Date: 9/29/18 5:43 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (29 Sep 2018) 129 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 29, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 4 53 104
Turkey Vulture 7 246 419
Osprey 6 245 278
Bald Eagle 8 134 174
Northern Harrier 0 14 17
Sharp-shinned Hawk 62 547 552
Cooper's Hawk 6 78 83
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 10 12
Broad-winged Hawk 17 4038 4189
Red-tailed Hawk 6 74 138
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 1 1
American Kestrel 3 59 70
Merlin 1 25 26
Peregrine Falcon 7 38 39
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 2 105 173

Total: 129 5667 6275
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Observation start time: 07:30:00
Observation end time: 17:30:00
Total observation time: 10 hours

Official Counter: Devin Kline

Observers: Bob Astleford, Dave Leibert, Rick Gaeta, Ron Kline

Visitors:
Michele Varricchio,


Weather:
Slightly cloudy day, Max visibility 10-15 Miles. Steady wind predominately
from the North West 3- 5 MPH

Raptor Observations:
Bald Eagle Flight times:1213i, 1505a,1512ua, 1518a,
1518i,1545a,1605a,1728ua
Peregrine Falcon Flight times: 1518a,1520i, 1529a, 1555a, 1602a,1612a,
1706a
Immature Peregrine gave and excellent show chasing Turkey Vultures

Non-raptor Observations:
Monarch Butterfiles: 22
Northern Ravens: 8
Canada Geese: 136


Predictions:
Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Calm
wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
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Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>)
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