarized on the home page,dated October 28. Since eBird started in 2002:

*

eBird has documented birds over 84% of the land surface on earth

*

monthly observations reportabout 75% of the species in each major region

*

only about 5% of the earth’s terrestrial surface contained enough
observations of all of the species present in the region to be
considered complete.

Some ways birders can help build a more complete database:

*

bird year round not just during migration

*

visit the under-birded areas

*

“expand your concept of where to enter a checklist”

New this month is a total of all birds on the checklist. This is only
provided on checklists that do not contain ‘X’ in the count, another
nudge to count or estimate allbirds seen.

All birds count.

Chuck, York County
 

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Date: 11/4/19 5:45 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Waggoner's Gap (04 Nov 2019) 108 Raptors
Waggoner's Gap
40 km W of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 04, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 7 17
TV 12 55 1355
OS 0 1 211
BE 7 70 466
NH 1 6 70
SS 9 52 3196
CH 1 12 300
NG 0 1 2
RS 3 25 73
BW 0 0 6636
RT 70 253 843
RL 0 0 0
GE 1 11 21
AK 1 2 167
ML 0 4 64
PG 0 1 41
UA 0 4 29
UB 2 6 22
UF 0 0 5
UE 0 0 1
UR 1 3 52

Total: 108 513 13571
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 16:30:00
Total observation time: 9.5 hours

Official Counter: Charlotte Catalano, Dave Grove, Ron Freed

Observers: Dave Grove, Diane McLaughlin, Gene Wagner, Joe Lavella,
Jon Gere, Nancy Baker, Pat Freed, Robert McLaughlin,
Ron Freed

Visitors:
Andy Wolf, 12


Weather:
Light S winds switching to moderate to strong WSW winds. Cloud sheets
present the whole day, notable sun in the afternoon.

Raptor Observations:
GE J 128
BE J 128
BE AD 821, 1056, 1125, 222
BE UNAGED 821, 1125
UE 1232

First bird RT 820
Last bird RT 403

Non-raptor Observations:
1 red admiral butterfly

COLO 8
COGR 156
CEDW 70
RCKI
GCKI
YRWA
DEJU
========================================================================
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: 11/4/19 5:20 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Allegheny Front (04 Nov 2019) 35 Raptors
Allegheny Front
Central City, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 04, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 0 9
TV 5 35 285
OS 0 0 112
BE 1 1 236
NH 1 1 27
SS 2 7 1678
CH 1 2 176
NG 0 0 4
RS 0 1 36
BW 0 0 16208
RT 21 61 853
RL 0 0 0
GE 4 7 43
AK 0 1 83
ML 0 0 30
PG 0 0 28
UA 0 0 6
UB 0 0 13
UF 0 0 12
UE 0 1 2
UR 0 2 70

Total: 35 119 19911
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Deb Bodenschatz

Observers: Bob Stewart, Dave Poder, Ed Gowarty, Greg Gdula,
Jack Julian, Janet Kuehl, Joe Sabo, Karen Jackson,
Mike Smith, Mike Wolfe, Nancy Ott, Tom Kuehl,
Tom & Janet Kuehl

Visitors:
Greg Gdula, Tom & Janet Kuehl, Mike Smith, Georgia Shalek, Bob Stewart,
Dave Poder, Ed Gowarty, Nancy Ott, Tom Macnamara, Joe Sabo, Mike Wolf,
Karen Jackson, Jack Julian


Weather:
Partly to mostly cloudy SE wind, 2-16 mph, with a high temperature of 9.8 C

Raptor Observations:
We had a few Turkey Vultures and Red-tails as well as Sharp-shinned,
Cooper’s, Northern Harrier (a beautiful grey ghost) and 4 Golden Eagles,
10:59 (adult), 12:43 (sub-adult), 3:43 (Sub-adult), 4:47 (Sub-adult) and 1
Bald Eagle 4:06 (Juvenile). The Eagles were all very low and close just to
the East of the watch.

Non-raptor Observations:
Flock of Crows, Ravens, Robins, Cedar Waxwings, and Gulls as well as a few
Blue Jay, White-breasted Nuthatch, Bluebird, Starlings, and a Flicker.

Predictions:
Cloudy with a small chance of rain in the late morning. Winds expected to
be 6-11 mph primarily out of the West. A high temperature of 7 C expected.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Deb Bodenschatz (<debbiebodenschatz...>)


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

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Date: 11/4/19 4:05 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (04 Nov 2019) 70 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 04, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 31 188
Turkey Vulture 0 67 298
Osprey 0 0 71
Bald Eagle 3 22 174
Northern Harrier 1 2 24
Sharp-shinned Hawk 12 32 771
Cooper's Hawk 3 8 136
Northern Goshawk 0 0 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 2 10 30
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 5442
Red-tailed Hawk 47 101 270
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 2 5 13
American Kestrel 0 3 77
Merlin 0 0 14
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 17
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 5
Unknown Buteo 0 0 7
Unknown Falcon 0 1 2
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 1 10

Total: 70 283 7551
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Observation start time: 09:30:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 6.5 hours

Official Counter: Richard Pohner

Observers: Brian Weaver, Ellis Blauch, Gayle McKinne, Tom McKinne

Visitors:
one lat day obs


Weather:
Light SSW wind under mostly cloudy skies. Temps 41-55

Raptor Observations:
2 JGE, ABE, 2 JBE

Non-raptor Observations:


Predictions:
much like today but warmer
========================================================================
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: 11/4/19 2:44 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (04 Nov 2019) 140 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 04, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 2 12 211
Turkey Vulture 9 75 834
Osprey 0 1 183
Bald Eagle 9 43 279
Northern Harrier 0 4 32
Sharp-shinned Hawk 8 53 1197
Cooper's Hawk 2 9 144
Northern Goshawk 0 3 4
Red-shouldered Hawk 6 18 35
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 4161
Red-tailed Hawk 95 181 397
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 5 10 25
American Kestrel 0 0 91
Merlin 1 5 35
Peregrine Falcon 2 2 32
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 1 4 73

Total: 140 420 7733
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 16:30:00
Total observation time: 8.5 hours

Official Counter: Caleb Hinojos

Observers: Fritz Brock

Weather:
Visibility was good for the day with a max clarity of 10 miles. Cloud cover
became 100% by the mid afternoon with less cover before and after. Winds
were primarily from the S with gusts ranging from 9-24 mph. Temperatures
ranged between 42-49F.

Raptor Observations:
Bald eagle: 1022a, 1022a, 1137a, 1137a, 1137a, 1305a, 1312a, 1520i, 1543i

Golden eagle: 1047i, 1231i, 1236i, 1440a, 1553i

Peregrine falcon: 1111a, 1539a

Non-raptor Observations:
19 ravens.

Predictions:
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 56. Calm
wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
========================================================================
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: 11/4/19 2:14 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (04 Nov 2019) 119 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 04, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 4 34
Turkey Vulture 8 88 658
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 0 0 292
Bald Eagle 6 42 298
Northern Harrier 2 12 66
Sharp-shinned Hawk 10 84 2027
Cooper's Hawk 4 33 257
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 2 39
Red-shouldered Hawk 3 21 69
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 6726
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 83 265 527
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 5 22
Golden Eagle 3 7 21
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 3 261
Merlin 0 10 144
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 50
Unknown Falcon 0 2 8
Unknown Raptor 0 0 29

Total: 119 580 11528
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Observation start time: 07:30:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 9 hours

Compiler: Bracken Brown

Counters: Andrew Consler

Weather:
Clear/ Overcast/ partly cloudy winds were primarily from S/SW 0-10

Raptor Observations:
Excellent views of hatch year golden eagle in front of the lookout, as well
as bald eagle and significant red-tailed hawk push GOEA HY 11:25, 15:24, SY
13:09 Bald Eagle HY 13:09, 14:15, TY 13:09, Ad 14:15

Non-raptor Observations:
Common loon and rusty blackbirds seen from the lookout.
========================================================================
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: 11/4/19 1:48 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Stone Mt., Pa. (04 Nov 2019) 19 Raptors
Stone Mt., Pa.
Allensville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 04, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 0 6
TV 11 49 558
OS 0 0 58
BE 2 11 150
NH 0 1 24
SS 3 21 638
CH 0 3 78
NG 0 0 0
RS 0 7 25
BW 0 0 3806
RT 3 85 266
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 7 19
AK 0 0 49
ML 0 0 28
PG 0 1 30
UA 0 0 6
UB 0 0 7
UF 0 0 0
UE 0 1 1
UR 0 1 14

Total: 19 187 5763
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Observation start time: 08:30:00
Observation end time: 15:30:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Nick Bolgiano

Observers:

Weather:
Wind S, mostly 8-12 mph, gusts to 17, sky mostly to completely cloudy, temp
40-49F

Raptor Observations:
BE: 1219A, 1402I, 1 BE not counted

Non-raptor Observations:
C. Loon-4
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Report submitted by Nick Bolgiano (<nickbolgiano...>)


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

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Date: 11/4/19 1:44 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (04 Nov 2019) 30 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 04, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Turkey Vulture 13 43 288
Black Vulture 7 7 7
Osprey 0 0 118
Northern Harrier 1 1 15
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 0 2 99
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 6 403
Cooper's Hawk 0 1 84
Northern Goshawk 0 1 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 20 56
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 314
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 8 13 52
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 4 100
Merlin 0 1 7
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 7
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 0 0 10
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 4
Unknown Raptor 0 0 12

Total: 30 99 1580
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Observation start time: 10:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 4 hours

Official Counter: Bill Cranny

Observers: Alan Simon, Bob Kelly, Judy Mayer

Weather:
Mostly clear skies Temps in low to mid 50s, south winds

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
Double-crested Cormorant (5)
Common Loon (3)

Predictions:
More southerly winds
A slight chance of showers before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.
Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon. Chance of
precipitation is 20%.
========================================================================
Report submitted by David Eberly (<david.eberly...>)
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: 11/4/19 9:56 am
From: Robert Protz <0000005c73c8f66d-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Another Selasphorus in Bucks Co.
Dear PABirders,
There's another Selasphorus in Bucks Co. Not banded yet, but there is one photo on the PA Birders group on Facebook which I also have on my website showing rufous on the right R5. Scott W has seen the photos and confirms it as Selasphorus.
Rob ProtzBrackenridge - Allegheny Cohttp://pahummers.tripod.com/
 

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Date: 11/4/19 8:10 am
From: Margaret <bcoriole...>
Subject: Christmas Bird Counts in PA
The Pennsylvania Society for Ornithology is once again compiling a list
of all the Christmas Bird Counts held in PA, including the compiler's
name and contact info.   If the compiler's contact info has not changed
since last year, we have that info.  We do, however, need the dates for
the 2019-2020 season.  This information will appear in December's issue
of "The PSO Pileated."

Please email me (<bcoriole...>) if you know the dates of any
counts.  Thanks for your help.

Margaret Higbee

Indiana, PA

<bcoriole...>


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Date: 11/4/19 7:34 am
From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Erie County birds of note
The following birds of note were reported this past week from Erie County, Pa.

Red-necked Grebe  1; Nov. 4 Sunset Point (waterbird count)
Cattle Egret  1; Nov. 3; McKean Twp.
American Avocet  2; Oct. 31 & Nov. 3; Gull Point, Presque Isle S.P.  
Parasitic/Pomarine jaeger  1; Nov. 2; Walnut Creek access (waterbird count)
Short-eared Owl  1; Nov. 3; Gull Point

Jerry McWilliamsErie, Erie County, <Pa.jerrymcw...> 
 

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Date: 11/4/19 7:07 am
From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Erie County waterbird count for November 4, 2019
Location: Sunset Point, Presque Isle State ParkDate:  November 4, 2019Time:  0645 to 0915Weather: Cloudy, SW wind to 5 mph, waves less than a foot, 43 FComments:A fair number of Common Loons were moving mainly to the east, with a light movement of ducks, though there was some species diversity.  One flock of scaup consisting of about 100 birds was mainly Greater Scaup.  The most seen so far this season.  Highlight was a Red-necked Grebe flying west.  Jennifer Ferrick and Bernie O'Connor assisted with the count.
Waterbirds recorded:
Canada Goose  3Tundra Swan  2Gadwall  1American Black Duck  2Mallard  10Northern Pintail  5Redhead  4Greater Scaup  75Lesser Scaup  51Unidentified scaup  68Surf Scoter  4White-winged Scoter  4Black Scoter  2Surf/Black scoter  6Bufflehead  32Common Goldeneye  5Hooded Merganser  4Red-breasted Merganser  22Red-throated Loon  5Common Loon  151unidentified loon  13Pied-billed Grebe  1Horned Grebe  1RED-NECKED GREBE  1Dunlin  9Common Tern  1
Other birds moving across the lake:
Bald Eagle  1Merlin  1

Jerry McWilliamsErie, Erie County, <Pa.jerrymcw...>  
 

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Date: 11/4/19 5:06 am
From: Holly Merker <0000002d9b0d8554-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Re: Fulvous Whistling-Duck ??
Hi Frank,

There was an eBird report submitted late last night for a observation of Fulvous Whistling-Duck, but it has not been confirmed by an eBird reviewer, therefore, it will not show up on any data output or maps, just the rare bird alerts like the one you are receiving. https://ebird.org/checklist/S61166986 <https://ebird.org/checklist/S61166986>

The checklist was logged “incidental", and the time of observation listed as a few minutes shy of midnight.

The time of observation noted, coupled with the fact that there were no supportive field notes other than “flyby" included for the observation, suggests that the observer is not familiar with how eBird works, and most especially, the rarity-level of Fulvous Whistling Duck in Pennsylvania.

Regional reviewers will follow-up with the observer, and if there’s any additional information that supports the observation in any way, it will be shared with the birding community.

Good birding,

Holly Merker
eBird PA









> On Nov 4, 2019, at 7:50 AM, Franklin Haas <fhaasbirds...> wrote:
>
> Fulvous Whistling-Duck (Westmoreland County) showed up on my eBird alert
> post.
>
> Does anyone know anything about this?
>
> When I went to eBird, I could not find any sighting for PA.
>
> Frank
>
> --
> Frank Haas
>
> Wisdom begins with putting the right name to a thing.
 

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Date: 11/4/19 4:50 am
From: Franklin Haas <fhaasbirds...>
Subject: Fulvous Whistling-Duck ??
Fulvous Whistling-Duck (Westmoreland County) showed up on my eBird alert
post.

Does anyone know anything about this?

When I went to eBird, I could not find any sighting for PA.

Frank

--
Frank Haas

Wisdom begins with putting the right name to a thing.
 

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Date: 11/4/19 4:01 am
From: August Mirabella <am4birds1...>
Subject: Peace Valley Park (IBA) -(10/27 - 11/02)
All,
The species count this week was 64. Birder reports were light.
1 Greater White-fronted Goose 10/27
12 duck species including:
15 Wood Duck 11/2
1 Blue-winged Teal 11/ 2 (photo)
Gadwall- High report 30 11/1
1 White-winge Scoter continued to 11/2 (photo)
Pied-billed Grebe all week-high report 3 10/27
American Coot all week -high report 5 10/29
1 Least Sandpiper 10/27; 11/2 (photo)
Bonaparte's Gull -high report 5 10/28
1 Greater Yellowlegs10/27; 10/29; 11/2 (photos)
Lesser Black-backed Gull -high report 32 11/2

Thanks to all who reported.

August Mirabella
North Wales, PA
 

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Date: 11/4/19 2:31 am
From: Kate StJohn <0000000f59b962a9-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Bonaparte's gulls, junco, 11/2/19, Moraine, Butler
On Saturday I walked a loop from McDanel's Boat Launch southwest on the Glacier Ridge Trail.  Best birds were first-of-fall dark-eyed junco and 9 Bonaparte's gulls, the only water birds of any kind while I was there.
Checklist here:
https://ebird.org/checklist/S61169197

Kate St. John, Pittsburgh
Visit my bird/nature blog at birdsOutsideMyWindow.org
 

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Date: 11/4/19 1:04 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (03 Nov 2019) 234 Raptors
Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve
Avondale, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 03, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 45
Turkey Vulture 195 536 1457
Osprey 0 0 136
Bald Eagle 5 17 283
Northern Harrier 0 0 20
Sharp-shinned Hawk 13 22 597
Cooper's Hawk 4 11 228
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 7 47
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 701
Red-tailed Hawk 16 54 123
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 0 108
Merlin 0 1 26
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 4
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 1
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 234 648 3776
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Larry Lewis

Observers:

Visitors:
THE LAND CONSERVANCY FOR SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY’S HAWK WATCH AT BUCKTOE
CREEK PRESERVE
<BR><BR>
Visitors (10): Ian Stewart, Maria Zouras, Elias Zouras, Harvey Rubenstein,
Walter Borys, Gerry Teig, Ellen Nunn, Susan McLaughlin, Ken Reynolds
<BR><BR>
Thanks everyone, for coming to beautiful Bucktoe Creek Preserve!
<BR><BR>



Weather:
<BR><BR>
Weather:
Sunny (0-10% cloud cover), Ceiling -- 34,800-300,000 ft., Visibility - 100
miles, Temps 35 - 52F, Winds WW @ 100 - 15 mph.
<BR><BR>


Raptor Observations:
----“Raptors” seen, but deemed not to be migrating: 6-Red-tailed Hawk,
and numerous Black (52) and Turkey Vultures (60).
<BR><BR>
----Bald Eagle ages: 1 yr.-_; 2 yr.-_; 3 yr.-_; 4 yr.-_; adult-5
<BR><BR>


Non-raptor Observations:
TODAY’S Bucktoe Bird Blog [‘BBB’]: [PLEASE NOTE: On October 31,
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 comes first today at Bucktoe. For the first part of
the walk, I joined 6 participants on this cold morning. Highlights among
the 30 species seen were Ruby-crowned Kinglets, Swamp Sparrow, and a Vesper
Sparrow, the discovery of which gave Maria the full-partial credit she
demanded.
<BR><BR>
The hawk watch produced Turkey Vultures continuing their strong movement
south past the watch.
<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>
Ring-billed Gulls, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Ruby-crowned Kinglets,
White-crowned Sparrows, Swamp Sparrows, and Vesper Sparrow
<BR><BR>
----OTHER WILDLIFE NOTED: Butterflies (0). Dragonflies (0). 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: 5.56; Steps:
13,022; Floors: 11.
<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: 44; this season:
135
<BR><BR>
NEW SPECIES ADDED TODAY TO THIS YEAR’S “WATCH SPECIES LIST (2):”
Ring-billed Gull and Vesper Sparrow .
<BR><BR>


Predictions:
Tomorrow’s flight looks mostly sunny but with southerly winds. Still, we
are due for our first Golden Eagle...
<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: 11/3/19 6:17 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (03 Nov 2019) 105 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 03, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 2 10 209
Turkey Vulture 11 66 825
Osprey 0 1 183
Bald Eagle 13 34 270
Northern Harrier 1 4 32
Sharp-shinned Hawk 15 45 1189
Cooper's Hawk 4 7 142
Northern Goshawk 0 3 4
Red-shouldered Hawk 4 12 29
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 4161
Red-tailed Hawk 50 86 302
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 1 5 20
American Kestrel 0 0 91
Merlin 2 4 34
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 30
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 2 3 72

Total: 105 280 7593
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 16:15:00
Total observation time: 8.25 hours

Official Counter: Rick Morrissey

Observers: Bob Astleford, Jeff Hopkins, Joe Farkas, Mark Boyd

Visitors:
Longtime birder and comunity advocate Alan Jennings and his wife Denise;
Mr. and Mrs. Keith Reynolds. Also longtime Bake Oven Knob skilled observer
Al Grout. Great meeting you all, seeing Al for the first time this year
and getting a chance to talk with Alan who I have not seen for 25 years.
Time flies, wish more raptors would have flown by when you were all on the
look-out!


Weather:
Sunny in the morning with overcast skies most of the afternoon with clear
skies at the end of the count. The high temperature was 44F, with a low
temperature of 36F at the start of the count. Winds were WNW at 4 to 14
mph.


Raptor Observations:
The day started before any visitors arrived with a 20 minute somewhat
cordial turf battle between a small sharpshin hawk and a Merlin who both
wanted to control the same dead branch perch at the leading edge of the
North look-out. I’d give the point edge to the Merlin, but then two
Pilleated woodpeckers eventully had the Merlin move, and after all that
work! A fairly slow migration day considering the ideal amount and
direction of the winds, which were WNW. There was a late burst of
redtails, 33 of the 50 total, between the hours of 1300 and 1600. The
total eagle count was as expected (14) for this time of year, albeit the
fact that only one Golden Eagle was counted seemed odd. Any day is an
absolutely great day that does not include any lady beetles, stink bugs or
lantern flies, frost can be a good thing. This day of sun and mixed clouds
made it ideal for identifying raptors.

Bald Eagles (13): 0947 (Immature); 0947 (Immature); 1101 (Adult); 1101
(Adult); 1241 (Immature); 1300 (Immature); 1302 (unaged); 1324 (Adult);
1348 (Adult); 1348 (Adult); 1530 (Immature); 1540 (Adult); 1550 (Immature)

Golden Eagles (1): 1431 (Adult)

BTW - The 1550 Bald Eagle "quiged" me today, so I dutifully stayed another
30 minutes hence the 1615 end time for the day (I stayed to 4:20pm although
my binoculars were in my backpack).

Non-raptor Observations:
Golden Crowned Kinglet (1); Pileated Woodpecker (2); Ravens (4); Loon (1);
75 Canada Geese.


Predictions:
Partly to mostly cloudy. High 53F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph with a 10% chance
of precipitation.

========================================================================
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: 11/3/19 4:51 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (03 Nov 2019) 45 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 03, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Turkey Vulture 16 30 275
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 0 0 118
Northern Harrier 0 0 14
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 0 2 99
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2 5 402
Cooper's Hawk 0 1 84
Northern Goshawk 1 1 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 16 20 56
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 314
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 5 5 44
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 4 4 100
Merlin 1 1 7
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 7
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 0 0 10
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 4
Unknown Raptor 0 0 12

Total: 45 69 1550
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter: Bob Kelly, Chuck Root

Observers: Al Guarente, Bob Kelly, Chuck Root, Debbie Beer, Judy Mayer

Visitors:
Sam Mayer


Weather:
Mostly clear skies. Brisk N & NW winds Temp 45 F in the morning reaching
50F by mid afternoon

Raptor Observations:
A distant Northern Goshawk flying with a red-tailed hawk was seen at 11:50
by several observers and identified by Al Guarente. This bird has become
rare at our site. One was spotted last year on 11/18/18. The previous
sightings before that were 2 individuals in 2013 and 2 in 2014. Fourteen
goshawks were reported over our site in 2006.

Non-raptor Observations:
Common Loon (4)

Predictions:
Skies about the same and a little warmer. Winds will start off calm then
become southerly.
Sunny, with a high near 57. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the
afternoon.
========================================================================
Report submitted by David Eberly (<david.eberly...>)
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: 11/3/19 4:16 pm
From: Michael David <michaeltdavid...>
Subject: Ovenbird, Armstrong County
Hi All,

I was walking on the Rock Furnace Trail in Armstrong County this afternoon
and came across a rather late Ovenbird near the bridge over Roaring Run.

