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25 Feb Tussey Mountain (24 Feb 2017) 44 Raptors []
25 Feb Derby Hill Bird Observatory (25 Feb 2017) 6 Raptors []
25 Feb Bethany Hawkwatch (25 Feb 2017) 149 Raptors []
25 Feb Tussey Mountain (25 Feb 2017) Raptors []
25 Feb Allegheny Front (25 Feb 2017) Raptors []
25 Feb Borrego Valley (25 Feb 2017) 21 Raptors []
24 Feb Jacks Mountain (24 Feb 2017) 14 Raptors []
24 Feb Fort Smallwood Park (24 Feb 2017) 20 Raptors []
24 Feb Presque Isle (24 Feb 2017) 50 Raptors []
24 Feb College Creek (24 Feb 2017) Raptors []
24 Feb Allegheny Front (23 Feb 2017) Raptors []
24 Feb Allegheny Front (24 Feb 2017) 79 Raptors []
24 Feb Borrego Valley (23 Feb 2017) Raptors []
24 Feb Mackinac Straits (23 Feb 2017) 4 Raptors []
23 Feb West Skyline Hawk Count (21 Feb 2017) 102 Raptors []
23 Feb West Skyline Hawk Count (23 Feb 2017) 47 Raptors []
23 Feb Parksville- Little Mountain (23 Feb 2017) 88 Raptors []
23 Feb College Creek (23 Feb 2017) 22 Raptors []
23 Feb College Creek (22 Feb 2017) 5 Raptors []
23 Feb Derby Hill Bird Observatory (23 Feb 2017) 84 Raptors []
23 Feb Bethany Hawkwatch (23 Feb 2017) Raptors []
22 Feb Borrego Valley (22 Feb 2017) 20 Raptors []
22 Feb Borrego Valley (21 Feb 2017) 12 Raptors []
22 Feb Derby Hill Bird Observatory (22 Feb 2017) 26 Raptors []
22 Feb Allegheny Front (22 Feb 2017) 18 Raptors []
22 Feb Bethany Hawkwatch (22 Feb 2017) 3 Raptors []
22 Feb Mackinac Straits (21 Feb 2017) 6 Raptors []
21 Feb Allegheny Front (21 Feb 2017) 21 Raptors []
21 Feb Bethany Hawkwatch (21 Feb 2017) 44 Raptors []
21 Feb Derby Hill Bird Observatory (21 Feb 2017) 21 Raptors []
21 Feb College Creek (21 Feb 2017) 20 Raptors []
21 Feb Mackinac Straits (19 Feb 2017) 7 Raptors []
20 Feb Borrego Valley (20 Feb 2017) 502 Raptors []
20 Feb College Creek (20 Feb 2017) 127 Raptors []
20 Feb College Creek (19 Feb 2017) 40 Raptors []
19 Feb Allegheny Front (19 Feb 2017) 9 Raptors []
19 Feb Bethany Hawkwatch (19 Feb 2017) 24 Raptors []
19 Feb Grimsby, ON - Beamer Conservation Area (18 Feb 2017) 1 Raptors []
18 Feb West Skyline Hawk Count (17 Feb 2017) 18 Raptors []
18 Feb West Skyline Hawk Count (18 Feb 2017) 81 Raptors []
18 Feb Allegheny Front (18 Feb 2017) 1 Raptors []
18 Feb Derby Hill Bird Observatory (18 Feb 2017) 17 Raptors []
18 Feb Bethany Hawkwatch (18 Feb 2017) 21 Raptors []
17 Feb College Creek (17 Feb 2017) 13 Raptors []
17 Feb College Creek (17 Feb 2017) 13 Raptors []
17 Feb College Creek (14 Feb 2017) 7 Raptors []
17 Feb Parksville- Little Mountain (17 Feb 2017) 24 Raptors []
17 Feb Bethany Hawkwatch (17 Feb 2017) 16 Raptors []
16 Feb Bethany Hawkwatch (16 Feb 2017) 29 Raptors []
15 Feb Bethany Hawkwatch (15 Feb 2017) 6 Raptors []
13 Feb College Creek (13 Feb 2017) 27 Raptors []
13 Feb College Creek (11 Feb 2017) 5 Raptors []
10 Feb College Creek (10 Feb 2017) 2 Raptors []
26 Jan Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (25 Jan 2017) 3 Raptors []
20 Jan Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (19 Jan 2017) 3 Raptors []
20 Jan Hanging Rock Tower (27 Dec 2017) 16 Raptors []
5 Jan Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (04 Jan 2017) 6 Raptors []
5 Jan Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (04 Jan 2017) 6 Raptors []
5 Jan Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (04 Jan 2017) 6 Raptors []
1 Jan Franklin Mt. END OF SEASON (01 Jan 2017) 1 Raptors []
31 Dec Jacks Mountain (31 Dec 2016) Raptors []
31 Dec Second Mountain (31 Dec 2016) 13 Raptors []
31 Dec Waggoner's Gap (31 Dec 2016) 12 Raptors []
30 Dec Second Mountain (30 Dec 2016) 5 Raptors []
30 Dec Waggoner's Gap (30 Dec 2016) 15 Raptors []
29 Dec Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (28 Dec 2016) 8 Raptors []
28 Dec Second Mountain (28 Dec 2016) 2 Raptors []
28 Dec Waggoner's Gap (28 Dec 2016) 5 Raptors []
27 Dec Jacks Mountain (27 Dec 2016) 20 Raptors []
27 Dec Hanging Rock Tower (21 Dec 2016) Raptors []
27 Dec Second Mountain (27 Dec 2016) 18 Raptors []
27 Dec Waggoner's Gap (27 Dec 2016) 9 Raptors []
25 Dec Franklin Mt. (25 Dec 2016) 14 Raptors []
25 Dec Waggoner's Gap (25 Dec 2016) 10 Raptors []
23 Dec Second Mountain (23 Dec 2016) 18 Raptors []
23 Dec Second Mountain (23 Dec 2016) 18 Raptors []

Subject: Tussey Mountain (24 Feb 2017) 44 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Sat, 25 Feb 2017 07:58:29 -0900
Tussey Mountain
State College, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 24, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                2              2              2
Turkey Vulture              31             31             31
Osprey                       0              0              0
Bald Eagle                   0              0              0
Northern Harrier             0              0              0
Sharp-shinned Hawk           1              1              1
Cooper's Hawk                0              0              0
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              0
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Red-tailed Hawk              3              3              3
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 7              7              7
American Kestrel             0              0              0
Merlin                       0              0              0
Peregrine Falcon             0              0              0
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0              0

Total:                      44             44             44
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 10:30:00 
Observation end   time: 17:00:00 
Total observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter:        Nick Bolgiano

Observers:        Joe Verica, Lewis Grove

Weather:
Unusually warm late February day with southeast winds, variable clouds,
sunny skies and highs in the mid 70s.

Raptor Observations:
A good number of birds moving today on the good winds, including seven
Golden Eagles.

Golden Eagles: 1035 Ad, 1151 Ad, 1159 Ad, 1313 Unk, 1524 Ad, 1606 Ad, 1625
Ad

 

Non-raptor Observations:
Canada Geese - 116; Ring-billed Gull - 15; European Starling - 2;
Red-winged Blackbird - 3; Common Grackle - 1; Bald Eagle - 4 (not counted)

Predictions:
Rain moving through in waves on S winds; potential for waterbird flight in
between showers/storms.  Could be some raptors moving if rain clears out.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Lewis Grove (zugunlew AT gmail.com)
Tussey Mountain information may be found at:
http://www.tusseymountainspringhawkwatch.org/


Subject: Derby Hill Bird Observatory (25 Feb 2017) 6 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Sat, 25 Feb 2017 10:20:33 -0900
Derby Hill Bird Observatory
Mexico, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 25, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                0              0              0
Turkey Vulture               0              7              7
Osprey                       0              0              0
Bald Eagle                   0             15             15
Northern Harrier             1              3              3
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              3              3
Cooper's Hawk                2             10             10
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              3              3
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Red-tailed Hawk              1             93             93
Rough-legged Hawk            1             17             17
Golden Eagle                 0              1              1
American Kestrel             1              1              1
Merlin                       0              0              0
Peregrine Falcon             0              1              1
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0              0

Total:                       6            154            154
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:00:00 
Observation end   time: 12:00:00 
Total observation time: 4 hours

Official Counter:        Bill  Purcell

Observers:        Ken Burdick, Kevin McGann

Visitors:
Ten


Weather:
Good SE-S wind before the storm hit at 11:45. Cloudy all morning.

Raptor Observations:
Only 6 raptors, all in the last hour.

Non-raptor Observations:
5000 Snow Geese, 33 Tundra Swans, 2280 Am Crows.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Bill Purcell (wpurcell AT twcny.rr.com)
Derby Hill Bird Observatory information may be found at:
http://onondagaaudubon.com/derby-hill-bird-observatory/


Subject: Bethany Hawkwatch (25 Feb 2017) 149 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Sat, 25 Feb 2017 12:21:30 -0900
Bethany Hawkwatch
Mankato, Minnesota, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 25, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                0              0              0
Turkey Vulture               0              0              0
Osprey                       0              0              0
Bald Eagle                 149            278            278
Northern Harrier             0              0              0
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              1              1
Cooper's Hawk                0              1              1
Northern Goshawk             0              1              1
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              0
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Red-tailed Hawk              0             10             10
Rough-legged Hawk            0              1              1
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel             0              0              0
Merlin                       0              0              0
Peregrine Falcon             0              0              0
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0              0

Total:                     149            292            292
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 09:30:00 
Observation end   time: 15:00:00 
Total observation time: 5.5 hours

Official Counter:        Jim Amundson, Marty Rost

Observers:        Scott Seigfreid

Weather:
1st day after 2 day blizzard

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
Report submitted by Mary Rost ()
Bethany Hawkwatch information may be found at:
www.blc.edu


Subject: Tussey Mountain (25 Feb 2017) Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Sat, 25 Feb 2017 13:11:22 -0900
Tussey Mountain
State College, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 25, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                0              2              2
Turkey Vulture               0             31             31
Osprey                       0              0              0
Bald Eagle                   0              0              0
Northern Harrier             0              0              0
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              1              1
Cooper's Hawk                0              0              0
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              0
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Red-tailed Hawk              0              3              3
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              7              7
American Kestrel             0              0              0
Merlin                       0              0              0
Peregrine Falcon             0              0              0
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0              0

Total:                       0             44             44
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 09:15:00 
Observation end   time: 10:15:00 
Total observation time: 1 hours

Official Counter:        Lewis Grove

Observers:        

Weather:
Unseasonably warm and overcast, with an imposing front of rain bearing down
from the SW.

Raptor Observations:
No raptors moving before the rain.

Non-raptor Observations:
Waterfowl on the move before rain set in.  Apparent flight of blackbirds
overnight or early morning, with notably increased numbers of RWBL and COGR
on the ridge and near the watch generally.

