Date: 9/26/18 6:20 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (26 Sep 2018) 13 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 26, 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 3 107 107
Northern Harrier 0 4 4
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 5 56 56
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 83 83
Cooper's Hawk 2 23 23
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 2 2
Broad-winged Hawk 0 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 1 72 72
Merlin 0 5 5
Peregrine Falcon 0 3 3
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 3 3
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Raptor 0 3 3

Total: 13 1885 1885
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Bob Kelly, Tom Bush

Observers: Bob Kelly, John Mercer, Tom Bush

Visitors:
Alan Simon, Mike Morrell, Radnor Middle School (2 classes 16 individuals
total


Weather:
Clouds and sunshine could have made for a beautiful day but the southerly
winds helped keep the count low.

Raptor Observations:
Only 13 migrating raptors with some local red-tails & bald eagles round

Non-raptor Observations:
Monarch butterfly: 27

Predictions:
More favorable winds but a chance of rain.
NWS: A chance of showers between 10am and 2pm, then a chance of rain after
2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance
of precipitation is 40%
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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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