Date: 10/30/18 2:35 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (30 Oct 2018) 30 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 30, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Turkey Vulture 4 132 132
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 0 22 139
Northern Harrier 1 24 35
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 1 30 100
Sharp-shinned Hawk 12 456 629
Cooper's Hawk 2 66 105
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 5 52 58
Broad-winged Hawk 0 50 1872
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 1 28 30
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 2 75 181
Merlin 1 15 21
Peregrine Falcon 0 11 15
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 5 7
Unknown Buteo 0 10 13
Unknown Eagle 1 1 1
Unknown Falcon 0 3 4
Unknown Raptor 0 6 15

Total: 30 986 3357
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 14:30:00
Total observation time: 6.5 hours

Official Counter: John Mercer

Observers: Alan Simon, Judy Mayer

Visitors:
Carol and Kevin Lapslay and Karen Spangler


Weather:
Cool, temperatures in the mid 40's climbing to 60, with a totally blue sky
and strong winds mostly between NW and N

Raptor Observations:
Between 2 EDT and 3:30, there were 5 eagles but only two were counted, an
adult Bald and an Unknown Eagle.
Local birds put on a good show. Birds not counted were 4 Red-tails, 2
Cooper's Hawks, 1 Red-shouldered and 3 Bald Eagles

Non-raptor Observations:
A flock of Double-crested Cormorant and a flock of Pine Siskins flew by.
Also a Belted Kingfisher heading north. Thanks to Judy and Alan for their
help, it was a difficult sky but we were able to find birds in it.

Predictions:
Another mostly sunny day, warmer and less blustery with winds mostly from
the south. A nice day for Trick or Treating.
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Report submitted by John Mercer (<mercer1135...>)
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www.rtphawkwatch.org


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