Date: 9/29/17 4:18 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (29 Sep 2017) 75 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 29, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 2 87 135
Turkey Vulture 12 203 355
Osprey 0 169 225
Bald Eagle 16 134 199
Northern Harrier 0 17 21
Sharp-shinned Hawk 23 325 333
Cooper's Hawk 1 52 56
Northern Goshawk 0 1 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 7 13
Broad-winged Hawk 4 8664 8890
Red-tailed Hawk 2 67 113
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 3 71 78
Merlin 0 11 14
Peregrine Falcon 6 11 12
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 5 98 136

Total: 75 9917 10582
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Observation start time: 07:30:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 9.5 hours

Official Counter: Chelsea Johnson

Observers: John Leskosky, Richard, Rob Keith, Ron Hillegass

Visitors:
Two SOBO hikers.

Additional Observers: Ken Reif and Brian Hillegass.


Weather:
57-68F, light NW winds switching to WNW at 2-6 mph with gusts up to 9 mph
in the morning. Good visibility throughout the day with mostly clear skies.


Raptor Observations:
Bald Eagle (16): 0955ad, 1046ad, 1210ad, 1233ad, 1543ad, 1619ad, 1638ad,
0930im, 1233im, 1237im, 1339im, 1515im, 1638im, 1700im, 1700im, 1212unk.

Male American Kestrel flying through the bowl and landing on a perch at
1330.

Non-raptor Observations:
Canada Goose (223), Monarch (15), Raven (16), Hummingbird (1), Blue Jay,
Chickadee sp, Carolina Wren, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Blackburnian Warbler,
Magnolia Warbler, Black-throated Green Warbler, Blue-headed Vireo, Tufted
Titmouse, Northern Flicker, Yellow-rumped Warbler, American Goldfinch, Tree
Swallow, Chimney Swift, Black-throated Blue Warbler, Cedar Waxwing

Predictions:
Scattered showers, mainly between 7am and 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high
near 62. North wind 9 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New
precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
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Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>)
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