Date: 10/7/17 4:17 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (07 Oct 2017) 118 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 07, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 3 18 157
Turkey Vulture 14 84 443
Osprey 2 14 243
Bald Eagle 11 27 236
Northern Harrier 1 5 26
Sharp-shinned Hawk 71 221 579
Cooper's Hawk 5 33 89
Northern Goshawk 0 0 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 1 14
Broad-winged Hawk 0 3 8893
Red-tailed Hawk 3 14 131
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 5 84
Merlin 0 4 19
Peregrine Falcon 5 18 31
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 1 26 166

Total: 118 473 11114
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Observation start time: 07:45:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 8.25 hours

Official Counter: Jeff Hopkins

Observers:

Visitors:
Mark Boyd, Jessica Morris, Travis Rennig, Dan Knarr, a group of Cornell
students on fall break (Go Red!), and lots of general visitors.


Weather:
Unseasonably warm. Ground fog early, with haze burning off by noon. Light
east and southeast winds in the morning switching to west and southwest 10
mph with gusts to 15 or more in the afternoon (which shut down the sharpie
flight). Cloud cover in the afternoon was 50-70%.

Raptor Observations:
Bald Eagle: 1034i, 1120i, 1123a, 1123i, 1123i, 1214i, 1249i, 1423a, 1429a,
1429a, 1517i
Peregrines: 1201a, 1213u, 1246a, 1330i, 1459a. The last peregrine flew by
the lookout with something yellow in its bill (goldfinch or warbler?)


Non-raptor Observations:
Monarchs (25), Canada Geese(14) several ravens, small flock of cedar
waxwings, close looks at chimney swifts,

Predictions:
Clouds and sunny spells; very warm and muggy with a couple of showers.
Winds from the SW 10 mph, with gusts to 15 mph
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Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>)
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