Date: 5/11/18 8:08 pm
From: SUE RICCIARDI <susiericc...>
Subject: [MDBirding] Fort Smallwood Park Friday, May 11, 2018 9 Raptors
Fort Smallwood Park

Pasadena, Maryland, USA

Daily Raptor Counts: May 11, 2018

Species

Day's Count

Month Total

Season Total

Black Vulture

0

15

323

Turkey Vulture

2

623

6807

Osprey

2

27

673

Bald Eagle

1

8

98

Northern Harrier

0

5

50

Sharp-shinned Hawk

1

127

589

Cooper's Hawk

0

34

245

Northern Goshawk

0

0

0

Red-shouldered Hawk

0

1

185

Broad-winged Hawk

3

53

265

Red-tailed Hawk

0

15

140

Rough-legged Hawk

0

0

0

Golden Eagle

0

0

0

American Kestrel

0

0

88

Merlin

0

3

37

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:

9

911

9518


Observation start time:

9:15 am

Observation end time:

12:30 pm Daylight Time

Total observation time:

3.25 hours

Official Counter

Sue Ricciardi

Observers:

Bob Rineer, Chris Reed, Hal Wierenga, Ralph Geuder


Weather: Sunny becoming partly cloudy; 73-76 degrees; fair to
good visibility; winds westerly 8-13 mph gusting to 18 mph

Raptor Observations: Few raptors today

Non-raptor Observations: Yellow-breasted Chat, Magnolia Warbler,
175 Bobolinks. No Purple Gallinule again today, but we're hoping
it will appear for the statewide May Count tomorrow.

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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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