Best,

Michael David
Allegheny Co.
 

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Date: 11/3/19 3:28 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Allegheny Front (03 Nov 2019) 21 Raptors
Allegheny Front
Central City, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 03, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 0 9
TV 18 30 280
OS 0 0 112
BE 0 0 235
NH 0 0 26
SS 0 5 1676
CH 0 1 175
NG 0 0 4
RS 0 1 36
BW 0 0 16208
RT 2 40 832
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 3 39
AK 0 1 83
ML 0 0 30
PG 0 0 28
UA 0 0 6
UB 0 0 13
UF 0 0 12
UE 1 1 2
UR 0 2 70

Total: 21 84 19876
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Bob Stewart

Observers: Brian Wargo, Dave Darney, Jeanine Ging, Wayne Sierer

Visitors:
12 including cub scout pack 325- Michael Riek, Justin Kimmmel, Jennifer
Kimmel, Dan Kimmel, Michael Rice.
Carole Winslow, Don Dewolf.
Helping spot: Brian Wargo, Jeanine Ging, Dave Darney,
Wayne Sierer.


Weather:
Temp minus 0.4 degrees C to +4.4 degrees C.
Wind out of the west, aver velocity 10-12 mph.
Complete cloud cover decreasing to 4% in late afternoon.
Clear, visibility 32 to 40 km.

Raptor Observations:
19 migrating raptors
1 Unidentified eagle distant to the east at 1:35 PM.

Dave attempted to net and ban saw-whet owls Sat night.
No owls were netted.


Non-raptor Observations:
robins, crows, ravens, common loon.

Predictions:
High of 52 degrees.
Partly cloudy.
Winds out of the South at 10-15 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: 11/3/19 3:19 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (03 Nov 2019) 74 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 03, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 5 31 188
Turkey Vulture 37 67 298
Osprey 0 0 71
Bald Eagle 4 19 171
Northern Harrier 0 1 23
Sharp-shinned Hawk 7 20 759
Cooper's Hawk 1 5 133
Northern Goshawk 0 0 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 3 8 28
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 5442
Red-tailed Hawk 16 54 223
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 1 3 11
American Kestrel 0 3 77
Merlin 0 0 14
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 17
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 5
Unknown Buteo 0 0 7
Unknown Falcon 0 1 2
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 1 10

Total: 74 213 7481
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Observation start time: 08:30:00
Observation end time: 16:30:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Dave Schwenk

Observers: Andy Francis, Jeff Hook, Tom Garner, Tom Power

Visitors:
Dick & Pat Williams, + Amish family of 5


Weather:
Light NW wind under mostly sunny AM skis, some clouds in the PM. Temps
38-50.

Raptor Observations:
2 JBE, 2 ABE, one AGE

Non-raptor Observations:
3 N ravens,

Predictions:
a lot 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: 11/3/19 3:19 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Stone Mt., Pa. (03 Nov 2019) 45 Raptors
Stone Mt., Pa.
Allensville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 03, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 0 6
TV 17 38 547
OS 0 0 58
BE 3 9 148
NH 0 1 24
SS 2 18 635
CH 0 3 78
NG 0 0 0
RS 2 7 25
BW 0 0 3806
RT 18 82 263
RL 0 0 0
GE 3 7 19
AK 0 0 49
ML 0 0 28
PG 0 1 30
UA 0 0 6
UB 0 0 7
UF 0 0 0
UE 0 1 1
UR 0 1 14

Total: 45 168 5744
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:15:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 7.75 hours

Official Counter: Greg Grove

Observers: Jonathan Yoder

Visitors:
Daniel Yoder and sisters


Weather:
Light to moderate W wind moving to WSW.
More clouds than sun. 0-4C

Raptor Observations:
BE Ad 825,1110; Imm 1345
GE ad 915, 1350, 1400

Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
Report submitted by Greg Grove (<gwg2...>)


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

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Date: 11/3/19 3:17 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (03 Nov 2019) 156 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 03, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 4 4 34
Turkey Vulture 12 80 650
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 0 0 292
Bald Eagle 16 36 292
Northern Harrier 2 10 64
Sharp-shinned Hawk 29 74 2017
Cooper's Hawk 12 29 253
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 2 39
Red-shouldered Hawk 5 18 66
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 6726
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 70 182 444
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 3 5 22
Golden Eagle 1 4 18
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 3 261
Merlin 2 10 144
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 50
Unknown Falcon 0 2 8
Unknown Raptor 0 0 29

Total: 156 461 11409
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 06:15:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 11.75 hours

Compiler: Doug Wood, Holly Merker

Counters: Andrew Consler, David Barber, Holly Merker, Rudy Keller

Weather:
Clear with increasing clouds in the afternoon, WNW winds 4-12 mph

Raptor Observations:
BAEA: 1031J, 1042J, 1059A, 1059A, 1334A, 1408J, 1450J, 1450J, 1518A, 1534A,
1552J, 1608I, 1632J, 1633I

GOEA: 1519A

Non-raptor Observations:
white-eyed 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: 11/3/19 2:36 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Waggoner's Gap (03 Nov 2019) 111 Raptors
Waggoner's Gap
40 km W of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 03, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 7 17
TV 12 43 1343
OS 0 1 211
BE 22 63 459
NH 0 5 69
SS 6 43 3187
CH 6 11 299
NG 0 1 2
RS 13 22 70
BW 0 0 6636
RT 39 183 773
RL 0 0 0
GE 2 10 20
AK 1 1 166
ML 3 4 64
PG 0 1 41
UA 3 4 29
UB 4 4 20
UF 0 0 5
UE 0 0 1
UR 0 2 51

Total: 111 405 13463
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 06:30:00
Observation end time: 16:30:00
Total observation time: 10.5 hours

Official Counter: Charlotte Catalano, Dave Grove, Joe Yoder

Observers: Dave Grove, Diane McLaughlin, Gene Wagner, Joe Yoder,
Karena Johnson, Nancy Baker, Robert McLaughlin,
Tim Johnson

Visitors:
Josh Houck, Andy Wolf, John Meyer, Kings Gap (11), Steve Dunwoody, Ginger
Hayes, Steve Schmidt, Lanner and Harlan Johnson, Pete Biasucci, 55


Weather:
Light NW winds with variable cloud cover and sun.

Raptor Observations:
GE SA 1005, 1042
BE J 1106, 224
BE WB 854, 915, 919, 941, 1028
BE 4TH 850
BE AD 750, 850, 1157 (2), 139 (3), 207, 309, 352 (2)
First bird RT 708
Last bird RT 354


Non-raptor Observations:
SNGO 39
Swan sp. 46
AMRO 216
CEDW 64
NOFL
RCKI
GCKI
DEJU
========================================================================
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: 11/3/19 9:29 am
From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Erie County waterbird count for November 3, 2019
Location: Sunset Point, Presque Isle State ParkDate:  November 3, 2019Time:  0645 to 0945Weather: Mostly cloudy, quick rain shower, West wind at 5 mph increasing to 20 mph, waves about 4 to 5', 38 FComments:  There was a heavy movement of scaup at first light and a good number of other species of waterfowl, most moving west.  There was also a heavy movement of Red-winged Blackbirds flying in from the north over the lake.  One flock consisted of at least a thousand birds.  Lots of help this morning with Jennifer Ferrick, Justin Berkheimer, Sam Stull, Bob Scibner, Roger Donn, and Joe Susi. Waterbirds recorded:
Gadwall  22American Wigeon  11American Black Duck  11Mallard  7Northern Pintail  102Green-winged Teal  6Ring-necked Duck  1Greater Scau  14Lesser Scau  125unidentified scaup  3000Surf Scoter  11White-winged Scoter  7Black Scoter  3Surf/Black scoter  10Long-tailed Duck  3Bufflehead  31Common Goldeneye  8Hooded Merganser  1Red-breasted Merganser  28Ruddy Duck  1Red-throated Loon  5Common Loon  49unidentified loon  3Double-crested Cormorant  100Dunlin  11Common Tern  3
Other birds moving over the lake:
Peregrine Falcon  1Snow Bunting  1Red-winged Blackbird  1700+

Jerry McWilliamsErie, Erie County, <Pa.jerrymcw...>
 

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Date: 11/3/19 7:45 am
From: TeeeK <0000015042571c62-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Wood Stork - Greencastle, Lancaster County
Jersey birder here who found a FB friends post,  who lives off the grid, having a Wood Stork drop into their property on 10/30.  Bird hung for a few days.  She fed it some canned sardines, and then flew off yesterday.
Ted KrzyzanowskiOakhurst, NJ
 

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Date: 11/3/19 7:29 am
From: Sandy Lockerman <000000b169997ab9-dmarc-request...>
Subject: winter hummingbirds
PABirders,

Just a reminder to try to keep a feeder up for hummingbirds. I caught and
banded a young male rufous in Lackawanna Co yesterday. This is the second
one in PA for me this fall. Contact me and I'll come and help you determine
what species is visiting your feeder.



Sandy Lockerman

<sandylockerman...>

Harrisburg, Dauphin Co.


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Date: 11/3/19 4:33 am
From: jerry stanley <bhnsjerry...>
Subject: Venango Co. 11/2
At home, groups of 4 & 12 COMMON LOONS fly over

Jerry Stanley
 

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Date: 11/3/19 1:16 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (02 Nov 2019) 191 Raptors
Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve
Avondale, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 02, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 45
Turkey Vulture 166 341 1262
Osprey 0 0 136
Bald Eagle 3 12 278
Northern Harrier 0 0 20
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2 9 584
Cooper's Hawk 3 7 224
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 2 6 46
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 701
Red-tailed Hawk 15 38 107
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 0 108
Merlin 0 1 26
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 4
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 1
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 191 414 3542
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Larry Lewis

Observers: Gerry Teig

Visitors:
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:
Sunny (10% cloud cover), Ceiling -- 31,400-30,000 ft., Visibility - 10
miles, Temps 33 - 52F, Winds WNW/S @ 5 - 10 mph.
<BR><BR>


Raptor Observations:
----“Raptors” seen, but deemed not to be migrating: 3-Red-tailed Hawk,
and numerous Black (35) and Turkey Vultures (62).
<BR><BR>
----Bald Eagle ages: 1 yr.-1; 2 yr.-1; 3 yr.-_; 4 yr.-_; adult-1
<BR><BR>


Non-raptor Observations:
TODAY’S Bucktoe Bird Blog [‘BBB’]: [PLEASE NOTE: On October 31,
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 it felt as though we were on the cusp of winter; frost on the
van windows, a glaze of ice on the water feature, and a shivering counter
dressed in thermal underwear [well, NOT JUST]. Hey, it’s all part of the
fun of hawk watching in November, right? What am I complaining about? I
had warm “field brew” in my hands.
<BR><BR>
Gerry joined me watching this devastatingly blue sky. At about 1pm, a
Great Horned Owl began calling from the woods to our north. Barred Owls
call during the day all the time around here, but this is a rare thing for
Great Horned Owls. Also rare were 4 species of butterflies on a cold
November day, including Common Checkered Skipper.
<BR><BR>
As “quitting time” neared and just after a couple of COMMON RAVENS flew
over, a migrating flock of geese came by; Canada, but among them a single
blue morph Snow Goose.
<BR><BR>
On the way home, I stopped by New Garden WTP [private], seeing Tree
Swallows, Green-winged Teal, Ring-necked Ducks, Ruddy Ducks, and Killdeer.
Tonight, I get to sleep in for an extra hour…woo-hoo!
<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>
Snow Goose, Great Horned Owl, Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers, COMMON RAVENS,
Horned Larks, Ruby=crowned Kinglets, Hermit Thrushes, White-crowned
Sparrows, Palm warblers, and Pine Siskin
<BR><BR>
----OTHER WILDLIFE NOTED: Butterflies (4): Orange Sulphur, Common
Checkered Skipper, Buckeye, Variegated Fritillary. Dragonflies (1): Green
Darner. 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: 7.52; Steps:
17,637; 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: 47; this season:
133
<BR><BR>
NEW SPECIES ADDED TODAY TO THIS YEAR’S “WATCH SPECIES LIST (1):” Snow
Goose.
<BR><BR>


Predictions:
Tomorrow’s flight looks Sunny and cold, with brisk winds from the WNW.
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.

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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: 11/2/19 4:55 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (02 Nov 2019) 24 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 02, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Turkey Vulture 14 14 259
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 0 0 118
Northern Harrier 0 0 14
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 2 2 99
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3 3 400
Cooper's Hawk 1 1 84
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 4 4 40
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 314
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 0 39
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 0 96
Merlin 0 0 6
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 7
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 0 0 10
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 4
Unknown Raptor 0 0 12

Total: 24 24 1505
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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, Curt Calafut

Visitors:
Mike Mostello and son


Weather:
temps 39-52F, Gentle NE winds in the morning changed to SW by the end of
the day. Skies perfectly clear all day made for difficult viewing
conditions.

Raptor Observations:
after 4 consecutive days of no migrants the 24 migrating raptors today were
quite welcome.

Non-raptor Observations:


Predictions:
Very much like today. 30s in the morning low 5os in the afternoon. Mild W
winds could bring a few more birds.
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Report submitted by David Eberly (<david.eberly...>)
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: 11/2/19 4:42 pm
From: Michael Fialkovich <0000012b4af48ab0-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Re: Field Sparrow Feeder Bird Allegheny County
Hi Matthew,
I had one at my feeder once. It was in spring so it was a migrant that found the feeding station. It was on a feeder that held black oil sunflower.  I also had a Swamp Sparrow feeding on the ground below my feeders once during migration which was more of a surprise.
Mike FialkovichAllegheny County


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From: Matthew Juskowich <0000000ca4f4ccd1-dmarc-request...>
To: PABIRDS <PABIRDS...>
Sent: Sat, Nov 2, 2019 5:11 pm
Subject: [PABIRDS] Field Sparrow Feeder Bird Allegheny County

This Morning I experienced something I thought i'd never see. I had a field sparrow come to my feeder area in my yard off Rt.88 Bethel Park, PA  Allegheny County. I have no field habitat in my area that I live.I observed the bird first eating millet. then I saw it eat natural stuff off some brushy twigs. then last I saw it eating cracked corn. They aren't known for visiting feeders but it does happen occasionally. Has anyone else experienced this species at a feeder before? you can see my picture of the bird at my flickr page. here's the link. Field Sparrow at my feeder Bethel Park Allegheny County

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Date: 11/2/19 3:59 pm
From: Arlene Koch <0000012d74227426-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Re: Field Sparrow Feeder Bird Allegheny County
Field sparrows are at my feeders or on millet on rocks below them regularly in the winter and occasionally in the warm months.

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Date: 11/2/19 3:54 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (02 Nov 2019) 56 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 02, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 10 26 183
Turkey Vulture 8 30 261
Osprey 0 0 71
Bald Eagle 5 15 167
Northern Harrier 0 1 23
Sharp-shinned Hawk 6 13 752
Cooper's Hawk 2 4 132
Northern Goshawk 0 0 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 2 5 25
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 5442
Red-tailed Hawk 20 38 207
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 1 2 10
American Kestrel 1 3 77
Merlin 0 0 14
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 17
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 5
Unknown Buteo 0 0 7
Unknown Falcon 1 1 2
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 1 10

Total: 56 139 7407
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Observation start time: 08:45:00
Observation end time: 15:30:00
Total observation time: 6.75 hours

Official Counter: Tom Kurtz

Observers: Andy Francis, Andy Wolf, Brian Weaver, Erik Witmer,
Ramsey Couray

Visitors:
Many qualified hawk watches made an appearance today.


Weather:
Mostly clear day (maximum 5% cloud cover) with light wind from the SE and a
temperature range from 6 to degrees 11 degrees Celsius.

Raptor Observations:
Flight height was with some bidrs seen with unaided eye to 100 feet and
birds that were high and needed binoculars to be seen within the same
viewing hour.
Adult GE at 11:41 low being harassed by a raven

Non-raptor Observations:
kinglets, both ruby crowned and golden crowned, titmouse, several white
breasted nuthatches, and yellow rumped warbler
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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: 11/2/19 3:19 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Waggoner's Gap (02 Nov 2019) 150 Raptors
Waggoner's Gap
40 km W of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 02, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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BV 7 7 17
TV 8 31 1331
OS 0 1 211
BE 14 41 437
NH 4 5 69
SS 16 37 3181
CH 0 5 293
NG 1 1 2
RS 9 9 57
BW 0 0 6636
RT 84 144 734
RL 0 0 0
GE 4 8 18
AK 0 0 165
ML 0 1 61
PG 0 1 41
UA 1 1 26
UB 0 0 16
UF 0 0 5
UE 0 0 1
UR 2 2 51

Total: 150 294 13352
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Observation start time: 06:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 10 hours

Official Counter: Dave Grove, Paul Fritz, Ron Freed

Observers: Dave Grove, Gene Wagner, Jonathan Stein, Mark Scarff,
Pat Freed, Paul Fritz, Ron Freed, Tim Johnson

Visitors:
Dean Scarff, Pete Biasucci, Lanner Johnson 64


Weather:
Clear skies and light S wind.

Raptor Observations:
BE JUV 11:34, 12:58, 3:01
BE WB 10:59 (3)
BE 4YR 9:55, 3:00
BE AD 10:55, 11:32, 11:33, 12:58 (2)
BE UNAGED 2:17
GE SUB 9:55, 12:31, 3:06
GE AD 11:34

First bird RT 7:45
Last bird

Non-raptor Observations:
CAGO - 10
Loons - 4

Spectacular Green Flash
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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: 11/2/19 3:08 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (02 Nov 2019) 126 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 02, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 30
Turkey Vulture 44 68 638
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 0 0 292
Bald Eagle 4 20 276
Northern Harrier 1 8 62
Sharp-shinned Hawk 12 45 1988
Cooper's Hawk 3 17 241
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 2 39
Red-shouldered Hawk 8 13 61
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 6726
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 46 112 374
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 1 2 19
Golden Eagle 2 3 17
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 3 261
Merlin 3 8 142
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 50
Unknown Falcon 2 2 8
Unknown Raptor 0 0 29

Total: 126 305 11253
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Observation start time: 06:45:00
Observation end time: 16:15:00
Total observation time: 9.5 hours

Compiler: Paul Heveran, Rudy Keller

Counters: Bracken Brown, Danny Stoner, Danny Stoner, Zach Bordner,
Paul Heveran, Rudy Keller, Zach Bordner, Zach Bordner,
Danny Stoner

Weather:
Clear conditions with light variable winds.

Raptor Observations:
Good views of red-tailed and red-shouldered hawk passing over the count, as
well as early golden eagle. BAEA Imm 10:38, AD, SY 16:03 HY x2 16:03

Non-raptor Observations:
A flock of brant geese was observed with some snow and canada geese. 1
Rusty blackbird was observed as well.
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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: 11/2/19 3:03 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rocky Ridge (02 Nov 2019) 42 Raptors
Rocky Ridge
York, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 02, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 0 57
Turkey Vulture 28 34 122
Osprey 1 2 57
Bald Eagle 0 7 53
Northern Harrier 0 0 25
Sharp-shinned Hawk 5 10 511
Cooper's Hawk 0 0 37
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 2 20
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 9571
Red-tailed Hawk 7 11 94
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 2 95
Merlin 0 0 15
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 12
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 2
Unknown Buteo 0 0 8
Unknown Falcon 0 0 9
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 22

Total: 42 69 10710
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Andrew Wolfgang, Randy Phillips

Observers: Andrew Wolfgang, Craig McCoy, Randy Phillips

Visitors:
6, visits from York County Parks naturalist Brandon Pentz and Kelsey Frey.
Other park volunteers stopped by as well.


Weather:
A chilly day with calm variable winds. Temperature ranged from 1 C to 10 C
at the lookout. Cloud cover increased to 15% towards the end of the count
but was near 0% until after noon.

Raptor Observations:
Many local eagles and a few migrants tallied today.

Non-raptor Observations:
Common Grackle-481
American Robin-202
Red-winged Blackbird-116
Yellow-rumped Warbler-2
Palm Warbler-1

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


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

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Date: 11/2/19 2:52 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Stone Mt., Pa. (02 Nov 2019) 44 Raptors
Stone Mt., Pa.
Allensville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 02, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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BV 0 0 6
TV 21 21 530
OS 0 0 58
BE 3 6 145
NH 0 1 24
SS 10 16 633
CH 0 3 78
NG 0 0 0
RS 2 5 23
BW 0 0 3806
RT 7 64 245
RL 0 0 0
GE 1 4 16
AK 0 0 49
ML 0 0 28
PG 0 1 30
UA 0 0 6
UB 0 0 7
UF 0 0 0
UE 0 1 1
UR 0 1 14

Total: 44 123 5699
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Observation start time: 08:15:00
Observation end time: 15:30:00
Total observation time: 7.25 hours

Official Counter: Nick Bolgiano

Observers: Aiden Griffiths

Visitors:
Jeanette Harijento


Weather:
Wind SSW 2-5 mph, turned SW late, sky clear, temp 35-48F

Raptor Observations:
BE: 1206I, 1226I, 1310I, 3 BE not counted
GE: 1344J

Murmuration balls of starlings over sharpies were a big help in seeing
them.

Non-raptor Observations:
C. Loon-20, Ruby-crowned Kinglet-1, Yellow-rumped Warbler-6
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Report submitted by Nick Bolgiano (<nickbolgiano...>)


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Date: 11/2/19 2:19 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Allegheny Front (02 Nov 2019) 48 Raptors
Allegheny Front
Central City, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 02, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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BV 0 0 9
TV 3 12 262
OS 0 0 112
BE 0 0 235
NH 0 0 26
SS 5 5 1676
CH 1 1 175
NG 0 0 4
RS 1 1 36
BW 0 0 16208
RT 34 38 830
RL 0 0 0
GE 3 3 39
AK 1 1 83
ML 0 0 30
PG 0 0 28
UA 0 0 6
UB 0 0 13
UF 0 0 12
UE 0 0 1
UR 0 2 70

Total: 48 63 19855
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Brian M. Wargo

Observers: Dave Poder, Deb Bodenschatz, Jeanine Ging, Jim Rocco

Visitors:
Travis Barker, Karen Lucas, Pam Hornick, Juliette Rossan and David
Chambers, Jackie and Curt Wilbern, Geralyn Tundsick, Dan Shuman, Pam Illig,
Nick and Jodi Garuccio, Meadow and Theo, Ron Burkert


Weather:
Sunny with Southeast wind most of the day, turning west by late afternoon.
Below freezing temperatures in the morning but increasing to 45 degrees.

Raptor Observations:
Golden Eagles: Unaged 9:10 a.m. and 12:47 p.m.; Juvenile 1:01 p.m.

Non-raptor Observations:
Crows, Ravens, Chicadees, Juncos, Robins, Waxwings, Blue Jays, Downy
Woodpecker, Common Loons, Adult Bald Eagle going North.

