Date: 10/3/18 1:59 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (03 Oct 2018) 73 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 03, 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 3 120
Northern Harrier 1 1 12
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 2 7 77
Sharp-shinned Hawk 13 15 188
Cooper's Hawk 11 12 51
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 6
Broad-winged Hawk 35 36 1858
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 0 2
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 5 5 111
Merlin 1 2 8
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 4
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 2
Unknown Buteo 3 3 6
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 1
Unknown Raptor 0 0 9

Total: 73 84 2455
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: John Mercer, Tom Bush

Observers: Alan Simon, Bill Roache, John D'Amico, John Mercer

Visitors:
Alan Simon, Dick Rainer, Dan Hayes and two groups of 8 students plus a
teacher from Radnor Middle School


Weather:
Beautiful hawk watching sky most of the day, with winds variable but always
with a northern component

Raptor Observations:
A late push of Broadwings

Non-raptor Observations:
42 Monarch, 2 Common Ravens called then circled over the gazebo, putting on
a nice show. An early morning push of 70+ Blue Jays. A Yellow-bellied
Sapsucker came by in the morning.

Predictions:
Should be another pleasant day, with some clouds and temperatures
approaching 80, but the winds are shifting to come from the Southwest and
that may impact the flight.
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Report submitted by John Mercer (<mercer1135...>)
Rose Tree Park information may be found at:
www.rtphawkwatch.org


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