Date: 8/27/17 2:10 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (27 Aug 2017) 20 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Aug 27, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 3 40 40
Turkey Vulture 10 121 121
Osprey 1 45 45
Bald Eagle 1 36 36
Northern Harrier 0 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 5 209 209
Red-tailed Hawk 0 38 38
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 5 5
Merlin 0 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 0 28 28

Total: 20 543 543
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Bob Hoopes

Observers: Ed Wanamaker, Judy Wanamaker, Scott Keys

Weather:
Visibility seven miles for the first three hours, increasing to 15 miles
for the rest of the day. Temps 65-71F. Wind 3-5 mph from the East. Cloud
cover: 90%.

Raptor Observations:
BE (1): 1500. Thanks to Ed Wanamaker for spotting this bird.

Four Broad-winged Hawks flying together in the 0900 hour. Only three other
raptors for the remaining seven hours today.

Non-raptor Observations:
Ruby-throated Hummingbird - 3, Raven, Monarch - 1, Cedar Waxwing, Pileated
Woodpecker.

Predictions:
Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Northeast wind 6 to 10 mph.
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Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>)
Bake Oven Knob information may be found at:
www.lgnc.org
 
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