Date: 4/2/18 8:46 pm
From: SUE RICCIARDI <susiericc...>
Subject: [MDBirding] Fort Smallwood Park Monday, April 2, 2018 26 Raptors
Fort Smallwood Park

Pasadena, Maryland, USA

Daily Raptor Counts: Apr 02, 2018

Species

Day's Count

Month Total

Season Total

Black Vulture

0

9

206

Turkey Vulture

17

196

4033

Osprey

8

18

334

Bald Eagle

0

0

37

Northern Harrier

0

0

7

Sharp-shinned Hawk

1

6

59

Cooper's Hawk

0

2

98

Northern Goshawk

0

0

0

Red-shouldered Hawk

0

2

123

Broad-winged Hawk

0

0

0

Red-tailed Hawk

0

0

66

Rough-legged Hawk

0

0

0

Golden Eagle

0

0

0

American Kestrel

0

1

16

Merlin

0

0

7

Peregrine Falcon

0

0

0

Unknown Accipiter

0

0

1

Unknown Buteo

0

0

3

Unknown Falcon

0

0

0

Unknown Eagle

0

0

0

Unknown Raptor

0

0

0

Total:

26

234

4990



Observation start time:

10:30 am

Observation end time:

1:30 pm Daylight Time

Total observation time:

3 hours

Official Counter

Chris Reed

Observers:


Weather: Overcast; 40-43 degrees; fair visibility; winds
northeasterly, 6-9 mph

Raptor Observations: Light flight under adverse weather conditions

Non-raptor Observations: Meant to mention 47 Horned Grebes from
yesterday

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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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