Date: 10/26/18 3:36 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (26 Oct 2018) 23 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 26, 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 2 21 32
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 0 28 98
Sharp-shinned Hawk 7 435 608
Cooper's Hawk 1 64 103
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 11 47 53
Broad-winged Hawk 0 50 1872
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 2 26 28
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 0 5 7
Unknown Buteo 0 10 13
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 3 4
Unknown Raptor 0 6 15

Total: 23 940 3311
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 13:00:00
Total observation time: 5 hours

Official Counter: Alan Simon, Bob Kelly

Observers: Alan Simon

Visitors:
None


Weather:
NE winds for most of the count, with temperatures in the upper 40s.
Overcast skies throughout the count.

Raptor Observations:
Slow, but an uptick in Red-shouldered migrants

Non-raptor Observations:
None

Predictions:
Heavy rain is in the forecast for the morning, with E winds 15-20mph, and
gusts possibly up to 40mph. This inclement weather is a result of a
Nor'Easter hitting the eastern seaboard
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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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