Date: 10/17/18 2:40 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (17 Oct 2018) 288 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 17, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 4 36 142
Turkey Vulture 7 212 649
Osprey 1 43 329
Bald Eagle 7 85 260
Northern Harrier 4 23 41
Sharp-shinned Hawk 199 1909 2551
Cooper's Hawk 28 192 284
Northern Goshawk 0 4 4
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 28 40
Broad-winged Hawk 0 71 4280
Red-tailed Hawk 22 115 257
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 7 8
American Kestrel 5 74 149
Merlin 7 26 54
Peregrine Falcon 4 21 60
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 2 2
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 42 221

Total: 288 2890 9331
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Observation start time: 07:30:00
Observation end time: 15:30:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Krista Botting

Observers: Jason Horn, Rick Gaeta

Visitors:
Other Observers: Alan Severance and Dick Tyler
Visitors: Mike and Karl


Weather:
Visibility: 15-20 miles
Temperature: 42-50 F
Wind: 2-7 mph W until 12 EST, then 7-17 mph W
Cloud Cover: 0% until 12 EST, then 40-80%

Raptor Observations:
BE (7): 1048i, 1304a, 1326i, 1447a, 1449a, 1450i, 1450i
PF (4): 1313a, 1318a, 1406a, 1449a
The imm. BE at 1326 may have had a transmitter antena attached to its tail


Non-raptor Observations:
Raven (11)

Predictions:
Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 46. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph.
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Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>)
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