Date: 8/28/17 3:54 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (28 Aug 2017) 26 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Aug 28, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 3 43 43
Turkey Vulture 12 133 133
Osprey 0 45 45
Bald Eagle 2 38 38
Northern Harrier 1 4 4
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 5 5
Cooper's Hawk 0 4 4
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 6 6
Broad-winged Hawk 3 212 212
Red-tailed Hawk 1 39 39
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 3 31 31

Total: 26 569 569
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Observation start time: 07:30:00
Observation end time: 15:30:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Chelsea Johnson

Observers: Ed Wanamaker, Rick Gaeta, Rob Keith

Visitors:
A couple of day hikers and a SOBO hiker called Gandalf.


Weather:
65-75F, low hanging fog cleared by mid morning. Mostly cloudy skies
throughout the day with winds switching from NE to E at 4-8 mph with gusts
up to 10 mph.

Raptor Observations:
Bald Eagle (2): 1113a, 1129a
2 local Peregrine Falcons harassing Turkey Vultures

Non-raptor Observations:
Raven (2), Monarch (1), Blue Jay, Cedar Waxwing, American Crow, Tree
Swallow, Mourning Dove.

Predictions:
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 68. East wind around 14 mph.
Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a
tenth of an inch possible.
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Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>)
Bake Oven Knob information may be found at:
www.lgnc.org
 
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