Date: 10/30/17 3:06 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (30 Oct 2017) 60 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 30, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 4 89 228
Turkey Vulture 8 360 719
Osprey 0 36 265
Bald Eagle 6 123 332
Northern Harrier 1 42 63
Sharp-shinned Hawk 23 1364 1722
Cooper's Hawk 5 166 222
Northern Goshawk 0 4 6
Red-shouldered Hawk 2 39 52
Broad-winged Hawk 0 3 8893
Red-tailed Hawk 6 265 382
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 1 20 20
American Kestrel 0 30 109
Merlin 2 40 55
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 2 98 238

Total: 60 2714 13355
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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, Bob Hoopes, Richard, Rob Keith

Visitors:
Shmuel Korengut, the mayor of Great Swamp.


Weather:
45-47F, light morning rain with strong NW winds decreasing in speed as day
progressed (8-12 mph) with gusts up to 25 mph. Good visibility all day (30
miles).

Raptor Observations:
Bald Eagle (6): 0755i, 1032a, 1033a, 1132a, 1258i, 1430a.

Golden Eagle (1): 1334a.

Adult Bald Eagle dropped below notch and was not seen again at 1020 and an
un-aged Bald Eagle flying N at 1525.

Non-raptor Observations:
Raven (4), Loon (4), American Robin, Herring Gull, Carolina Wren.

Predictions:
Sunny, with a high near 53. West wind 8 to 15 mph.
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Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>)
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