Date: 10/11/17 2:09 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (11 Oct 2017) 25 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 11, 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 0 5 66
Sharp-shinned Hawk 9 27 187
Cooper's Hawk 2 11 37
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 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 11 24 123
Merlin 1 3 17
Peregrine Falcon 1 5 18
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 1 2 5

Total: 25 95 2915
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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, John Mercer

Observers: Bob Kelly, Chuck Root, John Mercer

Weather:
Cloudy threatening rain all day but only an occasional spitting.
Temperature in the 70's winds light and shifting.

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
Monarch Butterfly were on the move today, we counted 972. They were
everywhere, from way our visible by binocular only to so close we had to
duck as they almost bumped us on the head.
Canada Geese also sailed by in high groups. We counted 191 as migrating.

Predictions:
Possible drizzle in the morning, cooler, temperature reaching only 65. It
should be mostly cloudy with winds ENE 9mph
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Report submitted by John Mercer (<mercer1135...>)
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www.rtphawkwatch.org


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