Date: 11/2/17 2:10 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (02 Nov 2017) 7 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 02, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Turkey Vulture 0 5 470
Black Vulture 0 0 3
Osprey 0 1 96
Northern Harrier 0 0 27
Mississippi Kite 0 0 1
Bald Eagle 1 1 101
Sharp-shinned Hawk 6 8 321
Cooper's Hawk 0 0 107
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 1 29
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 2343
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 2 27
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 0 157
Merlin 0 0 23
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 22
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 0 0 5
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 2
Unknown Raptor 0 0 10

Total: 7 18 3747
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 14:30:00
Total observation time: 6.5 hours

Official Counter: Bob Kelly, Dave Eberly

Observers: Al Guarente, Dave Eberly, Judy Mayer

Visitors:
Sam Mayer, John Hand


Weather:
Pretty day. 59F in the morning warming to 75F in mid afternoon. Blue skies
with lots of cumulus. Unfortunately the steady south winds kept migration
down to a bare trickle.

Raptor Observations:
only a few sharpies and one juvenile bald eagle moved through

Non-raptor Observations:
A distant mystery falcon turned out to be a greater yellowlegs when it got
closer

7 double crested cormorants

Monarch butterflies: 4

Predictions:
More south winds. Isolated showers after 3pm. Areas of dense fog before
9am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high
near 79. South wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of
precipitation is 20%.-NWS
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Report submitted by David Eberly (<david.eberly...>)
Rose Tree Park information may be found at:
www.rtphawkwatch.org


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