Date: 5/7/18 7:34 pm
From: SUE RICCIARDI <susiericc...>
Subject: [MDBirding] Fort Smallwood Park Monday, May 7, 2018 50 Raptors
Fort Smallwood Park

Pasadena, Maryland, USA

Daily Raptor Counts: May 07, 2018

Species

Day's Count

Month Total

Season Total

Black Vulture

1

11

319

Turkey Vulture

43

506

6690

Osprey

1

19

665

Bald Eagle

0

5

95

Northern Harrier

0

5

50

Sharp-shinned Hawk

0

122

584

Cooper's Hawk

1

33

244

Northern Goshawk

0

0

0

Red-shouldered Hawk

0

1

185

Broad-winged Hawk

4

38

250

Red-tailed Hawk

0

12

137

Rough-legged Hawk

0

0

0

Golden Eagle

0

0

0

American Kestrel

0

0

88

Merlin

0

1

35

Peregrine Falcon

0

0

0

Unknown Accipiter

0

0

4

Unknown Buteo

0

0

7

Unknown Falcon

0

0

3

Unknown Eagle

0

0

0

Unknown Raptor

0

0

4

Total:

50

753

9360



Observation start time:

9:30 am

Observation end time:

3:30 pm Daylight Time

Total observation time:

6 hours

Official Counter

Sue Ricciardi

Observers:

Chris Reed, Dan Walker, John Hoffman


Visitors: Phil, Dennis Kirkwood

Weather: Mostly sunny; 63-73 degrees; fair visibility with haze;
winds from the NE or E 4-12 mph

Raptor Observations: Few raptors today under unfavorable winds

Non-raptor Observations: Purple Gallinule still present;
Red-throated Loon, Warbling Vireo

-----------------------------------------------------------------

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]

-----------------------------------------------------------------

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.

--
-- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google
Group 'Maryland & DC Birding'.
To view group guidelines or change email preferences, visit this group
on the web at http://www.mdbirding.com
Unfamiliar with a hotspot mentioned on this list? Quickly locate it
here - http://www.mdbirding.com/hotspot.html
 
Join us on Facebook!