Date: 10/8/18 4:10 am
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (07 Oct 2018) 44 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 07, 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 9 126
Northern Harrier 0 2 13
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 1 8 78
Sharp-shinned Hawk 21 63 236
Cooper's Hawk 2 16 55
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 6
Broad-winged Hawk 3 41 1863
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 8 22 128
Merlin 1 3 9
Peregrine Falcon 2 2 6
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 2
Unknown Buteo 0 3 6
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 1
Unknown Raptor 1 1 10

Total: 44 170 2541
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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: Sheryl Johnson

Visitors:
Alan Simon


Weather:
S winds with overcast skies, and mild weather. Temperatures in the low to
mid 70s Fahrenheit

Raptor Observations:
A decent flight of birds, considering the S winds. Activity picked up after
the 10am EDT hour. Overcast skies helped spotting hawks

Non-raptor Observations:
63 monarchs
at least 1 wandering glider, 4 black saddlebags, and 13 green darners
yellow-bellied sapsucker

Predictions:
East winds, with morning fog. Mostly cloudy
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Report submitted by Holly Merker (<hcybelle...>)
Rose Tree Park information may be found at:
www.rtphawkwatch.org


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