Date: 8/18/19 7:04 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (18 Aug 2019) 31 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Aug 18, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 3 11 11
Turkey Vulture 6 31 31
Osprey 1 6 6
Bald Eagle 5 7 7
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4 5 5
Cooper's Hawk 0 1 1
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 4 31 31
Red-tailed Hawk 5 18 18
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 4 4
Merlin 0 2 2
Peregrine Falcon 0 3 3
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 2 13 13

Total: 31 132 132
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Observation start time: 06:45:00
Observation end time: 15:45:00
Total observation time: 8.75 hours

Official Counter: Rick Morrissey

Observers: Ed Wanamaker, Nelson Klitkza, Rick Gaeta

Visitors:
Nelson Klitzka who began the hawk count to start the day. Ed Wannamaker
and Rick Gaeta who are long time, veteran volunteers, and Monica and Prem
from Breingsville who added some very nice conversation during the
afternoon doldrums on a hot and muggy August Sunday on 'the Knob.'


Weather:
100% cloud cover early, with a low temperature of 70 degrees Fahrenheit and
a high temperature of 89 degrees Fahrenheit. Winds from the South,
Southwest, ranging from 0 to 8 mph


Raptor Observations:
It was a slow day due to the heat and the winds which ranged from 'still'
to not so frequent bursts ranging from 1-8 mph. One osprey, a few immature
very high and distant Broadwing hawks, a few redtail hawks but a very nice
day nonetheless.

Bald Eagles: Adult 1105; Adult 1105; Immature 1105; Adult 1512; Adult 1515

Non-raptor Observations:
One Monarch butterfly, lots of lantern flies, one female Rufus hummingbird
scene early in the day

Predictions:
Sunshine and clouds mixed, with a low temperature of 69 degrees Fahrenheit
and a high temperature of 92 degrees Fahrenheit. Winds Southwest at 5 to
10 mph. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. Sunrise at 6:16am,
sunset at 7:55pm.
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Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>)
Bake Oven Knob information may be found at:
www.lgnc.org


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