Date: 9/29/18 5:44 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (29 Sep 2018) 283 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 29, 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 5 115 115
Northern Harrier 2 8 8
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 5 66 66
Sharp-shinned Hawk 42 152 152
Cooper's Hawk 2 37 37
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 6 6
Broad-winged Hawk 208 1760 1760
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 13 96 96
Merlin 1 6 6
Peregrine Falcon 1 4 4
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 2 2 2
Unknown Buteo 0 3 3
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Raptor 1 6 6

Total: 283 2264 2264
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Chris Pugliese, Curt Calafut

Observers:

Visitors:
Contributing observers, times not available:
Bob Kelly, Bill Roache, Jamie Pugliese, Debbie Beer


Weather:
Gentle WNW winds became northerly. Mostly clear skies gave way to some
high cumulus clouds in the afternoon.

Raptor Observations:
A good day today.
Steady north winds pushed more remnants of the BW's our way. Very few
kettles today; largest group streaming through was 60 birds.
Good to get some support from additional eyes, particularly earlier in the
day. Increasing afternoon clouds made things easier, and birds continued to
move through well past 4.
Last bird was a low flying Merlin at 5 pm.Good way to wrap up.

Non-raptor Observations:
Black-throated Blue Warbler-1
Blackpoll warbler-1

Monarch butterfly: 41

Predictions:
Much like today, NE winds
NWS: Sunny, with a high near 74. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming calm
in the afternoon.
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Report submitted by David Eberly (<david.eberly...>)
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www.rtphawkwatch.org


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