Date: 9/24/18 5:21 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (24 Sep 2018) 73 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 24, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 3 104 104
Northern Harrier 0 3 3
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 7 51 51
Sharp-shinned Hawk 18 82 82
Cooper's Hawk 2 20 20
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 1 1
Broad-winged Hawk 33 1521 1521
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 2 2
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 8 71 71
Merlin 1 4 4
Peregrine Falcon 0 3 3
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 1 3 3
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Raptor 0 3 3

Total: 73 1869 1869
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter: Bob Kelly, Tom Bush

Observers: Bob Kelly, Tom Bush

Visitors:
Alan Simon, Sara Busch, Jack McKnight, Mary Breeker, Chris Blidan, Marvin
Anderson and Patty & Jerry Malcon


Weather:
High stormy clouds, breezy day with east winds. Rain delayed count start
until 10 AM

Raptor Observations:
73 migrant raptors counted
Numerous local Red-tailed Hawks, and some Bald Eagles

Non-raptor Observations:
Monarch Butterflies: 10

Predictions:
NWS: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and
possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.
Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Report submitted by David Eberly (<david.eberly...>)
Rose Tree Park information may be found at:
www.rtphawkwatch.org


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