Date: 10/12/17 2:34 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (12 Oct 2017) 92 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 12, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 2 26 165
Turkey Vulture 16 133 492
Osprey 2 21 250
Bald Eagle 5 37 246
Northern Harrier 0 10 31
Sharp-shinned Hawk 36 470 828
Cooper's Hawk 10 68 124
Northern Goshawk 0 0 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 1 14
Broad-winged Hawk 0 3 8893
Red-tailed Hawk 5 20 137
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 7 86
Merlin 1 8 23
Peregrine Falcon 1 23 36
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 14 44 184

Total: 92 871 11512
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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 few day hikers.


Weather:
55-57F, low hanging fog caused poor visibility until early afternoon (0-
20 miles). Cloudy skies all day with E winds decreasing in speed by late
afternoon (4-11 mph).

Raptor Observations:
Bald Eagle (5): 1027a, 1055a, 1345i, 1355a, 1415i.

Peregrine Falcon (1): 1224u.

Osprey circling with large group of Turkey Vultures, Peregrine flying N at
1325, and an adult Bald Eagle flying N at 1355 while passing an adult Bald
Eagle flying S.

Non-raptor Observations:
Monarch (21), Raven (5), Canada Goose (504), Blue Jay, Common Grackle,
European Starling, American Crow, Chickadee.

Predictions:
A slight chance of rain or drizzle after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high
near 60. East wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
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Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>)
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