Date: 3/25/18 8:16 pm
From: SUE RICCIARDI <susiericc...>
Subject: [MDBirding] Fort Smallwood Park Sunday, March 25, 2018 480 Raptors
Fort Smallwood Park

Pasadena, Maryland, USA

Daily Raptor Counts: Mar 25, 2018

Species

Day's Count

Month Total

Season Total

Black Vulture

3

62

92

Turkey Vulture

431

2776

2974

Osprey

36

192

192

Bald Eagle

0

32

34

Northern Harrier

0

2

2

Sharp-shinned Hawk

2

37

37

Cooper's Hawk

5

77

77

Northern Goshawk

0

0

0

Red-shouldered Hawk

1

90

96

Broad-winged Hawk

0

0

0

Red-tailed Hawk

1

42

51

Rough-legged Hawk

0

0

0

Golden Eagle

0

0

0

American Kestrel

0

6

7

Merlin

1

6

6

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:

480

3323

3571



Observation start time:

9:15 am

Observation end time:

2:30 pm Daylight Time

Total observation time:

5.25 hours

Official Counter

Chris Reed

Observers:


Visitors:
Judi Durda, Ray Miskowski

Weather:
Mostly cloudy with some snow; 32-42 degrees; fair to good
visibility; winds from the north or ENE 9-13 mph gusting to 21 mph

Raptor Observations:
Another Turkey Vulture - Osprey day.

Non-raptor Observations:

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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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