Date: 10/25/18 2:58 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (25 Oct 2018) 29 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 25, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Turkey Vulture 0 128 128
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 0 22 139
Northern Harrier 0 19 30
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 1 28 98
Sharp-shinned Hawk 10 428 601
Cooper's Hawk 6 63 102
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 3 36 42
Broad-winged Hawk 0 50 1872
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 4 24 26
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 70 176
Merlin 0 14 20
Peregrine Falcon 0 11 15
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 2 5 7
Unknown Buteo 3 10 13
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 3 4
Unknown Raptor 0 6 15

Total: 29 917 3288
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 14:30:00
Total observation time: 5.5 hours

Official Counter: Dave Eberly, Mike Coll

Observers: Bob Kelly, Dave Eberly, Judy Mayer

Visitors:
Robin Queenan


Weather:
Brisk NW winds shifted to NE in the last 2 hours. Temps around 50 F. Most
of the day the skies were deep blue and clear. Beautiful but made for
difficult viewing. Some high thin clouds improved visibility in the
afternoon but migration was slow.

Raptor Observations:
A slow day but a good chance a number of birds were missed due to the tough
viewing conditions.


Non-raptor Observations:


Predictions:
Nor'easter on the way.
A chance of rain, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.
Southeast wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%
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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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