Date: 9/25/19 4:59 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (25 Sep 2019) 83 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 25, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 4 63 67
Northern Harrier 1 5 5
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 2 48 50
Sharp-shinned Hawk 26 175 178
Cooper's Hawk 1 18 18
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 3 3
Broad-winged Hawk 40 266 267
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 2 2
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 8 45 45
Merlin 1 3 3
Peregrine Falcon 0 4 4
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 2 2
Unknown Buteo 0 8 8
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Raptor 0 5 5

Total: 83 648 658
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Alan Simon, John Mercer

Observers: Alan Simon, Bill Roache, Bob Kelly, John D'Amico, Liam Hart,
Mike Coll

Visitors:
Bill Kemmerer, Jeff, Two groups of 8 students and teachers from Radnor
Middle School and another group of Grad students from Temple University
visited and learned about hawk watching and the value of data collection
for studying the environment.


Weather:
Pleasant, with winds out of the WNW to North, Temperature into the low 80's
but very little cloud cover

Raptor Observations:
Three Bald Eagles, 1 Adult, 1 Juvenile and 1 second year were not counted,
deemed local due to their movement. Other locals included 3 Red-tails, 1
Cooper's

Non-raptor Observations:
Near the end of the day, 3 Common Nighthawks

Predictions:
Tomorrow should also be warm with temperatures into the low 80's Southwest
winds and very little cloud cover to start, but building towards the end of
the day.
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Report submitted by John Mercer (<mercer1135...>)
Rose Tree Park information may be found at:
www.rtphawkwatch.org


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