Washington Monument Hawk Watch

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Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 27, 2012

Posted by Mdbirder on December 20, 2012 at 9:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Washington Monument State Park

Boonsboro, Maryland, USA

Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 27, 2012

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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total

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Black Vulture 0 0 0

Turkey Vulture 0 0 0

Osprey 0 0 101

Bald Eagle 0 17 116

Northern Harrier 0 10 31

Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 25 706

Cooper's Hawk 0 6 93

Northern Goshawk 0 1 2

Red-shouldered Hawk 0 8 27

Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 2360

Red-tailed Hawk 0 695 914

Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0

Golden Eagle 0 10 12

American Kestrel 0 0 45

Merlin 0 0 21

Peregrine Falcon 0 3 34

Unknown Accipiter 0 1 10

Unknown Buteo 0 0 6

Unknown Falcon 0 0 1

Unknown Eagle 0 0 0

Unknown Raptor 0 0 23

Total: 0 776 4502

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Observation start time: 14:30:00

Observation end time: 16:30:00

Total observation time: 2 hours

Official Counter: Paul Newton

Observers: Paul Newton

Weather:

Wind = NNW @ 3 to NNE @ 2. Temp = 4 to 2C. Humidity = 77 to 82%. Cloud

Cover = 100%. Visibility = 3k w/haze.

Raptor Observations:

Non-raptor Observations:

Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 26, 2012

Posted by Mdbirder on December 20, 2012 at 9:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Washington Monument State Park

Boonsboro, Maryland, USA

Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 26, 2012

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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total

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Black Vulture 0 0 0

Turkey Vulture 0 0 0

Osprey 0 0 101

Bald Eagle 0 17 116

Northern Harrier 0 10 31

Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 25 706

Cooper's Hawk 0 6 93

Northern Goshawk 0 1 2

Red-shouldered Hawk 0 8 27

Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 2360

Red-tailed Hawk 0 695 914

Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0

Golden Eagle 0 10 12

American Kestrel 0 0 45

Merlin 0 0 21

Peregrine Falcon 0 3 34

Unknown Accipiter 0 1 10

Unknown Buteo 0 0 6

Unknown Falcon 0 0 1

Unknown Eagle 0 0 0

Unknown Raptor 0 0 23

Total: 0 776 4502

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Observation start time: 15:15:00

Observation end time: 16:30:00

Total observation time: 1.25 hours

Official Counter: Paul Newton

Observers: Paul Newton

Weather:

Wind = WNW @ 1. Temp = 11 to 9C. Humidity = 40%. BP = 30:07. Cloud Cover =

0%. Visibility = 40k w/haze.

Raptor Observations:

Non-raptor Observations:

Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 24, 2012

Posted by Mdbirder on December 20, 2012 at 9:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Washington Monument State Park

Boonsboro, Maryland, USA

Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 24, 2012

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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total

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Black Vulture 0 0 0

Turkey Vulture 0 0 0

Osprey 0 0 101

Bald Eagle 3 17 116

Northern Harrier 0 10 31

Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 25 706

Cooper's Hawk 1 6 93

Northern Goshawk 0 1 2

Red-shouldered Hawk 0 8 27

Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 2360

Red-tailed Hawk 8 695 914

Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0

Golden Eagle 0 10 12

American Kestrel 0 0 45

Merlin 0 0 21

Peregrine Falcon 0 3 34

Unknown Accipiter 0 1 10

Unknown Buteo 0 0 6

Unknown Falcon 0 0 1

Unknown Eagle 0 0 0

Unknown Raptor 0 0 23

Total: 13 776 4502

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Observation start time: 10:30:00

Observation end time: 16:30:00

Total observation time: 5.5 hours

Official Counter: Paul Newton

Observers: Jack Schultz, Paul Newton

Weather:

Wind = NW @ 6 to 4. Temp = 4 to 1C. Humidity = 48 to 51%. BP = 29:82 to

29:85. Cloud Cover = 95 to 100%. Visibility = 65k w/haze.

Raptor Observations:

No observations between 12:00 & 12:30 pm.

BE - 1 Adult @ 2:42 pm.

BE - 1 Adult @ 2:46 pm.

BE - 1 Adult @ 3:17 pm.

Non-raptor Observations:

Tundra Swan - 21 @ 1:50 pm.

Large unidentified birds going South far to the West - about 100 @ 1:58

pm.

Tundra Swan - 60 @ 2:46 pm.

Gulls - 9 @ 2:55 pm.