Predictions:
West winds with sun.
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Report submitted by Brian M. Wargo (<brianwargo...>)


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Count data submitted via Dunkadoo - Project info at:
https://dunkadoo.org/explore/afhw/fall-2019-hawk-watch
 

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Date: 11/2/19 2:11 pm
From: Matthew Juskowich <0000000ca4f4ccd1-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Field Sparrow Feeder Bird Allegheny County
This Morning I experienced something I thought i'd never see. I had a field sparrow come to my feeder area in my yard off Rt.88 Bethel Park, PA  Allegheny County. I have no field habitat in my area that I live.I observed the bird first eating millet. then I saw it eat natural stuff off some brushy twigs. then last I saw it eating cracked corn. They aren't known for visiting feeders but it does happen occasionally. Has anyone else experienced this species at a feeder before? you can see my picture of the bird at my flickr page. here's the link. Field Sparrow at my feeder Bethel Park Allegheny County

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Date: 11/2/19 8:55 am
From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Erie County waterbird count for November 2, 2019
Location:  Walnut Creek accessDate:  November 2, 2019Time:  0740 to 1050Weather: Cloudy, SW wind to 10 mph, temp. 38 to 40 F,waves 1’ to 2’Comments:  The eastern half of Presque Isle S.P. wasstill closed this morning with continued clean-up from storm damage.  Viewing conditions much better thanyesterday, but birds were still far offshore making ID of distant waterfowlchallenging.  More than 70% of birds wereeastbound.  Most distant birds werelikely scaup, since that was the predominant species observed withinidentifiable range.  Highlight thismorning was a distant westbound jaeger. Jennifer Ferrick and Justin Berkheimer assisted with the count. Waterbirds recorded: Canada Goose  3Tundra Swan  2Gadwall  7American Black Duck  15Mallard  38Lesser Scaup  2012Unidentified scaup  920+Surf Scoter  6White-winged Scoter  6Black Scoter  1Surf/Black scoter  27Bufflehead  5Common Goldeneye  25Hooded Merganser  14Common Merganser  10Red-breastedMerganser  71Red-throated Loon  1Common Loon  185Double-crestedCormorant  10Dunlin  6PARASITIC/POMARINEJAEGER  1 Other birds moving overor along the lake: Bald Eagle  1Unidentified Passerine  2

Jerry McWilliamsErie, Erie County, <Pa.jerrymcw...>
 

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Date: 11/2/19 2:57 am
From: jerry stanley <bhnsjerry...>
Subject: Venango Co. 11/1
At Kahle Lake, 1 SNOW BUNTING, 3 BONAPARTE'S GULL

Jerry Stanley
 

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Date: 11/2/19 1:26 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (01 Nov 2019) 223 Raptors
Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve
Avondale, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 01, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 45
Turkey Vulture 175 175 1096
Osprey 0 0 136
Bald Eagle 9 9 275
Northern Harrier 0 0 20
Sharp-shinned Hawk 7 7 582
Cooper's Hawk 4 4 221
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 4 4 44
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 701
Red-tailed Hawk 23 23 92
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 0 108
Merlin 1 1 26
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 4
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 1
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 223 223 3351
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Observation start time: 06:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Larry Lewis

Observers: Dave Luning, Kelley Nunn, Rick Robinson

Visitors:
THE LAND CONSERVANCY FOR SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY’S HAWK WATCH AT BUCKTOE
CREEK PRESERVE
<BR><BR>
Visitors (4): Rick Robinson, Dave Luning, Kelley Nunn
<BR><BR>
Thanks everyone, for coming to beautiful Bucktoe Creek Preserve!
<BR><BR>



Weather:
<BR><BR>
Weather:
Sunny (0-10% cloud cover), Ceiling -- 30,000 ft., Visibility - 10 miles,
Temps 42 - 55F, Winds WNW @ 15 - 20 mph.
<BR><BR>


Raptor Observations:
----“Raptors” seen, but deemed not to be migrating: 6-Red-tailed Hawk,
and numerous Black (54) and Turkey Vultures (60).
<BR><BR>
----Bald Eagle ages: 1 yr.-2; 2 yr.-_; 3 yr.-_; 4 yr.-_; adult-7
<BR><BR>


Non-raptor Observations:
TODAY’S Bucktoe Bird Blog [‘BBB’]: [PLEASE NOTE: On October 31,
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>
November came in upon very strong winds from the northwest; it was already
cold. Conditions looked great to see movement of hawks, and our hoped for
first Golden Eagle of the season.
<BR><BR>
I got to spend the day with a good friend. Rick was out, as was Dave. We
all shared stories and laughs as we scoured the deep blue sky. A few
background clouds began to fill in, helping to find the hawks. Kelley
arrived and added her keen eyes in the effort. We saw some buteos, but
movement was less than expected and we DID NOT see our first Golden Eagle,
leaving that exciting event for another day.
<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 Loon, Double-crested Cormorant, Eastern Phoebe, COMMON RAVEN, Tree
Swallows, Ruby-crowned Kinglets, American Pipit, White-crowned Sparrows,
Palm Warblers, and Yellow-rumped Warblers
<BR><BR>
----OTHER WILDLIFE NOTED: Butterflies (1): Clouded Sulphur. 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: 6..48;
Steps: 15,199; 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: 46; this season:
132
<BR><BR>
NEW SPECIES ADDED TODAY TO THIS YEAR’S “WATCH SPECIES LIST (0):”
none.
<BR><BR>


Predictions:
Tomorrow’s flight looks sunny and cold, but with light and variable
winds. Not as good as today seemed it was gonna be, but who knows?
<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: 11/1/19 8:26 pm
From: Marge . <marvantassel...>
Subject: A "raptor kind of morning/day" in Armstrong County
18 Turkey Vultures were beginning to gather into a kettle near Myers Pickle
Farm on Route 66 as I was driving up to Crooked Creek Lake/Dam where
1 Cooper's Hawk perched at Crooked Creek and
2-3 FOY Dark-eyed Juncos were among some smaller birds along with
1 Common Raven of the pair croaking
I then drove to Ford City to check on the Bald Eagle nest there where
2 adults were on the tree (photos) and as I was watching them
2 immatures (one close to subadult plumage) were flying over the river and
playing (close to locking talons at one point)
2 Turkey Vultures and 2 Red-tail Hawks were flying over fields on Anderson
Creek Road off of 66/near Spaces Corners/Rural Valley, and
3 Bald Eagles (1 adult and 2 immatures) were at Crooked Creek
1 American Kestrel posed nicely on a wire near Myers Pickle Farm on 66 on
the drive home.
Marge Van Tassel
Armstrong County
 

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Date: 11/1/19 7:26 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (01 Nov 2019) 83 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 01, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 16 16 173
Turkey Vulture 22 22 253
Osprey 0 0 71
Bald Eagle 10 10 162
Northern Harrier 1 1 23
Sharp-shinned Hawk 7 7 746
Cooper's Hawk 2 2 130
Northern Goshawk 0 0 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 3 3 23
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 5442
Red-tailed Hawk 18 18 187
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 1 1 9
American Kestrel 2 2 76
Merlin 0 0 14
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 17
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 5
Unknown Buteo 0 0 7
Unknown Falcon 0 0 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 1 1 10

Total: 83 83 7351
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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: Jay George, Stan Smith

Visitors:
8 vehicles, 3 hunters and 7 visitors


Weather:
41F - 47F, wind 5-12mph WNW to NW, 95% CLCV.

Raptor Observations:
4ABE, 6JBE
1JGE

Non-raptor Observations:
A murder of crows seemingly chasing a raptor at start of watch sight.(25)
Tufted titmice, 1 chickadee, white breasted nuthatches, golden crowned
kinglets, downy woodpeckers, blue jays and ravens.

Predictions:
Colder, partly cloudy and slightly windy
========================================================================
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: 11/1/19 5:51 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Stone Mt., Pa. (01 Nov 2019) 78 Raptors
Stone Mt., Pa.
Allensville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 01, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 0 6
TV 0 0 509
OS 0 0 58
BE 3 3 142
NH 1 1 24
SS 6 6 623
CH 3 3 78
NG 0 0 0
RS 3 3 21
BW 0 0 3806
RT 56 56 237
RL 0 0 0
GE 3 3 15
AK 0 0 49
ML 0 0 28
PG 1 1 30
UA 0 0 6
UB 0 0 7
UF 0 0 0
UE 1 1 1
UR 1 1 14

Total: 78 78 5654
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 8.42 hours

Official Counter: Zoey Greenberg

Observers: Doug Wentzel, Greg Grove, Jon Kauffman

Visitors:
Graham "Red Panda" Gorgas, Kim & Dan Baldwin, Dave Blizard


Weather:
Light flurries of SNOW (!) in the morning, ice on the platform, and gusts
over 11mph. Afternoon winds stayed between 6-11 mph, West. Mostly cloudy
skies, shifted to half blue skies later in the day. Temperatures 35-41F.

Raptor Observations:
GOEA (EST): 09:25 (no age determined), Ad 13:26, Ad 14:18
BAEA (EST): 2 Ad 11:01, Ad 11:54
1 unidentified eagle 10:42

First Black Vulture up at 07:36, high count 4.
First Turkey Vulture up at 07:42, high count 4.

2 local Red-tails kiting and frisking about most of the day

3 Bald Eagles (2 Ad, 1 Imm) made loops all day. Highlight 08:38, when the 2
adults interlocked talons, dropped, & swooped out gracefully

Non-raptor Observations:
1 Raven, 1 Pileated Woodpecker, 8 Robins, 25 Cowbirds, 25 Starlings, 25
Cedar Waxwings, 26 Crows

Confirmed migrants:
71 Common Loons, 12 Tundra Swans

Beautiful, large murmurations of starlings close to the platform throughout
the day

Predictions:
Mainly sunny, high of 51F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Jon Kauffman (<jvk5019...>)


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

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Date: 11/1/19 5:00 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Waggoner's Gap (01 Nov 2019) 144 Raptors
Waggoner's Gap
40 km W of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 01, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 0 10
TV 23 23 1323
OS 1 1 211
BE 27 27 423
NH 1 1 65
SS 21 21 3165
CH 5 5 293
NG 0 0 1
RS 0 0 48
BW 0 0 6636
RT 60 60 650
RL 0 0 0
GE 4 4 14
AK 0 0 165
ML 1 1 61
PG 1 1 41
UA 0 0 25
UB 0 0 16
UF 0 0 5
UE 0 0 1
UR 0 0 49

Total: 144 144 13202
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Observation start time: 06:00:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 11 hours

Official Counter: Charlotte Catalano, Gene Wagner, Paul Fritz, Ron Freed

Observers: Charlotte Catalano, Deb Gingrich, Gary LaBelle, Gene Wagner,
Joe Kelly, Meredith Lombard, Pat Freed, Paul Fritz,
Robert McLaughlin, Ron Freed

Visitors:
Steve Schmidt, Glen Mitzel, 22


Weather:
Plentiful cloud cover in the morning diminishing in the later afternoon.
Moderate to strong NW winds.

Raptor Observations:
PG AD 105
GE J 214, 326
GE AD 647
GE U 3:50
BE J 717, 817, 935, 1015, 124, 4.25
BE WB 1042, 1130, 120, 146
BE 4TH 647, 802, 817, 830, 254
BE AD 758 (2), 830 (2), 913, 1049, 1259, 202, 229, 315, 319, 3:49

First bird BE 647
Last bird BE 4:25

Non-raptor Observations:
COLO 49 (one flock of 21)
Tundra/Trumpeter Swan 19
TRSW 61
A conspiracy of 10 ravens

RBNU
BECR
CEDW
AMRO
RCKI
GCKI
NOFL
WTSP
DEJU
YRWA
========================================================================
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
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: 11/1/19 4:49 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Allegheny Front (01 Nov 2019) 15 Raptors
Allegheny Front
Central City, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 01, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 0 9
TV 9 9 259
OS 0 0 112
BE 0 0 235
NH 0 0 26
SS 0 0 1671
CH 0 0 174
NG 0 0 4
RS 0 0 35
BW 0 0 16208
RT 4 4 796
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 0 36
AK 0 0 82
ML 0 0 30
PG 0 0 28
UA 0 0 6
UB 0 0 13
UF 0 0 12
UE 0 0 1
UR 2 2 70

Total: 15 15 19807
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Observation start time: 08:30:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 6.5 hours

Official Counter: Ed Gowarty,Sr

Observers: Joan Rocco, Nancy Ott

Weather:
Northwest winds with temperatures around the freezing mark. Overcast in the
a.m. with strong winds. Clearing in the p.m. with much slower winds.

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
Crows, Ravens, Jays

Predictions:
West winds with sun, but remaining cold.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Brian M. Wargo (<brianwargo...>)


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

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Date: 11/1/19 3:55 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (01 Nov 2019) 179 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 01, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 30
Turkey Vulture 24 24 594
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 0 0 292
Bald Eagle 16 16 272
Northern Harrier 7 7 61
Sharp-shinned Hawk 33 33 1976
Cooper's Hawk 14 14 238
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 2 2 39
Red-shouldered Hawk 5 5 53
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 6726
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 66 66 328
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 1 1 18
Golden Eagle 1 1 15
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 3 3 261
Merlin 5 5 139
Peregrine Falcon 2 2 50
Unknown Falcon 0 0 6
Unknown Raptor 0 0 29

Total: 179 179 11127
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Observation start time: 06:30:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 10.5 hours

Compiler: David Barber

Counters: Andrew Consler, Yi-Hua Tsai

Weather:
Variable cloudiness with strong W and WNW winds 15 mph sustained with
higher gusts, decreasing in the afternoon

Raptor Observations:
BAEA: 0730I, 0819I, 1015A, 1138I, 1215A, 1223A, 1239A, 1303A, 1320A, 1326A,
1419A, 1421A, 1445J, 1448I, 1547I, 1624A

GOEA: 1524subadult

Non-raptor Observations:
4 common loons, 7 tree swallows, yellow-rumped warbler, winter wren, common
grackle, red-winged blackbird
========================================================================
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: 11/1/19 3:34 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (01 Nov 2019) 123 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 01, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 4 4 203
Turkey Vulture 41 41 800
Osprey 1 1 183
Bald Eagle 16 16 252
Northern Harrier 2 2 30
Sharp-shinned Hawk 21 21 1165
Cooper's Hawk 3 3 138
Northern Goshawk 3 3 4
Red-shouldered Hawk 4 4 21
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 4161
Red-tailed Hawk 22 22 238
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 4 4 19
American Kestrel 0 0 91
Merlin 2 2 32
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 30
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 69

Total: 123 123 7436
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Observation start time: 07:30:00
Observation end time: 15:30:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Caleb Hinojos

Observers: Bob Astleford, Doug Burton, Jeff Hopkins, John Traynor

Visitors:
Dan and Pete Kell (RIP).
Additional qualified observers: Ed Wanamaker, Rob Keith, Mike Kaufmann


Weather:
Visibility was very clear all day and extended up to 15+ miles. Cloud cover
was minimal at the beginning and end of the day while the late morning had
cloud cover up to a high of 80%. Winds were from the NW with gusts between
14-21 mph. Temperature ranged between 39-44F.

Raptor Observations:
Bald eagle: 0823a, 0853i, 0911a, 0927a, 0933a, 1030a, 1032a, 1057a, 1057a,
1111a, 1223a, 1223a, 1250a, 1345a, 1345a, 1346a

Golden eagle: 0843a, 0846a, 1401i, 1415i

Northern goshawk: 1302a, 1327a, 1353a

Non-raptor Observations:
20 ravens, 21 loons, 40 geese, and a red bellied woodpecker.

Predictions:
Areas of frost before 10am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 51. Calm
wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.
========================================================================
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: 11/1/19 2:12 pm
From: Tom and Nancy Moeller <thosjmoel...>
Subject: Bonaparte's Gulls, Grebes, and Ruddy Duck; Duck Hollow; Allegheny County
We found two Bonaparte's Gulls, three Pied-billed Grebes, one Ruddy Duck drake, a Killdeer and some Mallards between 3{00 and 4:00 pm today. Just as we were leaving about three dozen Canada Geese came downriver to land in the water across from Duck Hollow.

Tom and Nancy Moeller
Allegheny County
 

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Date: 11/1/19 1:54 pm
From: Dan Richards <00000132f63ed96f-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Sandhill Cranes, Northern Harrier, Crawford Co.
This morning I tallied seven Sandhill Cranes and a Northern Harrier along Swamp Road near Espyville. 
Dan Richards
Treasure Lake
 

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Date: 11/1/19 12:56 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (01 Nov 2019) Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 01, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Turkey Vulture 0 0 245
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 0 0 118
Northern Harrier 0 0 14
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 0 0 97
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 0 397
Cooper's Hawk 0 0 83
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 36
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 314
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 0 39
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 0 96
Merlin 0 0 6
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 7
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 0 0 10
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 4
Unknown Raptor 0 0 12

Total: 0 0 1481
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 13:00:00
Total observation time: 4 hours

Official Counter: Bob Kelly, Dave Eberly

Observers: Bob Kelly, Dave Eberly, Mike Cosgrove

Weather:
A cold front overnight brought strong winds and rain which cleared the
unseasonably warm misty weather we experienced over the past 3 days.
Temperatures in the 70s yesterday were only 50 today with moderate to
strong NW winds and clear skies. However residual wind and rain to our
north may have slowed migration.

Raptor Observations:
Despite the change in the weather we had our 4th consecutive day with no
migrating raptors observed.

2 red-tailed hawks and a juvenile red-shouldered hawk plus a few vultures
of both species were seen but were not apparently migrating.

Non-raptor Observations:
a large skein of at least 100 Canada Geese were observed flying high and
SW.

Predictions:
The winds should die down. Overnight lows in the mid 30s.
Areas of frost before 11am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 53. Light
and variable wind.
Might be a decent day for migrants.
========================================================================
Report submitted by David Eberly (<david.eberly...>)
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: 11/1/19 12:34 pm
From: Amy Taracido <amytaracido...>
Subject: RBA western Pennsylvania, 16 October 2019
RBA
*Pennsylvania
*Pittsburgh and western Pennsylvania
*PAWE10.16.19

Highlights:
CACKLING GOOSE (Erie County)
WHITE-WINGED SCOTER
RED-NECKED GREBE (Erie County)
AMERICAN GOLDEN-PLOVER (Erie County)
BONAPARTE'S GULL
FORSTER'S TERN
GREAT CORMORANT (Erie County)

Contributors: Mike Fialkovich, Donna Foyle, Jerry McWilliams, Daniel Weeks.

Compiler: Amy Taracido

Wednesday, 9 October 2019 through Wednesday, 16 October 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: COMMON LOON continues.

ALLEGHENY COUNTY:

In an unspecified backyard location on 10/15, 1 RUBY-THROATED HUMMINGBIRD continues (late) (DF).


BUTLER COUNTY:

On 10/12 at Squaw Valley Woodlands, 2 COMMON RAVENS (DW).


ERIE COUNTY:

On 10/9 at Presque Isle State Park, 1 RED-NECKED GREBE; on 10/10, 3 SANDERLINGS; on 10/11, 1 GREAT CORMORANT, 2 FORSTER'S TERNS; on 10/12, 1 AMERICAN GOLDEN-PLOVER; on 10/14, 3 REDHEADS, 1 WHITE-WINGED SCOTER; on 10/15, 75 BONAPARTE'S GULLS; on 10/16, 3 NORTHERN PINTAILS, 1 PEREGRINE FALCON (JM).

In Waterford on 10/13, 1 CACKLING GOOSE (JM).


WESTMORELAND COUNTY:

On 10/11 at Sewickley Creek Wetlands in New Stanton, 2 PALM WARBLERS (MF).

Amy Taracido
Washington Co., PA

To send in reports:
AMYTARACIDO@ YAHOO.COM

Thank you to all the contributors.
 

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Date: 11/1/19 12:14 pm
From: David Gibson <20cabot...>
Subject: More Thoughts on Birds and Bird Photography
Hi PA birders, Here's my latest photo essay
<https://birdpartner.com/2019/11/01/birds-bird-photography-2/>. It's a more
bird/wildlife photography nuts and bolts piece than I've written before. I
describe my gear and my settings, I introduce shooting modes and so on. And
as always, I share a few thoughts on birds and what I hope you find are
compelling photos. I hope you enjoy it, and I look forward to your
feedback!
Dave Gibson
https://birdpartner.com/
 

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Date: 11/1/19 7:55 am
From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Erie County waterbird count for November 1, 2019
Location:  Walnut Creek accessDate:  November 1, 2019Time:  0745 to 1015Weather: Cloudy, WNW wind to 40 mph, temp. 42 F, waves 6' to 8' falling to 4' or 5'Comments:  Presque Isle S.P. was closed due to downed trees and high water from the overnight storm,  Light waterfowl movement, and the few flocks seen moving west were too far out to identify.  There was a good flight of westbound Dunlin.  There were also a few samll groups of Bonaparte's flying east.  Justin Berkheimer and Jennifer Ferrick assisted with the count.
Waterbirds recorded:
Gadwall  2American Wigeon  2American Black Duck  3Mallard  3Green-winged Teal  20unidentified scaup  18Surf/Black scoter  1Common Goldeneye  2Hooded Merganser  9Common Merganser  1Red-breasted Merganser 1Common/Red-breasted merganser  2Common Loon  15Black-bellied Plover  1Sanderling  2Dunlin  264Bonaparte's Gull  200+
Other birds moving along the lake:
Turkey Vulture  6

Jerry McWilliamsErie, Erie Co., <Pa.jerrymcw...>
 

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Date: 11/1/19 12:21 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (31 Oct 2019) 9 Raptors
Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve
Avondale, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 31, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 45 45
Turkey Vulture 0 921 921
Osprey 0 22 136
Bald Eagle 0 132 266
Northern Harrier 0 7 20
Sharp-shinned Hawk 6 328 575
Cooper's Hawk 3 142 217
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 30 40
Broad-winged Hawk 0 21 701
Red-tailed Hawk 0 65 69
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 28 108
Merlin 0 9 25
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 4
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 1
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 9 1752 3128
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 13:00:00
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): Just me in this weather.
<BR><BR>
Thanks everyone, for coming to beautiful Bucktoe Creek Preserve!
<BR><BR>



Weather:
<BR><BR>
Weather:
Cloudy w/Rain (100% cloud cover), Ceiling -- 200-1,700 ft., Visibility -
10-9 miles, Temps 64 - 73F, Winds SSE @ 10 - 15 mph.
<BR><BR>


Raptor Observations:
----“Raptors” seen, but deemed not to be migrating: 1-Red-shouldered
Hawk, 1-Red-tailed Hawk, and numerous Black (7) and Turkey Vultures (20).

