Date: 11/17/20 2:42 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Bake Oven Knob (16 Nov 2020) 55 Raptors
Bake Oven Knob
2 miles North of Germansville, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 16, 2020
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 4 55 259
Turkey Vulture 12 108 716
Osprey 0 0 191
Bald Eagle 11 69 419
Northern Harrier 0 9 67
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 50 2307
Cooper's Hawk 0 13 230
Northern Goshawk 0 2 7
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 54 124
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 3856
Red-tailed Hawk 19 350 1002
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 7 52 60
American Kestrel 0 0 171
Merlin 0 2 69
Peregrine Falcon 0 3 51
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 27 200

Total: 55 794 9729
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Claudia Sacks

Observers: Al Grout, Bob Astleford, Rob Keith

Visitors:
Observers: Mike Kaufmann, Whin Schaefer


Weather:
Rather breezy today with wind from the West averaging 9 mph with gusts up
to 14. Clear skies in the morning with some clouds rolling in mid day, but
blue skies again for the end of the reporting period. Temps between 37 and
49.

Raptor Observations:
BE(11): 0724i, 0751i, 0818a, 0917a, 0938a, 1017i, 1043i, 1044i, 1259a,
1301i, 1302i
GE(7): 0921a, 0916i, 0943a, 1239a, 1302a, 1304i, 1312i

Non-raptor Observations:
22 ravens played their way south today in groups of one up to 12.

1346 A raven dives at a red tailed and clucks. The tail flips upside down
quickly, shows talons, and they separate.

Predictions:
A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 9am, then a chance of rain
showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 47. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph,
with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no
snow accumulation expected.
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Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>)
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