Date: 10/4/19 2:55 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (04 Oct 2019) 271 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 04, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 3 25 159
Turkey Vulture 5 31 473
Osprey 12 20 177
Bald Eagle 37 39 190
Northern Harrier 4 5 22
Sharp-shinned Hawk 181 272 792
Cooper's Hawk 7 10 61
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 3 8
Broad-winged Hawk 0 8 4161
Red-tailed Hawk 6 6 138
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 1
American Kestrel 4 4 74
Merlin 6 6 21
Peregrine Falcon 3 4 18
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 2 3 61

Total: 271 436 6356
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 9 hours

Official Counter: Caleb Hinojos

Observers: Bob Astleford, Jeff Hopkins, John Leskosky, Scott Keys

Visitors:
Additional qualified counters: Doug Burton, Ed Wanamaker


Weather:
Winds from the NW were persistent and strong with a range between 10-22
mph. Cloud cover was quite persistent for most of the day around 90%.
Visibility today was quite good and allowed a slightly hazed view of
Allentown while clear visibility maximum was 12 miles. Temperatures
remained steady between 50-56F.

Raptor Observations:
BE adults:0803, 0803, 0803, 0835, 0905, 0922, 0935, 0937, 0947, 1025, 1025,
1107, 1200, 1200, 1200, 1255, 1303, 1303, 1323, 1330, 1340, 1340, 1343,
1357, 1443, 1443, 1531, 1531, 1531, 1539
BE immature:0920, 0924, 1025, 1119, 1350, 1502, 1531
Peregrine falcon: 0905a, 0939a, 1154i

Non-raptor Observations:
585 geese distribiuted throughout 28 flocks, 12 ravens, 2 great blue
herons, and 69 cormorants between 2 flocks.

Predictions:
Sunny, with a high near 59. Northeast wind around 7 mph.
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Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>)
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