Date: 10/19/18 2:26 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (19 Oct 2018) 24 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 19, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Turkey Vulture 12 87 87
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 0 21 138
Northern Harrier 1 15 26
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 0 26 96
Sharp-shinned Hawk 8 325 498
Cooper's Hawk 0 39 78
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 16 22
Broad-winged Hawk 0 50 1872
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 6 8
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 2 63 169
Merlin 0 11 17
Peregrine Falcon 0 11 15
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 2 4
Unknown Buteo 0 6 9
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 1 2
Unknown Raptor 0 5 14

Total: 24 684 3055
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Observation start time: 08:15:00
Observation end time: 13:00:00
Total observation time: 4.75 hours

Official Counter: Alan Simon, Bob Kelly

Observers: Alan Simon

Visitors:
Dick Rainer


Weather:
SW winds today, steady, and around 7 mph. Temps cool to start, but rising
through the count period.

Raptor Observations:
Fairly slow for raptor migration over the site, but a couple birds,
including Turkey Vultures, on the move

Non-raptor Observations:
Monarch Butterflies- 3

Predictions:
Cloudy and possible showers in the morning. Winds are predicted to be out
of the W around 10-15mph
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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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