Date: 10/6/17 2:23 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (06 Oct 2017) 137 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 06, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 3 15 154
Turkey Vulture 21 70 429
Osprey 4 12 241
Bald Eagle 6 16 225
Northern Harrier 0 4 25
Sharp-shinned Hawk 76 150 508
Cooper's Hawk 13 28 84
Northern Goshawk 0 0 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 13
Broad-winged Hawk 0 3 8893
Red-tailed Hawk 1 11 128
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 2 4 83
Merlin 0 4 19
Peregrine Falcon 3 13 26
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 8 25 165

Total: 137 355 10996
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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, Ron Hillegass, Scott Keys

Visitors:
Some day hikers.


Weather:
67-75F, mostly cloudy skies with improving visibility throughout the day
(20 miles). W winds changing to SW at 1-4 mph.

Raptor Observations:
Bald Eagle (6): 0935a, 1345i, 1415a, 1415i, 1417u, 1420u.

Peregrine Falcon (3): 1335u, 1345a, 1417i.

6 SSHA seen migrating together all in a line, and AMKE seen catching bugs
on the wing while passing over the bowl.

Non-raptor Observations:
Monarch (58), Raven (3), Black-throated Blue Warbler, Black-throated Green
Warbler, Tennessee Warbler, Blackpoll Warbler, Carolina Wren, Pileated
Woodpecker, Tufted Titmouse, Blue-headed Vireo, Chimney Swift

Predictions:
Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 82. Light
and variable wind becoming south 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon.
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Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>)
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