Observation start time: 10;30 am Observation end time: 3:30 pm Daylight Time Total observation time: 5 hours Official Counter Sue Ricciardi Observers: Alan Young, Dan Stewart, Sue Young
Visitors: Alan McMeekin
Weather: Count started after the morning showers; skies cleared to become mostly sunny with high humidity and haze; 59-78 degrees; winds were light, starting out westerly, then becoming southeast, 0-6 mph
Raptor Observations: A nice flight of vultures and Sharp-shinned Hawks after the skies cleared
Non-raptor Observations: Over 1700 Blue Jays; first arrivals of Eastern Kingbird and Common Yellowthroat.
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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