Date: 4/22/19 9:11 pm
From: SUE RICCIARDI <susiericc...>
Subject: [MDBirding] Fort Smallwood Park Monday, April 22, 2019 70 Raptors
Fort Smallwood Park
Pasadena, Maryland, USA

Daily Raptor Counts: Apr 22, 2019

Species

Day's Count

Month Total

Season Total

Black Vulture

0

103

292

Turkey Vulture

61

1520

4664

Osprey

4

174

330

Bald Eagle

0

40

78

Northern Harrier

1

28

34

Sharp-shinned Hawk

3

237

287

Cooper's Hawk

0

87

162

Northern Goshawk

0

0

0

Red-shouldered Hawk

0

40

148

Broad-winged Hawk

0

364

364

Red-tailed Hawk

0

57

119

Rough-legged Hawk

0

0

0

Golden Eagle

0

0

0

American Kestrel

1

108

128

Merlin

0

24

35

Peregrine Falcon

0

0

1

Unknown Accipiter

0

3

4

Unknown Buteo

0

4

6

Unknown Falcon

0

1

2

Unknown Eagle

0

0

0

Unknown Raptor

0

1

5

Total:

70

2791

6659


Start Time: 9:00 am Daylight Time

End Time: 2:30 pm

Duration: 5.5 hours

Official Counter: Sue Ricciardi

Observers: Chris Reed, Hugh Hoffman, Dan Walker


Visitors: Cindy Godwin

Weather: Mostly cloudy with heavy dark clouds, becoming partly cloudy;
61-71 degrees; good visibility; winds northwesterly, 10-13 mph,
gusting to 21 mph

Raptor Observations: Not much on the non-vulture side

Non-raptor Observations: Black-bellied Plover sitting on jetty; 8
Caspian Terns; 2 Least Terns

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Report submitted by Sue Ricciardi ( <susiericc...>)
More information at hawkcount.org: [ Site Profile] [ Day Summary] [
Month Summary]

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Site Description
Fort Smallwood Park is located on the western shore of Chesapeake Bay
at the
mouth of the Patapsco River, 11 miles south of Baltimore, MD. Best
winds are
from the southwest.

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