Date: 4/27/19 8:38 pm
From: SUE RICCIARDI <susiericc...>
Subject: [MDBirding] Fort Smallwood Park Thursday, April 25, 2019 9 Raptors
Fort Smallwood Park
Pasadena, Maryland, USA

Daily Raptor Counts: Apr 25, 2019

Species

Day's Count

Month Total

Season Total

Black Vulture

0

119

308

Turkey Vulture

0

1667

4811

Osprey

6

195

351

Bald Eagle

0

41

79

Northern Harrier

0

29

35

Sharp-shinned Hawk

2

327

377

Cooper's Hawk

1

93

168

Northern Goshawk

0

0

0

Red-shouldered Hawk

0

40

148

Broad-winged Hawk

0

368

368

Red-tailed Hawk

0

61

123

Rough-legged Hawk

0

0

0

Golden Eagle

0

0

0

American Kestrel

0

111

131

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:

9

3084

6952

Start Time: 9:00 am Daylight Time

End time: 12:00 pm

Duration: 3 hours

Official Counter: Sue Ricciardi

Observers: Chris Reed



Visitors: Cindy Godwin, Christian Rivas

Weather: Cloudy to mostly cloudy, starting with brief showers; 63-65
degrees; excellent visibility; winds mostly from the ENE, 5-9 mph

Raptor Observations: Very few migrants on unfavorable winds and skies

Non-raptor Observations: Another good flight of Blue Jays: 1675

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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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