<BR><BR>


Non-raptor Observations:
TODAY’S Bucktoe Bird Blog [‘BBB’]: [PLEASE NOTE: On October 31,
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>
Trick or Treat, what will it be? Well, if you consider having a lengthy
shower a desirable thing, then you were in store for a treat today at
Bucktoe. It RAINED, big-time! For most of us though, it was a trick, this
rain. On the “treat side” of the ledger were Sharp-shinned Hawks,
Cooper’s Hawks, Red-shouldered Hawk, and Ruby-crowned Kinglets, a large
flock of Cedar Waxwings, White - crowned Sparrows, Palm Warblers, and
Yellow-rumped Warblers. Nobody joined me today and I can’t blame
them!
<BR><BR>
In the rain afterwards and on the way to my friend Jerry’s home, I
stopped at Marsh Creek Lake to write and look for the hoped for scoters.
There were none of these “ocean ducks,” but I did see Double-crested
Cormorants, Belted Kingfisher, and Pied-billed Grebe.
<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>
Ruby-crowned Kinglets, Cedar Waxwings, White-crowned Sparrows, Palm
Warblers, and Yellow-rumped Warblers.
<BR><BR>
----OTHER WILDLIFE NOTED: Butterflies (0). Dragonflies (0). Reptiles &
Amphibians (0). Mammals (4): Eastern Cottontail, Eastern Gray Squirrel,
Woodchuck, 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: 1.75; Steps:
4,095; Floors: 6.
<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: 35; this season:
132
<BR><BR>
NEW SPECIES ADDED TODAY TO THIS YEAR’S “WATCH SPECIES LIST (0):”
none.
<BR><BR>


Predictions:
Tomorrow’s flight looks fantastic! Partly cloudy with strong NW winds.
Anyone feel a Golden Eagle coming on?
<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: 10/31/19 2:31 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (31 Oct 2019) Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 31, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Turkey Vulture 0 245 245
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 0 21 118
Northern Harrier 0 4 14
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 0 34 97
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 183 397
Cooper's Hawk 0 56 83
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 28 36
Broad-winged Hawk 0 13 314
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 35 39
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 32 96
Merlin 0 2 6
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 7
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 0 1 10
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 3 4
Unknown Raptor 0 6 12

Total: 0 665 1481
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 11:00:00
Total observation time: 2 hours

Official Counter: Alan Simon

Observers: Bob Kelly, Tom Bush

Weather:
warm temperatures, intermittent rain and south winds equals a terrible day
for raptor migration.

Raptor Observations:
No raptors observed

Non-raptor Observations:


Predictions:
A cold front pulled through by the back flow from the storm in New England
will bring much cooler temperatures and strong westerly winds tomorrow.
Hopefully it will bring some birds as well.
Sunny, with a high near 54. West wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as
29 mph.
========================================================================
Report submitted by David Eberly (<david.eberly...>)
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: 10/31/19 12:51 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (31 Oct 2019) Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 31, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 25 30
Turkey Vulture 0 559 570
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 0 41 292
Bald Eagle 0 128 256
Northern Harrier 0 28 54
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 1326 1943
Cooper's Hawk 0 160 224
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 20 37
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 40 48
Broad-winged Hawk 0 22 6726
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 159 262
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 8 17
Golden Eagle 0 13 14
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 101 258
Merlin 0 62 134
Peregrine Falcon 0 28 48
Unknown Falcon 0 3 6
Unknown Raptor 0 12 29

Total: 0 2735 10948
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 05:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 0 hours

Compiler:

Counters:

Weather:
No Count Due to 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
 

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Date: 10/31/19 12:15 pm
From: Robert Protz <0000005c73c8f66d-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Halloween Rubythroat in Latrobe - Westmoreland Co
Dear PABirders,
In addition to all the other late hummers being posted from WI, IL, MI, & IN, on Facebook . . . 
Yesterday and today there are photos of an obvious Rubythroat in Latrobe, Westmoreland CO. on Hummingbirds Anonymous group.
Point being . . . . . leave 1 feeder up for late hummers!
And for those who haven't heard, there's an adult male Rufous in Millersburg OH, and a recently banded adult female Rufous in the Berkshires in NW Massachusetts  (which I identified as a Selasphorus from the photos). And an additional photo showed a different Selasphorus at the same location in Mass. in early August! Yes, you read that correctly, a Selasphorus in western Massachusetts in August. Not to mention an adult male Blackchin in Chapel Hill NC right now.
Need any more motivation?
Rob Protzhttp://pahummers.tripod.com/
 

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Date: 10/31/19 12:06 pm
From: Mark Vass <hawk5571...>
Subject: Canvasback - Lawrence Co.
This afternoon there is a early drake Canvasback at the Shaner Rd. gravel
pond

Mark Vass
Beaver Co.
 

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Date: 10/31/19 10:25 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (31 Oct 2019) Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 31, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 65 199
Turkey Vulture 0 317 759
Osprey 0 25 182
Bald Eagle 0 85 236
Northern Harrier 0 11 28
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 624 1144
Cooper's Hawk 0 84 135
Northern Goshawk 0 1 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 12 17
Broad-winged Hawk 0 8 4161
Red-tailed Hawk 0 84 216
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 14 15
American Kestrel 0 21 91
Merlin 0 15 30
Peregrine Falcon 0 16 30
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 11 69

Total: 0 1393 7313
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 11:30:00
Total observation time: 4.5 hours

Official Counter: Caleb Hinojos

Observers:

Weather:
Cloud cover was 100% while visibility was 0 miles. Winds were from the S
and began to pick up towards midday with gusts between 4-18 mph.
Temperature ranged between 58-62F.

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
A total of 4 eastern red-backed salamanders (2 main and 2 leadback phases),
a black-throated blue warbler (F), a trio of dark-eyed juncos, combined
flock of golden and ruby-crowned kinglets, a downy woodpecker, carolina
wren, tufted titmouse, and a small flock of black-capped chickadees.

Predictions:
Sunny, with a high near 52. West wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as
29 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: 10/31/19 6:42 am
From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Erie County waterbird count for October 31, 2019
Location: Sunset Point, Presque Isle State ParkDate:  October 31, 2019Time:  0745 to 0915Weather: Cloudy, light rain, calm wind, waves less than a foot, 59 FComments:  It really bottomed out this morning, nothing moving.
Waterbirds recorded:
Mallard  2Green-winged Teal  4Greater Scaup  1Lesser Scaup  14Common Goldeneye  1Red-breasted Merganser  2Common Loon  2unidentified loon  1Horned Grebe  11
Other bird moving along the lake:
Bald Eagle  1

Jerry McWilliamsErie, Erie County, <Pa.jerrymcw...>
 

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Date: 10/31/19 4:29 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (30 Oct 2019) 25 Raptors
Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve
Avondale, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 30, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 45 45
Turkey Vulture 10 921 921
Osprey 0 22 136
Bald Eagle 1 132 266
Northern Harrier 0 7 20
Sharp-shinned Hawk 7 322 569
Cooper's Hawk 3 139 214
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 2 30 40
Broad-winged Hawk 0 21 701
Red-tailed Hawk 2 65 69
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 28 108
Merlin 0 9 25
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 4
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 1
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 25 1743 3119
----------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Official Counter: Larry Lewis

Observers: Dirk Robinson, Ellen Nunn

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



Weather:
<BR><BR>
Weather:
Cloudy w/Fog, Drizzle & Rain (100% cloud cover), Ceiling -- 300-3,200 ft.,
Visibility - 10 miles, Temps 54 - 68F, Winds NNE @ 5 mph.
<BR><BR>


Raptor Observations:
----“Raptors” seen, but deemed not to be migrating: 1-Red-shouldered
Hawk, 5-Red-tailed Hawk, and numerous Black (12) and Turkey Vultures (32).

<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’]:
<BR><BR>
Fog, low clouds, constant drizzle or rain were our constant companions
today at Bucktoe. Very little was flying in this, so we enjoyed the
activity at the feeders. Nothing unusual came in, but the antics were
amusing, particularly at the water feature.
<BR><BR>
Speaking of being in an intense fog and amusing antics, Dirk was out on
this miserable day, as was Ellen, who came with a sandwich and soup. The
rawness of this day cried out for soup. Thanks Ellen!
<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 RAVENS, Golden-crowned Kinglets, Ruby-crowned Kinglets,
White-crowned Sparrows, Savannah Sparrow, Swamp Sparrows, and Palm
Warblers
<BR><BR>
----OTHER WILDLIFE NOTED: Butterflies (2): Monarch - 1, Variegated
Fritillary. 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: 4.85; Steps:
11,382; Floors: 7.
<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:
132
<BR><BR>
NEW SPECIES ADDED TODAY TO THIS YEAR’S “WATCH SPECIES LIST (0):”
none.
<BR><BR>


Predictions:
Tomorrow’s flight looks like a total washout, with heavy rain and strong
southerly winds. NOT 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: 10/30/19 6:03 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (30 Oct 2019) Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 30, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Turkey Vulture 0 245 245
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 0 21 118
Northern Harrier 0 4 14
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 0 34 97
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 183 397
Cooper's Hawk 0 56 83
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 28 36
Broad-winged Hawk 0 13 314
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 35 39
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 32 96
Merlin 0 2 6
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 7
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 0 1 10
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 3 4
Unknown Raptor 0 6 12

Total: 0 665 1481
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:30:00
Observation end time: 11:15:00
Total observation time: 2.75 hours

Official Counter:

Observers: Liam Hart

Weather:
wet mist and overcast all morning. No afternoon counter

Raptor Observations:
A merlin was seen chasing some starlings but did not appear to be
migrating.

Non-raptor Observations:
Official Counter: Liam Hart

Predictions:
Rain, mainly before 3pm. Areas of fog before noon. High near 74. South wind
9 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts
between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Likely a rainout
========================================================================
Report submitted by David Eberly (<david.eberly...>)
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: 10/30/19 5:13 pm
From: Pamela Fisher <000000233af33264-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Merlin, Dowitchers, Lebanon county
I stopped by the ponds at Prescott and Fox roads this afternoon. I had heard that there was a Long-billed Dowitcher there. I quickly found some shorebirds, and started looking through them. I found two Dowitchers, unfortunately, I don't think I'm good enough to differentiate them by sight. I also had a Greater Yellowlegs, a Lesser Yellowlegs, and about 9 Killdeer. I noticed that one of the Dowitchers had an injury on its right side. It looked as if the lower part of its wing was missing, along with some feathers on its side. While trying to figure out which species I was looking at, a Merlin strafed them, and the other birds twice. The second time, everything but the injured Dowitcher and the Killdeer flew away. When the Dowitcher left, it gave a kek call.

Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android
 

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Date: 10/30/19 4:53 pm
From: Pamela Fisher <000000233af33264-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Lancaster county
A group of us birded the Conewago Trail, starting at Rt. 743. We were blessed to have good looks at a Yellow-billed Cuckoo while on it. We also had a pair of Common Ravens.

Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android
 

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Date: 10/30/19 4:03 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (30 Oct 2019) Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 30, 2019
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 136 157
Turkey Vulture 0 231 231
Osprey 0 10 71
Bald Eagle 0 73 152
Northern Harrier 0 7 22
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 516 739
Cooper's Hawk 0 81 128
Northern Goshawk 0 1 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 6 20
Broad-winged Hawk 0 13 5442
Red-tailed Hawk 0 83 169
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 7 8
American Kestrel 0 30 74
Merlin 0 8 14
Peregrine Falcon 0 9 17
Unknown Accipiter 0 3 5
Unknown Buteo 0 2 7
Unknown Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 4 9

Total: 0 1221 7268
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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: Jeff Hook, Joan Renninger

Visitors:
2-vehicles; 5-individuals


Weather:
Hazy with low cloud deck. Temps in the 50's. Wind generally light out of
south.

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:


Predictions:
Rain...doesn't look good for a count.
========================================================================
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: 10/30/19 2:28 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Allegheny Front (30 Oct 2019) 1 Raptors
Allegheny Front
Central City, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 30, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 1 9
TV 0 250 250
OS 0 12 112
BE 0 62 235
NH 0 15 26
SS 1 1495 1671
CH 0 119 174
NG 0 3 4
RS 0 19 35
BW 0 21 16208
RT 0 610 792
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 36 36
AK 0 43 82
ML 0 16 30
PG 0 18 28
UA 0 2 6
UB 0 0 13
UF 0 5 12
UE 0 1 1
UR 0 21 68

Total: 1 2749 19792
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Observation start time: 07:30:00
Observation end time: 14:30:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Rosemary McGlynn

Observers: Bill Chambers, Deb Bodenschatz, Ed Gowarty, Janet Kuehl,
Joe Sabo, Mike Smith, Nancy Ott

Visitors:
numerous visitors including Joe Sabo,Ed Gowarty,Deb Bodenschatz,Janet
Kuehl,Bill Chambers,Mike Smith,Georgia Shalek,Nancy Ott,Phyllis Terchanik,
Bob Wertz,K. Zuipf,J. Mindel,w. Bastings,W.Zemaitis & others.


Weather:
moderate ESE winds but DENS fog with zero visibility till 1:00EST. Then
limited visibility to the fog returned at 2:30EST.

Raptor Observations:
1 SS

Non-raptor Observations:
jays,crows,raven,w b nuthatch,cardinals,c waxwings,downy wp & 1 walking
stick

Predictions:
moderate S to SW winds gaining strength as the day progresses;rain &/or
t-storms likely with a high near 60F.
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Report submitted by Rosemary McGlynn (<denali...>)


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Date: 10/30/19 2:03 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (30 Oct 2019) 37 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 30, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 25 30
Turkey Vulture 32 559 570
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 0 41 292
Bald Eagle 0 128 256
Northern Harrier 1 28 54
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3 1326 1943
Cooper's Hawk 1 160 224
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 20 37
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 40 48
Broad-winged Hawk 0 22 6726
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 159 262
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 8 17
Golden Eagle 0 13 14
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 101 258
Merlin 0 62 134
Peregrine Falcon 0 28 48
Unknown Falcon 0 3 6
Unknown Raptor 0 12 29

Total: 37 2735 10948
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Observation start time: 06:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 8.25 hours

Compiler: Laurie Goodrich

Counters: Karen Lutz, Karen lutz, Zoe Bonerbo

Weather:
Fog in am lifting to 12 km then closing in again late afternoon

Raptor Observations:
some vultures moving

Non-raptor Observations:
400 plus robins migrating
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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: 10/30/19 1:46 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Stone Mt., Pa. (30 Oct 2019) 1 Raptors
Stone Mt., Pa.
Allensville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 30, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 6 6
TV 0 509 509
OS 0 7 58
BE 0 73 139
NH 0 15 23
SS 0 516 617
CH 0 54 75
NG 0 0 0
RS 0 14 18
BW 0 1 3806
RT 1 153 181
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 11 12
AK 0 30 49
ML 0 22 28
PG 0 22 29
UA 0 5 6
UB 0 5 7
UF 0 0 0
UE 0 0 0
UR 0 10 13

Total: 1 1453 5576
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Observation start time: 10:00:00
Observation end time: 13:00:00
Total observation time: 3 hours

Official Counter: Greg Grove

Observers:

Weather:
Low clouds limited visibility. Light SE wind, occasionally calm

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
2 Hermit Thrush (one ate some Mountain Ash berries)
Palm Warbler, RC King. (3), YR warbler(2), Winter Wren, Carolina Wren,
========================================================================
Report submitted by Greg Grove (<gwg2...>)


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Date: 10/30/19 1:38 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (29 Oct 2019) Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 29, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Turkey Vulture 0 245 245
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 0 21 118
Northern Harrier 0 4 14
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 0 34 97
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 183 397
Cooper's Hawk 0 56 83
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 28 36
Broad-winged Hawk 0 13 314
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 35 39
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 32 96
Merlin 0 2 6
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 7
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 0 1 10
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 3 4
Unknown Raptor 0 6 12

Total: 0 665 1481
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 13:30:00
Total observation time: 4.5 hours

Official Counter: Alan Simon

Observers: Bob Kelly

Weather:
misty drizzle off and on got heavier after 1pm EDT
Temp upper 50s, light north and easterly winds.

Raptor Observations:
Only 2 non-migrating turkey vultures observed

Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
Report submitted by David Eberly (<david.eberly...>)
Rose Tree Park information may be found at:
www.rtphawkwatch.org


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Date: 10/30/19 12:51 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (30 Oct 2019) 3 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 30, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 65 199
Turkey Vulture 1 317 759
Osprey 0 25 182
Bald Eagle 2 85 236
Northern Harrier 0 11 28
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 624 1144
Cooper's Hawk 0 84 135
Northern Goshawk 0 1 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 12 17
Broad-winged Hawk 0 8 4161
Red-tailed Hawk 0 84 216
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 14 15
American Kestrel 0 21 91
Merlin 0 15 30
Peregrine Falcon 0 16 30
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 11 69

Total: 3 1393 7313
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Caleb Hinojos

Observers: Doug Burton, Jeff Hopkins

Visitors:
Kit Danzeisen


Weather:
Cloud cover remained at 100% all day while the visibility had a maximum of
5 miles for the first hour, but then gradually reduced to 0 miles by the
afternoon. Also, heavy haze made for poor viewing conditions at any
distance. Winds were mild and primarily E with speeds between 0-6 mph.
Temperatures ranged between 55-63F.

Raptor Observations:
Bald eagle: 1126a, 1126a

Non-raptor Observations:
1 raven and 1 eastern american red fox.

Predictions:
Rain. Patchy fog before 2pm. High near 71. South wind 6 to 13 mph. Chance
of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and
three quarters of an inch possible.
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Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>)
Bake Oven Knob information may be found at:
www.lgnc.org


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Date: 10/30/19 12:49 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Waggoner's Gap (30 Oct 2019) 28 Raptors
Waggoner's Gap
40 km W of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 30, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 4 10 10
TV 3 1300 1300
OS 0 33 210
BE 1 177 396
NH 0 38 64
SS 2 2341 3144
CH 2 220 288
NG 0 1 1
RS 5 43 48
BW 0 34 6636
RT 9 353 590
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 9 10
AK 0 63 165
ML 0 31 60
PG 0 18 40
UA 0 19 25
UB 1 9 16
UF 0 1 5
UE 0 1 1
UR 1 21 49

Total: 28 4722 13058
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Charlotte Catalano

Observers: Dave Grove, Gene Wagner, Pat Freed, Ron Freed

Visitors:
7, Ted and Pat Rekier


Weather:
Fog with low, complete cloud cover, light southerly winds.

Raptor Observations:
BE 4TH 950
First bird RT 950
Last bird RS 154

Non-raptor Observations:
Monarchs 2

BRCR 1
RCKI 20
GCKI 22
YRWA 10
DEJU 11
CEDW 130
NOFL
EABL
========================================================================
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: 10/30/19 11:44 am
From: Lisa Dziuban <dziubanlisa...>
Subject: Bald Eagle - Plumstead Twp., Bucks County.
Traveling south on Meeting House Rd, from Stump Rd., I saw a big “nest” in a tree. Wasn’t a nest, it was a Bald Eagle perched in the tree. Now that the leaves are coming down, objects in trees are more noticeable ! Very cool to see one so close to home.

Lisa Dziuban
 

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Date: 10/30/19 10:30 am
From: Dave Leibert <xdave...>
Subject: Canada Geese @ Green Pond , Northampton County
Howdy all,

I did a drive by of the new Green pond area yesterday after hanging out
at Starbucks.

The new retention pond is filled with water and it looks like the bottom
isn't level so one side has a mud flat area. There were hundreds of
Canada geese in this new retention pond . There were geese in the actual
big pond as well.

While listings of CG aren't too exciting at least some feathered friends
are utilizing this spot again. I know they will land in a puddle on the
side of the road but I'm feeling a little encouraged here after the
development . Perhaps the ecosystem in the retention pond will evolve
and wading birds will be attracted to it in the future.

I get the feeling that intersection by the pond is going to be changed .
There is already a lot of traffic there for a country road and with all
of the new housing there will likely be more traffic.

Happy birding,
Dave
 

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Date: 10/30/19 8:17 am
From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Erie County waterbird count for October 30, 2019
Location:  SunsetPoint, Presque Isle State ParkDate:  October 30, 2019Time:  0745 to1015Weather: Cloudy, misty for a short time, N wind to 5 mph becoming NE to 10 mph, waves one foot, temp. 55 FComments:  Common Loons moving east with just a few ducks flying.  Jennifer Ferrick assisted with the count.
Waterbirds recorded:
Mallard  2Northern Pintail  1Greater Scaup  5Lesser Scaup  65White-winged Scoter  2Long-tailed Duck  1Bufflehead  1Red-throated Loon  3Common Loon  64unidentified loon  6Horned Grebe  1
Other bird moving along the lake:
Peregrine Falcon  1

Jerry McWilliamsErie, Erie County, <Pa.jerrymcw...>
 

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Date: 10/30/19 12:51 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (29 Oct 2019) 106 Raptors
Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve
Avondale, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 29, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 45 45
Turkey Vulture 75 911 911
Osprey 0 22 136
Bald Eagle 0 131 265
Northern Harrier 0 7 20
Sharp-shinned Hawk 13 315 562
Cooper's Hawk 5 136 211
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 4 28 38
Broad-winged Hawk 0 21 701
Red-tailed Hawk 8 63 67
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 28 108
Merlin 1 9 25
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 4
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 1
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 106 1718 3094
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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:

Visitors:
THE LAND CONSERVANCY FOR SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY’S HAWK WATCH AT BUCKTOE
CREEK PRESERVE
<BR><BR>
Visitors (10): Linda Meyers, Jerry Meyers, Joe Meloney, Carol DePalma,
Ellen Nunn, Lea Gummey, Tom Zunino, Gerry Teig, Andy Urquhart
<BR><BR>
Thanks everyone, for coming to beautiful Bucktoe Creek Preserve!
<BR><BR>



Weather:
<BR><BR>
Weather:
Mostly Cloudy (100-90% cloud cover), Ceiling -- 2,300-4,500 ft., Visibility
- 10 miles, Temps 54 - 65F, Winds SE @ 5 mph.
<BR><BR>


Raptor Observations:
----“Raptors” seen, but deemed not to be migrating: 2-Red-shouldered
Hawk, 6-Red-tailed Hawk, and numerous Black (43) and Turkey Vultures (55).

<BR><BR>


Non-raptor Observations:
TODAY’S Bucktoe Bird Blog [‘BBB’]:
<BR><BR>
Not the best of days is on our way at Bucktoe, but perhaps not a complete
washout. Yesterday’s incredibly high sky will be replaced by a low
ceiling today. But before going to Bucktoe, I stopped at the effluent pond
of Longwood Gardens [private] where I have been seeing an assortment of
waterfowl. Today there were Northern Shoveler, Ring-necked Ducks, Ruddy
Ducks, Green-winged Teal, American Wigeon, along with the regular Mallards
and Canada Geese.
<BR><BR>
The feeders and water feature were alive with activity when I arrived at
Bucktoe Hawk Watch; activity which included 9 sparrow species. There were
White-crowned Sparrows, White-throated Sparrows, Song Sparrows, and Field
Sparrows, but of more unusual occurrence were the Swamp Sparrows, Eastern
Towhee, Dark-eyed Junco, Chipping Sparrows, and the Lincoln’s Sparrow.
After a bit I added a 10th sparrow when a Savannah Sparrow joined the
group.
<BR><BR>
Carol and Ellen were here and brought food. Thanks guys! It was nice to
spend time with Joe, Gerry, and Tom, 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>
COMMON RAVENS, Ruby-crowned Kinglets, White-crowned Sparrows, Savannah
Sparrows, Lincoln’s Sparrow, Swamp Sparrows, Palm Warblers, and
Yellow-rumped Warblers
<BR><BR>
----OTHER WILDLIFE NOTED: Butterflies (2): Buckeye, Variegated Fritillary.
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: 2.63; Steps:
6,175; Floors: 7.
<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: 45; this season:
132
<BR><BR>
NEW SPECIES ADDED TODAY TO THIS YEAR’S “WATCH SPECIES LIST (1):”
Dark-eyed Junco.
<BR><BR>


Predictions:
Tomorrow’s flight looks Cloudy with a foggy beginning and light 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.

