Observation start time: 10:00:00 Observation end time: 14:00:00 Total observation time: 4 hours Official Counter Sue Ricciardi Observers: Bill Hubick
Visitors: 3 Weather: Partly cloudy; 68-72 degrees; visibility excellent; winds southerly 5-12 mph gusting to 17 mph Raptor Observations: First day of the count for the season and the southerly winds and warm temperatures came through with 20 migrants. Also two local Bald Eagles and 16 Black Vultures up and about. Non-raptor Observations: A few migrant flocks of Canada Geese and Common Grackles; 4 Gadwalls; 6 Northern Shovelers; complete ebird checklist : http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/email?subID=S34772466 Also basking turtles everywhere and a couple of Spring Peepers
Site Description Fort Smallwood Park is located on the western shore of Chesapeake Bay at the mouth of the Patapsco River, 11 miles south of Baltimore, MD. Best winds are from the southwest.
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