Date: 10/10/17 2:49 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (10 Oct 2017) 172 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 10, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 2 21 160
Turkey Vulture 13 100 459
Osprey 5 19 248
Bald Eagle 4 31 240
Northern Harrier 3 8 29
Sharp-shinned Hawk 128 352 710
Cooper's Hawk 13 46 102
Northern Goshawk 0 0 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 1 14
Broad-winged Hawk 0 3 8893
Red-tailed Hawk 0 14 131
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 6 85
Merlin 2 6 21
Peregrine Falcon 1 20 33
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 26 166

Total: 172 653 11294
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Observation start time: 07:30:00
Observation end time: 16:30:00
Total observation time: 9 hours

Official Counter: Chelsea Johnson

Observers: Bob Astleford, Richard, Rob Keith, Scott Keys

Visitors:
Two section hikers.

Additional Observers: Mark Boyd, Rick Gaeta, Dave Leibert, Ray Hennessy,
and Dave Johnson.


Weather:
68-75F, mostly cloudy skies becoming mostly sunny by late afternoon. Good
visibility (30 miles) with SW winds at 1-4 mph.

Raptor Observations:
Bald Eagle (4): 1030a, 1340a, 1340a, 1450i.

Peregrine Falcon (1): 1608a.

Three SSHA in a row flying by with full crops, a male and immature NOHA
migrating together, and two adult BAEA flying with 22 Ravens.

Non-raptor Observations:
Monarch (159), Raven (29), Canada Goose (135), Chickadee, Pileated
Woodpecker, Eastern Phoebe, Black-throated Green Warbler, Black-throated
Blue Warbler, Tennessee Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Blue Jay,
Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Tufted Titmouse, Downy Woodpecker, Carolina Wren,
Chimney Swift

Predictions:
Showers, mainly after 2pm. The rain could be heavy at times. High near 69.
East wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation
amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
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Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>)
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