Date: 9/30/18 6:25 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (30 Sep 2018) 107 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 30, 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 2 117 117
Northern Harrier 3 11 11
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 4 70 70
Sharp-shinned Hawk 21 173 173
Cooper's Hawk 2 39 39
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 6 6
Broad-winged Hawk 62 1822 1822
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 10 106 106
Merlin 0 6 6
Peregrine Falcon 0 4 4
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 2 2
Unknown Buteo 0 3 3
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Raptor 3 9 9

Total: 107 2371 2371
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Chuck Root, Sheryl Johnson

Observers:

Visitors:
Bob Kelly, Bill Roache, John Damico, Chris Pugliese, Karl Johnson, Roberta
Menapace, Jamie Puglieses were all participating observers. Exact times not
available.

Visitors: Hiroshi Iizuka and one other


Weather:
A virtually couples and windless day made for difficult viewing conditions.
Fortunately a decent number of participating observers were available to
help out.

Raptor Observations:
1 wrong-way imm bald eagle was not counted. A kestrel was seen chasing a
double-crested cormorant and then a black vulture.

Non-raptor Observations:
Monarch butterfly: 42
Double-crested cormorant: 2
Tree swallow: 5

Many Green Darners (20+) and a few black saddlebags and wandering gliders
were observed.

Predictions:
Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 6 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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