Date: 9/21/17 4:00 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (21 Sep 2017) 90 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 21, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 4 61 109
Turkey Vulture 9 142 294
Osprey 6 132 188
Bald Eagle 3 82 147
Northern Harrier 2 10 14
Sharp-shinned Hawk 17 230 238
Cooper's Hawk 1 35 39
Northern Goshawk 1 1 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 4 10
Broad-winged Hawk 21 8571 8797
Red-tailed Hawk 4 56 102
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 16 52 59
Merlin 0 10 13
Peregrine Falcon 0 3 4
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 6 74 112

Total: 90 9463 10128
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Observation start time: 07:30:00
Observation end time: 17:30:00
Total observation time: 10 hours

Official Counter: Chelsea Johnson

Observers: Bob Astleford, John Leskosky, Richard, Rob Keith

Visitors:
Some day hikers.

Additional Observers: Dave Leibert


Weather:
68-85F, mostly clear skies with increasing cloud cover by late afternoon.
Good visibility throughout the day with NWN winds at 4-9 mph with
decreasing speeds by afternoon.

Raptor Observations:
Bald Eagle (3): 1405un, 1420un, 1610im.

Blue Jays mobbing two local Sharp-shinned Hawks.

Cooper's Hawk diving migrating Red-tailed Hawk.

4 American Kestrels flying together in a group.

Non-raptor Observations:
Monarch (18), Raven (2), Blue Jay, Pileated Woodpecker, Northern Flicker,
Nashville Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Chimney Swift, Cedar Waxwing

Predictions:
Sunny, with a high near 82. North wind 6 to 8 mph.
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Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>)
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