Date: 9/28/17 2:56 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (28 Sep 2017) 58 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 28, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 2 85 133
Turkey Vulture 4 191 343
Osprey 13 169 225
Bald Eagle 17 118 183
Northern Harrier 0 17 21
Sharp-shinned Hawk 9 302 310
Cooper's Hawk 0 51 55
Northern Goshawk 0 1 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 6 12
Broad-winged Hawk 1 8660 8886
Red-tailed Hawk 4 65 111
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 68 75
Merlin 0 11 14
Peregrine Falcon 1 5 6
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 6 93 131

Total: 58 9842 10507
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Observation start time: 07:30:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 8.5 hours

Official Counter: Chelsea Johnson

Observers: Bob Hoopes, Ed Wanamaker, Richard, Rob Keith

Visitors:
Eric and Ed from Riegelsville, and one SOBO hiker.

Additional Observers: Alan Severance, Dick Tyler, and Mark Boyd.


Weather:
68-73F, mostly clear skies and good visibility throughout the day. NW
winds at 8-15 mph with gusts up to 20 mph.

Raptor Observations:
Bald Eagle (17): 1000ad, 1005ad, 1006ad, 1105ad, 1105ad, 1255ad, 1307ad,
1307ad, 1350ad, 1401ad, 1025im, 1030im, 1105im, 1315im, 1315im, 1315im,
1503im.

2 adult Bald Eagles flying N at 0855, a Red-tailed Hawk and Raven playing
in the wind, adult Bald Eagle flying N at 1002, Merlin caught a Monarch on
the wing then quickly dropped it. An adult Bald Eagle flying N at 1140,
another adult and immature Bald Eagle flying N at 1210, 3 immature Bald
Eagles migrating together at 1315, and an adult Bald Eagle flying N at
1520.

Non-raptor Observations:
Monarch (6), Raven (17), Canada Goose (588), Blue Jay, Pileated Woodpecker,
Ring-billed Gull, Yellow-rumped Warbler.

A flock of 8 Ravens seen flying together.

Predictions:
Sunny, with a high near 68. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
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Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>)
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