Date: 10/4/17 2:29 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (04 Oct 2017) 61 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 04, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 6 11 150
Turkey Vulture 12 40 399
Osprey 3 6 235
Bald Eagle 2 9 218
Northern Harrier 0 3 24
Sharp-shinned Hawk 18 53 411
Cooper's Hawk 2 8 64
Northern Goshawk 0 0 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 13
Broad-winged Hawk 0 3 8893
Red-tailed Hawk 3 10 127
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 2 81
Merlin 3 3 18
Peregrine Falcon 5 5 18
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 6 12 152

Total: 61 165 10806
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Observation start time: 07:30:00
Observation end time: 15:45:00
Total observation time: 8.25 hours

Official Counter: Chelsea Johnson

Observers: Richard, Rick Gaeta, Scott Keys

Visitors:
Dan Bogar and his son's family visiting from Anguilla Island, Mrs.
Hoffard's 6th grade class from Palmerton and a SOBO hiker named Repeat.

Additional observers: Dan and Pete Kell.


Weather:
61-72F, early morning haze caused poor visibility. Haze burned off around
9 am with visibility increasing throughout the day (10 miles). SW winds
between 1-5 mph with blue skies all day.

Raptor Observations:
Bald Eagle (2): 1135a, 1140i.

Merlin flew through the bowl and settled on a perch before continuing on.



Non-raptor Observations:
Monarch (22), Raven (2), Cape May Warbler, Black-throated Green Warbler,
Black-throated Blue Warbler, Blackburnian Warbler, Magnolia Warbler,
Tennessee Warbler, Palm Warbler, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Blue Jay, Carolina
Wren, Pileated Woodpecker, Northern Flicker, Chimney Swift, Tree Swallow

Predictions:
Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Light west wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph
in the afternoon.
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Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>)
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