Date: 4/14/17 7:49 pm
From: SUE RICCIARDI <susiericc...>
Subject: [MDBirding] Fort Smallwood Park Friday, April 14, 2017 52 Raptors
Fort Smallwood Park
Pasadena, Maryland, USA


Daily Raptor Counts: Apr 14, 2017
Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
Black Vulture 9 95 197
Turkey Vulture 25 1845 4981
Osprey 5 232 382
Bald Eagle 1 27 62
Northern Harrier 0 35 38
Sharp-shinned Hawk 8 163 211
Cooper's Hawk 3 57 96
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 40 86
Broad-winged Hawk 0 40 40
Red-tailed Hawk 1 61 102
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 2
American Kestrel 0 73 101
Merlin 0 19 25
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 2 2
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 1
Total: 52 2689 6326



Observation start time: 9 am
Observation end time: 2 pm Daylight Time
Total observation time: 5 hours
Official Counter Bob Rineer, Chris Reed
Observers: Chris Reed, Hal Wierenga


Weather: Cloudy becoming sunny; 54-61 degrees; excellent visibility; winds easterly 8-10 mph

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:


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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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