Date: 5/10/19 7:14 pm
From: SUE RICCIARDI <susiericc...>
Subject: [MDBirding] Fort Smallwood Park Friday, May 10, 2019 98 Raptors
Fort Smallwood Park
Pasadena, Maryland, USA

Daily Raptor Counts: May 10, 2019

Species

Day's Count

Month Total

Season Total

Black Vulture

5

12

336

Turkey Vulture

54

473

5664

Osprey

0

23

396

Bald Eagle

9

32

120

Northern Harrier

0

11

54

Sharp-shinned Hawk

4

188

889

Cooper's Hawk

4

53

263

Northern Goshawk

0

0

0

Red-shouldered Hawk

0

0

148

Broad-winged Hawk

19

107

504

Red-tailed Hawk

3

14

149

Rough-legged Hawk

0

0

0

Golden Eagle

0

0

0

American Kestrel

0

1

136

Merlin

0

2

41

Peregrine Falcon

0

0

1

Unknown Accipiter

0

0

4

Unknown Buteo

0

0

7

Unknown Falcon

0

0

2

Unknown Eagle

0

0

0

Unknown Raptor

0

3

9

Total:

98

919

8723


Start Time: 9:00 am Daylight Time

End Time: 3:30 pm

Duration: 6.5 hours

Official Counter: Sue Ricciardi

Observers: Chris Reed, Hugh Hoffman


Visitors: Cindy Godwin, Rich and Barbara Mason

Weather: Mostly cloudy, but nice cumulus clouds in the pm; 69-81
degrees; excellent visibility; winds mostly from the SSW, 3-18 mph,
gusting to 23 mph

Raptor Observations: Besides Turkey Vultures, Bald Eagles and
Broad-wings dominated the flight today

Non-raptor Observations: Rather quiet today, but an adult Little Blue
Heron was nice.

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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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