Date: 4/19/17 8:32 pm
From: SUE RICCIARDI <susiericc...>
Subject: [MDBirding] Fwd: [BIRDHAWK] Fort Smallwood Park (19 Apr 2017) 17 Raptors
Fort Smallwood Park
Pasadena, Maryland, USA


Daily Raptor Counts: Apr 19, 2017
Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
Black Vulture 1 113 215
Turkey Vulture 12 2156 5292
Osprey 0 255 405
Bald Eagle 0 43 78
Northern Harrier 0 40 43
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 271 319
Cooper's Hawk 2 85 124
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 44 90
Broad-winged Hawk 1 76 76
Red-tailed Hawk 0 69 110
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 2
American Kestrel 0 81 109
Merlin 0 24 30
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 1 2
Total: 17 3260 6897


Observation start time: 9:30 am
Observation end time: 1 pm Daylight Time
Total observation time: 3.5 hours
Official Counter Sue Ricciardi
Observers:

Weather: Mostly cloudy becoming overcast; 53-58 degrees; excellent visibility; winds southeasterly 7-12 mph

Raptor Observations: A few raptors passed by before the heavy overcast set in.

Non-raptor Observations: 3 Wood Ducks

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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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