Date: 10/4/17 2:15 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (04 Oct 2017) 6 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 04, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Turkey Vulture 0 1 1
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 2 3 80
Northern Harrier 0 2 18
Mississippi Kite 0 0 1
Bald Eagle 0 2 63
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 4 164
Cooper's Hawk 1 2 28
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 2 9
Broad-winged Hawk 0 6 2342
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 0 1
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 2 101
Merlin 1 1 15
Peregrine Falcon 1 2 15
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 2
Unknown Buteo 0 0 3
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 1
Unknown Raptor 0 0 3

Total: 6 27 2847
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: John Mercer

Observers: Bob Kelly, Chuck Root

Visitors:
Two classes of 8 students and one teacher from Radnor Middle School


Weather:
Sunny with temperature in the 70's for most of the day, winds SW, keeping
the flight light

Raptor Observations:
Slow flight today until about 2 EDT

Non-raptor Observations:
Fifteen Monarch Butterfly and one female Diana Butterfly

Predictions:
Warming into the low 80's with some clouds, but still a SW wind
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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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