Date: 11/9/17 12:54 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (09 Nov 2017) 48 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 09, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Turkey Vulture 18 472 937
Black Vulture 0 0 3
Osprey 0 1 96
Northern Harrier 0 9 36
Mississippi Kite 0 0 1
Bald Eagle 0 12 112
Sharp-shinned Hawk 6 46 359
Cooper's Hawk 0 17 124
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 5 60 88
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 2343
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 19 121 146
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 1 158
Merlin 0 0 23
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 23
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 0 11 16
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 2
Unknown Raptor 0 1 11

Total: 48 752 4481
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter: Bob Kelly, Dave Eberly

Observers: Al Guarente

Weather:
Gentle SE wind with seasonably warm temperatures and occ sun peeking
through the mostly cloudy sky made for comfortable conditions. What wind
there was died & the skies became overcast in the afternoon seemingly
shutting down the migration.

Raptor Observations:
A nice lift off of red-tails was seen in the morning. Nothing in the
afternoon-not even the local raptors were up.

Non-raptor Observations:
Common loon-1
Monarch butterflies-2

Predictions:
Sunny,breezy & cold but favorable NW winds.
Sunny, with a high near 40. Breezy, with a northwest wind around 20 mph,
with gusts as high as 32 mph.-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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