Date: 3/3/17 8:06 pm
From: SUE RICCIARDI <susiericc...>
Subject: [MDBirding] Fort Smallwood Park Friday, March 3, 2017 16 Raptors
Fort Smallwood Park
Pasadena, Maryland, USA


Daily Raptor Counts: Mar 03, 2017
Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
Black Vulture 0 0 2
Turkey Vulture 15 64 123
Osprey 0 0 1
Bald Eagle 0 1 5
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 1 1
Cooper's Hawk 0 0 0
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 2 9
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 4 5
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 3 3
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: 16 75 149


Observation start time: 10:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 4 hours
Official Counter Sue Ricciardi
Observers: Chris Reed


Weather: Mostly cloudy; 37-42 degrees; excellent visibility; winds very strong out of the WNW, 18-24 mph, gusting to 35 mph

Raptor Observations: 6 Bald Eagles up and about in the wind

Non-raptor Observations: Two Bonaparte's Gulls

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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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