Date: 9/10/17 4:37 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (10 Sep 2017) 205 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 10, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 2 22 70
Turkey Vulture 7 67 219
Osprey 3 50 106
Bald Eagle 1 33 98
Northern Harrier 1 2 6
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2 30 38
Cooper's Hawk 1 5 9
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 1 7
Broad-winged Hawk 182 370 596
Red-tailed Hawk 3 24 70
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 3 10
Merlin 1 3 6
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 1
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 1 28 66

Total: 205 638 1303
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Bob Hoopes

Observers: Ed Wanamaker, Travis Rennig

Visitors:
Wyatt Trancham and Sara. Wyatt is now in the Navy based in Charleston, SC,
studying to be a submariner. The base was evacuated due to Hurricane Irma
so Wyatt used his few days of leave to return home to visit his family, the
Lehigh Gap Nature Center and Bake Oven Knob. He looks great!!


Weather:
Visibility: 20 miles. Temps: 51-62F. Wind: 3-6 NW. Cloud Cover 0% through
noon, then increasing to 40%.

Raptor Observations:
Bald Eagle (1): 0911i

Two adult Bald Eagles moving northeast: 1314 and 1409.

Broad-winged Hawks: Of the 182 recorded, 87 were aged and all aged birds
were adults except 1.

Non-raptor Observations:
Warblers: Cape May (4), Chestnut-sided, Yellow-rumped, Black-throated
Green, Blackburnian, Pine, Magnolia.

Raven (2), Canada Goose (2), Hairy Woodpecker, Pileated Woodpecker,
Northern Flicker, Cormorant (1), Eastern Wood-Peewee, Carolina Wren, Blue
Gray Gnatcatcher, Red-eyed Vireo, Monarch (3).

Predictions:
Monday: Sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind.
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Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>)
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www.lgnc.org


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