Date: 9/25/17 2:57 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (25 Sep 2017) 28 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 25, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 3 77 125
Turkey Vulture 8 172 324
Osprey 1 151 207
Bald Eagle 1 98 163
Northern Harrier 1 14 18
Sharp-shinned Hawk 7 275 283
Cooper's Hawk 0 49 53
Northern Goshawk 0 1 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 5 11
Broad-winged Hawk 5 8647 8873
Red-tailed Hawk 0 58 104
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 67 74
Merlin 0 11 14
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 0 83 121

Total: 28 9711 10376
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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: Ed Wanamaker, Rob Keith

Visitors:
A couple of day hikers, three SOBO hikers named Fleet, Stretch, and Wild
Child, and Mrs. Jaclyn Ivancich's 6th grade class from Towamensing.


Weather:
79-87F, humid and foggy morning with clear skies throughout the day. Winds
ENE switching to E at 1-3 mph.

Raptor Observations:
Bald Eagle (1): 1116im.

First birds of the day were a small kettle of 3 Broad-wings. Two local
American Kestrels flying north and mobbing Turkey Vultures. A sharp-shinned
Hawk seen eating on the wing and a Peregrine falcon flying north circling
through the bowl.

Non-raptor Observations:
Monarch (13), Raven (4), Blue Jay, Carolina Wren, Pileated Woodpecker,
Chimney Swift.

Predictions:
Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 85. Calm
wind becoming east around 6 mph in the afternoon.
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Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>)
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