Date: 3/22/18 5:09 am
From: SUE RICCIARDI <susiericc...>
Subject: [MDBirding] Fort Smallwood Park Monday, March 19, 2018 210 Raptors
Fort Smallwood Park

Pasadena, Maryland, USA

Daily Raptor Counts: Mar 19, 2018

Species

Day's Count

Month Total

Season Total

Black Vulture

4

57

87

Turkey Vulture

189

1334

1532

Osprey

6

48

48

Bald Eagle

0

31

33

Northern Harrier

0

1

1

Sharp-shinned Hawk

1

22

22

Cooper's Hawk

5

53

53

Northern Goshawk

0

0

0

Red-shouldered Hawk

3

77

83

Broad-winged Hawk

0

0

0

Red-tailed Hawk

1

27

36

Rough-legged Hawk

0

0

0

Golden Eagle

0

0

0

American Kestrel

1

5

6

Merlin

0

1

1

Peregrine Falcon

0

0

0

Unknown Accipiter

0

0

0

Unknown Buteo

0

1

3

Unknown Falcon

0

0

0

Unknown Eagle

0

0

0

Unknown Raptor

0

0

0

Total:

210

1657

1905



Observation start time:

9:00 am

Observation end time:

4:30 pm Daylight Time

Total observation time:

7.5 hours

Official Counter

Chris Reed

Observers:

Alan Young, Dan Walker, Hal Wierenga, Sue Young


Weather:
Partly cloudy becoming mostly cloudy; 40-47 degrees; good
visibility; winds calm at first, then becoming easterly 7-10 mph

Raptor Observations:
A decent flight on unfavorable winds

Non-raptor Observations:
Horned Grebe 12, Dunlin 1, Tree Swallow 155, Eastern Phoebe 1

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Report submitted by Sue Ricciardi (<susiericc...>)
Fort Smallwood Park information may be found at:
http://www.mdbirds.org/sites/mdsites/hawks/hawkwatch.html
More information at hawkcount.org: [Site Profile] [Day Summary] [Month
Summary]

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Site Description
Fort Smallwood Park is located on the western shore of Chesapeake
Bay at the
mouth of the Patapsco River, 11 miles south of Baltimore, MD. Best
winds are
from the southwest.

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