Date: 9/10/17 6:47 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (10 Sep 2017) 431 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 10, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 4 29 29
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 9 25 25
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2 2 2
Cooper's Hawk 0 0 0
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 1 1
Broad-winged Hawk 408 477 477
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 1 1
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 6 8 8
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 1 1 1
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 2 2
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 1 1 1

Total: 431 547 547
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:30:00
Total observation time: 7.5 hours

Official Counter: Chris Pugliese, Chuck Root

Observers: Bob Kelly, Jamie Pugliese

Visitors:
Ron De Florio, Judy and Sam Mayer


Weather:


Raptor Observations:
Juvenile Bald Eagles at 1:46 and 2:52, a third year Bald Eagle at 3:35,
three adult Bald Eagles at 11:57, 12:55, and 1:38, three unaged Bald Eagles
at 2:35, 12:55 and 1:38.
Largest group of Broad-wings was 150 in the 9-10 hour. All birds extremely
high except the Sharp-shinned and American Kestrel. At least two of the
Bald Eagles were traveling with the Broad-wings

Non-raptor Observations:
five Double-crested Cormorant, 1 Ruby-throated Hummingbird, six Monarch
Butterflies
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Report submitted by John Mercer (<mercer1135...>)
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www.rtphawkwatch.org


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