Date: 9/22/17 2:30 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (22 Sep 2017) 92 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 22, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 10 71 119
Turkey Vulture 6 148 300
Osprey 12 144 200
Bald Eagle 6 90 155
Northern Harrier 0 10 14
Sharp-shinned Hawk 20 250 258
Cooper's Hawk 2 37 41
Northern Goshawk 0 1 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 4 10
Broad-winged Hawk 24 8595 8821
Red-tailed Hawk 1 57 103
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 6 58 65
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 5 79 117

Total: 92 9557 10222
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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: Rob Keith, Scott Keys

Visitors:
Bill Purcell from Derby Hill and Andrew from Easton.


Weather:
70-81F, light NWN wind (3-8 mph). Mostly clear skies with good visibility.


Raptor Observations:
Bald Eagle (6): 1018ad, 1030im, 1050im, 1105ad, 1255im, 1300ad.

Merlin chasing Blue Jays and local Cooper's through the trees.

Blue Jays mobbing Cooper's Hawk.

Immature Bald Eagle flying N at 1425

Immature and adult Bald Eagle flying N at 1430 calling to each other while
flying.

Non-raptor Observations:
Monarch (15), Raven (3), Common Loon (2), Canada Goose (3), Blue Jay,
Northern Flicker, Tennessee Warbler, Northern Parula, Black-throated Green
Warbler, Magnolia Warbler, Pileated Woodpecker.

Predictions:
Sunny, with a high near 84. North wind 6 to 9 mph.
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Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>)
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