Date: 9/12/17 3:08 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (12 Sep 2017) 281 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 12, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 8 34 82
Turkey Vulture 3 75 227
Osprey 5 61 117
Bald Eagle 3 46 111
Northern Harrier 1 3 7
Sharp-shinned Hawk 11 45 53
Cooper's Hawk 1 9 13
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 2 8
Broad-winged Hawk 241 820 1046
Red-tailed Hawk 2 32 78
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 3 6 13
Merlin 0 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 3 33 71

Total: 281 1169 1834
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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: Bob Astleford, John Leskosky, Rich Rehrig, Richard

Visitors:
Some day hikers and hawk watchers.




Weather:
67-73F, calm winds from the SE at 0-3 mph. Skies were mostly cloudy but
with good visibility throughout the day.

Raptor Observations:
Bald Eagle (3): 1310a, 1311i, 1316i.
Bald Eagle adult flying N at 0955.


Non-raptor Observations:
Monarch (29), Hummingbird (3), Raven (1), Bay-breasted Warbler,
Black-throated Green Warbler, Red-eyed Vireo, Carolina Wren, Chickadee sp,
Blue Jay, Chimney Swift and a porcupine.

Additional Observers: Rob Keith, Lance Leonhardt, Scott Keys, Ed Wanamaker,
Doug Burton, Cheryl Kunkle, John and Barb Egerton.

Predictions:
A slight chance of showers after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of
precipitation is 20%.
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Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>)
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