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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: 10/29/19 5:36 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Stone Mt., Pa. (29 Oct 2019) 3 Raptors
Stone Mt., Pa.
Allensville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 29, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 6 6
TV 0 509 509
OS 0 7 58
BE 0 73 139
NH 2 15 23
SS 0 516 617
CH 0 54 75
NG 0 0 0
RS 0 14 18
BW 0 1 3806
RT 1 152 180
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 11 12
AK 0 30 49
ML 0 22 28
PG 0 22 29
UA 0 5 6
UB 0 5 7
UF 0 0 0
UE 0 0 0
UR 0 10 13

Total: 3 1452 5575
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Zoey Greenberg

Observers:

Visitors:
Kim & Dan Baldwin


Weather:
Foggy with limited visibility all day, wind mostly light from the SE,
Temperatures 53-56F.

Raptor Observations:
1st Turkey Vulture up at 10:14, high count of 3.

Observed adult Bald Eagle flapping laboriously low & near platform as I
approached to start the count at 8 a.m - may have lifted from perch.

Three local Bald Eagles (2 Ad, 1 Imm) spent time right above the platform,
forming lazy circles 13:00-13:30.

Non-raptor Observations:
2 Blue Jays, 50 Cedar Waxwings, 2 Northern Flickers, 4 Crows, 2 Carolina
Wrens, 30 Robins, 1 Pileated Woodpecker, 2 Ravens, 3 Black-capped
Chickadees, 2 unidentified ducks.

Beautiful murmurations all day long, forming at the base of the ridge on
Big Valley side.

Predictions:
Areas of dense morning fog. Cloudy. High 63F. Winds light and variable,
mostly SSE.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Jon Kauffman (<jvk5019...>)


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Date: 10/29/19 4:12 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Allegheny Front (29 Oct 2019) 118 Raptors
Allegheny Front
Central City, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 29, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 1 9
TV 8 250 250
OS 0 12 112
BE 2 62 235
NH 3 15 26
SS 20 1494 1670
CH 6 119 174
NG 0 3 4
RS 3 19 35
BW 0 21 16208
RT 67 610 792
RL 0 0 0
GE 5 36 36
AK 0 43 82
ML 0 16 30
PG 0 18 28
UA 0 2 6
UB 0 0 13
UF 0 5 12
UE 0 1 1
UR 4 21 68

Total: 118 2748 19791
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Jim Rocco

Observers: Deb Bodenschatz, Ed Gowarty, Greg Gdula, Joe Sabo,
Mike Smith, Tom & Janet Kuehl

Visitors:
28 visitors. Mike Smith, Georgia Shaler, Greg Gdula, Bob
Stewart, Joe Sabo, Tom & Janet Kuehl, Deb Bodenschatz, Dave
Poder, Ed Gowarty, Nancy Ott, Karen Jackson, Barb Carrier
all helped with spotting.


Weather:
Light to moderate winds out of the SE.
Average temperature 12 C.
Cloud cover went from 100% with early morning fog, down to 20% in late
afternoon. Visibility less than a mile to 32 km.

Raptor Observations:
122 Raptors counted. Bald eagles Immature at 10:41, 2:38.
Golden eagles at : juv. 10:52, Adult's at 11:57, 12:18,
12:26, Sub adult. 12:20

Non-raptor Observations:
Buck eye butterfly, Red bellied woodpecker, pileated woodpecker, white
throated sparrow, waxwings, ravens, crows,
blue jays, juncos, goldfinches, nuthatches, chickadees,
cardinal, ruby crowned kinglet, gold crowned kinglet, black
headed vireo

Predictions:
early morning fog. winds from SE
========================================================================
Report submitted by Jim Rocco (<jd.jh.rocco...>)


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Date: 10/29/19 3:52 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (29 Oct 2019) 10 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 29, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 25 30
Turkey Vulture 8 527 538
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 0 41 292
Bald Eagle 0 128 256
Northern Harrier 0 27 53
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2 1323 1940
Cooper's Hawk 0 159 223
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 20 37
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 40 48
Broad-winged Hawk 0 22 6726
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 159 262
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 8 17
Golden Eagle 0 13 14
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 101 258
Merlin 0 62 134
Peregrine Falcon 0 28 48
Unknown Falcon 0 3 6
Unknown Raptor 0 12 29

Total: 10 2698 10911
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 9.92 hours

Compiler: Zach Bordner

Counters:

Weather:
Overcast with 0-3 mph wind from S/SE/SW.

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:
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Date: 10/29/19 3:44 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (29 Oct 2019) 14 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 29, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 136 157
Turkey Vulture 5 231 231
Osprey 0 10 71
Bald Eagle 1 73 152
Northern Harrier 0 7 22
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2 516 739
Cooper's Hawk 1 81 128
Northern Goshawk 0 1 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 6 20
Broad-winged Hawk 0 13 5442
Red-tailed Hawk 5 83 169
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 7 8
American Kestrel 0 30 74
Merlin 0 8 14
Peregrine Falcon 0 9 17
Unknown Accipiter 0 3 5
Unknown Buteo 0 2 7
Unknown Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 4 9

Total: 14 1221 7268
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter: Dave Schwenk, Gayle Lawrence

Observers: Ellis Blauch, Gayle Lawrence

Visitors:
5


Weather:
Light SSE wind under overcast skies, temps 58 - 63

Raptor Observations:
JBE chasing a hard flapping TV

Non-raptor Observations:

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


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Date: 10/29/19 2:43 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rocky Ridge (29 Oct 2019) 26 Raptors
Rocky Ridge
York, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 29, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 12 57 57
Turkey Vulture 6 85 88
Osprey 0 7 55
Bald Eagle 0 17 46
Northern Harrier 0 9 25
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3 223 500
Cooper's Hawk 2 18 37
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 9 18
Broad-winged Hawk 0 5 9571
Red-tailed Hawk 0 47 82
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 31 92
Merlin 1 7 15
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 11
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 2
Unknown Buteo 0 3 8
Unknown Falcon 0 5 9
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 1 5 22

Total: 26 530 10638
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 5 hours

Official Counter:

Observers: Anne Muren, Chad Erhardt, Robin Smith

Visitors:
4, activity with the "3 wooden poles" as utility workers made a few changes
to the local landmarks in the powerline cut.


Weather:
Wind was light from the Southeast for most of the count period. Cloud cover
was 100%. The temperature was near 15 C most of the day.

Raptor Observations:
A small movement of raptors was recorded. Most of the migrants were
vultures.

Non-raptor Observations:
Common Raven-1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet-6
Golden-crowned Kinglet-3
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Report submitted by Andrew Wolfgang (<a19wolfgang...>)


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Date: 10/29/19 2:20 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (29 Oct 2019) 9 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 29, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 65 199
Turkey Vulture 6 316 758
Osprey 0 25 182
Bald Eagle 0 83 234
Northern Harrier 0 11 28
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3 624 1144
Cooper's Hawk 0 84 135
Northern Goshawk 0 1 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 12 17
Broad-winged Hawk 0 8 4161
Red-tailed Hawk 0 84 216
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 14 15
American Kestrel 0 21 91
Merlin 0 15 30
Peregrine Falcon 0 16 30
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 11 69

Total: 9 1390 7310
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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:

Visitors:
Justin and Cate from Jersey, and Marvin and Bekah heading southbound on the
AT.


Weather:
Visibility was minimal for the first half of the day, but early afternoon
allowed for a clear visibility up to 5 miles. Winds were light and
primarily from the S with gusts between 1-6 mph. Cloud coverage was 100%
all day. Temperature ranged from 51-56F.

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
A flock of both golden and ruby-crowned kinglets, a brown creeper, both
pileated and downy woodpeckers, black-capped chickadees, a flock of tufted
titmice, a Carolina wren, a group of blue-headed vireos, 2 ravens, and 2
cormorants.

Predictions:
Areas of drizzle and fog before 2pm, then a slight chance of showers after
5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 64. Light east wind.
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Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>)
Bake Oven Knob information may be found at:
www.lgnc.org


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Date: 10/29/19 1:57 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Waggoner's Gap (29 Oct 2019) 12 Raptors
Waggoner's Gap
40 km W of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 29, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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BV 0 6 6
TV 2 1297 1297
OS 0 33 210
BE 0 176 395
NH 1 38 64
SS 2 2339 3142
CH 1 217 285
NG 0 1 1
RS 2 38 43
BW 0 34 6636
RT 4 344 581
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 9 10
AK 0 63 165
ML 0 31 60
PG 0 18 40
UA 0 19 25
UB 0 8 15
UF 0 1 5
UE 0 1 1
UR 0 20 48

Total: 12 4693 13029
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 6.5 hours

Official Counter: Charlotte Catalano, Gene Wagner, Joe Lavella

Observers: Charlotte Catalano, Gene Wagner, Joe Lavella

Visitors:
3


Weather:
Dense fog delayed the count, thinning but limiting visibility with complete
cloud cover and light southerly winds.

Raptor Observations:
First bird SS 1045
Last bird TV 224



Non-raptor Observations:
Monarchs 0

YRWA 24
PAWA 1
EATO 1
WIWR 1
RCKI
GCKI
BLJA
NOFL
CEDW
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Report submitted by ()
Waggoner's Gap information may be found at:
www.waggap.com


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https://dunkadoo.org/explore/audubon-pennsylvania/waggoners-gap-hawk-watch-fall-2019
 

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Date: 10/29/19 12:27 pm
From: Ann Pettigrew <rook185...>
Subject: Late House Wren - York County
I had a late House Wren make an appearance today. I haven’t seen any for about a month.

Is anyone still seeing hummingbirds?

Have a great evening!

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
 

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Date: 10/29/19 9:14 am
From: jerry stanley <bhnsjerry...>
Subject: Venango Co. 10/29
At home, 1 FOX SPARROW, 3200 GRACKLE

Jerry Stanley
 

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Date: 10/29/19 9:08 am
From: Michael David <michaeltdavid...>
Subject: American White Pelicans, Cambria Co.
Hi All,
I am doing surveys in Cambria County north of Patton and just had 2
American White Pelicans fly by! They disappeared low in the same direction
they showed up so I can't say which way they are going but maybe they'll
turn up at one of the lakes in the area. Prince Gallitzin State Park is
close by.

Good birding,
Michael David
Allegheny Co.
 

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Date: 10/29/19 9:06 am
From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Erie County waterbird count for October 29, 2019
Location:  Sunset Point, Presque Isle State ParkDate:  October 29, 2019Time:  0735 to 1005Weather: Mostly clear, SW wind to 5 mph, calm lake, temp. 55 FComments: Lesser Scaup and Common Loons were the main birds moving, with small numbers of other waterfowl.  A few Passerines were moving across the lake from the north and I saw only one taken by a gull.  Julie Leonard, Bernie O'Connor, and Conner Vara assisted with the count.
Waterbirds recorded:
Gadwall  23Mallard  2Ring-necked Duck  4Lesser Scaup  236Surf Scoter  4White-winged Scoter  3Red-breasted Merganser  2Red-throated Loon  3Common Loon  78Horned Grebe  8Greater Yellowlegs  1
Others birds moving across the lake:
White-throated Sparrow  1Dark-eyed Junco  5unidentified sparrow  2unidentified Passerine  4

Jerry McWilliamsErie, Erie County, <Pa.jerrymcw...>
 

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Date: 10/29/19 2:45 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (28 Oct 2019) 350 Raptors
Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve
Avondale, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 28, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 45 45 45
Turkey Vulture 252 836 836
Osprey 0 22 136
Bald Eagle 0 131 265
Northern Harrier 0 7 20
Sharp-shinned Hawk 21 302 549
Cooper's Hawk 10 131 206
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 8 24 34
Broad-winged Hawk 0 21 701
Red-tailed Hawk 12 55 59
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 28 108
Merlin 2 8 24
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 4
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 1
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 350 1612 2988
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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: Carol Depalma, Ellen Nunn

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



Weather:
<BR><BR>
Weather:
Sunny (10% cloud cover), Ceiling -- 40,000-30,000 ft., Visibility - 10
miles, Temps 53 - 68F, Winds Light & Variable
<BR><BR>


Raptor Observations:
----“Raptors” seen, but deemed not to be migrating: 2-Red-shouldered
Hawk, 6-Red-tailed Hawk, and numerous Black (60) and Turkey Vultures (72).

<BR><BR>


Non-raptor Observations:
TODAY’S Bucktoe Bird Blog [‘BBB’]:
<BR><BR>
Things began quickly at Bucktoe this morning. Lots of vultures were
around; trees full of them roosting for the night where I normally never
see them. These were surely migrants which stopped here for the night
before continuing on their journey. The sky was littered with vultures of
both species, in every direction well before 10am. They were all gaining
altitude and heading south. I am considering rethinking my rule of not
counting Black Vultures as migrants. They were right with the seemingly
southbound Turkey Vultures which I feel fairly confident are migrating.
The morning featured numbers of a variety of hawks though very difficult to
spot in this high sky.
<BR><BR>
Carol was out early and with tuna sandwiches. Ellen arrived bearing soup
and fruit. Where on earth did these ladies get the notion that gifts of
food and libation were welcomed or encouraged here at Bucktoe?
<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 RAVENS, Ruby-crowned Kinglets, White-crowned Sparrows, Palm
Warblers, Yellow-rumped Warblers, and Rusty Blackbird
<BR><BR>
----OTHER WILDLIFE NOTED: Butterflies (6): Monarch - 5, Cabbage White,
Clouded Sulphur, Orange Sulphur, Buckeye, Variegated Fritillary.
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: 3.56; Steps:
8,344; Floors: 6.
<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: 43; this season:
131
<BR><BR>
NEW SPECIES ADDED TODAY TO THIS YEAR’S “WATCH SPECIES LIST (1):”
Rusty Blackbird.
<BR><BR>


Predictions:
Tomorrow’s flight looks not so good with drizzle and winds from the
southeast. Not a complete washout, though.
<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: 10/28/19 6:48 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Allegheny Front (28 Oct 2019) 279 Raptors
Allegheny Front
Central City, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 28, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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BV 0 1 9
TV 42 242 242
OS 0 12 112
BE 2 60 233
NH 1 12 23
SS 46 1474 1650
CH 2 113 168
NG 0 3 4
RS 3 16 32
BW 0 21 16208
RT 170 543 725
RL 0 0 0
GE 9 31 31
AK 2 43 82
ML 0 16 30
PG 1 18 28
UA 1 2 6
UB 0 0 13
UF 0 5 12
UE 0 1 1
UR 0 17 64

Total: 279 2630 19673
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 17:15:00
Total observation time: 8.25 hours

Official Counter: Deb Bodenschatz

Observers: Dave Poder, Janet Kuehl, Jim Rocco, Joe Sabo, Nancy Ott,
Sandy Cline, Tom Kuehl, Tom & Janet Kuehl

Visitors:
Dick Lohr, Joe Sabo, Joe Dumen, Jeff HanTaman, Tom & Carla Heckman, Tom &
Janet Kuehl, Jim Rocco, Dave Poder, Nancy Ott, Sandy Cline, Nancy Ott, Lee
Fisher, Craig Jones, Bill & Audrey Chambers, Robert, Rob & Theresa


Weather:
Sunny clear skies with some fog and haziness in the valley for the first
couple hours. Light to moderate E/ESE wind and a high temperature of 15.8
C.

Raptor Observations:
A fairly busy day which included Red-shouldered, Cooper’s, Northern
Harrier, Kestrel, Peregrine, and large numbers os Sharp-shinned and
Red-tailed Hawks. We also had 2 Bald Eagles Adult 1:26 and sub-adult 1:45
and 9 Golden Eagles. Adult 2:03, 4:20, 4:29, Sub-adult 1:30, 1:54, 2:25,
2:32, 3:15, Juvenile 12:48. We also had a Bald Eagle adult heading north
early in the morning. Almost all the raptors were beautiful looks either
overhead or just off of the escarpment on the East.

Non-raptor Observations:
A large number of Blue Jays, flicks of Robins and Cedar Waxwings as well as
24 Ravens, 7 Crows, 4 Juncos, a few Chickadees, a White-breasted Nuthatch
and a male Cardinal.

Predictions:
Mostly Cloudy with light to moderate SSE wind and a high temperature of 15
C.
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Report submitted by Deb Bodenschatz (<debbiebodenschatz...>)


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Date: 10/28/19 5:24 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rocky Ridge (28 Oct 2019) 107 Raptors
Rocky Ridge
York, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 28, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 29 45 45
Turkey Vulture 41 79 82
Osprey 0 7 55
Bald Eagle 3 17 46
Northern Harrier 0 9 25
Sharp-shinned Hawk 11 220 497
Cooper's Hawk 3 16 35
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 2 8 17
Broad-winged Hawk 0 5 9571
Red-tailed Hawk 14 47 82
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 31 92
Merlin 1 6 14
Peregrine Falcon 1 2 11
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 2
Unknown Buteo 0 3 8
Unknown Falcon 1 5 9
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 4 21

Total: 107 504 10612
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Observation start time: 09:30:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 6.5 hours

Official Counter: Andrew Wolfgang

Observers: Alice Frick, Bernie Frick, Chad Erhardt, Jim Wendt

Visitors:
10 and Steve Kleiman


Weather:
A clear sky with mild temperatures and mild winds starting from the NE and
changing to SE

Raptor Observations:
A good mix of raptors 29BV 41TV 3BE 11SS 3CH 2RS 14RT 1AK 1ML 1PG 1UF
Local BE RT and Vultures were active

Non-raptor Observations:
EAPH
AMCR
DEJU 4
BHVI
RCKI
RWBL 130
PIWO
EUST
CEDW
CANG 250
DCCO 21
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Report submitted by Parks Volunteer (<parks...>)


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Date: 10/28/19 4:59 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Stone Mt., Pa. (28 Oct 2019) 185 Raptors
Stone Mt., Pa.
Allensville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 28, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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BV 0 6 6
TV 119 509 509
OS 0 7 58
BE 0 73 139
NH 2 13 21
SS 9 516 617
CH 3 54 75
NG 0 0 0
RS 4 14 18
BW 0 1 3806
RT 44 151 179
RL 0 0 0
GE 2 11 12
AK 1 30 49
ML 0 22 28
PG 1 22 29
UA 0 5 6
UB 0 5 7
UF 0 0 0
UE 0 0 0
UR 0 10 13

Total: 185 1449 5572
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Observation start time: 08:15:00
Observation end time: 15:15:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Nick Bolgiano

Observers:

Weather:
Wind initially N 1-2 mph, switched to S 4-6 mph at 1100, sky clear, temp
50-66F

Raptor Observations:
flight was mostly over Big Valley and the edge of the bench on the Big
Valley side

6 BE not counted
GE: 1342 Sub, 1441 Juv
AK: 1 male

Non-raptor Observations:
Double-crested Cormorant-15, Ruby-crowned Kinglet-1, Yellow-rumped
Warbler-6, monarch-1
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Report submitted by Nick Bolgiano (<nickbolgiano...>)


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Date: 10/28/19 4:42 pm
From: Jack E. Solomon <00000003433c95af-dmarc-request...>
Subject: FRICK Today, Allegheny County
FRICK Park Today, Riverview Hill
Hermit Thrush 2Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Jack Solomon

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Date: 10/28/19 4:42 pm
From: DAVID KOCH <0000012d74227426-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Koch property, Northampton County
Things here (SE Northampton County, 2 miles west of Delaware River) are as expected for late October except that bird activity remains low with the warm weather. Species seen recently, though, are the normal winter arrivals. Juncos have been around for several days, and there are 8 sparrow species in the fields -- song, swamp, Savannah, white-throated, white- crowned, field, chipping, and Lincoln's. Ruby-crowned kinglets are easily found, as are a few sapsuckers, lots of yellow-rumped warblers, and small groups of palm warblers. An eastern phoebe was in the fencerow this morning and yesterday a blue-headed vireo was also there. I'm beginning to see chickadees (sp,), titmice, and white-breasted nuthatches visit feeders, and goldfinches are always around. This morning there was a decent robin putdown.  
Arlene Koch Easton, PA Northampton County <davilene...>
 

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Date: 10/28/19 3:41 pm
From: Williams, Lisa <liswilliam...>
Subject: REMINDER - Crane Survey
Hello all,

The USFWS Division of Migratory Birds has once again asked PA to participate in the Fall Sandhill Crane Survey. Many of you participated in previous surveys, or have expressed interest in participating this year. Thanks for your help!!

This year the survey will be conducted during Oct 30 to Nov 6.
Counts are best conducted within 30 minutes after sunrise or 30 minutes before sunset. If dawn/dusk surveys are not possible, cranes can be tallied during the day as they forage in small groups.

Background info, protocol and data sheet are available on the PGC website (www.pgc.pa.gov<http://www.pgc.pa.gov>) under BIRDING AND BIRD CONSERVATION. Or directly through this link (hit Ctrl Click to follow it): (https://gcc01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=www.pgc.pa.gov&amp;data=02%7C01%<7Cliswilliam...>%7C67d7a73f9df44bfec46b08d756dd52e3%7C418e284101284dd59b6c47fc5a9a1bde%7C0%7C1%7C637073380897193617&amp;sdata=Awb1XvnbUrZSo%2BetMPsoawfaqLgkmazyP6J6uwnwbFU%3D&amp;reserved=0<https://gcc01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.pgc.pa.gov&amp;data=02%7C01%<7Cliswilliam...>%7C67d7a73f9df44bfec46b08d756dd52e3%7C418e284101284dd59b6c47fc5a9a1bde%7C0%7C1%7C637073380897193617&amp;sdata=ODYzFyqt0rF0OUpzwEcWgSX9sRDFNHJvjesKfGyPpbs%3D&amp;reserved=0<https://gcc01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=www.pgc.pa.gov&amp;data=02%7C01%<7Cliswilliam...>%7C67d7a73f9df44bfec46b08d756dd52e3%7C418e284101284dd59b6c47fc5a9a1bde%7C0%7C1%7C637073380897193617&amp;sdata=Awb1XvnbUrZSo%2BetMPsoawfaqLgkmazyP6J6uwnwbFU%3D&amp;reserved=0%3chttps://gcc01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.pgc.pa.gov&amp;data=02%7C01%<7Cliswilliam...>%7C67d7a73f9df44bfec46b08d756dd52e3%7C418e284101284dd59b6c47fc5a9a1bde%7C0%7C1%7C637073380897193617&amp;sdata=ODYzFyqt0rF0OUpzwEcWgSX9sRDFNHJvjesKfGyPpbs%3D&amp;reserved=0>>)

There are multiple ways to report your crane observations. You can complete the online report via the web link below, or print survey sheets from the web page and mail to the address provided.

