Date: 10/11/17 2:26 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (11 Oct 2017) 126 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 11, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 3 24 163
Turkey Vulture 17 117 476
Osprey 0 19 248
Bald Eagle 1 32 241
Northern Harrier 2 10 31
Sharp-shinned Hawk 82 434 792
Cooper's Hawk 12 58 114
Northern Goshawk 0 0 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 1 14
Broad-winged Hawk 0 3 8893
Red-tailed Hawk 1 15 132
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 7 86
Merlin 1 7 22
Peregrine Falcon 2 22 35
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 4 30 170

Total: 126 779 11420
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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:

Visitors:
Mr. Beyer and Mrs. Castagna middle school class from Salisbury, Carson from
Palmerton, and some day hikers.


Weather:
65-70F, E winds at 4-8 mph. Visibility decreasing throughout the day
(20-10 miles) with on and off light rain showers.

Raptor Observations:
Bald Eagle (1): 1321a.

Peregrine Falcon (2): 1332a, 1405u.

Merlin flying through the bowl and an adult Cooper's Hawk seen flying by
with a full crop.

Non-raptor Observations:
Monarch (152), Raven (5), Canada Goose (965), Chickadee, Pileated
Woodpecker, Tufted Titmouse.


Predictions:
A chance of rain or drizzle, mainly before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high
near 62. Northeast wind 11 to 13 mph. 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...>)
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www.lgnc.org


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