Date: 11/8/17 2:14 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (08 Nov 2017) 328 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 08, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Turkey Vulture 194 454 919
Black Vulture 0 0 3
Osprey 0 1 96
Northern Harrier 4 9 36
Mississippi Kite 0 0 1
Bald Eagle 4 12 112
Sharp-shinned Hawk 9 40 353
Cooper's Hawk 7 17 124
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 43 55 83
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 2343
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 62 102 127
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 1 158
Merlin 0 0 23
Peregrine Falcon 1 1 23
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 2 11 16
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 2
Unknown Raptor 1 1 11

Total: 328 704 4433
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 15:30:00
Total observation time: 6.5 hours

Official Counter: John Mercer

Observers: Al Guarente, Chuck Root, Holly Merker

Weather:
Cool and breezy with clouds changing to sunny back to cloudy

Raptor Observations:
Good movement of raptors today. Strong morning but by noon, clouds
disappeared and birds went high and it became very challenging. Thanks to
Al, Holly and Chuck for coming to help and add extra eyes.
Adult Bald Eagles at 10:50, 11:52 and 1:15, with two more dropping into the
reservoir at 3:00 so not counted. One first year Bald Eagle at 11:53.

Non-raptor Observations:
One Common Loon and 3 Monarch Butterfly

Predictions:
Southeast winds 6-8 mph Mostly cloudy, high around 55.
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Report submitted by John Mercer (<mercer1135...>)
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www.rtphawkwatch.org


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