Date: 8/31/17 3:10 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (31 Aug 2017) 51 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Aug 31, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 4 48 48
Turkey Vulture 9 152 152
Osprey 3 56 56
Bald Eagle 21 65 65
Northern Harrier 0 4 4
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 8 8
Cooper's Hawk 0 4 4
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 6 6
Broad-winged Hawk 5 226 226
Red-tailed Hawk 3 46 46
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 2 7 7
Merlin 0 3 3
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 3 38 38

Total: 51 665 665
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Observation start time: 07:30:00
Observation end time: 15:45:00
Total observation time: 8.25 hours

Official Counter: Chelsea Johnson

Observers: Ed Wanamaker, Rob Keith, Scott Keys

Visitors:
A couple of day hikers and a SOBO through hiker named Wrong Way.


Weather:
67-75F, mostly clear skies during the early morning. As day continued,
cloud cover and wind speed increased and visibility improved. Winds were NW
at 6-11 mph.

Raptor Observations:
Bald Eagle (21): 0920a, 0923i, 0925i, 0931a, 0932a, 0943a, 0944a, 0947a,
0948i, 0955a, 0956a, 0958a, 1110i, 1124a, 1131a, 1158i, 1159a, 1342i,
1343i, 1520a, 1521i.
Local Bald Eagle flying N at 1515

Non-raptor Observations:
Hummingbird (12), Raven (3), Cormorant (2), Eastern Wood-Pewee,
Black-throated Green Warbler, Cape May Warbler, Cedar Waxwing, Chickadee
sp, Blackburnian Warbler, Chimney Swift, Carolina Wren, Scarlet Tanager,
Pileated Woodpecker, Bay-breasted Warbler, American Redstart,
Chestnut-sided Warbler, Black-and-white Warbler, Black-throated Blue
Warbler, Tree Swallow and a porcupine.

Happy birthday Ed!

Predictions:
Sunny, with a high near 68. North wind around 7 mph.
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Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>)
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