Observation start time: 11:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 4 hours
Official Counter Sue Ricciardi
Observers: Chris Reed, John Hoffman, Linda Baker
Weather: Mostly cloudy with patches of blue between waves of dark clouds; 61-68 degrees; excellent visibility; winds out of the SSW, increasing in intensity over the course of the watch: 9-18 mph gusting to 25 mph
Raptor Observations: A second straight day with adult Golden Eagle - unprecedented. Yesterday's was the earliest ever in a season. A Golden Eagle has been observed on 3/11/11, 3/7/12, and 3/11/13; so with those of yesterday and today, the span of days from March 6-11 accounts for 5 of 8 Golden Eagles since 2011.
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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