Common Merganser - 6; Red-winged Blackbird - 14; Common Grackle - 10;
Canada Geese - 98

Predictions:
Forecast is for west winds and clearing skies; should be some birds on the
move.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Lewis Grove (zugunlew AT gmail.com)
Tussey Mountain information may be found at:
http://www.tusseymountainspringhawkwatch.org/


Subject: Allegheny Front (25 Feb 2017) Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Sat, 25 Feb 2017 15:26:13 -0900
Allegheny Front
Central City, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 25, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV                           0              0              0
TV                           0             19             19
OS                           0              0              0
BE                           0             10             10
NH                           0              3              3
SS                           0              2              2
CH                           0              3              3
NG                           0              0              0
RS                           0             16             16
BW                           0              0              0
RT                           0             45             45
RL                           0              0              0
GE                           0             21             21
AK                           0              1              1
ML                           0              0              0
PG                           0              0              0
UA                           0              1              1
UB                           0              4              4
UF                           0              0              0
UE                           0              0              0
UR                           0              3              3

Total:                       0            128            128
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 15:00:00 
Observation end   time: 17:00:00 
Total observation time: 2 hours

Official Counter:        Brian Wargo

Observers:        Jeanine Ging

Visitors:
Meadow and Theo Ging Wargo


Weather:
Rain until 3:00 p.m. Strong west winds. A few snow flakes.

Raptor Observations:
A lone Turkey Vulture moved south and then north. It was not counted. 

Non-raptor Observations:
4 Tufted Titmouse, 2 Nuthatch, 10 Crows, 2 Canada Goose

Predictions:
Cold with some sun and west winds.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Brian M. Wargo (brianwargo AT gmail.com)


Subject: Borrego Valley (25 Feb 2017) 21 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Sat, 25 Feb 2017 16:33:59 -0900
Borrego Valley
Borrego Springs, California, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 25, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                0              0              0
Turkey Vulture               0             12             12
Osprey                       0              0              0
Bald Eagle                   0              0              0
Northern Harrier             0              0              0
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              0              0
Cooper's Hawk                0              2              2
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              1              1
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Swainson's Hawk             21            540            540
Red-tailed Hawk              0              0              0
Ferruginous Hawk             0              0              0
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel             0              0              0
Merlin                       0              0              0
Peregrine Falcon             0              0              0
Prairie Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0              0

Total:                      21            555            555
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:00:00 
Observation end   time: 11:00:00 
Total observation time: 3 hours

Official Counter:        Laura Webb

Observers:        Ann Reilley, Don Endicott

Weather:
Nearly cloudless, calm, 49-61 degrees F. First lift-off was at 09:05. 

Raptor Observations:
Swainson's Hawks were seen roosting at both the Date Farm and the Old Hawk
Watch site in the AM.

Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
Report submitted by Robert Theriault (rtheriau AT uci.edu)


Subject: Jacks Mountain (24 Feb 2017) 14 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:54:04 -0900
Jacks Mountain
Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 24, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Turkey Vulture               2              2              2
Osprey                       0              0              0
Bald Eagle                   0              0              0
Northern Harrier             0              0              0
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              0              0
Cooper's Hawk                0              0              0
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              0
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Red-tailed Hawk              3              3              3
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel             0              0              0
Merlin                       0              0              0
Peregrine Falcon             0              0              0
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0              0
Black Vulture                9              9              9
Swainson's Hawk              0              0              0

Total:                      14             14             14
----------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Official Counter:         Craig Kochel 

Observers:        Cindy Bickel, Darrell Smith

Visitors:
Dave with his first hang-glider flight of the year.


Weather:
Unseasonably warm with steady south winds

Raptor Observations:
Local red-tailed hawks and an immature bald eagle. Numerous turkey and
black vultures, with seemingly more arriving throughout the day

Non-raptor Observations:
Crows, bluejays, and pileated woodpecker. Large flights of waterfowl in the
morning -- 102 tundra swans, 1,140 canada geese
========================================================================
Report submitted by Ron Singer (risinger2 AT verizon.net)
Jacks Mountain information may be found at:
http://sites.google.com/site/jacksmountainhawkwatch/home


Subject: Fort Smallwood Park (24 Feb 2017) 20 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2017 18:50:52 -0900
Fort Smallwood Park
Pasadena, Maryland, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 24, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Total:                      20             20             20
----------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Official Counter:        Sue Ricciardi

Observers:        Bill Hubick

Visitors:
3


Weather:
Partly cloudy; 68-72 degrees; visibility excellent; winds southerly 5-12
mph gusting to 17 mph

Raptor Observations:
First day of the count for the season and the southerly winds and warm
temperatures came through with 20 migrants. Also two local Bald Eagles and
16 Black Vultures up and about.

Non-raptor Observations:
A few migrant flocks of Canada Geese and Common Grackles; 4 Gadwalls; 6
Northern Shovelers
========================================================================
Report submitted by Sue Ricciardi (susiericc AT comcast.net)
Fort Smallwood Park information may be found at:
http://www.mdbirds.org/sites/mdsites/hawks/hawkwatch.html


Site Description:
Fort Smallwood Park is located on the western shore of Chesapeake Bay at
the mouth of the Patapsco River, 11 miles south of Baltimore, MD. Best
winds are from the southwest.

Subject: Presque Isle (24 Feb 2017) 50 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:52:45 -0900
Presque Isle
Erie, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 24, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                0              0              0
Turkey Vulture              45             45             45
Osprey                       0              0              0
Bald Eagle                   0              0              0
Northern Harrier             0              0              0
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              0              0
Cooper's Hawk                0              0              0
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              0
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Red-tailed Hawk              5              5              5
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel             0              0              0
Merlin                       0              0              0
Peregrine Falcon             0              0              0
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0              0

Total:                      50             50             50
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 10:00:00 
Observation end   time: 12:30:00 
Total observation time: 2.5 hours

Official Counter:        Jerry McWilliams

Observers:        Roger Donn

Visitors:
Roger Donn assisted with the count


Weather:
Variably cloudy, moderate SW wind, record high temperatures.

Raptor Observations:
Our watch doesn't officially open until March 1, but the conditions were
just too good to pass up a day watching the sky.  TVs were on the move as
well as a handful of RTs.

Non-raptor Observations:
Two Killdeer and a flock of 13 Sandhill Cranes

Predictions:
Much colder with late day snow showers.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Jerry McWilliams (jerrymcw AT aol.com)
Presque Isle information may be found at:
http://www.presqueisleaudubon.org


Subject: College Creek (24 Feb 2017) Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:52:48 -0900
College Creek
Williamsburg, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 24, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                0             22             22
Turkey Vulture               0            227            227
Osprey                       0              0              0
Bald Eagle                   0              8              8
Northern Harrier             0              1              1
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              2              2
Cooper's Hawk                0              1              1
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              0
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Red-tailed Hawk              0              6              6
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel             0              0              0
Merlin                       0              0              0
Peregrine Falcon             0              0              0
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              1              1

Total:                       0            268            268
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 09:30:00 
Observation end   time: 11:15:00 
Total observation time: 1.75 hours

Official Counter:        Bill Williams

Observers:        Bill Williams

Weather:
18-22 degrees C; calm; 20-50 % cloud cover; incoming tide

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
Report submitted by Brian Taber (Taberzz AT aol.com)
College Creek information may be found at:
www.cvwo.org


Subject: Allegheny Front (23 Feb 2017) Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:49:57 -0900
Allegheny Front
Central City, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 23, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Total:                       0             49             49
----------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Official Counter:        Ed Gowarty

Observers:        Jim Rocco

Visitors:
1


Weather:
Warm with moderate winds out of the west.
Cloud cover 40 to 100&.
Haze, visibility 12 to 30 km.

Raptor Observations:
No migrating raptors observed.
Helping spot: Jim Rocco.
Non migrating Turkey Vultures.

Non-raptor Observations:
Mourning doves, tufted titmouse, crows, blue birds.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Bob Stewart (bob AT stewart.net)


Subject: Allegheny Front (24 Feb 2017) 79 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:42:57 -0900
Allegheny Front
Central City, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 24, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV                           0              0              0
TV                          11             19             19
OS                           0              0              0
BE                           4             10             10
NH                           0              3              3
SS                           1              2              2
CH                           2              3              3
NG                           0              0              0
RS                          14             16             16
BW                           0              0              0
RT                          23             45             45
RL                           0              0              0
GE                          16             21             21
AK                           1              1              1
ML                           0              0              0
PG                           0              0              0
UA                           1              1              1
UB                           4              4              4
UF                           0              0              0
UE                           0              0              0
UR                           2              3              3

Total:                      79            128            128
----------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Official Counter:        Bob Stewart

Observers:        Janet Kuehl, Jim Rocco, Joe Sabo, Kevin Georg, Mike Wolfe

Visitors:
6- Micheal Wolfe and grandson Ian
Helping spot: Jim Rocco, Joe Sabo, Janet Kuehl, Michael Wolfe, Kevin
Georg.



Weather:
Unseasonably warm. Possible record high.
Temp 14 to 23 degrees C. 
Partly sunny.
Wind initially out of SW changing to SE late am.
light to moderate winds.
Hazy in am. 
Visibility 17 km increasing to 30 km in afternoon.

Raptor Observations:
70 migrating raptors.including 14 red-shouldered hawks.
Most of the raptors were very high.
16 Golden Eagles; 4 Bald eagles.
2 Bald Eagles flying south and 1 kestrel - not counted.
Golden Eagles: 11:43 Ad; 12:42 Ad; 12:58 Ad; 1:08 Ad; 2 at 1:10 Ad; 1:15
Ad; 1:52 Ad; 2:32 Ad; 2:33 Ad; 2:53 Ad; 2 AT  2:54 Ad; 2:57 Ad; 3:32 Ad; 3:54
Ad.
Bald Eagles: 1:42 Ad; 2:39 Ad; 2:57 Subad; 4:46 SubAd

Non-raptor Observations:
3 bluebirds, tufted titmouse; pileated woodpecker

Predictions:
AM rain showers and T-storm possible.
Windy in afternoon.
Moning High of 55 degrees with falling temps to 40 degrees.
Wind out of the WSW 20-30 mph.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Bob Stewart (bob AT stewart.net)


Subject: Borrego Valley (23 Feb 2017) Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2017 12:35:51 -0900
Borrego Valley
Borrego Springs, California, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 23, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                0              0              0
Turkey Vulture               0             12             12
Osprey                       0              0              0
Bald Eagle                   0              0              0
Northern Harrier             0              0              0
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              0              0
Cooper's Hawk                0              2              2
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              1              1
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Swainson's Hawk              0            519            519
Red-tailed Hawk              0              0              0
Ferruginous Hawk             0              0              0
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel             0              0              0
Merlin                       0              0              0
Peregrine Falcon             0              0              0
Prairie Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0              0

Total:                       0            534            534
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:00:00 
Observation end   time: 11:00:00 
Total observation time: 3 hours

Official Counter:        Hal Cohen

Observers:        Rose Marie Leong

Weather:
Windy and very cool.

Raptor Observations:
Only raptors spotted - local Cooper's and Red-tail, 9 probable TVs near
Palm Canyon.

Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
Report submitted by Robert Theriault (rtheriau AT uci.edu)


Subject: Mackinac Straits (23 Feb 2017) 4 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:34:35 -0900
Mackinac Straits
Mackinaw City, Michigan, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 23, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                0              0              0
Turkey Vulture               1              1              1
Osprey                       0              0              0
Bald Eagle                   0              3              3
Northern Harrier             0              0              0
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              0              0
Cooper's Hawk                0              0              0
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              0
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Red-tailed Hawk              0              3              3
Rough-legged Hawk            3              9              9
Golden Eagle                 0              1              1
American Kestrel             0              0              0
Merlin                       0              0              0
Peregrine Falcon             0              0              0
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0              0

Total:                       4             17             17
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 13:30:00 
Observation end   time: 15:30:00 
Total observation time: 2 hours

Official Counter:        Ed Pike

Observers:        Steve Baker

Weather:
Rainy in the am then cloudy, then started to show a little blue

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:


Predictions:
Stormy no Raptors 
========================================================================
Report submitted by Steven J. Baker (steveandsuebaker AT gmail.com)
Mackinac Straits information may be found at:
www.mackinacraptorwatch.org


Subject: West Skyline Hawk Count (21 Feb 2017) 102 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:49:42 -0900
West Skyline Hawk Count
Duluth, Minnesota, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 21, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                0              0              0
Turkey Vulture               0              0              0
Osprey                       0              0              0
Bald Eagle                  91            189            189
Northern Harrier             0              0              0
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              1              1
Cooper's Hawk                0              0              0
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              0
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Red-tailed Hawk              0              0              0
Rough-legged Hawk           10             10             10
Golden Eagle                 1              1              1
American Kestrel             0              0              0
Merlin                       0              0              0
Peregrine Falcon             0              0              0
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0              0

Total:                     102            201            201
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 10:15:00 
Observation end   time: 15:45:00 
Total observation time: 5.5 hours

Official Counter:        Frank Nicoletti

Observers:        

Visitors:
Tom Reed conducted the count today-big thanks.
Frank Nicoletti observed a movemnt in a small narrow view at the FOSZB
visitor center, 7 BAEA and a RLHA. However RLHA have been noted in adjacent
counties moving north. 18 In Aitkin this weekend and muliples in Saz-Zim
which have moved in recently. 


Weather:
Temps 37-52, Mostly cloudy, light SW winds 5-10.

Raptor Observations:
Local SSHA hunting nearby. 

Non-raptor Observations:
Ring-billed Gulls have moved in, 61 migrant Common Ravens and 2 flyby Red
Crossbills were the non-raptor highlights.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Frank Nicoletti (bjboreal AT aol.com)
West Skyline Hawk Count information may be found at:
http://www.hawkridge.org/


Subject: West Skyline Hawk Count (23 Feb 2017) 47 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:48:07 -0900
West Skyline Hawk Count
Duluth, Minnesota, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 23, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                0              0              0
Turkey Vulture               0              0              0
Osprey                       0              0              0
Bald Eagle                  47            236            236
Northern Harrier             0              0              0
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              1              1
Cooper's Hawk                0              0              0
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              0
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Red-tailed Hawk              0              0              0
Rough-legged Hawk            0             10             10
Golden Eagle                 0              1              1
American Kestrel             0              0              0
Merlin                       0              0              0
Peregrine Falcon             0              0              0
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0              0

Total:                      47            248            248
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 11:30:00 
Observation end   time: 15:15:00 
Total observation time: 3.75 hours

Official Counter:        Steve Kolbe

Observers:        

Weather:
Temps 30-31 degrees, 80-90% clouds, North winds 5-10.

Raptor Observations:
count taken from Thompson Hill lookout.
Tom Reed and Steve Kolbe conducted the count today. 

Non-raptor Observations:
87 Bohemian and 45 Cedar Waxwings counted.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Frank Nicoletti (bjboreal AT aol.com)
West Skyline Hawk Count information may be found at:
http://www.hawkridge.org/


Subject: Parksville- Little Mountain (23 Feb 2017) 88 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:35:57 -0900
Parksville- Little Mountain
Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 23, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                0              0              0
Turkey Vulture               0              0              0
Osprey                       0              0              0
Bald Eagle                  78            101            101
Northern Harrier             0              0              0
Sharp-shinned Hawk           2              2              2
Cooper's Hawk                1              1              1
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              0
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Red-tailed Hawk              5              6              6
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Swainson's Hawk              0              0              0
Ferruginous Hawk             0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 2              2              2
American Kestrel             0              0              0
Merlin                       0              0              0
Peregrine Falcon             0              0              0
Prairie Falcon               0              0              0
Mississippi Kite             0              0              0
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0              0

Total:                      88            112            112
----------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Official Counter:        Guy L. Monty

Observers:        Dave Baird, Mark Wynja, Michael Shepard

Weather:


Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
Report submitted by Guy L. Monty (guylmonty AT gmail.com)


Subject: College Creek (23 Feb 2017) 22 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:43:14 -0900
College Creek
Williamsburg, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 23, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                0             22             22
Turkey Vulture              18            227            227
Osprey                       0              0              0
Bald Eagle                   2              8              8
Northern Harrier             0              1              1
Sharp-shinned Hawk           1              2              2
Cooper's Hawk                1              1              1
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              0
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Red-tailed Hawk              0              6              6
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel             0              0              0
Merlin                       0              0              0
Peregrine Falcon             0              0              0
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              1              1

Total:                      22            268            268
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 10:00:00 
Observation end   time: 12:45:00 
Total observation time: 2.75 hours

Official Counter:        Brian Taber

Observers:        

Weather:


Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
Report submitted by Brian Taber (Taberzz AT aol.com)
College Creek information may be found at:
www.cvwo.org


Subject: College Creek (22 Feb 2017) 5 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:39:01 -0900
College Creek
Williamsburg, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 22, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                0             22             22
Turkey Vulture               2            209            209
Osprey                       0              0              0
Bald Eagle                   0              6              6
Northern Harrier             1              1              1
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              1              1
Cooper's Hawk                0              0              0
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              0
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Red-tailed Hawk              1              6              6
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel             0              0              0
Merlin                       0              0              0
Peregrine Falcon             0              0              0
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               1              1              1

Total:                       5            246            246
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 09:45:00 
Observation end   time: 12:45:00 
Total observation time: 3 hours

Official Counter:        Bill Williams

Observers:        Andy Hawkins, Brian Taber

Weather:


Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
Report submitted by Brian Taber (Taberzz AT aol.com)
College Creek information may be found at:
www.cvwo.org


Subject: Derby Hill Bird Observatory (23 Feb 2017) 84 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:17:20 -0900
Derby Hill Bird Observatory
Mexico, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 23, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                0              0              0
Turkey Vulture               5              7              7
Osprey                       0              0              0
Bald Eagle                   8             15             15
Northern Harrier             2              2              2
Sharp-shinned Hawk           3              3              3
Cooper's Hawk                3              8              8
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          1              3              3
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Red-tailed Hawk             57             92             92
Rough-legged Hawk            4             16             16
Golden Eagle                 1              1              1
American Kestrel             0              0              0
Merlin                       0              0              0
Peregrine Falcon             0              1              1
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0              0

Total:                      84            148            148
----------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Official Counter:        Bill  Purcell

Observers:        

Visitors:
Nine.


Weather:
South winds with temperature reaching 60 F.  A wind change at 1:40 PM ended
the flight.

Raptor Observations:
Nice early season variety with the first Golden Eagle and N. Harriers.

Non-raptor Observations:
Crows were flying all day - 7086 total. FOS Killdeer and Grackles.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Bill Purcell (wpurcell AT twcny.rr.com)
Derby Hill Bird Observatory information may be found at:
http://onondagaaudubon.com/derby-hill-bird-observatory/


Subject: Bethany Hawkwatch (23 Feb 2017) Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2017 09:04:32 -0900
Bethany Hawkwatch
Mankato, Minnesota, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 23, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                0              0              0
Turkey Vulture               0              0              0
Osprey                       0              0              0
Bald Eagle                   0            129            129
Northern Harrier             0              0              0
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              1              1
Cooper's Hawk                0              1              1
Northern Goshawk             0              1              1
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              0
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Red-tailed Hawk              0             10             10
Rough-legged Hawk            0              1              1
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel             0              0              0
Merlin                       0              0              0
Peregrine Falcon             0              0              0
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0              0

Total:                       0            143            143
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 10:00:00 
Observation end   time: 11:30:00 
Total observation time: 1.5 hours

Official Counter:        Jim Amundson

Observers:        Marty Rost

Weather:


Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
Report submitted by Mary Rost ()
Bethany Hawkwatch information may be found at:
www.blc.edu


Subject: Borrego Valley (22 Feb 2017) 20 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Wed, 22 Feb 2017 20:11:42 -0900
Borrego Valley
Borrego Springs, California, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 22, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                0              0              0
Turkey Vulture               1             12             12
Osprey                       0              0              0
Bald Eagle                   0              0              0
Northern Harrier             0              0              0
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              0              0
Cooper's Hawk                0              2              2
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              1              1
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Swainson's Hawk             19            519            519
Red-tailed Hawk              0              0              0
Ferruginous Hawk             0              0              0
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel             0              0              0
Merlin                       0              0              0
Peregrine Falcon             0              0              0
Prairie Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0              0

Total:                      20            534            534
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:00:00 
Observation end   time: 11:00:00 
Total observation time: 3 hours

Official Counter:        Laura Webb

Observers:        Hal Cohen

Weather:
50-60 % clouds, with 5-9 mph NW winds.

Raptor Observations:
Roost site(s) unknown - no raptors seen in the date garden before first
lift-off.

Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
Report submitted by Robert Theriault (rtheriau AT uci.edu)


Subject: Borrego Valley (21 Feb 2017) 12 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Wed, 22 Feb 2017 19:46:55 -0900
Borrego Valley
Borrego Springs, California, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 21, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                0              0              0
Turkey Vulture               0             11             11
Osprey                       0              0              0
Bald Eagle                   0              0              0
Northern Harrier             0              0              0
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              0              0
Cooper's Hawk                0              2              2
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          1              1              1
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Swainson's Hawk             11            500            500
Red-tailed Hawk              0              0              0
Ferruginous Hawk             0              0              0
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel             0              0              0
Merlin                       0              0              0
Peregrine Falcon             0              0              0
Prairie Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0              0

Total:                      12            514            514
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:00:00 
Observation end   time: 10:30:00 
Total observation time: 2.5 hours

Official Counter:        Steve Bier

Observers:        

Weather:
Some clouds with very light winds.

Raptor Observations:
Known lift-off locations were first the potato fields at 09:05 hours, and
later the date farm. Lots of aerial feeding seen in the direction of the
potato fields/Ellis-Gold Coast trees.

Non-raptor Observations:
Seven cormorants observed flying west over Palm Canyon at 10:20 hours in
the direction of Lake henshaw.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Robert Theriault (rtheriau AT uci.edu)


Subject: Derby Hill Bird Observatory (22 Feb 2017) 26 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:55:00 -0900
Derby Hill Bird Observatory
Mexico, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 22, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                0              0              0
Turkey Vulture               0              2              2
Osprey                       0              0              0
Bald Eagle                   2              7              7
Northern Harrier             0              0              0
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              0              0
Cooper's Hawk                2              5              5
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          2              2              2
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Red-tailed Hawk             15             35             35
Rough-legged Hawk            5             12             12
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel             0              0              0
Merlin                       0              0              0
Peregrine Falcon             0              1              1
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0              0

Total:                      26             64             64
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 09:00:00 
Observation end   time: 16:00:00 
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter:        Bill  Purcell, Gerry Smith

Observers:        

Weather:
Temperature reaching a very un-February like 55 F.  Light south winds all
day but afternoon clouds stopped the flight. 

Raptor Observations:
The first two Red-shouldereds and 5 Rough-leggeds, not bad for the date.

