Date: 6/5/19 7:39 pm
From: SUE RICCIARDI <susiericc...>
Subject: [MDBirding] Fort Smallwood Park Wednesday, June 5, 2019 23 Raptors
Fort Smallwood Park
Pasadena, Maryland, USA

Daily Raptor Counts: Jun 05, 2019

Species

Day's Count

Month Total

Season Total

Black Vulture

4

12

435

Turkey Vulture

17

42

6016

Osprey

0

8

436

Bald Eagle

0

6

184

Northern Harrier

0

0

55

Sharp-shinned Hawk

0

0

894

Cooper's Hawk

0

0

266

Northern Goshawk

0

0

0

Red-shouldered Hawk

0

0

148

Broad-winged Hawk

2

3

651

Red-tailed Hawk

0

0

158

Rough-legged Hawk

0

0

0

Golden Eagle

0

0

0

American Kestrel

0

0

137

Merlin

0

0

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

0

11

Mississippi Kite

0

0

40

Total:

23

71

9489

Start Time: 9:15 am Daylight Time

End Time: 2:45 pm

Duration: 5.5 hours

Official Counter: Sue Ricciardi


Visitors: Cindy Godwin

Weather: Mostly cloudy; 71-82 degrees; fair visibility with haze;
winds southwesterly 7-14 mph

Raptor Observations: A fair late-season flight; local Peregrine Falcon

Non-raptor Observations: A serenade from Cricket Frogs, Northern Green
Frogs, and American Bullfrogs

Note: The count will extend several days into June, but mostly on
favorable wind days. 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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