Date: 10/27/17 4:21 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (27 Oct 2017) 164 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 27, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 4 80 219
Turkey Vulture 12 344 703
Osprey 1 36 265
Bald Eagle 4 116 325
Northern Harrier 7 40 61
Sharp-shinned Hawk 88 1316 1674
Cooper's Hawk 8 157 213
Northern Goshawk 1 4 6
Red-shouldered Hawk 13 37 50
Broad-winged Hawk 0 3 8893
Red-tailed Hawk 22 251 368
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 2 18 18
American Kestrel 0 30 109
Merlin 1 38 53
Peregrine Falcon 0 35 48
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 1 89 229

Total: 164 2594 13235
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Observation start time: 07:30:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 9.5 hours

Official Counter: Chelsea Johnson

Observers: Bob Astleford, Ed Wanamaker, Lance Leonhardt, Richard

Visitors:
Some day hikers.




Weather:
47-55F, mostly clear skies with increasing visibility throughout the day. S
winds at 2-6 mph.

Raptor Observations:
Bald Eagle (4): 1106a, 1118i, 1304i, 1305i

Golden Eagle (2): 1043i, 1554i

Northern Goshawk (1): 1442i

Golden Eagle diving a Red-tailed Hawk multiple times

Non-raptor Observations:
Monarch (1), Raven (8), Golden-crowned Kinglet, Carolina Wren, Chickadee,
Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Pileated Woodpecker, Downy Woodpecker, Yellow-rumped
Warbler, Dark-eyed Junco, Winter Wren.

Additional Observers: Jason Horn, Rick Gaeta, Rob Keith, Fritz Brock, Ron
Hillegass

Predictions:
A chance of showers before 2am, then rain likely after 2am. Mostly cloudy,
with a low around 55. Southeast wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation
is 60%. 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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www.lgnc.org


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