Date: 9/22/17 5:00 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (22 Sep 2017) 1515 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 22, 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 12 64 64
Northern Harrier 7 11 11
Mississippi Kite 0 1 1
Bald Eagle 4 50 50
Sharp-shinned Hawk 93 123 123
Cooper's Hawk 8 19 19
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 4 4
Broad-winged Hawk 1351 1867 1867
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 37 81 81
Merlin 1 11 11
Peregrine Falcon 2 8 8
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 2 2
Unknown Buteo 0 3 3
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Raptor 0 2 2

Total: 1515 2248 2248
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 9 hours

Official Counter: John Mercer, Mike Coll

Observers: Bob Kelly, Chris Pugliese, Holly Merker, John D'Amico,
John Mercer, Judy Mayer, Mike Coll

Visitors:
Sam Mayer, Dan Hayes, Glen Clupp and Beth Ann Lynch


Weather:
Cloudy and cool in the morning with the sun breaking at noon, bringing the
birds with it

Raptor Observations:
Very good day, Juvenile Bald Eagles at 1120, 1320 and 1515, and adult at
1114 EST. Seven Northern Harrier, 1 Female, 2 Juvenile 4 unknown.

Non-raptor Observations:
Good Monarch flight compared to recent years, 81. Two Ruby-throated
Hummingbird, one Double-crested Cormorant, three Common Nighthawks in the
last hour
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Report submitted by John Mercer (<mercer1135...>)
Rose Tree Park information may be found at:
www.rtphawkwatch.org


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