2018 Findings:

2018 was a low year for observations. 106 cranes were observed. Cranes were observed in six counties: CRAWFORD, LAWRENCE, BRADFORD, LACKAWANNA, WYOMING, SULLIVAN



Thanks to everyone who went the extra mile to complete this survey. I look forward to seeing your 2019 observations!
Lisa
 

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Date: 10/28/19 3:28 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (28 Oct 2019) 68 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 28, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 2 65 199
Turkey Vulture 53 310 752
Osprey 0 25 182
Bald Eagle 0 83 234
Northern Harrier 0 11 28
Sharp-shinned Hawk 5 621 1141
Cooper's Hawk 1 84 135
Northern Goshawk 0 1 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 12 17
Broad-winged Hawk 0 8 4161
Red-tailed Hawk 4 84 216
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 14 15
American Kestrel 2 21 91
Merlin 0 15 30
Peregrine Falcon 0 16 30
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 11 69

Total: 68 1381 7301
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Observation start time: 07:30:00
Observation end time: 15:30:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Caleb Hinojos

Observers: Ed Wanamaker, Rob Keith

Weather:
Cloud cover was nonexistent all day while clear visibility was over 15
miles. Winds were varied and began with gusts from the N but by the end of
the day it had switched to a southerly breeze. Temperature ranged between
54-63F.

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
2 ravens and 2 flocks of geese (44,22).

Predictions:
Patchy drizzle with a slight chance of light rain before 2pm. Cloudy, with
a high near 60. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Chance of precipitation is 20%.
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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: 10/28/19 3:27 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (28 Oct 2019) 25 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 28, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 20 136 157
Turkey Vulture 0 226 226
Osprey 0 10 71
Bald Eagle 1 72 151
Northern Harrier 0 7 22
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 514 737
Cooper's Hawk 1 80 127
Northern Goshawk 0 1 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 6 20
Broad-winged Hawk 0 13 5442
Red-tailed Hawk 2 78 164
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 7 8
American Kestrel 0 30 74
Merlin 0 8 14
Peregrine Falcon 0 9 17
Unknown Accipiter 0 3 5
Unknown Buteo 0 2 7
Unknown Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 4 9

Total: 25 1207 7254
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 5 hours

Official Counter: Richard Pohner

Observers: Brian Weaver, Jay George, Joe Meloney

Visitors:
6


Weather:
Light and variable winds under a full sunny sky. Yemps 52-59

Raptor Observations:
1 JBE

Non-raptor Observations:


Predictions:
scattered rain likely
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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: 10/28/19 3:08 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (28 Oct 2019) 86 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 28, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 3 25 30
Turkey Vulture 47 519 530
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 0 41 292
Bald Eagle 2 128 256
Northern Harrier 1 27 53
Sharp-shinned Hawk 12 1321 1938
Cooper's Hawk 0 159 223
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 20 37
Red-shouldered Hawk 2 40 48
Broad-winged Hawk 0 22 6726
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 18 159 262
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 8 17
Golden Eagle 0 13 14
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 101 258
Merlin 1 62 134
Peregrine Falcon 0 28 48
Unknown Falcon 0 3 6
Unknown Raptor 0 12 29

Total: 86 2688 10901
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Observation start time: 06:30:00
Observation end time: 16:30:00
Total observation time: 10 hours

Compiler: Bracken Brown

Counters: Danny Stoner

Weather:
Clear W/E wind 0-8mph

Raptor Observations:
An HY and TY bald eagle passed the lookout 13:22

Non-raptor Observations:
Hermit thrush were hanging around the lookout, large american robin and
common grackle flight.
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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: 10/28/19 1:56 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Waggoner's Gap (28 Oct 2019) 130 Raptors
Waggoner's Gap
40 km W of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 28, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 6 6
TV 32 1295 1295
OS 1 33 210
BE 4 176 395
NH 2 37 63
SS 9 2337 3140
CH 5 216 284
NG 0 1 1
RS 14 36 41
BW 0 34 6636
RT 58 340 577
RL 0 0 0
GE 1 9 10
AK 0 63 165
ML 0 31 60
PG 1 18 40
UA 1 19 25
UB 1 8 15
UF 0 1 5
UE 0 1 1
UR 1 20 48

Total: 130 4681 13017
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 9 hours

Official Counter: Charlotte Catalano, Ron Freed

Observers: Charlotte Catalano, Dave Grove, Deb Gingrich,
Diane McLaughlin, Gene Wagner, Joe Lavella, Kris Carroll,
Pat Freed, Robert McLaughlin, Ron Freed

Visitors:
Debbie Alvarez, Steve Schmidt, 18


Weather:
Light NW winds to start shifting lighter and southerly before picking up a
bit in the last couple hours. No cloud cover, sunny.

Raptor Observations:
PG UNAGED 936
GE SA 1048
BE AD 105, 320, 335
BE UNAGED 1043

First bird SS 706
Last bird BE 335

Early morning NW winds pushed birds to some of the most extreme reaches of
binocular vision this season over Tuscarora before winds shifted and
brought birds closer and onto the south side.

Non-raptor Observations:
Monarchs 2

1 red-spotted purple butterfly, 3-4 red admirals migrating, anglewings

COLO 2
CEDW 69
AMRO 17
EABL 2
RCKI
GCKI
YRWA
NOFL
BLJA
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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: 10/28/19 1:42 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (28 Oct 2019) 32 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 28, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Turkey Vulture 12 245 245
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 0 21 118
Northern Harrier 0 4 14
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 3 34 97
Sharp-shinned Hawk 9 183 397
Cooper's Hawk 0 56 83
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 3 28 36
Broad-winged Hawk 0 13 314
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 3 35 39
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 2 32 96
Merlin 0 2 6
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 7
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 0 1 10
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 3 4
Unknown Raptor 0 6 12

Total: 32 665 1481
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 13:00:00
Total observation time: 4 hours

Official Counter: Bill Cranny, Bob Kelly

Observers: Alan Simon, Bob Kelly

Visitors:
Bill Kemmerer


Weather:
Warm, temps in the 60s, some clouds. Gentle to moderate winds generally
from the east

Raptor Observations:
3 adult bald eagles passed over 11:40-11:42 EDT

Non-raptor Observations:
Common Raven (3)
Monarch butterfly (1)

Predictions:
Clouds with a chance for patchy drizzle. Temps to continue in the 60s.
Light NE winds. Probably not a great day for migration.
========================================================================
Report submitted by David Eberly (<david.eberly...>)
Rose Tree Park information may be found at:
www.rtphawkwatch.org


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Date: 10/28/19 9:08 am
From: A. Liebner <000000d98121eaef-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Re: DE Junco 10/27 Wayne Twp. Schuylkill Co.
Sorry for the incorrect day. It should be Sunday, 10/27.Ann M. Liebner


Sent from Yahoo Mail for iPhone


On Monday, October 28, 2019, 10:24 AM, A. Liebner <000000d98121eaef-dmarc-request...> wrote:

Good morning,
Monday, 10/27 - Teaming rain, then strong winds and sheets of rain streaming sideways finally settled to a clear, calm and sunny day welcoming the first DE Junco of the season.
While there are just a few White-crowned Sp. the White-throated Sparrows have increased in numbers.After a period of absence, Tufted Titmice have returned along with Red-bellied WP.   Downy & Hairy WP are daily visitors (Downys roosting at night in the Birdboxes near the house); however, still missing are White Breasted Nuthatches & Chickadees.
I'm ready to return to "Bird Time" this weekend!

Good birding,
Ann M. Liebner
Wayne Twp,  Schuylkill Co.
  
 

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Date: 10/28/19 7:54 am
From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Erie County waterbird count for October 28, 2019
Date:  October 28, 2019Time:  0735 to1005Weather: Clear, calm wind, one foot waves, temp. 46 FComments:  A few west-bound Lesser Scaup with lighter movement of other waterfowl.  Despite being a bit slow, there was a nice variety of birds.  We watched a Merlin move across the lake from Canada and snatch a small Passerine just before making landfall.  Jennifer Ferrick assisted with the count.
Waterbirds recorded:
Gadwall  10American Black Duck  2Mallard  4Northern Shoveler  3Redhead  1Lesser Scaup  192Surf Scoter  3White-winged Scoter 6Black Scoter  2Surf/Black scoter  2Long-tailed Duck  1Bufflehead  4Common Goldeneye1Red-breasted Merganser  22Ruddy Duck  1Red-throated Loon  4Common Loon  38 unidentified loon  2Horned Grebe  9Double-crested Cormorant  5Dunlin  1
Other birds crossing the lake:
Merlin  1unidentified kinglet  2unidentified Passerine  2

Jerry McWilliamsErie, Erie County, <Pa.jerrymcw...>
 

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Date: 10/28/19 7:25 am
From: A. Liebner <000000d98121eaef-dmarc-request...>
Subject: DE Junco 10/27 Wayne Twp. Schuylkill Co.
Good morning,
Monday, 10/27 - Teaming rain, then strong winds and sheets of rain streaming sideways finally settled to a clear, calm and sunny day welcoming the first DE Junco of the season.
While there are just a few White-crowned Sp. the White-throated Sparrows have increased in numbers.After a period of absence, Tufted Titmice have returned along with Red-bellied WP.   Downy & Hairy WP are daily visitors (Downys roosting at night in the Birdboxes near the house); however, still missing are White Breasted Nuthatches & Chickadees.
I'm ready to return to "Bird Time" this weekend!

Good birding,
Ann M. Liebner
Wayne Twp,  Schuylkill Co.
  
 

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Date: 10/28/19 5:24 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (27 Oct 2019) 8 Raptors
Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve
Avondale, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 27, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 0 584 584
Osprey 0 22 136
Bald Eagle 0 131 265
Northern Harrier 0 7 20
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4 281 528
Cooper's Hawk 3 121 196
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 16 26
Broad-winged Hawk 0 21 701
Red-tailed Hawk 0 43 47
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 28 108
Merlin 1 6 22
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 4
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 1
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 8 1262 2638
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Observation start time: 06:00:00
Observation end time: 12:00:00
Total observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter: Larry Lewis

Observers: Hank Davis

Visitors:
THE LAND CONSERVANCY FOR SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY’S HAWK WATCH AT BUCKTOE
CREEK PRESERVE
<BR><BR>
Visitors (2): Hank Davis
<BR><BR>
Thanks everyone, for coming to beautiful Bucktoe Creek Preserve!
<BR><BR>



Weather:
<BR><BR>
Weather:
Cloudy w/Rain (100% cloud cover), Ceiling -- 1,300-2000 ft., Visibility - 6
miles, Temps 60 - 71F, Winds ESE @ 15 - 20 mph.
<BR><BR>


Raptor Observations:
----“Raptors” seen, but deemed not to be migrating: 1-Red-tailed Hawk,
and Turkey Vultures (2).
<BR><BR>


Non-raptor Observations:
TODAY’S Bucktoe Bird Blog [‘BBB’]: [PLEASE NOTE: On Oct. 24, 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 rainy day began with our regular Sunday morning bird walk, which I
joined for a time, before peeling away to start the hawk watch. It was
just Hank and I on the walk, seeing only 19 species highlighted by
Ruby-crowned Kinglets.
<BR><BR>
Man, did I mess up today regarding the hawk watch, but I had help from the
weatherman. The forecast called for rain to continue all day, with very
heavy rain IN THE AFTERNOON. I figured the morning, however horrible [and
it was], would be better, right? So I started early, arriving at 6am EST.
I saw very little when I had completed my 6 hours in solitude at Noon. Oh,
I had seen a few accipiters and a Merlin, but not much else.
<BR><BR>
I left the hawk watch in the pouring rain with the idea to do some writing
at Marsh Creek in the rain with strong easterly winds. Perfect weather and
season to see Scoters and other birds forced down to rest in our region
during their migration. The plan was perfect; the results, not so much.
Suddenly, at 2pm the skies ceased raining, the clouds broke and my mistake
became evident. The sky was filled with vultures and some hawks were
moving, but I was now at Marsh Creek, not the hawk watch! I certainly
missed a lot of birds passing over Bucktoe for that final hour, but I did
see Common Loons, Double-crested Cormorants, Ring-billed Gull, Herring
Gull, Great Blue Herons, Belted Kingfisher, and Merlin, at Marsh Creek
Lake. There were no scoters.
<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>
Ruby-crowned Kinglets, White-crowned Sparrows, Swamp Sparrows, Palm
Warblers and Yellow-rumped Warblers.
<BR><BR>
----OTHER WILDLIFE NOTED: Butterflies (0). 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: 4.86; Steps:
11,406; 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: 36; this season:
130
<BR><BR>
NEW SPECIES ADDED TODAY TO THIS YEAR’S “WATCH SPECIES LIST (0):”
none.
<BR><BR>


Predictions:
Tomorrow’s flight looks sunny with light variable winds and a very deep,
high sky - I don't remember EVER seeing a ceiling of 40,000 feet!
<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: 10/27/19 7:46 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (27 Oct 2019) 10 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 27, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 63 197
Turkey Vulture 9 257 699
Osprey 0 25 182
Bald Eagle 0 83 234
Northern Harrier 0 11 28
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 616 1136
Cooper's Hawk 0 83 134
Northern Goshawk 0 1 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 11 16
Broad-winged Hawk 0 8 4161
Red-tailed Hawk 1 80 212
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 14 15
American Kestrel 0 19 89
Merlin 0 15 30
Peregrine Falcon 0 16 30
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 11 69

Total: 10 1313 7233
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Observation start time: 13:30:00
Observation end time: 16:15:00
Total observation time: 2.75 hours

Official Counter: Rick Morrissey

Observers:

Visitors:
As I mentioned already, more visitors than expected, all getting great
pictures with the exceptionally clear and panoramic view of the valley from
the South look-out. Everyone was in great spirits because of the warm
October weather despite the Asian Lady beetle hatch. I would like to give
a shout out to the over night campers who left all of their trash on the
South look-out. First off, it is illegal to camp on the Appalachian trail
as an overnight camper who is not a multi-day, longterm trail hiker.
Second, I have your 10/26 Wal-mart receipt for the trash you left, which I
picked up (18 Hershey bar wrappers, ever heard of a Butterfinger?). I left
the tent, yes, the one you purchased for $98 the day before and left in a
pile in the middle of the look-out. Case in point, $98 tents from Wal-mart
are not water-proof, which you apparently found out last evening (hence the
quick exit to your cars in the middle of the night). Third, most people,
other than chuckleheads who purchase non-waterproof tents, look at the
weather forecast before planning a camping trip (a 100% chance of rain, it
was the forecast for the past week!). Lastly, the nifty pocket blade you
left that you probably brought to open the Hershey bar wraps, I donated it
to the nice young lady from Fogelsville who told me all about the Asian
beetles. Hope you don’t mind. Don’t care if you do.


Weather:
Heavy downpours in the morning finally subsided in the afternoon, with the
mountain clearing at approximately 1400. At 1430, when the migration count
began, the temperature was 63F with partly cloudy skies and West winds at
4-8 mph. When the count ended at 1615, the temperature was 67F with
increased West winds at 8-12 mph.


Raptor Observations:
I was in the neighborhood and decided to see if the ridge would clear after
the torrential rain this morning. Most of the afternoon there were
numerous sitings of 2 to 3 Redtails kiting on the North side of the ridge
by the hump and the slope of number 5. One of those local Redtails decided
to venture into the bowl and was flying high over the airport before
descending quickly to retreat back to the north slope. At one point two
Sharpshin hawks were harassing the local Redtails as they were kiting in 12
mph West winds, but they too were not interested in making a migration move
down ridge. But then at 1412, there was one outlier, a Redtail who made a
distinct path up into a 10 mph West wind and went directly down ridge. I
kept an eye the North slope the rest of the afternoon to make sure no
Redtails were sneaking back East, so that is the one migrating diurnal
raptor for October 27, 2019. I had higher hopes, but the views of autumn
colors highlighted by a late afternoon sun and shadows from the clouds was
well worth the trip.


Non-raptor Observations:
Two Monarchs, two crows, and thousands (maybe more) of multicolored Asian
Lady beetles who apparently hatched on this warm sunny day after a cold
night. They also like southern exposures, another reason I should have
went to the North look-out on west winds! They were not hospitable at all,
not like our very well mannered native lady beetles. These beetles fly
right into your face, land on your nose, walk on the inside of your
sunglasses’ lens, they bite, and they excude a foul smelling chemical. I
had no less than 100 on my jeans, probably that many on my body unseen to
me. A real treat for the more than expected visitors who all told me I had
bugs all over me, that’s fine, eventually the beetles chased them as
well. Once the winds picked up, it was more manageable with the beetles
other than those who landed on me looking for over wintering sites like
down my shirt or up my, …. OK, you get the picture.


Predictions:
Sunny with a low temperature of 47F and a high temperature of 67F.
Northeast winds at 4 mph with a 10% chance of precipitation.

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


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Date: 10/27/19 4:34 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Waggoner's Gap (27 Oct 2019) 184 Raptors
Waggoner's Gap
40 km W of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 27, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 6 6
TV 44 1263 1263
OS 0 32 209
BE 14 172 391
NH 2 35 61
SS 101 2328 3131
CH 3 211 279
NG 0 1 1
RS 1 22 27
BW 0 34 6636
RT 14 282 519
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 8 9
AK 3 63 165
ML 1 31 60
PG 0 17 39
UA 0 17 23
UB 0 7 14
UF 0 1 5
UE 0 1 1
UR 1 19 47

Total: 184 4550 12886
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Observation start time: 11:00:00
Observation end time: 16:30:00
Total observation time: 5.5 hours

Official Counter: Gene Wagner

Observers: Karena Johnson, Tim Johnson

Visitors:
Andy Wolf, Tom Smith, Glen Mixell, Pete, Lanner and Harlan Johnson - 147



Weather:
AM rain clearing around noon. Light SW breeze turning to WNW. Mix of
clouds and sun.

Raptor Observations:
First bird - CH 11:31
Last bird - RT 4:02
BE Juv - 11:50, 1:53
BE WB - 1:22
BE 4 YR - 2:17, 2:22
BE AD 12:21, 12:50(2), 1:20, 1:28, 1:37, 2:24(2)
BE U - 1:41

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


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Date: 10/27/19 3:56 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (27 Oct 2019) 51 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 27, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 19 116 137
Turkey Vulture 13 226 226
Osprey 0 10 71
Bald Eagle 4 71 150
Northern Harrier 0 7 22
Sharp-shinned Hawk 7 513 736
Cooper's Hawk 4 79 126
Northern Goshawk 0 1 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 6 20
Broad-winged Hawk 0 13 5442
Red-tailed Hawk 3 76 162
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 7 8
American Kestrel 1 30 74
Merlin 0 8 14
Peregrine Falcon 0 9 17
Unknown Accipiter 0 3 5
Unknown Buteo 0 2 7
Unknown Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 4 9

Total: 51 1182 7229
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Observation start time: 10:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter: Dave Schwenk

Observers: Andy Francis, Dennis Harnly, Gary La Belle, Joan Renninger,
Linda McKinne, Mike McKinne

Visitors:
25+ for the view, 8 for hawks.


Weather:
AM rain with clearing mid AM, mostly cloudy in the PM with moderate winds
from SW changing to west the WNW, temps 60-73.

Raptor Observations:
3ABE, oneJBE

Non-raptor Observations:
2 N Ravens.
========================================================================
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: 10/27/19 3:32 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Allegheny Front (27 Oct 2019) 22 Raptors
Allegheny Front
Central City, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 27, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 1 9
TV 7 200 200
OS 0 12 112
BE 1 58 231
NH 0 11 22
SS 1 1428 1604
CH 0 111 166
NG 0 3 4
RS 0 13 29
BW 0 21 16208
RT 12 373 555
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 22 22
AK 0 41 80
ML 0 16 30
PG 0 17 27
UA 0 1 5
UB 0 0 13
UF 0 5 12
UE 0 1 1
UR 1 17 64

Total: 22 2351 19394
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 15:30:00
Total observation time: 6.5 hours

Official Counter: Bob Stewart

Observers: Adam Katrancha, Bill Cline, Jack Gilbert, Jim Rocco,
Ralph Yoder, Sandy Cline

Visitors:
16 - helping spot: Adam Katrancha, Bill and Sandy Cline,
Jim Rocco, Ralph Yoder, Jack Gilbert.


Weather:
Winds out of the SW then W late in day.
Aver. velocity 6-9 mph in am, 10-20 mph in afternoon
with gusts to 25 mph.
Cloud cover 20% to 95%.
Visibility 17 to 30 km.


Raptor Observations:
22 migrating raptors.
1 Bald Eagle- Adult at 2:07 PM EST
Some non-migrating turkey vultures, not counted


Non-raptor Observations:
crows, blue jays

Predictions:
Sunny.
High of 63 degrees F.
Wind from SSW at 5-10 mph.
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Report submitted by Bob Stewart (<bob...>)


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

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Date: 10/27/19 3:15 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Stone Mt., Pa. (27 Oct 2019) 41 Raptors
Stone Mt., Pa.
Allensville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 27, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 6 6
TV 12 390 390
OS 0 7 58
BE 5 73 139
NH 1 11 19
SS 4 507 608
CH 1 51 72
NG 0 0 0
RS 0 10 14
BW 0 1 3806
RT 17 107 135
RL 0 0 0
GE 1 9 10
AK 0 29 48
ML 0 22 28
PG 0 21 28
UA 0 5 6
UB 0 5 7
UF 0 0 0
UE 0 0 0
UR 0 10 13

Total: 41 1264 5387
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Observation start time: 11:45:00
Observation end time: 15:45:00
Total observation time: 4 hours

Official Counter: Greg Grove

Observers:

Weather:
Following lots of rain overnight and during morning, wind switched to WSW
under mostly cloudy conditions

Raptor Observations:
AD BE 1215, 1227, 1430
Imm BE 1240 (2)

Ad GE 1305

Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
Report submitted by Greg Grove (<gwg2...>)


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

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Date: 10/27/19 2:48 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (27 Oct 2019) 38 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 27, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 22 27
Turkey Vulture 20 472 483
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 0 41 292
Bald Eagle 2 126 254
Northern Harrier 0 26 52
Sharp-shinned Hawk 6 1309 1926
Cooper's Hawk 2 159 223
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 20 37
Red-shouldered Hawk 2 38 46
Broad-winged Hawk 0 22 6726
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 6 141 244
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 8 17
Golden Eagle 0 13 14
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 101 258
Merlin 0 61 133
Peregrine Falcon 0 28 48
Unknown Falcon 0 3 6
Unknown Raptor 0 12 29

Total: 38 2602 10815
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Observation start time: 12:30:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 4.5 hours

Compiler: David Barber

Counters:

Weather:
Heavy rain in the AM with clearing after noon, W winds 4-12 mph

Raptor Observations:
BAEA: 1357A, 1459A

Non-raptor Observations:
hermit thrush, golden-crowned kinglet, brown creeper
========================================================================
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: 10/27/19 2:15 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (27 Oct 2019) 1 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 27, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Turkey Vulture 0 233 233
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 0 21 118
Northern Harrier 0 4 14
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 0 31 94
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 174 388
Cooper's Hawk 0 56 83
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 25 33
Broad-winged Hawk 0 13 314
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 32 36
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 30 94
Merlin 0 2 6
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 7
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 0 1 10
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 3 4
Unknown Raptor 0 6 12

Total: 1 633 1449
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Observation start time: 13:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 2 hours

Official Counter: Bob Kelly

Observers:

Weather:
Low pressure crossing the Great Lakes brought moderate to heavy rain and
warm temperatures from the southwest. The moisture was fed by the remnants
of tropical system Olga. The rains ended mid day and NW winds cleared the
sky as warm humid weather persisted. A count was conducted from 2pm to 4pm
EDT.

