Date: 9/28/18 4:41 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (28 Sep 2018) 55 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 28, 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 2 110 110
Northern Harrier 1 6 6
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 0 61 61
Sharp-shinned Hawk 16 110 110
Cooper's Hawk 5 35 35
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 5 5
Broad-winged Hawk 29 1552 1552
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 2 83 83
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 5 5

Total: 55 1981 1981
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter: Bob Kelly

Observers: Alan Simon

Visitors:
None


Weather:
Overcast with mild NE winds all day. Mis morning was affected by a heavy
mist. The skies started to brighten i the afternoon.

Raptor Observations:
A decent flight for a less than optimal day.

Non-raptor Observations:
Monarch butterflies: 10

Predictions:
A cold front dropping through will bring NW winds & potentially some
birds.
NWS: Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 73.
Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
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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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