Non-raptor Observations:
3484 American Crows, 180 Snow Geese, small flocks of Red-winged Blackbirds.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Bill Purcell (wpurcell AT twcny.rr.com)
Derby Hill Bird Observatory information may be found at:
http://onondagaaudubon.com/derby-hill-bird-observatory/


Subject: Allegheny Front (22 Feb 2017) 18 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:51:37 -0900
Allegheny Front
Central City, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 22, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV                           0              0              0
TV                           5              8              8
OS                           0              0              0
BE                           4              6              6
NH                           1              3              3
SS                           0              1              1
CH                           1              1              1
NG                           0              0              0
RS                           0              2              2
BW                           0              0              0
RT                           6             22             22
RL                           0              0              0
GE                           0              5              5
AK                           0              0              0
ML                           0              0              0
PG                           0              0              0
UA                           0              0              0
UB                           0              0              0
UF                           0              0              0
UE                           0              0              0
UR                           1              1              1

Total:                      18             49             49
----------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Official Counter:        Rosemary McGlynn

Observers:        Bob Wertz, Dick Akers, Joe Sabo, Kevin Georg

Visitors:
several including Joe Sabo,Kevin Georg Dick Akers,& Bob Wertz


Weather:
calm to light WSW then SW winds,decreasing clouds,valley haze all day,warm
with high 60F

Raptor Observations:
18 migrating birds including 4 BEs: 1 BE unk  AT 12:35,1BE ad  AT 12:40,1 BE ad  AT 
12:55,1 BE ad  AT 1:30. Also 2 BEs of unknown age flying SW

Non-raptor Observations:
raven,crows,titmice,bluebird,blackbirds,c. geese,gulls

Predictions:
cloudy,20% chance of showers,light to mod. WSW winds,high near 60F
========================================================================
Report submitted by Rosemary McGlynn ()


Subject: Bethany Hawkwatch (22 Feb 2017) 3 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Wed, 22 Feb 2017 11:02:37 -0900
Bethany Hawkwatch
Mankato, Minnesota, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 22, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                0              0              0
Turkey Vulture               0              0              0
Osprey                       0              0              0
Bald Eagle                   3            129            129
Northern Harrier             0              0              0
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              1              1
Cooper's Hawk                0              1              1
Northern Goshawk             0              1              1
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              0
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Red-tailed Hawk              0             10             10
Rough-legged Hawk            0              1              1
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel             0              0              0
Merlin                       0              0              0
Peregrine Falcon             0              0              0
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0              0

Total:                       3            143            143
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 09:30:00 
Observation end   time: 13:00:00 
Total observation time: 3.5 hours

Official Counter:        Marty Rost

Observers:        Jim Amundson

Weather:


Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
Over 2000 geese moved through. Majority were white fronted.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Mary Rost ()
Bethany Hawkwatch information may be found at:
www.blc.edu


Subject: Mackinac Straits (21 Feb 2017) 6 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Wed, 22 Feb 2017 05:48:40 -0900
Mackinac Straits
Mackinaw City, Michigan, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 21, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Total:                       6             13             13
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 13:00:00 
Observation end   time: 15:30:00 
Total observation time: 2.5 hours

Official Counter:        Ed Pike

Observers:        Steve Baker

Weather:
Started foggy till 2 pm when the sun came out, warm with moderate west
winds.

Raptor Observations:
Soon as the fog lifted some Rough-legged Hawk started moving

Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
Report submitted by Steven J. Baker (steveandsuebaker AT gmail.com)


Subject: Allegheny Front (21 Feb 2017) 21 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:18:55 -0900
Allegheny Front
Central City, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 21, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Total:                      21             31             31
----------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Official Counter:        Jim Rocco

Observers:        Bob Stewart, Ed Gowarty, Gene & Nancy Flament, Joe Sabo

Visitors:
Gene and Nancy Flament , Joe Sabo, Bob Stewart, Ed Gowarty


Weather:
Moderate winds out of the SE
Average temp. 6c
Cloud cover 80 to 100%
Visibility clear up to 32km

Raptor Observations:
Golden eagles: Adults at 10:05, 12:20, 1:26
Bald eagles: Sub adults at 3:58, 3:59

Adult Bald eagle going south not include in count

Non-raptor Observations:
900 plus gulls, 1200 plus Canada geese, ravens ,crows
blue bird, Pileated woodpecker

Predictions:
Possible early morning showers
========================================================================
Report submitted by Jim Rocco ()


Subject: Bethany Hawkwatch (21 Feb 2017) 44 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:59:03 -0900
Bethany Hawkwatch
Mankato, Minnesota, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 21, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                0              0              0
Turkey Vulture               0              0              0
Osprey                       0              0              0
Bald Eagle                  42            126            126
Northern Harrier             0              0              0
Sharp-shinned Hawk           1              1              1
Cooper's Hawk                0              1              1
Northern Goshawk             1              1              1
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              0
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Red-tailed Hawk              0             10             10
Rough-legged Hawk            0              1              1
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel             0              0              0
Merlin                       0              0              0
Peregrine Falcon             0              0              0
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0              0

Total:                      44            140            140
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 09:15:00 
Observation end   time: 14:00:00 
Total observation time: 4.75 hours

Official Counter:        Jim Amundson

Observers:        John Nelson

Visitors:
john nelson


Weather:
warm and sunny

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
Report submitted by Jim Amundson (jwamundson AT yahoo.com)
Bethany Hawkwatch information may be found at:
www.blc.edu


Subject: Derby Hill Bird Observatory (21 Feb 2017) 21 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:56:06 -0900
Derby Hill Bird Observatory
Mexico, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 21, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Total:                      21             38             38
----------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Official Counter:        Bill  Purcell

Observers:        Ken Burdick

Visitors:
Four


Weather:
Cloudy with SE winds, temps mostly in the 30's F. range.

Raptor Observations:
Six Rough-legs on February 21 were nice. 

Non-raptor Observations:
3648 American Crows seemed to be ready for Spring. Also 103 Snow Buntings
and 7 Horned Larks.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Bill Purcell (wpurcell AT twcny.rr.com)
Derby Hill Bird Observatory information may be found at:
http://onondagaaudubon.com/derby-hill-bird-observatory/


Subject: College Creek (21 Feb 2017) 20 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:24:35 -0900
College Creek
Williamsburg, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 21, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                3             22             22
Turkey Vulture              14            207            207
Osprey                       0              0              0
Bald Eagle                   2              6              6
Northern Harrier             0              0              0
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              1              1
Cooper's Hawk                0              0              0
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              0
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Red-tailed Hawk              1              5              5
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel             0              0              0
Merlin                       0              0              0
Peregrine Falcon             0              0              0
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0              0

Total:                      20            241            241
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 10:00:00 
Observation end   time: 12:00:00 
Total observation time: 2 hours

Official Counter:        Brian Taber

Observers:        Bill Williams

Weather:


Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
Report submitted by Brian Taber (Taberzz AT aol.com)
College Creek information may be found at:
www.cvwo.org


Subject: Mackinac Straits (19 Feb 2017) 7 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2017 08:25:41 -0900
Mackinac Straits
Mackinaw City, Michigan, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 19, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Total:                       7              7              7
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 11:30:00 
Observation end   time: 14:30:00 
Total observation time: 3 hours

Official Counter:        Ed Pike

Observers:        Steve Baker

Visitors:
Don Mittlestat


Weather:
Sunny, blue skies temp. 42 F, winds 5 to 10 from WNW; really nice warm late
winter day. 

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
Report submitted by Steven J. Baker (steveandsuebaker AT gmail.com)


Subject: Borrego Valley (20 Feb 2017) 502 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2017 21:17:25 -0900
Borrego Valley
Borrego Springs, California, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 20, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                0              0              0
Turkey Vulture              11             11             11
Osprey                       0              0              0
Bald Eagle                   0              0              0
Northern Harrier             0              0              0
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              0              0
Cooper's Hawk                2              2              2
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              0
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Swainson's Hawk            489            489            489
Red-tailed Hawk              0              0              0
Ferruginous Hawk             0              0              0
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel             0              0              0
Merlin                       0              0              0
Peregrine Falcon             0              0              0
Prairie Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0              0

Total:                     502            502            502
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:00:00 
Observation end   time: 11:00:00 
Total observation time: 3 hours

Official Counter:        Herb Stone

Observers:        Ashley  Kvitek, Hal Cohen, Judy Davis, Steve Bier

Weather:
Partly cloudy, 58 to 62 degrees light winds.

Raptor Observations:
The Swainson's Hawks roosted the night of 2/19 at the date farm.

Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
Report submitted by Robert Theriault (rtheriau AT uci.edu)


Subject: College Creek (20 Feb 2017) 127 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:22:32 -0900
College Creek
Williamsburg, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 20, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture               15             19             19
Turkey Vulture             107            193            193
Osprey                       0              0              0
Bald Eagle                   1              4              4
Northern Harrier             0              0              0
Sharp-shinned Hawk           1              1              1
Cooper's Hawk                0              0              0
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              0
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Red-tailed Hawk              3              4              4
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel             0              0              0
Merlin                       0              0              0
Peregrine Falcon             0              0              0
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0              0

Total:                     127            221            221
----------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Official Counter:        Brian Taber

Observers:        Bill Williams

Weather:


Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
Report submitted by Brian Taber (Taberzz AT aol.com)
College Creek information may be found at:
www.cvwo.org


Subject: College Creek (19 Feb 2017) 40 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:19:30 -0900
College Creek
Williamsburg, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 19, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                2              4              4
Turkey Vulture              37             86             86
Osprey                       0              0              0
Bald Eagle                   0              3              3
Northern Harrier             0              0              0
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              0              0
Cooper's Hawk                0              0              0
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              0
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Red-tailed Hawk              1              1              1
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel             0              0              0
Merlin                       0              0              0
Peregrine Falcon             0              0              0
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0              0

Total:                      40             94             94
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 09:45:00 
Observation end   time: 12:15:00 
Total observation time: 2.5 hours

Official Counter:        Bill Williams

Observers:        Bill Williams

Weather:
clear to partly cloudy; calm then light northwest breeze; 16-23 degrees C;
incoming tide

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
Report submitted by Brian Taber (Taberzz AT aol.com)
College Creek information may be found at:
www.cvwo.org


Subject: Allegheny Front (19 Feb 2017) 9 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Sun, 19 Feb 2017 13:02:42 -0900
Allegheny Front
Central City, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 19, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV                           0              0              0
TV                           0              0              0
OS                           0              0              0
BE                           0              0              0
NH                           0              0              0
SS                           0              0              0
CH                           0              0              0
NG                           0              0              0
RS                           0              0              0
BW                           0              0              0
RT                           8              8              8
RL                           0              0              0
GE                           1              2              2
AK                           0              0              0
ML                           0              0              0
PG                           0              0              0
UA                           0              0              0
UB                           0              0              0
UF                           0              0              0
UE                           0              0              0
UR                           0              0              0

Total:                       9             10             10
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 10:00:00 
Observation end   time: 15:45:00 
Total observation time: 5.75 hours

Official Counter:        Bob Stewart

Observers:        

Weather:
AM heavy cloud cover, Temp in single digits C, mod wind.
At midday sun came out, warmed up to 13 degrees C.
Hazy, Visibility 5 km increasing to 17 km in afternoon.


Raptor Observations:
9 migrating raptors.
1 Golden Eagle at 2:35 PM unaged distant bird
3 local turkey vultures
3 local ted-tailed hawks.

Non-raptor Observations:
3 ravens
5 gulls- spec ?

