Date: 3/1/17 7:53 pm
From: SUE RICCIARDI <susiericc...>
Subject: [MDBirding] Fort Smallwood Park Wednesday, March 1, 2017 34 Raptors
Fort Smallwood Park
Pasadena, Maryland, USA


Daily Raptor Counts: Mar 01, 2017
Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
Black Vulture 0 0 2
Turkey Vulture 27 27 86
Osprey 0 0 1
Bald Eagle 0 0 4
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 1 1
Cooper's Hawk 0 0 0
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 2 2 9
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 4 4 5
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 0 0
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0
Total: 34 34 108


Observation start time: 10:30:00
Observation end time: 13:00:00
Total observation time: 2.5 hours
Official Counter Sue Ricciardi
Observers:

Visitors: Jay McGann

Weather: Mostly cloudy; 69-71 degrees; good visibility; winds strong and southwesterly, 15-17 mph, gusting to 31 mph

Raptor Observations: Line of strong thunderstorms caused an early end to a decent flight

Non-raptor Observations:


Report submitted by Sue Ricciardi (<susiericc...> mailto:<susiericc...> )
Fort Smallwood Park information may be found at: http://www.mdbirds.org/sites/mdsites/hawks/hawkwatch.html

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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