Raptor Observations:
One sharp shinned hawk counted

Non-raptor Observations:


Predictions:
Drizzle and clouds
A slight chance of drizzle or light rain before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a
high near 65. Light northeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
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Report submitted by David Eberly (<david.eberly...>)
Rose Tree Park information may be found at:
www.rtphawkwatch.org


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Date: 10/27/19 7:57 am
From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Erie County waterbird count for October 27, 2019
Date:  October 27, 2019Time:  0740 to1010Weather: Off and on sun and clouds, S to 20 mph becoming WSW , occasional showers, lake calm then 1' to 2' waves after wind shift, temp. 61 FComments:  Light movement, but a nice species diversity.  Justin Berkheimer, Joe Susi, Sam Stull, and Roger Donn assisted with the count.
Waterbirds recorded:
Canada Goose  3Wood Duck  1Gadwall  2American Black Duck  3Mallard  9Northern Shoveler  5Northern Pintail  3Green-winged Teal  21Ring-necked Duck  1Lesser Scaup  44Surf Scoter  5White-winged Scoter  6Bufflehead  4Ruddy Duck  3Red-throated Loon  3Common Loon 12Horned Grebe  5Common Tern  2Dunlin  5

Jerry McWilliamsErie, Erie County, <Pa.jerrymcw...>
 

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Date: 10/27/19 6:56 am
From: August Mirabella <am4birds1...>
Subject: Peace Valley Park (IBA) (10/20 - 10/26) & Fundraiser
All,
The species total this week was 72. Birder reports were light.
1 Greater White-fronted Goose 10/21
4 Green-winged Teal 10/26
9 Ring-necked Ducks 10/21
White-winged Scoter-presumed same bird since 10/13 through 10/26 photo
15 Bufflehead - 10/26
Pied-billed Grebe - one or two all week
2 Horned Grebe 10/26
Ruby-throated Hummingbird-continues lingering through week possibly due to
drooping wing. (photo)
American Coot - high report 3 10/26-A Bald Eagle tried to catch one with a
photographer only feet away.
1 Solitary Sandpiper 10/26 photo
1 Bonaparte's Gull through 10/26
Lesser Black-backed Gull-high report 50
1 Blue-headed Vireo
Brown Creeper - FOS 10/23
1 Swainson's Thrush 10/26
1 Hermit Thrush 10/26
Dark-eyed Junco-FOS 10/21
1 White-crowned Sparrow 10/21
1 Rusty Blackbird 10/25 10/25
5 expected late warbler species including Black-throated Blue 10/21 & 10/23

Thanks to all who reported this week.

The Nature Center will have its annual Too Good To Toss Sale fundraiser
11/2-11/10. There are items that would appeal to birders at low prices.
Hours are 10 AM to 4:30 PM Tues. to Sat.; 12 noon to 4:30 PM Sun.;closed
Mon.
August Mirabella
North Wales, PA
duri
 

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Date: 10/26/19 11:40 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (26 Oct 2019) 250 Raptors
Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve
Avondale, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 26, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 185 584 584
Osprey 0 22 136
Bald Eagle 9 131 265
Northern Harrier 0 7 20
Sharp-shinned Hawk 24 277 524
Cooper's Hawk 9 118 193
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 5 16 26
Broad-winged Hawk 0 21 701
Red-tailed Hawk 18 43 47
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 28 108
Merlin 0 5 21
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 4
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 1
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 250 1254 2630
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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: Carol Depalma, Ellen Nunn, Mary Behal

Visitors:
THE LAND CONSERVANCY FOR SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY’S HAWK WATCH AT BUCKTOE
CREEK PRESERVE
<BR><BR>
Visitors (4): Mary Behal, Ellen Nunn, Carol DePalma
<BR><BR>
Thanks everyone, for coming to beautiful Bucktoe Creek Preserve!
<BR><BR>



Weather:
<BR><BR>
Weather:
Partly Cloudy-Cloudy w/Rain (50-100% cloud cover), Ceiling -- 30,000-13,300
ft., Visibility - 10 miles, Temps 50 - 65F, Winds ENE @ 5 mph.
<BR><BR>


Raptor Observations:
----“Raptors” seen, but deemed not to be migrating: 2-Red-shouldered
Hawk, 6-Red-tailed Hawk, and numerous Black (75) and Turkey Vultures (70).

<BR><BR>
----Bald Eagle ages: 1 yr.-1; 2 yr.-1; 3 yr.-_; 4 yr.-_; adult-7
<BR><BR>


Non-raptor Observations:
TODAY’S Bucktoe Bird Blog [‘BBB’]: [PLEASE NOTE: On Oct. 24, 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>
During migration, you can very often get a feel for the previous night’s
flight when driving down the lengthy driveway to the Bucktoe Hawk Watch.
If you see birds dashing from thicket to thicket, tree to tree, and birds
on the ground flying up as you drive past; things are likely to be great.
Often you do see much activity. Today there was nary a bird. Ut oh! That
doesn’t make me feel good about the passerine prospects. As the clouds
rolled in there was a spectacular sun halo formed by sunlight reflecting
thru high thin clouds. Did you see it? Later, a couple of “sun dogs”
joined the show. Yep, the skies were alive with activity this morning –
clouds, colors and birds. Vultures, Red-tailed Hawks, Red-shouldered
Hawks, Sharp-shinned Hawks, Cooper’s Hawks, Bald Eagles, lots of Tree
Swallows, even a late Monarch filled them.
<BR><BR>
Mary arrived with gifts of tasty food and as we all know such gifts are not
only welcomed, but encouraged here at Bucktoe! Ellen followed and then
Carol [with a delicious apple], as the weather slowly deteriorated. The
skies earlier filled with birds, became filled with raindrops.
<BR><BR>
After leaving for the day, I stopped briefly at the New Garden WTP. There
were no shorebirds present, but waterfowl included Ring-necked Duck, Ruddy
Duck, and Northern Shoveler.
<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>
Horned Larks, Ruby-crowned Kinglets, Swainson’s Thrush, Hermit Thrushes,
White-crowned Sparrows, Palm Warblers, and Yellow-rumpd Warblers
<BR><BR>
----OTHER WILDLIFE NOTED: Butterflies (3): Monarch - 1, Clouded Sulphur,
Buckeye. 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: 5.5; Steps:
12,892; Floors: 8.
<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: 46; this season:
130
<BR><BR>
NEW SPECIES ADDED TODAY TO THIS YEAR’S “WATCH SPECIES LIST (0):”
none.
<BR><BR>


Predictions:
Tomorrow’s flight looks like a total washout with rain, heavy at times.
<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: 10/26/19 5:11 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (26 Oct 2019) 40 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 26, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 2 63 197
Turkey Vulture 11 248 690
Osprey 0 25 182
Bald Eagle 0 83 234
Northern Harrier 0 11 28
Sharp-shinned Hawk 6 616 1136
Cooper's Hawk 1 83 134
Northern Goshawk 0 1 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 3 11 16
Broad-winged Hawk 0 8 4161
Red-tailed Hawk 14 79 211
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 14 15
American Kestrel 0 19 89
Merlin 0 15 30
Peregrine Falcon 1 16 30
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 2 11 69

Total: 40 1303 7223
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 9 hours

Official Counter: Rob Keith

Observers:

Visitors:
Jack Welsh from Bucks Co. spent about 8 hours assisting with the count.

Alan Jennings and Hasshan Batts spent about 2 hours spotting with us.


Weather:
Visibility 5 - 10 miles; Temps 43-59F; Wind2-5; NNE thru 10am; ENE then ESE
to the end of the count.

Count was ended at 3pm due to rain

Raptor Observations:
2 Adult Bald Eagles flying up ridge, They did not return to cross the
finish line.



Non-raptor Observations:
2 Pileated Woodpeckers

5 Ravens

Predictions:
Rain. Thunderstorms possible...mainly in the afternoon. High 73F. SE
winds shifting to WSW at 10 to 15mph. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall near
an inch. Locally heavy rainfall possible.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>)
Bake Oven Knob information may be found at:
www.lgnc.org


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Date: 10/26/19 4:55 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (26 Oct 2019) 47 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 26, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Turkey Vulture 16 233 233
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 0 21 118
Northern Harrier 0 4 14
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 3 31 94
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4 173 387
Cooper's Hawk 9 56 83
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 10 25 33
Broad-winged Hawk 0 13 314
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 3 32 36
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 30 94
Merlin 0 2 6
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 7
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 1 1 10
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 1 3 4
Unknown Raptor 0 6 12

Total: 47 632 1448
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Chris Pugliese, Curt Calafut

Observers: Chuck Root, Curt Calafut, Tom Bush

Weather:
Temps in the 60s. NE winds in the morning became more easterly through the
day. Partly cloudy in the morning changing to overcast with light drizzle
in the afternoon as a rain event approaches from the SE

Raptor Observations:
Some movement of red-shouldered and Cooper's hawks. The rain shut down
migration after 2 pm EDT.


Non-raptor Observations:
Bark in the Park day-Lots of distraction.

Predictions:
Rain and maybe thunderstorm before 3 pm. Could be a washout.
========================================================================
Report submitted by David Eberly (<david.eberly...>)
Rose Tree Park information may be found at:
www.rtphawkwatch.org


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Date: 10/26/19 4:53 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Allegheny Front (26 Oct 2019) 72 Raptors
Allegheny Front
Central City, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 26, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 1 9
TV 1 193 193
OS 0 12 112
BE 3 57 230
NH 1 11 22
SS 18 1427 1603
CH 1 111 166
NG 0 3 4
RS 2 13 29
BW 0 21 16208
RT 38 361 543
RL 0 0 0
GE 2 22 22
AK 1 41 80
ML 3 16 30
PG 1 17 27
UA 0 1 5
UB 0 0 13
UF 1 5 12
UE 0 1 1
UR 0 16 63

Total: 72 2329 19372
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 07:30:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7.5 hours

Official Counter: Brian M. Wargo

Observers: Bob Stewart, Deb Bodenschatz, Ed Gowarty, Jeanine Ging,
Jim Rocco, Tom & Janet Kuehl

Visitors:
Dave Barker, Tom Shiley, Mark Potchak, Jared Berry, Eddie Barry


Weather:
Mild in the morning but quickly turning overcast with an east wind. A
slight drizzle most of the day with steadily increasing east winds.
Temperatures were near 50 degrees most of the day with wind speeds
averaging around 12 mph. The day ended with rain.

Raptor Observations:
Golden Eagle Sub adult at 9:15 a.m.
Bald Eagle: 11:21 Adult; 11:29 Juvenile, 11:32 Adult

Non-raptor Observations:
Blue Jays, Blackbirds (unidentified overhead), White-breasted Nuthatch,
Tufted Titmouse, Robin, Golden-crowned Kinglet (4), Robin, Crows, Ravens,
Common Loons (10)

Predictions:
Rain and potential fog in the morning. East wind and possibly clear by
afternoon.
========================================================================
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: 10/26/19 3:12 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (26 Oct 2019) 92 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 26, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 22 27
Turkey Vulture 37 452 463
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 0 41 292
Bald Eagle 2 123 251
Northern Harrier 0 26 52
Sharp-shinned Hawk 21 1301 1916
Cooper's Hawk 3 157 221
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 20 37
Red-shouldered Hawk 4 36 44
Broad-winged Hawk 0 22 6726
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 19 135 238
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 1 8 17
Golden Eagle 1 13 14
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 101 258
Merlin 3 61 133
Peregrine Falcon 0 28 48
Unknown Falcon 0 3 6
Unknown Raptor 0 12 29

Total: 92 2561 10772
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Observation start time: 06:30:00
Observation end time: 15:15:00
Total observation time: 8.75 hours

Compiler: Jeremy Scheivert

Counters: Andrew Consler, Jon Levin

Weather:
Clear becoming overcast, count finished early due to rain showers. Winds
started light from NW switched to E in pm 0-10 mph

Raptor Observations:
Merlin provided excellent close views as it crossed the lookout

Non-raptor Observations:
9 Common loon flew over the lookout.
========================================================================
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: 10/26/19 2:13 pm
From: Cecelia <ceceliahard...>
Subject: Riding Meadow Park
Yesterday 10/25/2019
A fun morning in Fox Chapel.
Highlights of my morning walk: Hermit thrush FOS, Fox sparrow FOS, 2 ruby crowned kinglets chasing each other, one with his crest raised briefly. 3 warblers occupied much of my attention, but were too hard to see for good ID.

Full checklist: https://ebird.org/checklist/S60914013
Cecelia Hard
Allegheny County
 

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Date: 10/26/19 1:54 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (26 Oct 2019) 27 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 26, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 1 97 118
Turkey Vulture 14 213 213
Osprey 0 10 71
Bald Eagle 0 67 146
Northern Harrier 0 7 22
Sharp-shinned Hawk 5 506 729
Cooper's Hawk 2 75 122
Northern Goshawk 0 1 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 6 20
Broad-winged Hawk 0 13 5442
Red-tailed Hawk 2 73 159
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 7 8
American Kestrel 1 29 73
Merlin 0 8 14
Peregrine Falcon 0 9 17
Unknown Accipiter 0 3 5
Unknown Buteo 0 2 7
Unknown Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 1 4 9

Total: 27 1131 7178
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter: Tom Kurtz

Observers: Andy Francis, Joan Renninger, John Nicholas, Nancy Clupper,
Ramsey Couray, Rosemary Spreha

Visitors:
6 casual hawk watcher through out day


Weather:
Partly sunny till 10:30(BT)then clouds the rest of day Temperature range 18
degrees decreasing to 16 degrees Celsuis. Winds in morning NW to NE and
changing to E at 11:00 for rest of day. Visibility clear all day but at
2:20 began to have light rain and continues to 3:00 pm and hawk watch
closed.


Raptor Observations:
very slow day

Non-raptor Observations:
5 Eastern Bluebirds showed up at top of dead tree, 2 juncos(first of year
for this observer), 2 groups of migrating loon/total nine, and group of
about of 100 commorrants.
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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: 10/26/19 1:25 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Waggoner's Gap (26 Oct 2019) 31 Raptors
Waggoner's Gap
40 km W of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 26, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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BV 0 6 6
TV 1 1219 1219
OS 0 32 209
BE 6 158 377
NH 0 33 59
SS 11 2227 3030
CH 3 208 276
NG 0 1 1
RS 1 21 26
BW 0 34 6636
RT 9 268 505
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 8 9
AK 0 60 162
ML 0 30 59
PG 0 17 39
UA 0 17 23
UB 0 7 14
UF 0 1 5
UE 0 1 1
UR 0 18 46

Total: 31 4366 12702
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Observation start time: 06:45:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 6.75 hours

Official Counter: Charlotte Catalano, Paul Fritz

Observers: Charlotte Catalano, Gene Wagner, Jonathan Stein, Paul Fritz

Visitors:
49


Weather:
Little to complete cloud cover, light variable winds, light drizzle
starting around 1230 and turning into rain.

Raptor Observations:
BE 4TH 1146, 1220, 1223, 115
BE AD 115 (2)
First bird SS 713
Last bird SS 130

Non-raptor Observations:
Monarchs 8

COLO 22
DCCO 224
WBNU
RCKI
GCKI
YRWA

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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: 10/26/19 1:16 pm
From: Dave DeReamus <becard...>
Subject: Eastern PA Birdline: 10/26/2019
- RBA
* Pennsylvania
* Lehigh / Northampton Counties and Vicinity
* October 26, 2019
* PAEA1910.26

- Birds mentioned

MARSH WREN
ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER
GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE
RED-HEADED WOODPECKER
CLAY-COLORED SPARROW
NELSON’S SPARROW
GREATER SCAUP
WHITE-WINGED SCOTER
LAUGHING GULL
YELLOW-BREASTED CHAT
RED-NECKED GREBE
COMMON TERN

- Transcript

Hotline: Eastern PA Birdline
Date: October 26th at 4:00 PM
To Report by E-Mail: Send to <becard...> with “Birdline” in subject
heading.
Compiler: Dave DeReamus
My reporting area includes all of Lehigh and Northampton Counties with the
northern edge of the area reaching Beltzville State Park and the southern
edge reaching Peace Valley Park in Bucks County. Updates are typically done
every Friday, more often when necessary.

You can visit the Lehigh Valley Audubon Society Website at
http://www.lvaudubon.org/ .

You can visit my 'Eastern PA Birding' Website for photos and information at
http://users.rcn.com/becard/home.html .

There will be a field trip to the Conowingo Dam in Maryland on December 7th.
Meet at the Tilghman Square parking lot, near the Red Robin restaurant, just
west of Route 309 at 8:00 AM. Trip leader will be Lon Levin.

The next Audubon program will be held on November 8th at 7:00 PM at the
Dorothy Rider Pool Wildlife Sanctuary (formerly known as the Wildlands
Conservancy) in Emmaus. Travis Hammil of the Southern Utah Wilderness
Alliance will show an award-winning documentary called, “Wild Utah.”

Directions to many of the sites in this report can be found in the area’s
birding guidebook, “Birds of the Lehigh Valley and Vicinity”. A completely
revised, 2nd edition of the book can be ordered at:
http://www.lvaudubon.org/shop/ .

NOW FOR THE BIRDS!

Sightings from LAKE MINSI, Northampton County:
MARSH WRENS – 3 on 10/6.

Sightings from the WOODLAND HILLS PRESERVE, Northampton County:
ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER – 1 on 10/10.

Sightings from EAST ALLEN TOWNSHIP, Northampton County:
At the Silver Crest Road retention pond:
GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE – 1 from 10/18 to at least 10/22
Cackling Goose – 1 from 10/18 to at least 10/20.

Sightings from BAKE OVEN KNOB, Lehigh County:
Bald Eagles – 6 on 10/8; 11 on 10/17; 12 on 10/18; 5 on 10/23
Northern Goshawk – 1 on 10/8
Golden Eagles – 6 on 10/23; 5 on 10/24
Merlins – 2 on 10/24
Peregrine Falcons – 5 on 10/7; 2 on 10/8 and 10/17
RED-HEADED WOODPECKER – 1 on 10/17 (fly-by).

Sightings from the CENTER VALLEY area, Lehigh County:
At DeSales University:
CLAY-COLORED SPARROW – 1 on 10/25.

Sightings from the PENNSBURG area, Montgomery County:
Peregrine Falcons – 3 on 10/10 (‘fly-by’s).

Sightings from GREEN LANE RESERVOIR, Montgomery County:
Golden Eagle – 1 on 10/13 (fly-by)
Bonaparte’s Gull – 1 on 10/17
MARSH WREN – 1 on 10/20
NELSON’S SPARROW – 1 on 10/18.
At the Walt Road area:
GREATER SCAUP – 1 on 10/17
WHITE-WINGED SCOTER – 1 on 10/20
LAUGHING GULL – 1 on 10/22.
At the Church Road area:
Cackling Geese – 3 on 10/23
YELLOW-BREASTED CHAT – 1 on 10/20
Rusty Blackbirds – 2 on 10/19, 10/20, and 10/23.

Sightings from LAKE NOCKAMIXON, Bucks County:
RED-NECKED GREBE – 1 on 10/18.

Sightings from PEACE VALLEY PARK, Bucks County:
GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE – 1 on 10/18 and 10/21
GREATER SCAUP – 1 on 10/19
WHITE-WINGED SCOTER – 1 from 10/13 to at least 10/19
Bonaparte’s Gull – 1 from 10/17 to at least 10/19
Lesser Black-backed Gulls – ~160 on 10/10
COMMON TERN – 1 on 10/7
Ruby-throated Hummingbird – 1 on 10/14
NELSON’S SPARROW – 1 on 10/18.

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Date: 10/26/19 12:23 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Stone Mt., Pa. (26 Oct 2019) 44 Raptors
Stone Mt., Pa.
Allensville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 26, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 6 6
TV 24 378 378
OS 0 7 58
BE 0 68 134
NH 1 10 18
SS 10 503 604
CH 3 50 71
NG 0 0 0
RS 0 10 14
BW 0 1 3806
RT 3 90 118
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 8 9
AK 3 29 48
ML 0 22 28
PG 0 21 28
UA 0 5 6
UB 0 5 7
UF 0 0 0
UE 0 0 0
UR 0 10 13

Total: 44 1223 5346
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 13:00:00
Total observation time: 5 hours

Official Counter: Nick Bolgiano

Observers:

Weather:
Wind E 4-10 mph, sky soon clouded over, temp 52-54F, rain began at 1300 and
count ended

Raptor Observations:
AK: 3 unk

Non-raptor Observations:
C. Loon-6, Double-crested Cormorant-15
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Report submitted by Nick Bolgiano (<nickbolgiano...>)


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

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Date: 10/26/19 8:53 am
From: Ann Pettigrew <rook185...>
Subject: Brown Thrasher, Chipping Sparrow - York County
An active day at the feeders today with a Brown Thrasher showing up along with an immature Chipping Sparrow. Have been hearing White-throated Sparrows all week and finally had one at the feeders this morning.

Happy Fall!

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
 

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Date: 10/26/19 8:51 am
From: Douglas Filler <0000012c09e09177-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Silver Lake 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

Oct 26, 2019 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Protocol: Traveling

0.8 mile(s)

Participants: 6

29 species (+1 other taxa)


Canada Goose  30

Mallard  6

Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)  2

Mourning Dove  1

Ring-billed Gull  4

Double-crested Cormorant  2

Great Blue Heron  1

Belted Kingfisher  1

Red-bellied Woodpecker  2

Downy Woodpecker  2

Northern Flicker  3

Eastern Phoebe  2

Blue Jay  3

Carolina Chickadee  4

Tufted Titmouse  2

Ruby-crowned Kinglet  2

White-breasted Nuthatch  3

Winter Wren  1

Carolina Wren  6

Catharus sp.  1

American Robin  8

Dark-eyed Junco  1

White-crowned Sparrow  1    Clear breast with brown stripes on head.

White-throated Sparrow  15

Song Sparrow  10

Swamp Sparrow  5

Eastern Towhee  2

Red-winged Blackbird  35

Yellow-rumped Warbler  25

Northern Cardinal  3


View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/checklist/S60938372


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



Doug Filler
Levittown Pa.
 