Predictions:
Temp 55 degrees.
Wind out of the WNW.
Next manned hawk watch, Tues, Feb 21; poss SE winds.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Bob Stewart (bob AT stewart.net)


Subject: Bethany Hawkwatch (19 Feb 2017) 24 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Sun, 19 Feb 2017 10:40:28 -0900
Bethany Hawkwatch
Mankato, Minnesota, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 19, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                0              0              0
Turkey Vulture               0              0              0
Osprey                       0              0              0
Bald Eagle                  20             84             84
Northern Harrier             0              0              0
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              0              0
Cooper's Hawk                0              1              1
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              0
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Red-tailed Hawk              3             10             10
Rough-legged Hawk            1              1              1
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel             0              0              0
Merlin                       0              0              0
Peregrine Falcon             0              0              0
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0              0

Total:                      24             96             96
----------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Official Counter:        Marty Rost

Observers:        Jim Amundson

Weather:


Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
13 Trumpeter Swans plus over 300 White Fronted and Canadian geese moving
through
========================================================================
Report submitted by Mary Rost ()
Bethany Hawkwatch information may be found at:
www.blc.edu


Subject: Grimsby, ON - Beamer Conservation Area (18 Feb 2017) 1 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Sun, 19 Feb 2017 06:16:26 -0900
Grimsby, ON - Beamer Conservation Area
Grimsby, Ontario, Canada
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 18, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                0              0              0
Turkey Vulture               1              1              1
Osprey                       0              0              0
Bald Eagle                   0              0              0
Northern Harrier             0              0              0
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              0              0
Cooper's Hawk                0              0              0
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              0
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Red-tailed Hawk              0              0              0
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel             0              0              0
Merlin                       0              0              0
Peregrine Falcon             0              0              0
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0              0

Total:                       1              1              1
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 09:30:00 
Observation end   time: 14:00:00 
Total observation time: 4.25 hours

Official Counter:        Eric Holden, Matt Mills

Observers:        Eric Holden

Visitors:
Avalon Arsenault. Many hikers and dog walkers enjoying the weather. 


Weather:
Mostly sunny and unseasonably mild. Some high passing cirrus cloud. Gusty
SW winds becoming calmer in the afternoon.

Raptor Observations:
A lone Turkey Vulture, first bird of the year, passed at 11:11 am. 2 local
Red-tailed Hawks and a Sharp-shinned Hawk blowing around, 

Non-raptor Observations:
Horned Larks (~30) migrating in small groups and a few Crows.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Matt Mills ()
Grimsby, ON - Beamer Conservation Area information may be found at:
http://www.niagarapeninsulahawkwatch.org/


Site Description:
Hawk migration monitoring at the Beamer Memorial Conservation Area in
Grimsby, Ontario is conducted by the Niagara Peninsula Hawkwatch (NPH). All
counting is done by volunteers. Not all members are counters nor does a
counter have to be a member. Typically one person is the designated counter
for each day but other observers present assist with the spotting and
identification.  Counting is done from a steel observation tower with a
wooden floor. For wind protection on cold days, particularly in March, a
black plastic wind guard is installed around the tower's platform. This
platform easily accommodates ten people but on most busy days, no more than
five or six observers would be on it.  

The site lies within a publicly accessible property owned by the Niagara
Peninsula Conservation Authority. There is no charge for admittance. The
tower stands in the centre of a mowed area with a gravel ring road near the
outer edge. This provides lots of room to park vehicles (along the road)
and set up lawn chairs, telescopes and cameras. Toilet facilities are
present.  During the counting season, the NPH erect a counting board to
display seven day's worth of observation data for the public. The box
enclosing the sign contains brochures and silhouette sheets for the public
as well as bulletin boards with news and historical sighting records.

 

Directions to site:
To get to Beamer CA, take the QEW to Exit 71/72, follow Christie
St./Mountain St. to the top of the escarpment, turn right on Ridge Road
West, and go 1.6km to Quarry Rd. Turn right on Quarry Rd. and drive 100m to
the conservation area. Parking is normally available inside the park. If
parking at the entrance or on the roads, do NOT leave valuables in your
car.

Please note: Data in this report is not official until reviewed and finalized 
after the end of the season. © 2016 Niagara Peninsula Hawkwatch 



Subject: West Skyline Hawk Count (17 Feb 2017) 18 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Sat, 18 Feb 2017 15:32:25 -0900
West Skyline Hawk Count
Duluth, Minnesota, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 17, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Total:                      18             18             18
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 10:15:00 
Observation end   time: 15:00:00 
Total observation time: 4.75 hours

Official Counter:        Frank Nicoletti

Observers:        Steve Kolbe

Visitors:
Tom Reed, Steve Kolbe and Frank Nicoletti conducted the count. 


Weather:
Temps 36-45, cooler lakeside with light lake breeze. No clouds but melting
snow created a fog/haze. 

Raptor Observations:
Not migrant immature female SSHA, likely the one seen down around WLSSD
earlier in the week.

Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
Report submitted by Frank Nicoletti (bjboreal AT aol.com)
West Skyline Hawk Count information may be found at:
http://www.hawkridge.org/


Subject: West Skyline Hawk Count (18 Feb 2017) 81 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Sat, 18 Feb 2017 15:13:52 -0900
West Skyline Hawk Count
Duluth, Minnesota, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 18, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                0              0              0
Turkey Vulture               0              0              0
Osprey                       0              0              0
Bald Eagle                  81             81             81
Northern Harrier             0              0              0
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              0              0
Cooper's Hawk                0              0              0
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              0
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Red-tailed Hawk              0              0              0
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel             0              0              0
Merlin                       0              0              0
Peregrine Falcon             0              0              0
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0              0

Total:                      81             81             81
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 10:00:00 
Observation end   time: 15:00:00 
Total observation time: 5 hours

Official Counter:        Steve Kolbe

Observers:        Dave Carman, Frank Nicoletti

Visitors:
Tom Reed and Steve Kolbe headed the count and was assissed by Dave Carman
and Frank Nicoletti.


Weather:
Temps 46-54 degrees, West 10-15mph, mostly sunny, an steady Bar. pressure
29.66.
Visibility clear. 

Raptor Observations:
Immature female SSHA likely the same as seen yesterday with a full crop.
Best push of eagles between 12:00-2:00 with 34 and 21 respectfully counted.
Local Peregrine's attacking a Bald Eagle seen near the falcon's nesting
site in downtown Duluth.

Non-raptor Observations:
Canada Goose seen down in WLSSD, along with Herring, Mallards, Black Duck
and Common Goldeneyes. Not much for landbird movement, but 5 Robins seen
around the count site. 19 Common Ravens were fun to watch as they migrated
pass the lookout.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Frank Nicoletti (bjboreal AT aol.com)
West Skyline Hawk Count information may be found at:
http://www.hawkridge.org/


Subject: Allegheny Front (18 Feb 2017) 1 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Sat, 18 Feb 2017 14:06:01 -0900
Allegheny Front
Central City, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 18, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV                           0              0              0
TV                           0              0              0
OS                           0              0              0
BE                           0              0              0
NH                           0              0              0
SS                           0              0              0
CH                           0              0              0
NG                           0              0              0
RS                           0              0              0
BW                           0              0              0
RT                           0              0              0
RL                           0              0              0
GE                           1              1              1
AK                           0              0              0
ML                           0              0              0
PG                           0              0              0
UA                           0              0              0
UB                           0              0              0
UF                           0              0              0
UE                           0              0              0
UR                           0              0              0

Total:                       1              1              1
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 12:00:00 
Observation end   time: 14:00:00 
Total observation time: 2 hours

Official Counter:        Kevin Georg

Observers:        

Visitors:
The hawk watch is accessable.
Regular consistent spring count will start this Tues, Feb 21.
Partial coverage tomorrow, Feb 19


Weather:
Sunny, Very warm. Light wind out of the SW.


Raptor Observations:
1 Golden Eagle Adult at 12:55 PM

Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
Report submitted by Bob Stewart (bob AT stewart.net)


Subject: Derby Hill Bird Observatory (18 Feb 2017) 17 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Sat, 18 Feb 2017 13:59:53 -0900
Derby Hill Bird Observatory
Mexico, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 18, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                0              0              0
Turkey Vulture               1              1              1
Osprey                       0              0              0
Bald Eagle                   4              4              4
Northern Harrier             0              0              0
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              0              0
Cooper's Hawk                1              1              1
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              0
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Red-tailed Hawk             10             10             10
Rough-legged Hawk            1              1              1
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel             0              0              0
Merlin                       0              0              0
Peregrine Falcon             0              0              0
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0              0

Total:                      17             17             17
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:15:00 
Observation end   time: 15:00:00 
Total observation time: 6.75 hours

Official Counter:        Bill  Purcell, Gerry Smith

Observers:        

Weather:
Warm and sunny with temps reaching 55 F. Light to moderate southerly winds.

Raptor Observations:
Conditions were favorable for a flight and modest as it was it's always
great to see some raptors on the move.

Non-raptor Observations:
989 American Crows
========================================================================
Report submitted by Bill Purcell (wpurcell AT twcny.rr.com)
Derby Hill Bird Observatory information may be found at:
http://onondagaaudubon.com/derby-hill-bird-observatory/


Subject: Bethany Hawkwatch (18 Feb 2017) 21 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Sat, 18 Feb 2017 10:22:37 -0900
Bethany Hawkwatch
Mankato, Minnesota, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 18, 2017
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Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                0              0              0
Turkey Vulture               0              0              0
Osprey                       0              0              0
Bald Eagle                  19             64             64
Northern Harrier             0              0              0
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              0              0
Cooper's Hawk                1              1              1
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              0
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Red-tailed Hawk              1              7              7
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel             0              0              0
Merlin                       0              0              0
Peregrine Falcon             0              0              0
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0              0

Total:                      21             72             72
----------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Official Counter:        Marty Rost

Observers:        Jim Amundson

Weather:


Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
Report submitted by Mary Rost ()
Bethany Hawkwatch information may be found at:
www.blc.edu


Subject: College Creek (17 Feb 2017) 13 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:39:57 -0900
College Creek
Williamsburg, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 17, 2017
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Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                0              2              2
Turkey Vulture              12             49             49
Osprey                       0              0              0
Bald Eagle                   1              3              3
Northern Harrier             0              0              0
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              0              0
Cooper's Hawk                0              0              0
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              0
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Red-tailed Hawk              0              0              0
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel             0              0              0
Merlin                       0              0              0
Peregrine Falcon             0              0              0
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0              0

Total:                      13             54             54
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 10:00:00 
Observation end   time: 12:15:00 
Total observation time: 2.25 hours

Official Counter:        Brian Taber

Observers:        Bill Williams

Weather:


Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
Report submitted by Brian Taber (Taberzz AT aol.com)
College Creek information may be found at:
www.cvwo.org


Subject: College Creek (17 Feb 2017) 13 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:39:44 -0900
College Creek
Williamsburg, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 17, 2017
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Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                0              2              2
Turkey Vulture              12             49             49
Osprey                       0              0              0
Bald Eagle                   1              3              3
Northern Harrier             0              0              0
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              0              0
Cooper's Hawk                0              0              0
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              0
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Red-tailed Hawk              0              0              0
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel             0              0              0
Merlin                       0              0              0
Peregrine Falcon             0              0              0
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0              0

Total:                      13             54             54
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 10:00:00 
Observation end   time: 12:15:00 
Total observation time: 2.25 hours

Official Counter:        Brian Taber

Observers:        Bill Williams

Weather:


Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
Report submitted by Brian Taber (Taberzz AT aol.com)
College Creek information may be found at:
www.cvwo.org


Subject: College Creek (14 Feb 2017) 7 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:36:38 -0900
College Creek
Williamsburg, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 14, 2017
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Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                0              2              2
Turkey Vulture               7             37             37
Osprey                       0              0              0
Bald Eagle                   0              2              2
Northern Harrier             0              0              0
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              0              0
Cooper's Hawk                0              0              0
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              0
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Red-tailed Hawk              0              0              0
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel             0              0              0
Merlin                       0              0              0
Peregrine Falcon             0              0              0
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0              0

Total:                       7             41             41
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 09:45:00 
Observation end   time: 11:15:00 
Total observation time: 1.5 hours

Official Counter:        Brian Taber

Observers:        

Weather:


Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
Report submitted by Brian Taber (Taberzz AT aol.com)
College Creek information may be found at:
www.cvwo.org


Subject: Parksville- Little Mountain (17 Feb 2017) 24 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:49:11 -0900
Parksville- Little Mountain
Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 17, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Total:                      24             24             24
----------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Official Counter:        Guy L. Monty

Observers:        

Weather:
Best weather day in several weeks. 

