Date: 10/1/17 3:59 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (01 Oct 2017) 10 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 01, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 1 1 140
Turkey Vulture 5 5 364
Osprey 0 0 229
Bald Eagle 0 0 209
Northern Harrier 0 0 21
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4 4 362
Cooper's Hawk 0 0 56
Northern Goshawk 0 0 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 13
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 8890
Red-tailed Hawk 0 0 117
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 0 79
Merlin 0 0 15
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 13
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 140

Total: 10 10 10651
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Observation start time: 07:45:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7.25 hours

Official Counter: Bob Hoopes

Observers: Ed Wanamaker, Jeff Hopkins

Visitors:
Two southbound hikers heading for Georgia. Expect to arrive in December.


Weather:
Visibility 20 miles. Temps: 44-56F. Wind: 3-6 from the North. Cloud cover:
0%.

Raptor Observations:
Four migrating Sharp-shinned Hawks.

A non-migrating immature Red-shouldered Hawk and a Merlin landed in the
trees in front of the hump at the same time.



Non-raptor Observations:
Warblers: Blackpoll, Palm, Black-throated Green, Bay-breasted,
Yellow-rumped.

Vireo: Blue-headed, Philadelphia.

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Carolina Wren, Pileated Woodpecker, Downy
Woodpecker, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Raven (1), Monarch (2).



Predictions:
Monday: Sunny, with a high near 74. Light and variable wind.
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Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>)
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www.lgnc.org


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