Date: 4/17/17 1:02 pm
From: SUE RICCIARDI <susiericc...>
Subject: [MDBirding] Fort Smallwood Park Saturday, April 15, 2017 11 Raptors
Fort Smallwood Park
Pasadena, Maryland, USA


Daily Raptor Counts: Apr 15, 2017
Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
Black Vulture 1 96 198
Turkey Vulture 0 1845 4981
Osprey 5 237 387
Bald Eagle 1 28 63
Northern Harrier 0 35 38
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 164 212
Cooper's Hawk 1 58 97
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 2 42 88
Broad-winged Hawk 0 40 40
Red-tailed Hawk 0 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: 11 2700 6337


Observation start time: 8:45 am
Observation end time: 2:30 pm Daylight Time
Total observation time: 5.75 hours
Official Counter Paul Fritz
Observers: Chris Reed, Hal Wierenga

Weather: Cloudy; 55-67 degrees; good visibility; winds light and southeasterly, 4-10 mph.

Raptor Observations: Not much flying today

Non-raptor Observations: Rusty Blackbird 15; Royal Tern 2; Least Tern 2

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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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