Date: 3/17/17 7:06 pm
From: SUE RICCIARDI <susiericc...>
Subject: [MDBirding] Fort Smallwood Park Friday, March 17, 2017 71 Raptors
Fort Smallwood Park
Pasadena, Maryland, USA


Daily Raptor Counts: Mar 17, 2017
Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
Black Vulture 0 18 20
Turkey Vulture 63 464 523
Osprey 2 31 32
Bald Eagle 0 23 27
Northern Harrier 0 1 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2 11 11
Cooper's Hawk 1 10 10
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 11 18
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 3 12 13
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 2 2
American Kestrel 0 6 6
Merlin 0 1 1
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: 71 590 664


Observation start time: 10 am
Observation end time: 3 pm Daylight Time
Total observation time: 5 hours
Official Counter Sue Ricciardi
Observers: Chris Reed

Weather: Partly cloudy; 38-47 degrees; excellent visibility; winds mostly from the west, sometimes with a northwest component, 8-12 mph

Raptor Observations:

Non-raptor Observations: 58 Gadwalls, influx of American Robins and White-throated Sparrows
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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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