Date: 10/31/18 3:29 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (31 Oct 2018) 6 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 31, 2018
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Turkey Vulture 0 132 132
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 0 22 139
Northern Harrier 0 24 35
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 1 31 101
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 456 629
Cooper's Hawk 2 68 107
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 52 58
Broad-winged Hawk 0 50 1872
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 28 30
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 2 77 183
Merlin 0 15 21
Peregrine Falcon 0 11 15
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 5 7
Unknown Buteo 1 11 14
Unknown Eagle 0 1 1
Unknown Falcon 0 3 4
Unknown Raptor 0 6 15

Total: 6 992 3363
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 13:00:00
Total observation time: 5 hours

Official Counter: Tom Bush

Observers: Al Guarente, Alan Simon

Visitors:
Milton Mayer


Weather:
Beautiful day but with south winds thus keeping the count low

Raptor Observations:
Raptor seen but not counted: Bald Eagle, Red-tail, Cooper's and
Red-shouldered Hawks
Thanks to Alan Simon and Al Guarente for assisting with the count

Non-raptor Observations:
Mixed flocks of Red-winged Blackbirds and Brown-headed Cowbirds
Several small flocks of Canada Geese
A flock of 9 Double-crested Cormorant

Predictions:
Another lovely day with temperatures climbing into the 70's but
unfortunately, with south winds, so the count will be challenging
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Report submitted by John Mercer (<mercer1135...>)
Rose Tree Park information may be found at:
www.rtphawkwatch.org


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