Date: 10/10/17 3:20 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (10 Oct 2017) 21 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 10, 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 0 5 82
Northern Harrier 0 2 18
Mississippi Kite 0 0 1
Bald Eagle 3 5 66
Sharp-shinned Hawk 11 18 178
Cooper's Hawk 3 9 35
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 2 4 11
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 2 13 112
Merlin 0 2 16
Peregrine Falcon 0 4 17
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 1 4

Total: 21 70 2890
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Bob Kelly, Bruce Childs

Observers: Al Guarente, Bill Roache, Bob Kelly, Judy Mayer

Visitors:
SInger songwriters, Doug Hill, and Jeni Englund, entertained the group in
the afternoon, practicing their set in the gazebo


Weather:
Sunny, and warm, with generally light winds, mostly N or NE. Some scattered
clouds

Raptor Observations:
Some migrants noted pushing through, including a few Bald Eagles

Non-raptor Observations:
Monarch Butterflies - 41

Canada Geese- 141

Belted Kingfisher- 1



Predictions:
Overcast, with possible rain in the afternoon hours. Winds ENE
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Report submitted by Holly Merker (<hcybelle...>)
Rose Tree Park information may be found at:
www.rtphawkwatch.org


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