Science

Hawk Mountain Raptor Count

Annual Raptor Migration


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Annual Autumn Hawkwatch: Daily, August 15 - December 15
Spring Migration: Daily, April 1-May 15

  • Autumn hawk flights are best on days with northwest wind following a cold front.
  • The Daily Count is posted after 6 pm.
  • You can hear tomorrow's weather forecast and flight prediction by calling 610-756-6000 x6 after 6 pm.

Please contact Hawk Mountain Sanctuary for questions about our count data or to use this data for scientific research.

Click here to keep up with our LIVE spring count updates and for Hawk Count data graphics!

 

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  • Species Count for 08/15/2017 Season Count To-Date Previous Week’s Count Highest Daily Count This Season
  • Black Vulture 0 0 0 0
  • Turkey Vulture 0 0 0 0
  • Unidentified Vulture 0 0 0 0
  • Osprey 0 0 0 0
  • Bald Eagle 0 0 0 0
  • Northern Harrier 0 0 0 0
  • Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 0 0 0
  • Cooper's Hawk 0 0 0 0
  • Northern Goshawk 0 0 0 0
  • Unidentified Accipiter 0 0 0 0
  • Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0 0
  • Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0 0
  • Red-tailed Hawk 0 0 0 0
  • Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0 0
  • Unidentified Buteo 0 0 0 0
  • Golden Eagle 0 0 0 0
  • Unidentified Eagle 0 0 0 0
  • American Kestrel 0 0 0 0
  • Merlin 0 0 0 0
  • Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0 0
  • Mississippi Kite 0 0 0 0
  • Unidentified Falcon 0 0 0 0
  • Unidentified Raptor 0 0 0 0
  • Other Raptor 0 0 0 0
  • Total Count: 0 0 0 0
  • Species Count for 08/15/2017 Season Count To-Date Previous Week’s Count Highest Daily Count This Season
  • Comments:

    No raptors today, but we did count some migrating swallows, dragonflies and monarchs

  • Weather:

    Rain/Fog/Overcast

  • Wind Direction:

    VAR

  • Wind Speed:

    0-3

  • HawkCount.org
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