Raptor Observations:
General NW trend all day. Some birds moving through Cameron Gap. 

Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
Report submitted by Guy L. Monty (guylmonty AT gmail.com)


Subject: Bethany Hawkwatch (17 Feb 2017) 16 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:04:54 -0900
Bethany Hawkwatch
Mankato, Minnesota, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 17, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                0              0              0
Turkey Vulture               0              0              0
Osprey                       0              0              0
Bald Eagle                  16             45             45
Northern Harrier             0              0              0
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              0              0
Cooper's Hawk                0              0              0
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              0
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Red-tailed Hawk              0              6              6
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel             0              0              0
Merlin                       0              0              0
Peregrine Falcon             0              0              0
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0              0

Total:                      16             51             51
----------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Official Counter:        Marty Rost

Observers:        Jim Amundson

Weather:


Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
13 Trumpetor Swans and 400+ White Fronted 
Geese
========================================================================
Report submitted by Mary Rost ()
Bethany Hawkwatch information may be found at:
www.blc.edu


Subject: Bethany Hawkwatch (16 Feb 2017) 29 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Thu, 16 Feb 2017 11:30:04 -0900
Bethany Hawkwatch
Mankato, Minnesota, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 16, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                0              0              0
Turkey Vulture               0              0              0
Osprey                       0              0              0
Bald Eagle                  25             29             29
Northern Harrier             0              0              0
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              0              0
Cooper's Hawk                0              0              0
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              0
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Red-tailed Hawk              4              6              6
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel             0              0              0
Merlin                       0              0              0
Peregrine Falcon             0              0              0
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0              0

Total:                      29             35             35
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 09:30:00 
Observation end   time: 14:00:00 
Total observation time: 4.5 hours

Official Counter:        Marty Rost

Observers:        Jim Amundson

Weather:


Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
Saw over 200 geese moving north
========================================================================
Report submitted by Mary Rost ()
Bethany Hawkwatch information may be found at:
www.blc.edu


Subject: Bethany Hawkwatch (15 Feb 2017) 6 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2017 11:41:40 -0900
Bethany Hawkwatch
Mankato, Minnesota, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 15, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Total:                       6              6              6
----------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Official Counter:        Marty Rost

Observers:        Jim Amundson

Weather:
Clear bright sunshine

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
Report submitted by Mary Rost ()
Bethany Hawkwatch information may be found at:
www.blc.edu


Subject: College Creek (13 Feb 2017) 27 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2017 10:10:28 -0900
College Creek
Williamsburg, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 13, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                2              2              2
Turkey Vulture              25             30             30
Osprey                       0              0              0
Bald Eagle                   0              2              2
Northern Harrier             0              0              0
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              0              0
Cooper's Hawk                0              0              0
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              0
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Red-tailed Hawk              0              0              0
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel             0              0              0
Merlin                       0              0              0
Peregrine Falcon             0              0              0
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0              0

Total:                      27             34             34
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 10:00:00 
Observation end   time: 11:00:00 
Total observation time: 1 hours

Official Counter:        Brian Taber

Observers:        

Weather:


Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
Report submitted by Brian Taber (Taberzz AT aol.com)
College Creek information may be found at:
www.cvwo.org


Subject: College Creek (11 Feb 2017) 5 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2017 10:08:39 -0900
College Creek
Williamsburg, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 11, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                0              0              0
Turkey Vulture               5              5              5
Osprey                       0              0              0
Bald Eagle                   0              2              2
Northern Harrier             0              0              0
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              0              0
Cooper's Hawk                0              0              0
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              0
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Red-tailed Hawk              0              0              0
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel             0              0              0
Merlin                       0              0              0
Peregrine Falcon             0              0              0
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0              0

Total:                       5              7              7
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 09:30:00 
Observation end   time: 11:00:00 
Total observation time: 1.5 hours

Official Counter:        Brian Taber

Observers:        

Weather:


Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
Report submitted by Brian Taber (Taberzz AT aol.com)
College Creek information may be found at:
www.cvwo.org


Subject: College Creek (10 Feb 2017) 2 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2017 09:39:52 -0900
College Creek
Williamsburg, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Feb 10, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                0              0              0
Turkey Vulture               0              0              0
Osprey                       0              0              0
Bald Eagle                   2              2              2
Northern Harrier             0              0              0
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              0              0
Cooper's Hawk                0              0              0
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              0
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Red-tailed Hawk              0              0              0
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel             0              0              0
Merlin                       0              0              0
Peregrine Falcon             0              0              0
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0              0

Total:                       2              2              2
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 09:45:00 
Observation end   time: 11:30:00 
Total observation time: 1.75 hours

Official Counter:        Brian Taber

Observers:        

Weather:


Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
Report submitted by Brian Taber (Taberzz AT aol.com)
College Creek information may be found at:
www.cvwo.org


Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (25 Jan 2017) 3 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Thu, 26 Jan 2017 06:11:38 -0900
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Jan 25, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Total:                       3             13             13
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 11:15:00 
Observation end   time: 15:15:00 
Total observation time: 4 hours

Compiler:        Laurie Goodrich

Counters:        Joe Scholtes

Weather:
NW wind 5-20, sunny

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:

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


Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (19 Jan 2017) 3 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 08:35:03 -0900
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Jan 19, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                0              0              0
Turkey Vulture               0              0              0
Unknown Vulture              0              0              0
Mississippi Kite             0              0              0
Osprey                       0              0              0
Bald Eagle                   1              4              4
Northern Harrier             0              0              0
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              1              1
Cooper's Hawk                0              0              0
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              0
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Swainson's Hawk              0              0              0
Red-tailed Hawk              2              2              2
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              2              2
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
American Kestrel             0              0              0
Merlin                       0              1              1
Peregrine Falcon             0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0              0

Total:                       3             10             10
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 11:00:00 
Observation end   time: 15:00:00 
Total observation time: 4 hours

Compiler:        Laurie Goodrich

Counters:        Joe Scholtes

Weather:
mostly cldy, NNW wind light

Raptor Observations:
4th year Bald Eagle  1210

one local bald sighted

Non-raptor Observations:

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


Subject: Hanging Rock Tower (27 Dec 2017) 16 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:11:20 -0900
Hanging Rock Tower
Waiteville, West Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Dec 27, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Total:                      16             16             16
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 12:30:00 
Observation end   time: 15:15:00 
Total observation time: 2.75 hours

Official Counter:        Jim Phillips

Observers:        Charlie Kahle, Wilson Rankin

Weather:


Raptor Observations:
Many non-migrant eagles and red-tails were spotted

Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
Report submitted by Jim Phillips (cne01663 AT mail.wvnet.edu)
Hanging Rock Tower information may be found at:
http://www.hangingrocktower.org/


Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (04 Jan 2017) 6 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Thu, 5 Jan 2017 08:19:41 -0900
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Jan 04, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Total:                       6              6              6
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 09:45:00 
Observation end   time: 15:30:00 
Total observation time: 5.75 hours

Compiler:        Laurie Goodrich

Counters:        Joe Scholtes, Marc Robinson

Weather:
partly cldy, WNW wind 10plus

Raptor Observations:
five non migrant eagles seen on occasion

Non-raptor Observations:

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


Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (04 Jan 2017) 6 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Thu, 5 Jan 2017 08:19:08 -0900
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Jan 04, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Total:                       6              6              6
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 09:45:00 
Observation end   time: 15:30:00 
Total observation time: 5.75 hours

Compiler:        Laurie Goodrich

Counters:        Joe Scholtes, Marc Robinson

Weather:
partly cldy, WNW wind 10plus

Raptor Observations:
five non migrant eagles seen on occasion

Non-raptor Observations:

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


Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (04 Jan 2017) 6 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Thu, 5 Jan 2017 08:19:00 -0900
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Jan 04, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Total:                       6              6              6
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 09:45:00 
Observation end   time: 15:30:00 
Total observation time: 5.75 hours

Compiler:        Laurie Goodrich

Counters:        Joe Scholtes, Marc Robinson

Weather:
partly cldy, WNW wind 10plus

Raptor Observations:
five non migrant eagles seen on occasion

Non-raptor Observations:

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


Subject: Franklin Mt. END OF SEASON (01 Jan 2017) 1 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Sun, 1 Jan 2017 13:18:09 -0900
Franklin Mt.
Oneonta, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Jan 01, 2017
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                0              0              0
Turkey Vulture               0              0              0
Osprey                       0              0              0
Bald Eagle                   0              0              0
Northern Harrier             0              0              0
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              0              0
Cooper's Hawk                0              0              0
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              0
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0              0
Red-tailed Hawk              1              1              1
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              0              0
American Kestrel             0              0              0
Merlin                       0              0              0
Peregrine Falcon             0              0              0
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0              0

Total:                       1              1              1
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 10:00:00 
Observation end   time: 13:15:00 
Total observation time: 3.25 hours

Official Counter:        Andrew Mason

Observers:        

Visitors:
1


Weather:
Mostly sunny; light westerly winds.

Raptor Observations:
RT--11:24 a.m. EST

Non-raptor Observations:


Predictions:
END OF SEASON
========================================================================
Report submitted by Andrew Mason (AndyMason AT earthling.net)
Franklin Mt. information may be found at:
www.FranklinMt.org


Subject: Jacks Mountain (31 Dec 2016) Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Sat, 31 Dec 2016 14:49:09 -0900
Jacks Mountain
Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Dec 31, 2016
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Turkey Vulture               0              1            148
Osprey                       0              0             71
Bald Eagle                   0              7            148
Northern Harrier             0              0             33
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              1            592
Cooper's Hawk                0              0            121
Northern Goshawk             0              0              5
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              1             34
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0           3099
Red-tailed Hawk              0              8            512
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0             15            144
American Kestrel             0              0             35
Merlin                       0              0             19
Peregrine Falcon             0              0             18
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              2
Unknown Buteo                0              0              1
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0             11
Black Vulture                0             13             36
Swainson's Hawk              0              0              0

Total:                       0             46           5029
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:00:00 
Observation end   time: 13:30:00 
Total observation time: 5.5 hours

Official Counter:        Darrell Smith

Observers:        Craig Kochel

Visitors:
Craig Kochel


Weather:
Cold with brisk winds mostly from the SSW at the surface and NW overhead
which was strange. That may have had something to do with no flight. It was
completely overcast. 

Raptor Observations:
The only observation was that there was none. For the last day on Jacks it
was a very disappointing way to end the year. We did however, have a very
successful overall 2016 Fall Migration Season. Thanks to all our observers
and spotters. See you next year.

