Date: 10/5/17 2:27 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (05 Oct 2017) 53 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 05, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 1 12 151
Turkey Vulture 9 49 408
Osprey 2 8 237
Bald Eagle 1 10 219
Northern Harrier 1 4 25
Sharp-shinned Hawk 21 74 432
Cooper's Hawk 7 15 71
Northern Goshawk 0 0 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 13
Broad-winged Hawk 0 3 8893
Red-tailed Hawk 0 10 127
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 2 81
Merlin 1 4 19
Peregrine Falcon 5 10 23
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 5 17 157

Total: 53 218 10859
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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: Rob Keith

Visitors:
A 6th grade class from Palmerton elementary school, Cathryn Pugh visiting
from Allentown, and some day hikers.


Weather:
68-75F, increasing cloud cover throughout the day with good visibility (20
miles). SW winds at 2-5 mph.

Raptor Observations:
Bald Eagle (1): 1226a.

SSHA and COHA diving each other while moving through on migration.

Lots of migrants moving low, through the bowl.

Non-raptor Observations:
Monarch (36), Canada Goose (8), Chimney Swift, Dark-eyed Junco, Blue Jay,
Hairy Woodpecker, Chickadee

Predictions:
A chance of showers after 8am. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly
cloudy, with a high near 74. Light and variable wind. 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...>)
Bake Oven Knob information may be found at:
www.lgnc.org


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