Date: 9/27/18 4:39 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (27 Sep 2018) 41 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 27, 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 1 108 108
Northern Harrier 1 5 5
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 5 61 61
Sharp-shinned Hawk 11 94 94
Cooper's Hawk 7 30 30
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 3 5 5
Broad-winged Hawk 2 1523 1523
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 9 81 81
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 2 5 5

Total: 41 1926 1926
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 14:45:00
Total observation time: 5.75 hours

Official Counter: Dave Eberly, Mike Coll

Observers: Bill Roache, Dave Eberly, Mike Morrell

Visitors:
Max Smith


Weather:
clouds and sun, temps in low 70s. North then east winds. Overcast in the
afternoon when the winds died down & slowed the flight to a bare trickle.

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
Monarch butterfly: 18

Blue Jays were flying through in the morning. 265 blue jays counted during
the morning, 21 in the afternoon.

Double-crested cormorant: 9

Predictions:
North winds, afternoon clearing. Could be a decent day.

NWS: Rain likely, mainly before 8am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly
sunny, with a high near 69. North 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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