Non-raptor Observations:
Some Bluejays and some other small birds not identified.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Ron Singer (risinger2 AT verizon.net)
Jacks Mountain information may be found at:
http://sites.google.com/site/jacksmountainhawkwatch/home


Subject: Second Mountain (31 Dec 2016) 13 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Sat, 31 Dec 2016 12:31:30 -0900
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Dec 31, 2016
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture               10             57            520
Turkey Vulture               0             11            703
Osprey                       0              0             88
Bald Eagle                   1             40            269
Northern Harrier             0              2             56
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              3           1020
Cooper's Hawk                0              0            123
Northern Goshawk             0              3              8
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              3             77
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0           5966
Red-tailed Hawk              2             39            566
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0             17            103
American Kestrel             0              0             93
Merlin                       0              2             31
Peregrine Falcon             0              0             15
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              7
Unknown Buteo                0              0             13
Unknown Falcon               0              0              3
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0             27

Total:                      13            177           9688
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 10:00:00 
Observation end   time: 15:00:00 
Total observation time: 5 hours

Official Counter:        Dave Schwenk

Observers:        Don Billett, Randy Miller

Visitors:
none


Weather:
Light southwest wind under overcast skies. temp 35

Raptor Observations:
AdBE  AT 11:40 heading east and not counted
juv (3yr) BE low at tree top level 12:22   (nice!!) 

Non-raptor Observations:
Due to an icy access road to the site, the count was conducted from an alt.
site 1/2 mile SW on the south side of the mountain, where with a south wind
viewing should provide about 90% of results.

Predictions:
This concludes our 2016 season.  I want to thank our counter staff for such
a great job in a challenging year. It wasn't easy, but we got the job
done!!  Best of the new year to you all, and we will see you next year!!
DS
========================================================================
Report submitted by Dave Schwenk (deschwenk AT comcast.net)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


Subject: Waggoner's Gap (31 Dec 2016) 12 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Sat, 31 Dec 2016 11:52:16 -0900
Waggoner's Gap
40 km W of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Dec 31, 2016
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV                           0              8             47
TV                           0              3           1305
OS                           0              0            338
BE                           5             72            576
NH                           0              3            147
SS                           2              5           4820
CH                           0              7            341
NG                           0              6             32
RS                           0              5            193
BW                           0              0           9435
RT                           0             94           2392
RL                           0              2              2
GE                           3             21            242
AK                           0              0            219
ML                           0              1             80
PG                           0              2             55
UA                           0              0             26
UB                           0              1             32
UF                           0              0              7
UE                           0              0              4
UR                           2              4             74

Total:                      12            234          20367
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:30:00 
Observation end   time: 14:30:00 
Total observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter:        Ron Freed

Observers:        Dave Grove, Deb Gingrich, Diane McLaughlin, Gene Wagner,
                  Joe Kelly, Joe Lavella, Joe Yoder, Keith Gingrich,
                  Meredith Lombard, Pat Freed, Robert McLaughlin,
                  Tim Johnson

Visitors:
Shorty Lowe, Cindy and Craig Dunn, Lanner Johnson


Weather:
Overcast with S winds.

Raptor Observations:
BE Juv 12:55, 12:57
BE Ad 12:12, 1:58, 2:14
GE Ad 11:55, 12:22, 12:27

First bird - GE 11:55
Last bird - BE 2:14

Non-raptor Observations:
Another joyful celebration of another successful watch season.
Follow our ongoing activities on our Facebook page at:
www.facebook.com/Waggonersgaphawkwatch/

========================================================================
Report submitted by Ron Freed (rrfreed AT embarqmail.com)
Waggoner's Gap information may be found at:
www.waggap.com


Subject: Second Mountain (30 Dec 2016) 5 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Fri, 30 Dec 2016 14:06:46 -0900
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Dec 30, 2016
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                2             47            510
Turkey Vulture               0             11            703
Osprey                       0              0             88
Bald Eagle                   1             39            268
Northern Harrier             0              2             56
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              3           1020
Cooper's Hawk                0              0            123
Northern Goshawk             0              3              8
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              3             77
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0           5966
Red-tailed Hawk              1             37            564
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 1             17            103
American Kestrel             0              0             93
Merlin                       0              2             31
Peregrine Falcon             0              0             15
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              7
Unknown Buteo                0              0             13
Unknown Falcon               0              0              3
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0             27

Total:                       5            164           9675
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 10:00:00 
Observation end   time: 16:00:00 
Total observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter:        Sue Cooper

Observers:        

Visitors:
2 visitors in one truck
the only two vehicles that came up that road was that one and my vehicle.
It has been my pleasure to be a counter this year for "Second Mountain Hawk
Watch"
I hope to be able to do it again next year.
"Be Safe" and "Happy New Year" to all.


Weather:
temp range 0.0C to 5.0C, winds out of the W to WNW at 4-8mph with gusts up
to 18.3mph. cloud coverage good at 30% to 90% all day. Apprx., 1" of snow
covering the entire area. dirt road to the watch was entirely covered with
snow. Light snow flurries all day.

Raptor Observations:
AGE AT 1:43
ABE AT 2:44

Non-raptor Observations:
Small animal tracks around the stump area at the watch appearing like a
heavy cat. The "peanut gallery" very cautious but after 10 minutes they
came around as usual.
addition to the group were cardinals, blue jays and pileated woodpeckers.

Predictions:
windy with snow flurries at times/partly cloudy
========================================================================
Report submitted by Dave Schwenk (deschwenk AT comcast.net)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


Subject: Waggoner's Gap (30 Dec 2016) 15 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Fri, 30 Dec 2016 12:08:37 -0900
Waggoner's Gap
40 km W of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Dec 30, 2016
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV                           0              8             47
TV                           0              3           1305
OS                           0              0            338
BE                           8             67            571
NH                           0              3            147
SS                           0              3           4818
CH                           0              7            341
NG                           1              6             32
RS                           0              5            193
BW                           0              0           9435
RT                           3             94           2392
RL                           0              2              2
GE                           2             18            239
AK                           0              0            219
ML                           0              1             80
PG                           0              2             55
UA                           0              0             26
UB                           1              1             32
UF                           0              0              7
UE                           0              0              4
UR                           0              2             72

Total:                      15            222          20355
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:45:00 
Observation end   time: 15:00:00 
Total observation time: 6.25 hours

Official Counter:        Gene Wagner, Ron Freed

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

Visitors:
6


Weather:
Early snow and overcast, then gradual clearing to a mix of sun and clouds
with gusty NW winds. 

Raptor Observations:
BE Ad 9:51, 11:39, 12:16, 2:42
BE Juv 12:34(3), 12:43
GE Ad 8:47, 10:45

Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
Report submitted by Gene Wagner (nate AT copper.net)
Waggoner's Gap information may be found at:
www.waggap.com


Subject: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (28 Dec 2016) 8 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Thu, 29 Dec 2016 07:07:20 -0900
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Kempton, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Dec 28, 2016
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                0             22            113
Turkey Vulture               0              1            607
Unknown Vulture              0              0              0
Mississippi Kite             0              0              0
Osprey                       0              0            343
Bald Eagle                   5            102            506
Northern Harrier             0              6            118
Sharp-shinned Hawk           1             14           2966
Cooper's Hawk                0              1            370
Northern Goshawk             0              4             35
Unknown Accipiter            0              1             92
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              2            149
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0           9361
Swainson's Hawk              0              0              0
Red-tailed Hawk              2             78           2181
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              1
Unknown Buteo                0              0             59
Golden Eagle                 0             15            129
Unknown Eagle                0              0              2
American Kestrel             0              0            217
Merlin                       0              2            192
Peregrine Falcon             0              0             48
Unknown Falcon               0              0             21
Unknown Raptor               0              4             82

Total:                       8            252          17592
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 09:45:00 
Observation end   time: 15:00:00 
Total observation time: 5.25 hours

Compiler:        Laurie Goodrich

Counters:        Bruce Eglinton-Woods, Joe Scholtes, Marc Robinson

Weather:
overcast light NW wind

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:

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


Subject: Second Mountain (28 Dec 2016) 2 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Wed, 28 Dec 2016 17:36:35 -0900
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Dec 28, 2016
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                0             45            508
Turkey Vulture               0             11            703
Osprey                       0              0             88
Bald Eagle                   1             38            267
Northern Harrier             0              2             56
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              3           1020
Cooper's Hawk                0              0            123
Northern Goshawk             0              3              8
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              3             77
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0           5966
Red-tailed Hawk              0             36            563
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 1             16            102
American Kestrel             0              0             93
Merlin                       0              2             31
Peregrine Falcon             0              0             15
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              7
Unknown Buteo                0              0             13
Unknown Falcon               0              0              3
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0             27

Total:                       2            159           9670
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 10:15:00 
Observation end   time: 14:45:00 
Total observation time: 4.5 hours

Official Counter:        Ed Chubb

Observers:        

Visitors:
4-Visitors in one car; Portapotty service!


Weather:
32 degrees F all day. 100% cloud cover. Winds light out of the northwest.

Raptor Observations:
1st bird of the day Golden Eagle-an unmistakably plummaged Juv. AT 10:27 A.M.-
great way to start the last day of my count year. Bald Eagle Imm. 11:12
A.M.

Non-raptor Observations:
Great season with some very memorable days. Thanks to all those that
ventured up to help on "Wonderful Wednesday's". Those of you that
didn't...try next year. Same terrific day, same place, same wonderful
treats for the deserving!

Predictions:
Rain promised early maybe better later in the day with some clearing
predicted.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Dave Schwenk (deschwenk AT comcast.net)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


Subject: Waggoner's Gap (28 Dec 2016) 5 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Wed, 28 Dec 2016 10:54:56 -0900
Waggoner's Gap
40 km W of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Dec 28, 2016
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV                           0              8             47
TV                           0              3           1305
OS                           0              0            338
BE                           2             59            563
NH                           0              3            147
SS                           0              3           4818
CH                           0              7            341
NG                           0              5             31
RS                           0              5            193
BW                           0              0           9435
RT                           1             91           2389
RL                           0              2              2
GE                           1             16            237
AK                           0              0            219
ML                           0              1             80
PG                           0              2             55
UA                           0              0             26
UB                           0              0             31
UF                           0              0              7
UE                           0              0              4
UR                           1              2             72

Total:                       5            207          20340
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 08:45:00 
Observation end   time: 14:00:00 
Total observation time: 5.25 hours

Official Counter:        Gene Wagner, Keith Gingrich

Observers:        Dave Grove, Diane McLaughlin, Gene Wagner, Keith Gingrich,
                  Pat Freed, Robert McLaughlin, Ron Freed

Visitors:
8


Weather:
Overcast with light NW wind.

Raptor Observations:
First bird - GE 9:10
Last bird -  UR 1:20

GE AD 9:10 
BE JUV 11:31
BE AD 12:47

Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
Report submitted by Gene Wagner (nate AT copper.net)
Waggoner's Gap information may be found at:
www.waggap.com


Subject: Jacks Mountain (27 Dec 2016) 20 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Tue, 27 Dec 2016 15:09:15 -0900
Jacks Mountain
Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Dec 27, 2016
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Turkey Vulture               0              1            148
Osprey                       0              0             71
Bald Eagle                   3              7            148
Northern Harrier             0              0             33
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              1            592
Cooper's Hawk                0              0            121
Northern Goshawk             0              0              5
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              1             34
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0           3099
Red-tailed Hawk              3              8            512
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 1             15            144
American Kestrel             0              0             35
Merlin                       0              0             19
Peregrine Falcon             0              0             18
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              2
Unknown Buteo                0              0              1
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0             11
Black Vulture               13             13             36
Swainson's Hawk              0              0              0

Total:                      20             46           5029
----------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Official Counter:        Darrell Smith

Observers:        Craig Kochel

Visitors:
Craig Kochel


Weather:
A pleasant day that started out partly cloudy and quickly turned into clear
blue. A good wind out of mostly WNW.