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Date: 10/26/19 8:29 am
From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Erie County waterbird count for October 26, 2019
Date:  October 26, 2019Time:  0740 to1010Weather: Partly to mostly cloudy, NE wind to 10 mph, waves 1' to 2', temp. 48 FComments:  A few scaup moving as well as Double-crested Cormorants and Common Loons.  Buffleheads have started moving as well.  Ducks and loons were flying both east and west and cormorants were flying across the lake from Canada.  Unusual was seeing two Sharp-shinned Hawks crossing the lake from Canada.  The first time I have seen this happen for this species.  Jennifer Ferrick, Justin Berkheimer, and Chad Kauffman assisted with the count.
Waterbirds recorded:
Canada Goose  1Gadwall  11American Wigeon  3Mallard  23Northern Shoveler  1Green-winged Teal  6Lesser Scaup  250Surf Scoter  17White-winged Scoter  1Black Scoter  16 (all females in one flock)Bufflehead  23Common Goldeneye  6Red-breasted Merganser  12Red-throated Loon  3Common Loon  67Horned Grebe  11Double-crested Cormorant  300
Other birds moving across the lake:
Sharp-shinned Hawk  2
Other moving along the lake:
Monarch  2

Jerry McWilliamsErie, Erie County, <Pa.jerrymcw...>
 

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Date: 10/26/19 4:30 am
From: reeser <reeser...>
Subject: Hummingbird - No, Other yard birds -- Cumberland County
We have not seen the hummingbird since Tues 10/22/19, he/she was here
from 5:30 to 6 PM in the rain. Again best guess was a young or female
ruby throated, but could have been a Selasphorus with no apparent
coloring other than green on back and white/buff on front, straight dark
bill, dark tail.

Hummer sightings have been every day through 10/13/19, 10/15/19,
10/18/19 through 10/22/19.

Still have plenty of salvia flowers (pineapple and others) and added a
feeder yesterday Fri 10/25/19, so there may be a chance one will show up
again. We'll look again today.

Saw on ebird that most of the ruby throated sightings in this area ended
in the first week of October and the closest rufous sighting is west of
here about mid State near the turnpike I76. So, I'm guessing that any
sighting after about Oct 5 would be unusual for a ruby throated.

The common grackle was back today, as well as the other usual yard
birds, song sparrows, white throated sparrows, downy woodpecker, blue
jays, Carolina wrens, red bellied woodpecker, chickadees, titmouse,
robins (heard not seen), house sparrows, cardinals (heard not seen),
etc. See an occasional goldfinch and house finch but they seem to have
gotten fewer in the last week or so. We had been hearing the young
goldfinches "squeaking" for several weeks, but that seems to have
stopped, so they may have moved on. We still have a few butterflies, the
last monarch seen was about a week ago. Not many zinnias left for them,
but they were also using the salvias and a few other flowers.

Ellen
<reeser...>
Cumberland County, PA
 

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Date: 10/25/19 11:32 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (25 Oct 2019) 175 Raptors
Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve
Avondale, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 25, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 149 399 399
Osprey 0 22 136
Bald Eagle 3 122 256
Northern Harrier 0 7 20
Sharp-shinned Hawk 13 253 500
Cooper's Hawk 6 109 184
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 11 21
Broad-winged Hawk 0 21 701
Red-tailed Hawk 4 25 29
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 28 108
Merlin 0 5 21
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 4
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 1
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 175 1004 2380
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 8 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): Bob Suter, Bob Shipman, Dale Kendall, Gerry Teig, Spencer
Ervin, Susan Phelps, Brigitte Alexander, Dirk Robinson, Rick Landon,
Carolyn Holland
<BR><BR>
Thanks everyone, for coming to beautiful Bucktoe Creek Preserve!
<BR><BR>



Weather:
<BR><BR>
Weather:
Partly Sunny (25-50% cloud cover), Ceiling -- 27,400-24,400 ft., Visibility
- 10 miles, Temps 47 - 67F, Winds South @ 5 mph.
<BR><BR>


Raptor Observations:
----“Raptors” seen, but deemed not to be migrating: 1-Bald Eagle,
2-Red-shouldered Hawk, 6-Red-tailed Hawk, and numerous Black (57) and
Turkey Vultures (63).
<BR><BR>
----Bald Eagle ages: 1 yr.-2; 2 yr.-_; 3 yr.-_; 4 yr.-_; adult-2
<BR><BR>


Non-raptor Observations:
TODAY’S Bucktoe Bird Blog [‘BBB’]: [PLEASE NOTE: On Oct. 24, 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 gang from Crosslands Retirement Community is coming over to Bucktoe
Hawk Watch today, led by my friend Dale. A few of the folks are coming
early for a late-season walk over to “warbler meadow.” We met at 8 and
walked the beautiful meadows as the world woke about us. Don’t you just
love the mornings? Me too! Our best birds were Magnolia Warbler and
Hermit Thrushes.
<BR><BR>
Gerry arrived with gifts of seed for our birds. Dale came with suet for
the birds. Bob arrived with gifts of food for me! [OK, and the rest of the
group from Crosslands, not just me] And as you may have surmised, gifts of
food and libations are not only welcomed, but encouraged here at Bucktoe!
Thanks guys!
<BR><BR>
Dale and the rest of the group from Crosslands arrived. Dale discovered a
Bald Eagle for which she wanted a celebratory pretzel [in fact, two].
Instead I gave her full-partial credit! Dirk arrived next.
“Hi, Dirk.” I said
To which Dirk responded, “I should be at Bombay Hook to see…. “ True
to form; some things never change…[read feature on Dirk]
<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 Sapsucker, COMMON RAVENS, Horned Lark, Hermit Thrushes,
Golden-crowned Kinglets, Ruby-crowned Kinglets, White-crowned Sparrows,
Common Yellowthroat, Palm Warblers, Magnolia Warbler and Yellow-rumped
Warbler
<BR><BR>
----OTHER WILDLIFE NOTED: Butterflies (1): Orange Sulphur. Dragonflies
(0). 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: 5.44; Steps:
12,752; 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: 50; this season:
130
<BR><BR>
NEW SPECIES ADDED TODAY TO THIS YEAR’S “WATCH SPECIES LIST (0):”
none.
<BR><BR>


Predictions:
Tomorrow’s flight looks like it will be clouding up prior to a cold front
and rainy day on Sunday.
<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: 10/25/19 6:42 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Second Mountain (25 Oct 2019) 98 Raptors
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 25, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 19 96 117
Turkey Vulture 32 199 199
Osprey 0 10 71
Bald Eagle 3 67 146
Northern Harrier 1 7 22
Sharp-shinned Hawk 26 501 724
Cooper's Hawk 9 73 120
Northern Goshawk 0 1 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 5 19
Broad-winged Hawk 0 13 5442
Red-tailed Hawk 1 71 157
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 7 8
American Kestrel 6 28 72
Merlin 0 8 14
Peregrine Falcon 1 9 17
Unknown Accipiter 0 3 5
Unknown Buteo 0 2 7
Unknown Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 3 8

Total: 98 1104 7151
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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: Ellis Blauch

Visitors:
11 vehicles and 17 people
FITG police visited


Weather:
Haze, 75%-100% CLCV, 55F - 67F, 0-5 mph winds ENE

Raptor Observations:
2ABE
1JBE

Non-raptor Observations:
a murder of crows, several ravens, 6 monarch butterflies, blue birds,
tufted titmice, chickadees, Carolina wrens, goldfinches, cedar waxwings,
blue jays, red bellied woodpeckers and downy woodpeckers.

Predictions:
Colder partly cloudy with showers
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Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


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Date: 10/25/19 4:45 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Allegheny Front (25 Oct 2019) 25 Raptors
Allegheny Front
Central City, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 25, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 1 9
TV 2 192 192
OS 0 12 112
BE 1 54 227
NH 0 10 21
SS 12 1409 1585
CH 5 110 165
NG 1 3 4
RS 0 11 27
BW 0 21 16208
RT 2 323 505
RL 0 0 0
GE 0 20 20
AK 0 40 79
ML 2 13 27
PG 0 16 26
UA 0 1 5
UB 0 0 13
UF 0 4 11
UE 0 1 1
UR 0 16 63

Total: 25 2257 19300
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Ed Gowarty,Sr

Observers: Joan Rocco, Nancy Ott

Visitors:
John Kepple, Rick and Cindy Krye (Columbus, OH), Glenn Toth


Weather:
Light variable wind and overcast all day long.

Raptor Observations:
Bald Eagle Adult at 12:06 p.m.

Non-raptor Observations:
Blue Jays, Chickadee, Crows, Waxwing

Predictions:
East wind with rain expected by afternoon.
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Report submitted by Brian M. Wargo (<brianwargo...>)


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

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Date: 10/25/19 4:05 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Stone Mt., Pa. (25 Oct 2019) 26 Raptors
Stone Mt., Pa.
Allensville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 25, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 6 6
TV 0 354 354
OS 0 7 58
BE 0 68 134
NH 0 9 17
SS 23 493 594
CH 2 47 68
NG 0 0 0
RS 0 10 14
BW 0 1 3806
RT 0 87 115
RL 0 0 0
GE 1 8 9
AK 0 26 45
ML 0 22 28
PG 0 21 28
UA 0 5 6
UB 0 5 7
UF 0 0 0
UE 0 0 0
UR 0 10 13

Total: 26 1179 5302
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Zoey Greenberg

Observers: Greg Grove, Jon Kauffman

Visitors:
Jason Wang


Weather:
Cloudy all day, wind highly variable and light, less than 3mph. Temperature

52-61F.

Raptor Observations:
GOEA (EST): Ad 13:59

First TUVU up at 11:45 (high count 7)
First BLVU up at 13:20 (high count 5)

2 local RTHA
2 local adult BAEA

1 Red-shouldered Hawk seen but not counted, East-West ridge crossing


Non-raptor Observations:
Non-raptor visitors:
55 Cedar Waxwings, 3 Ruby-crowned Kinglets, 1 Golden-crowned kinglet, 7
Black-capped chickadees, 2 Ravens, 1 Crow, 10 Robins, 2 Blue Jays, 5
Dark-eyed Juncos, 2 Downy Woodpeckers, 1 Winter Wren, 1 Blue-headed vireo,
2 Caroline Wren's singing and 2 Pileated Woodpeckers calling all day

Predictions:
Cloudy with occasional rain showers in the afternoon. High of 57F. Winds
light and variable, W shifting to SE. Chance of rain 50%.
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Report submitted by Jon Kauffman (<jvk5019...>)


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

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Date: 10/25/19 3:51 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rocky Ridge (24 Oct 2019) 41 Raptors
Rocky Ridge
York, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 24, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 10 16 16
Turkey Vulture 29 38 41
Osprey 0 7 55
Bald Eagle 0 14 43
Northern Harrier 0 9 25
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 209 486
Cooper's Hawk 0 13 32
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 6 15
Broad-winged Hawk 0 5 9571
Red-tailed Hawk 0 33 68
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 30 91
Merlin 0 5 13
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 10
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 2
Unknown Buteo 0 3 8
Unknown Falcon 0 4 8
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 1 4 21

Total: 41 397 10505
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 13:00:00
Total observation time: 4 hours

Official Counter: Randy Phillips

Observers: Chad Erhardt, Jim Wendt, Jon Butcher, Mark Kocher

Visitors:
10 visitors


Weather:
Beautiful day at the overlook. Clear skies, 0% cloud cover entire observing
period. Light S/W winds. Cool temps.reaching 15C.

Raptor Observations:
Few migrating raptors observed. Late morning a kettle of 39 Black and
Turkey Vultures gained altitude towards TMI before streaming south.
Numerous local Turkey and Black vultures along with several Red tails were
seen through the day. Highlight of the day was towards the end of the
observing period when 4 adult and 1 immature Bald Eagles were seen in the
same thermal.2 Red tails joined them.One of the adults then flew over the
observation deck for a fantastic view....

Non-raptor Observations:
Red winged black birds-5
Monarchs-5
Gold finch-1
Crows-30
Tree swallows-7
Red bellied woodpeckers-3
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Report submitted by Parks Volunteer (<parks...>)


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

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Date: 10/25/19 3:28 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (25 Oct 2019) 53 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 25, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 2 61 195
Turkey Vulture 20 237 679
Osprey 1 25 182
Bald Eagle 0 83 234
Northern Harrier 2 11 28
Sharp-shinned Hawk 21 610 1130
Cooper's Hawk 4 82 133
Northern Goshawk 0 1 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 8 13
Broad-winged Hawk 0 8 4161
Red-tailed Hawk 3 65 197
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 14 15
American Kestrel 0 19 89
Merlin 0 15 30
Peregrine Falcon 0 15 29
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 9 67

Total: 53 1263 7183
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 15:30:00
Total observation time: 8.5 hours

Official Counter: Caleb Hinojos

Observers: Bob Astleford, Rick Gaeta, Ron Hillegass

Weather:
Cloud cover was 100% all day. Clear visibility maxed out at 5 miles due to
heavy haze over the valley. Winds were quite mild with the varied gusts
between 1-11 mph primarily from the SW. Temperatures ranged between 52-62F.


Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
Flock of ruby-crowned and golden-crowned kinglets, 1 raven, 1 pileated
woodpecker, red-bellied woodpecker, yellow-bellied sapsucker, downy
woodpecker, and a flock of Canada geese (30).

Predictions:
Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Light and variable wind becoming north
around 5 mph in the morning.
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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: 10/25/19 3:10 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (25 Oct 2019) 127 Raptors
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 25, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 22 27
Turkey Vulture 35 411 422
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Osprey 1 41 292
Bald Eagle 1 121 249
Northern Harrier 4 26 52
Sharp-shinned Hawk 66 1280 1895
Cooper's Hawk 7 154 218
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 20 37
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 32 40
Broad-winged Hawk 0 22 6726
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 10 116 219
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 7 16
Golden Eagle 0 12 13
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 100 257
Merlin 0 58 130
Peregrine Falcon 1 28 48
Unknown Falcon 0 3 6
Unknown Raptor 0 12 29

Total: 127 2465 10676
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Observation start time: 06:45:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 9.25 hours

Compiler: David Barber

Counters: Yi-Hua Tsai

Weather:
Overcast with light S and SW winds 1-7 mph

Raptor Observations:
BAEA: 1304J

Non-raptor Observations:
ruby- and golden-crowned kinglet, winter wren, tree swallow, yellow-rumped
warbler, black-throated green warbler
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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: 10/25/19 2:37 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (25 Oct 2019) 80 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 25, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Turkey Vulture 69 217 217
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 1 21 118
Northern Harrier 0 4 14
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 1 28 91
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4 169 383
Cooper's Hawk 1 47 74
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 15 23
Broad-winged Hawk 0 13 314
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 1 29 33
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 2 30 94
Merlin 0 2 6
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 7
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 0 0 9
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 2 3
Unknown Raptor 0 6 12

Total: 80 585 1401
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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:
Bill Kemmerer


Weather:
Cloudy all day and much cooler feeling than was predicted. Winds mostly
South around 7 mph. A little bit of sun just before 2EDT started the Turkey
Vulture parade.

Raptor Observations:
Most of today's activity occurred after 2EDT. Just at 2, the local Merlin
went after the local Cooper's giving us a good show. Locals included one
Adult Bald Eagle, two Red-tailed Hawks, 2 Cooper's Hawk, 9 Turkey Vultures
and 10 Black Vultures.

Non-raptor Observations:
One Great Blue Heron and two Common Raven

Predictions:
Clouds and sun all day, temperatures should reach 65F. Winds will be ENE
around 6 mph. Not especially promising, but with the approaching weather,
some birds may decide that it is time to move despite the weather
========================================================================
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: 10/25/19 2:13 pm
From: Paul Heveran <birdmeister.paul...>
Subject: Clay-colored Sparrow, DeSales University, Lehigh Co.
Hello PA Birders,

I had good but brief looks at a CLAY-COLORED SPARROW on the DeSales
University campus around lunchtime today. More details (sadly no photos)
are in my eBird checklist below.

I'm not sure if it will stick around or if it's gone already, but probably
worth a look given approaching storms and S winds. There is free visitor
parking in the DeSales University Center parking lot, but this can fill up
sometimes after 8 or 9 AM. Spots are usually available again staring early
afternoons.

https://ebird.org/checklist/S60915598


Good birding,
Paul Heveran
 

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Date: 10/25/19 1:52 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Waggoner's Gap (25 Oct 2019) 240 Raptors
Waggoner's Gap
40 km W of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 25, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV 0 6 6
TV 10 1218 1218
OS 0 32 209
BE 1 152 371
NH 3 33 59
SS 174 2211 3014
CH 22 205 273
NG 1 1 1
RS 2 20 25
BW 0 34 6636
RT 21 259 496
RL 0 0 0
GE 1 8 9
AK 2 60 162
ML 1 30 59
PG 0 17 39
UA 0 17 23
UB 0 7 14
UF 1 1 5
UE 0 1 1
UR 1 18 46

Total: 240 4330 12666
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Observation start time: 07:30:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 8.5 hours

Official Counter: Charlotte Catalano, Gary LaBelle

Observers: Charlotte Catalano, Dave Grove, Gary LaBelle, Gene Wagner,
Pat Freed, Ron Freed

Visitors:
19


Weather:
Complete cloud cover with very light south winds.

Raptor Observations:
GE SA 1122
BE AD 204
BE UNAGED 1121
First bird SS 808
Last bird SS 350

First migratory NG (first non-migratory noted in early sept.)

Non-raptor Observations:
Monarchs 6

Short-tailed shrew, red-backed home

RCKI
GCKI
BLJA
AMRO
WTSP
YRWA
EABL
TRES 2
EAPH 1
CEDW 30
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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: 10/25/19 10:49 am
From: Robert Mulvihill <robert.mulvihill...>
Subject: Re: PA Christmas Count info?
The Imperial CBC is scheduled for Sunday, January 5, 2020. Participants
meet at Janoski's Country Restaurant at 7:00am.

Robert Mulvihill
Allegheny County
 

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Date: 10/25/19 8:20 am
From: g. g <birdersx5...>
Subject: Re: PA Christmas Count info?
Confirming that the South Hills CBC is on 12/14. Please send me an email
if you are interested in counting this year!

Gigi Gerben
Washington County

On Fri, Oct 25, 2019 at 6:11 AM Matthew Juskowich <
<0000000ca4f4ccd1-dmarc-request...> wrote:

> Ryan, I will be running the OHIOPYLE CBC again this year! It will be
> Saturday January 4th. Meet at the Visitor's Center by 8am. Birders that
> should come and join this count should be prepared to wear Heavy Coats and
> Sturdy Boots as we will be up in the Mountains. You should bring your own
> Binoculars/Scopes as well as snacks,lunches and Drinks etc... Hope to see
> same faces from last year and new ones!
>
 

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Date: 10/25/19 8:07 am
From: Jerry McWilliams <0000001b5c226889-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Erie County waterbird count for October 25, 2019
Date:  October 25, 2019Time:  0740 to 1010Weather: Cloudy, drizzle early, light S wind, waves 2', temp. 48 FComments: A few Lesser Scaup and Common Loons moving and the first Horned Grebes moving east.  Most ducks were moving west.  Justin Berkheimer and Jennifer Ferrick assisted with the count.
Waterbirds recorded:
Mallard 9Greater Scaup 1Lesser Scaup 142Surf Scoter 2White-winged Scoter 3Surf/Black scoter 2Bufflehead 3Red-breasted Merganser 14Red-throated Loon 2Common Loon 58unidentified loon 2Pied-billed Grebe 1Horned Grebe 13Double-crested Cormorant 11Dunlin 3
Other birds moving along or over the lake:
Bald Eagle 1Belted Kingfisher 1unidentified Passerine 2
Jerry McWilliamsErie, Erie County, <Pa.jerrymcw...>
 

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Date: 10/25/19 5:24 am
From: Nancy Juris <0000014fbce18819-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Set
Set Pabirds off
 

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Date: 10/25/19 3:11 am
From: Matthew Juskowich <0000000ca4f4ccd1-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Re: PA Christmas Count info?
Ryan, I will be running the OHIOPYLE CBC again this year! It will be Saturday January 4th. Meet at the Visitor's Center by 8am. Birders that should come and join this count should be prepared to wear Heavy Coats and Sturdy Boots as we will be up in the Mountains. You should bring your own Binoculars/Scopes as well as snacks,lunches and Drinks etc... Hope to see same faces from last year and new ones!
 

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Date: 10/25/19 1:17 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve (24 Oct 2019) 137 Raptors
Southern Chester County Hawk Watch at Bucktoe Creek Preserve
Avondale, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 24, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Turkey Vulture 103 250 250
Osprey 0 22 136
Bald Eagle 11 119 253
Northern Harrier 0 7 20
Sharp-shinned Hawk 12 240 487
Cooper's Hawk 3 103 178
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 4 11 21
Broad-winged Hawk 0 21 701
Red-tailed Hawk 4 21 25
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 28 108
Merlin 0 5 21
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 4
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 1
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 137 829 2205
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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: Carol Depalma, Dirk Robinson, Ellen Nunn, Sue McLaughlin

Visitors:
THE LAND CONSERVANCY FOR SOUTHERN CHESTER COUNTY’S HAWK WATCH AT BUCKTOE
CREEK PRESERVE
<BR><BR>
Visitors (5): Dirk Robinson, Ellen Nunn, Carol DePalma, Sue McLaughlin
<BR><BR>
Thanks everyone, for coming to beautiful Bucktoe Creek Preserve!
<BR><BR>



Weather:
<BR><BR>
Weather:
Sunny (0% cloud cover), Ceiling -- 30,000 ft., Visibility - 10 miles, Temps
44 - 68F, Winds SSW @ 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 (45) and Turkey Vultures (60).

<BR><BR>
----Bald Eagle ages: 1 yr.-1; 2 yr.-1; 3 yr.-_; 4 yr.-1; adult-7
<BR><BR>


Non-raptor Observations:
TODAY’S Bucktoe Bird Blog [‘BBB’]: [PLEASE NOTE: On October 24,
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>
Ellen and Dirk were out to Bucktoe early today; Carol and Sue joined us
later. Together we all watched an intensely blue sky with vultures on the
move, with Bald Eagles, a few accipiters, buteos, and Ravens occasionally
evident. The sky was beautiful, but very difficult. There was not a
single background cloud all day.
<BR><BR>
After the watch was over and on the way home, I stopped at the effluent
pond at Longwood Gardens [private] seeing numbers of American Wigeon,
Green-winged Teal, Ruddy Duck, Northern Shoveler, Wood Duck and a Belted
Kingfisher.
<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>
Wood Ducks, Double-crested Cormorant, Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers, COMMON
RAVENS, Horned Larks, Ruby-crowned Kinglets, White-crowned Sparrows, Palm
Warblers, and Yellow-rumped Warblers
<BR><BR>
----OTHER WILDLIFE NOTED: Butterflies (7): Monarch - 1, Cabbage White,
Clouded Sulphur, Orange Sulphur, Common Checkered Skipper, Buckeye,
Variegated Fritillary. Dragonflies (1): Green Darner. 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: 3.72; Steps:
8,734; Floors: 7.
<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: 45; this season:
130
<BR><BR>
NEW SPECIES ADDED TODAY TO THIS YEAR’S “WATCH SPECIES LIST (45):”
none.
<BR><BR>


Predictions:
Tomorrow’s flight looks like there will be clouds to see the birds
against and light winds from the south.
<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: 10/24/19 9:07 pm
From: Ryan Tomazin <wvwarblers...>
Subject: PA Christmas Count info?
Hello All,

I have