Date: 10/26/19 4:55 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (26 Oct 2019) 47 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 26, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Turkey Vulture 16 233 233
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 0 21 118
Northern Harrier 0 4 14
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 3 31 94
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4 173 387
Cooper's Hawk 9 56 83
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 10 25 33
Broad-winged Hawk 0 13 314
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 3 32 36
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 30 94
Merlin 0 2 6
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 7
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 1 1 10
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 1 3 4
Unknown Raptor 0 6 12

Total: 47 632 1448
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Chris Pugliese, Curt Calafut

Observers: Chuck Root, Curt Calafut, Tom Bush

Weather:
Temps in the 60s. NE winds in the morning became more easterly through the
day. Partly cloudy in the morning changing to overcast with light drizzle
in the afternoon as a rain event approaches from the SE

Raptor Observations:
Some movement of red-shouldered and Cooper's hawks. The rain shut down
migration after 2 pm EDT.


Non-raptor Observations:
Bark in the Park day-Lots of distraction.

Predictions:
Rain and maybe thunderstorm before 3 pm. Could be a washout.
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Report submitted by David Eberly (<david.eberly...>)
Rose Tree Park information may be found at:
www.rtphawkwatch.org


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