Raptor Observations:
Adult BE's 10:26, 2:35 & 2:49. 
Adult GE  AT  8:17
13 Black Vultures. (9 & 4 together.)
7 Bald Eagles not counted. 
Local Red-tails & some Local TV's & BV's.

Non-raptor Observations:
Ravens, Lots of Crows, Bluejays & Goldfinches.
========================================================================
Report submitted by Ron Singer (risinger2 AT verizon.net)
Jacks Mountain information may be found at:
http://sites.google.com/site/jacksmountainhawkwatch/home


Subject: Hanging Rock Tower (21 Dec 2016) Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Tue, 27 Dec 2016 13:19:25 -0900
Hanging Rock Tower
Waiteville, West Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Dec 21, 2016
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                0              0              0
Turkey Vulture               0              0              0
Osprey                       0              0             30
Bald Eagle                   0              4            194
Northern Harrier             0              0             10
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              0            364
Cooper's Hawk                0              0            116
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0              6
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0           3294
Red-tailed Hawk              0             13            654
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              5             51
American Kestrel             0              0             53
Merlin                       0              0              8
Peregrine Falcon             0              0              3
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              3
Unknown Buteo                0              0              9
Unknown Falcon               0              0              3
Unknown Eagle                0              0              8
Unknown Raptor               0              0              1

Total:                       0             22           4807
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 10:30:00 
Observation end   time: 12:30:00 
Total observation time: 2 hours

Official Counter:        Jim Phillips

Observers:        Charlie Kahle

Weather:


Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:

========================================================================
Report submitted by Jim Phillips (cne01663 AT mail.wvnet.edu)
Hanging Rock Tower information may be found at:
http://www.hangingrocktower.org/


Subject: Second Mountain (27 Dec 2016) 18 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Tue, 27 Dec 2016 13:17:09 -0900
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Dec 27, 2016
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture               10             45            508
Turkey Vulture               4             11            703
Osprey                       0              0             88
Bald Eagle                   1             37            266
Northern Harrier             0              2             56
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              3           1020
Cooper's Hawk                0              0            123
Northern Goshawk             0              3              8
Red-shouldered Hawk          1              3             77
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0           5966
Red-tailed Hawk              2             36            563
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0             15            101
American Kestrel             0              0             93
Merlin                       0              2             31
Peregrine Falcon             0              0             15
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              7
Unknown Buteo                0              0             13
Unknown Falcon               0              0              3
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0             27

Total:                      18            157           9668
----------------------------------------------------------------------

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

Official Counter:        Dave Schwenk

Observers:        

Visitors:
4i hikers,hunters,& viewers + Steve Rannels and Mike Dale.


Weather:
Moderate WNW wind, an early overcast sky cleared by mid AM and stayed the
rest of the day. Warm with temps 49-51.

Raptor Observations:
Juv (2yr) BE to close the day  AT 3;03

Non-raptor Observations:
2 N ravens

Predictions:
much like today
========================================================================
Report submitted by Dave Schwenk (deschwenk AT comcast.net)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


Subject: Waggoner's Gap (27 Dec 2016) 9 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Tue, 27 Dec 2016 11:43:31 -0900
Waggoner's Gap
40 km W of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Dec 27, 2016
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV                           2              8             47
TV                           1              3           1305
OS                           0              0            338
BE                           1             57            561
NH                           1              3            147
SS                           0              3           4818
CH                           0              7            341
NG                           0              5             31
RS                           0              5            193
BW                           0              0           9435
RT                           4             90           2388
RL                           0              2              2
GE                           0             15            236
AK                           0              0            219
ML                           0              1             80
PG                           0              2             55
UA                           0              0             26
UB                           0              0             31
UF                           0              0              7
UE                           0              0              4
UR                           0              1             71

Total:                       9            202          20335
----------------------------------------------------------------------

Observation start time: 10:00:00 
Observation end   time: 15:00:00 
Total observation time: 5 hours

Official Counter:        Dave Grove, Keith Gingrich

Observers:        Dave Grove, Gene Wagner, Joe Lavella

Visitors:
29


Weather:
Early morning showers, then becoming sunny.  Unseasonably warm, with a NW
breeze.

Raptor Observations:
BE AD 1:14

First bird - RT 10:04
Last bird - RT 2:54

Non-raptor Observations:

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


Subject: Franklin Mt. (25 Dec 2016) 14 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Sun, 25 Dec 2016 12:09:06 -0900
Franklin Mt.
Oneonta, New York, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Dec 25, 2016
-------------------------------------------------------------------

Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture                0              0              0
Turkey Vulture               0              0            465
Osprey                       0              0             52
Bald Eagle                   6             26            197
Northern Harrier             0              0             36
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              0            301
Cooper's Hawk                0              0             52
Northern Goshawk             0              0              7
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              0             22
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0           2060
Red-tailed Hawk              7             21           1131
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              2
Golden Eagle                 1             15            231
American Kestrel             0              0             57
Merlin                       0              1             33
Peregrine Falcon             0              0             14
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              0
Unknown Buteo                0              0              0
Unknown Falcon               0              0              1
Unknown Eagle                0              0              2
Unknown Raptor               0              0             24

Total:                      14             63           4687
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Observation start time: 09:00:00 
Observation end   time: 14:00:00 
Total observation time: 5 hours

Official Counter:        Steve Hall

Observers:        Fred Fries

Weather:
Cloudy,NW wind 5-10 mph.

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:

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Report submitted by Steve Hall ()
Franklin Mt. information may be found at:
www.FranklinMt.org


Subject: Waggoner's Gap (25 Dec 2016) 10 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Sun, 25 Dec 2016 10:52:37 -0900
Waggoner's Gap
40 km W of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Dec 25, 2016
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Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
BV                           0              6             45
TV                           0              2           1304
OS                           0              0            338
BE                           5             56            560
NH                           0              2            146
SS                           0              3           4818
CH                           0              7            341
NG                           0              5             31
RS                           0              5            193
BW                           0              0           9435
RT                           5             86           2384
RL                           0              2              2
GE                           0             15            236
AK                           0              0            219
ML                           0              1             80
PG                           0              2             55
UA                           0              0             26
UB                           0              0             31
UF                           0              0              7
UE                           0              0              4
UR                           0              1             71

Total:                      10            193          20326
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Observation start time: 07:30:00 
Observation end   time: 14:00:00 
Total observation time: 6.5 hours

Official Counter:        Gene Wagner, Joe Kelly, Ron Freed

Observers:        Gene Wagner, Joe Kelly, Pat Freed, Ron Freed, Tim Johnson

Visitors:
13


Weather:
Overcast in the morning, then clear in the afternoon, light wind out of the
north.

Raptor Observations:
BE AD - 9:18, 9:38, 9:39, 12:47
BE JUV 12:21

First bird - BE 9:18
Last bird -  BE 12:47

Non-raptor Observations:

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Report submitted by Gene Wagner (nate AT copper.net)
Waggoner's Gap information may be found at:
www.waggap.com


Subject: Second Mountain (23 Dec 2016) 18 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Fri, 23 Dec 2016 17:24:32 -0900
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Dec 23, 2016
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Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture               15             35            498
Turkey Vulture               0              7            699
Osprey                       0              0             88
Bald Eagle                   2             36            265
Northern Harrier             0              2             56
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              3           1020
Cooper's Hawk                0              0            123
Northern Goshawk             0              3              8
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              2             76
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0           5966
Red-tailed Hawk              0             34            561
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 1             15            101
American Kestrel             0              0             93
Merlin                       0              2             31
Peregrine Falcon             0              0             15
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              7
Unknown Buteo                0              0             13
Unknown Falcon               0              0              3
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0             27

Total:                      18            139           9650
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Observation start time: 10:00:00 
Observation end   time: 16:00:00 
Total observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter:        Sue Cooper

Observers:        

Visitors:
2 FITG police visits
5 drive up to vista view
2 hunters


Weather:
1-6mph winds out of the W TO WSW.
Balmy temps of 5.0C to 3.3C with cloud coverage 50%-100%.

Raptor Observations:
AGE AT 12:46PM   

Dec 2011 BE record was 34
2016 12/23/16 passed the record with today count is 36.
IMBE AT 2:20PM
ABE AT 2:22PM


Non-raptor Observations:
I walked up to the watch area and on the way I saw the white breasted
nuthatch sit on the tree stump and chickadees all around the stump waiting
for me to lay down the seed. the regular gang in the peanut gallery were
all there.

Predictions:
partly cloudy/mild temps much like today
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Report submitted by Dave Schwenk (deschwenk AT comcast.net)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com


Site Description:
Second Mountain Hawk Watch is located in Ft Indiantown Gap, PA, at the top
of Second Mountain, north of the lake. You are able to drive right to the
hawk watch.-look for several signs along the way. The flat parking lot
makes it easy to use a chair or telescope to view the migrating raptors.
Best views when winds are out of the southwest or moderately northwest.
Counters are on duty from August through December.  In addition to raptors,
migrating songbirds are often seen along the road or on the trail beyond
the hawk watch.  A short drive down into Stony Valley via Cold Spring Road
can also be productive. 

Directions to site:
From Interstate 81, take the Fort Indiantown Gap exit (from the north, exit
85, from the south, exit 85B) and go north on Fisher Avenue. Drive
approximately one mile to Funck's Restaurant. Turn left and follow Hawk
Watch signs to the top of 2nd Mountain. At the mountain top turn right off
Cold Spring Road (dirt road) go about 1/2 mile to the parking lot and watch
site.

Subject: Second Mountain (23 Dec 2016) 18 Raptors
From: reports AT hawkcount.org
Date: Fri, 23 Dec 2016 14:50:04 -0900
Second Mountain
Ft. Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Dec 23, 2016
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Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
Black Vulture               15             35            498
Turkey Vulture               0              7            699
Osprey                       0              0             88
Bald Eagle                   2             36            265
Northern Harrier             0              2             56
Sharp-shinned Hawk           0              3           1020
Cooper's Hawk                0              0            123
Northern Goshawk             0              3              8
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              2             76
Broad-winged Hawk            0              0           5966
Red-tailed Hawk              0             34            561
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 1             15            101
American Kestrel             0              0             93
Merlin                       0              2             31
Peregrine Falcon             0              0             15
Unknown Accipiter            0              0              7
Unknown Buteo                0              0             13
Unknown Falcon               0              0              3
Unknown Eagle                0              0              0
Unknown Raptor               0              0             27

Total:                      18            139           9650
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Observation start time: 10:00:00 
Observation end   time: 16:00:00 
Total observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter:        Sue Cooper

Observers:        

Visitors:
2 FITG police visits
5 drive up to vista view
2 hunters


Weather:
1-6mph winds out of the W TO WSW.
Balmy temps of 5.0C to 3.3C with cloud coverage 50%-100%.

Raptor Observations:
AGE AT 12:46PM
IMBE AT 2:20PM
ABE AT 2:22PM

Non-raptor Observations:
I walked up to the watch area and on the way I saw the white breasted
nuthatch sit on the tree stump and chickadees all around the stump waiting
for me to lay down the seed. the regular gang in the peanut gallery were
all there.

Predictions:
partly cloudy/mild temps much like today
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Report submitted by Dave Schwenk (deschwenk AT comcast.net)
Second Mountain information may be found at:
2ndmtn.shutterfly.com