Date: 10/3/17 4:37 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (03 Oct 2017) 68 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 03, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 3 5 144
Turkey Vulture 12 28 387
Osprey 2 3 232
Bald Eagle 6 7 216
Northern Harrier 3 3 24
Sharp-shinned Hawk 24 35 393
Cooper's Hawk 6 6 62
Northern Goshawk 0 0 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 13
Broad-winged Hawk 3 3 8893
Red-tailed Hawk 5 7 124
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 1 80
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 3 6 146

Total: 68 104 10745
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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: Corey Husic, Ed Wanamaker, Rob Keith

Visitors:
Rick and Barry from Stroudsburg, Johnnie from Uganda, and some day hikers.


Weather:
61-68F, clear blue skies all day with good visibility (30 miles). Winds
shifting from E to SE by afternoon with speeds between 1-6 mph.

Raptor Observations:
Bald Eagle (6): 1110, 1158, 1209, 1209, 1345, 1345.

3 migrating SSHA's playing/diving each other.

Non-mig immature Bald Eagle flying N at 1043, non-mig immature Bald Eagle
flying N at 1144, and non-mig adult and immature Bald Eagle flying N at
1510.

Non-mig falcon (possible Peregrine) diving the local Turkey Vultures.

Non-raptor Observations:
Monarch (37), Raven (3), Canada Goose (1), Red-eyed Vireo, Black-throated
Green Warbler, Chickadee, Pileated Woodpecker, Blue Jay, Chimney Swift

Predictions:
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 77. Calm wind
becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.
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Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>)
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