Date: 5/30/19 8:05 pm
From: SUE RICCIARDI <susiericc...>
Subject: [MDBirding] Fort Smallwood Park Thursday, May 30, 2019 11 Raptors
Fort Smallwood Park
Pasadena, Maryland, USA

Daily Raptor Counts: May 30, 2019

Species

Day's Count

Month Total

Season Total

Black Vulture

0

98

422

Turkey Vulture

8

776

5967

Osprey

1

55

428

Bald Eagle

1

90

178

Northern Harrier

0

12

55

Sharp-shinned Hawk

0

193

894

Cooper's Hawk

0

56

266

Northern Goshawk

0

0

0

Red-shouldered Hawk

0

0

148

Broad-winged Hawk

0

247

644

Red-tailed Hawk

1

23

158

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

40

40

Total:

11

1601

9405

Start Time: 9:00 am Daylight Time

End Time: 2:30 pm

Duration: 5.5 hours

Official Counter: Sue Ricciardi

Observers: Bob Rineer


Visitors: Cindy Godwin

Weather: Partly to mostly cloudy; 80-89 degrees; good visibility;
winds westerly, often with a southwest component, 6-13 mph

Raptor Observations: A few migrants

Non-raptor Observations: Ground Hog


Note: With the increasingly hotter days, observations are being made
in the shade of trees by the restroom buildings or across from the
playground.

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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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