Date: 11/8/17 3:06 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (08 Nov 2017) 53 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 08, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 2 10 240
Turkey Vulture 3 49 779
Osprey 1 1 266
Bald Eagle 0 8 348
Northern Harrier 0 3 66
Sharp-shinned Hawk 6 72 1822
Cooper's Hawk 0 9 234
Northern Goshawk 0 1 7
Red-shouldered Hawk 9 26 78
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 8893
Red-tailed Hawk 28 155 546
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 5 27
American Kestrel 0 0 111
Merlin 0 1 56
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 48
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 4 18 259

Total: 53 358 13781
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Observation start time: 08:30:00
Observation end time: 16:30:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Chelsea Johnson

Observers: Bob Astleford, Fritz Brock, Rick Gaeta, Rob Keith

Visitors:
Few day hikers.


Weather:
36-45F, decreasing cloud cover throughout the day with good visibility (30
miles). NW winds switching to N at 2-5 mph.

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
Raven (4), Loon (2), Canada Goose (107), Ruffed Grouse, Chickadee, American
Crow, Downy Woodpecker, Carolina Wren, Gull sp, Pileated Woodpecker.

Banded white racing pigeon with unreadable yellow band.

Predictions:
A slight chance of showers after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 50.
Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of
precipitation is 20%.
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Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>)
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