Date: 5/14/19 7:42 pm
From: SUE RICCIARDI <susiericc...>
Subject: [MDBirding] Fort Smallwood Park Tuesday, May 14, 2019 10 Raptors
Fort Smallwood Park
Pasadena, Maryland, USA

Daily Raptor Counts: May 14, 2019

Species

Day's Count

Month Total

Season Total

Black Vulture

0

12

336

Turkey Vulture

1

476

5667

Osprey

3

28

401

Bald Eagle

2

34

122

Northern Harrier

0

12

55

Sharp-shinned Hawk

0

189

890

Cooper's Hawk

1

54

264

Northern Goshawk

0

0

0

Red-shouldered Hawk

0

0

148

Broad-winged Hawk

3

119

516

Red-tailed Hawk

0

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:

10

944

8748

Start Time: 9:00 Daylight Time

End Time: 3:00 pm

Duration: 6 hours

Official Counter: Sue Ricciardi

Observers: Chris Reed, Hugh Hoffman



Visitors: Cindy Godwin

Weather: Mostly cloudy with dense, low, dark clouds; a chilly 51-60
degrees; excellent visibility; winds from the west 9-15 mph, gusting
to 23 mph

Raptor Observations: Only a few migrants, but a treat was a Peregrine
Falcon that sat in a tree across the pond for about an hour. A group
of visiting school children got good scope looks.

Non-raptor Observations: Spotted Sandpiper 5. Chimney Swifts and
Purple Martins were numerous today. Green Heron.

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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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