Date: 11/3/19 4:51 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (03 Nov 2019) 45 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 03, 2019
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Turkey Vulture 16 30 275
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 0 0 118
Northern Harrier 0 0 14
Mississippi Kite 0 0 0
Bald Eagle 0 2 99
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2 5 402
Cooper's Hawk 0 1 84
Northern Goshawk 1 1 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 16 20 56
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 314
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 5 5 44
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 4 4 100
Merlin 1 1 7
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 7
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 0 0 10
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 4
Unknown Raptor 0 0 12

Total: 45 69 1550
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter: Bob Kelly, Chuck Root

Observers: Al Guarente, Bob Kelly, Chuck Root, Debbie Beer, Judy Mayer

Visitors:
Sam Mayer


Weather:
Mostly clear skies. Brisk N & NW winds Temp 45 F in the morning reaching
50F by mid afternoon

Raptor Observations:
A distant Northern Goshawk flying with a red-tailed hawk was seen at 11:50
by several observers and identified by Al Guarente. This bird has become
rare at our site. One was spotted last year on 11/18/18. The previous
sightings before that were 2 individuals in 2013 and 2 in 2014. Fourteen
goshawks were reported over our site in 2006.

Non-raptor Observations:
Common Loon (4)

Predictions:
Skies about the same and a little warmer. Winds will start off calm then
become southerly.
Sunny, with a high near 57. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the
afternoon.
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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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