Date: 10/23/18 2:03 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (23 Oct 2018) 44 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 23, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Turkey Vulture 0 125 125
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 1 22 139
Northern Harrier 2 19 30
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 0 26 96
Sharp-shinned Hawk 25 411 584
Cooper's Hawk 3 55 94
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 4 29 35
Broad-winged Hawk 0 50 1872
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 4 19 21
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 2 69 175
Merlin 1 14 20
Peregrine Falcon 0 11 15
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 2 4
Unknown Buteo 1 7 10
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 2 3
Unknown Raptor 1 6 15

Total: 44 867 3238
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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

Observers: Judy Mayer

Visitors:
Robin Queenan, Leslie Goldsmoth


Weather:
Sunny and nice temperatures in the 50's and 60's with decent clouds most of
the day but winds mostly Southwest

Raptor Observations:
One Male Harrier. At one point, 3 red-shouldered and 4 Sharp-shinned Hawks
were together right out front.

Seen but not counted because not migrating:
2 Cooper's Hawk
1 Red-shouldered Hawk
3 Red-tailed Hawk
1 Sharp-shinned Hawk (flying Northeast)

Non-raptor Observations:
2 Monarch

Predictions:
Mostly sunny and breezy with Northwest winds 14 mph with gusts up to 22
mph. Temperatures cool, starting in the high 40's and only climbing into
the mid 50's. Good winds should bring a good number of birds.
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Report submitted by John Mercer (<mercer1135...>)
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www.rtphawkwatch.org


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