Date: 8/26/17 3:31 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (26 Aug 2017) 33 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Aug 26, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 4 37 37
Turkey Vulture 7 111 111
Osprey 4 44 44
Bald Eagle 1 35 35
Northern Harrier 1 3 3
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 4 4
Cooper's Hawk 0 4 4
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 6 6
Broad-winged Hawk 10 204 204
Red-tailed Hawk 2 38 38
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 5 5
Merlin 1 3 3
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 3 28 28

Total: 33 523 523
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 9 hours

Official Counter: Devin Kline

Observers: Chad Schwartz, Ed Wanamaker, Jeff Hopkins

Visitors:
LGNC Raptor ID field trip, Through-hiker "Crinkles", and many other
visitors taking advantage of the beautiful weather.


Weather:
Clear with max. visibility, but only a trace of a breeze all day. Temps
ranged from 56 in the AM to 75 at the end of the count. Clouds increasing
from minimal at the start to about 50% cloud cover in the afternoon.

Raptor Observations:
Bald Eagle: 0950a.
Merlin harassing vultures

Non-raptor Observations:
5 hummingbirds, 23 monarchs, 4 ravens, B&W, Chestnut-sided, BT Green, and
Cape May Warblers, Warbling and Red-eyed Vireos, Eastern Phoebe, Cedar
Waxwing, Blue-grey Gnatcatcher.

Predictions:
Patchy fog in the morning; otherwise, mostly sunny. High 76, light winds
from the east.
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Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>)
Bake Oven Knob information may be found at:
www.lgnc.org
 
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