Date: 5/23/19 8:16 pm
From: SUE RICCIARDI <susiericc...>
Subject: [MDBirding] Fort Smallwood Park Thursday, May 23, 2019 63 Raptors
Fort Smallwood Park
Pasadena, Maryland, USA

Daily Raptor Counts: May 23, 2019

Species

Day's Count

Month Total

Season Total

Black Vulture

10

83

407

Turkey Vulture

31

721

5912

Osprey

4

41

414

Bald Eagle

13

78

166

Northern Harrier

0

12

55

Sharp-shinned Hawk

0

193

894

Cooper's Hawk

0

55

265

Northern Goshawk

0

0

0

Red-shouldered Hawk

0

0

148

Broad-winged Hawk

5

237

634

Red-tailed Hawk

0

22

157

Rough-legged Hawk

0

0

0

Golden Eagle

0

0

0

American Kestrel

0

2

137

Merlin

0

5

44

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

4

10

Mississippi Kite

0

37

37

Total:

63

1490

9294

Start Time: 9:00 am Daylight Time

End Time: 3:00 pm

Duration: 6 hours

Official Counter: Sue Ricciardi


Visitors: Cindy Godwin, Linda Vitchock, Sherman Wright

Weather: Mostly cloudy; 68-83 degrees; good visibility; light winds
with a southwest component 3-8 mph

Raptor Observations: Nice flight of Bald Eagles

Non-raptor Observations: Monarch guarding a large patch of milkweed

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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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