Tundra Swan - 81 @ 3:06 pm.

Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 19, 2012

Posted by Mdbirder on December 20, 2012 at 9:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Washington Monument State Park

Boonsboro, Maryland, USA

Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 19, 2012

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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total

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Black Vulture 0 0 0

Turkey Vulture 0 0 0

Osprey 0 0 101

Bald Eagle 0 14 113

Northern Harrier 0 10 31

Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 24 705

Cooper's Hawk 0 5 92

Northern Goshawk 0 1 2

Red-shouldered Hawk 0 8 27

Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 2360

Red-tailed Hawk 0 687 906

Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0

Golden Eagle 1 10 12

American Kestrel 0 0 45

Merlin 0 0 21

Peregrine Falcon 0 3 34

Unknown Accipiter 0 1 10

Unknown Buteo 0 0 6

Unknown Falcon 0 0 1

Unknown Eagle 0 0 0

Unknown Raptor 0 0 23

Total: 1 763 4489

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Observation start time: 15:00:00

Observation end time: 16:30:00

Total observation time: 1.5 hours

Official Counter: Paul Newton

Observers: Paul Newton

Weather:

Wind = WNW @ 2. Temp = 9 to 8C. Humidity = 59 to 63%. BP = 30:24. Cloud

Cover = 65 to 80%. Visibility = 30 to 20k w/haze.

Raptor Observations:

GE - 1 Adult @ 3:38 pm.

Non-raptor Observations:

Saw no other birds.

Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 16, 2012

Posted by Mdbirder on December 20, 2012 at 9:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Washington Monument State Park

Boonsboro, Maryland, USA

Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 16, 2012

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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total

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Black Vulture 0 0 0

Turkey Vulture 0 0 0

Osprey 0 0 101

Bald Eagle 0 14 113

Northern Harrier 0 10 31

Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 24 705

Cooper's Hawk 0 5 92

Northern Goshawk 0 1 2

Red-shouldered Hawk 0 8 27

Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 2360

Red-tailed Hawk 1 687 906

Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0

Golden Eagle 0 9 11

American Kestrel 0 0 45

Merlin 0 0 21

Peregrine Falcon 0 3 34

Unknown Accipiter 0 1 10

Unknown Buteo 0 0 6

Unknown Falcon 0 0 1

Unknown Eagle 0 0 0

Unknown Raptor 0 0 23

Total: 1 762 4488

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Observation start time: 12:00:00

Observation end time: 13:00:00

Total observation time: 1 hours

Official Counter: Paul Newton

Observers: Jack Schultz

Weather:

Wind = NW @ 3. Temp = 21C. Cloud Cover = 20%. Visibility = 40k w/haze.

Raptor Observations:

Non-raptor Observations:

Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 13, 2012

Posted by Mdbirder on December 20, 2012 at 9:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Washington Monument State Park

Boonsboro, Maryland, USA

Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 13, 2012

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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total

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Black Vulture 0 0 0

Turkey Vulture 0 0 0

Osprey 0 0 101

Bald Eagle 0 14 113

Northern Harrier 0 10 31

Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 24 705

Cooper's Hawk 0 5 92

Northern Goshawk 0 1 2

Red-shouldered Hawk 0 8 27

Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 2360

Red-tailed Hawk 2 686 905

Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0

Golden Eagle 0 9 11

American Kestrel 0 0 45

Merlin 0 0 21

Peregrine Falcon 0 3 34

Unknown Accipiter 0 1 10

Unknown Buteo 0 0 6

Unknown Falcon 0 0 1

Unknown Eagle 0 0 0

Unknown Raptor 0 0 23

Total: 2 761 4487

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Observation start time: 11:00:00

Observation end time: 16:30:00

Total observation time: 5.5 hours

Official Counter: Paul Newton

Observers: Paul Newton

Visitors:

Jim Stasz - 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Sandy Salgalkin - 2:00 to 3:30 pm.

Paul Newton - 2:30 to 4:30 pm.

Weather:

Wind = 3 to 4. Temp = 5C. Humidity = 55 to 51%. BP = 30:26 to 30:28. Cloud

Cover = 0 to 60%. Visibility = 65 to 60k w/haze.

Raptor Observations:

Non-raptor Observations:

Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 11, 2012

Posted by Mdbirder on December 20, 2012 at 9:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Washington Monument State Park

Boonsboro, Maryland, USA

Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 11, 2012

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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total

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Black Vulture 0 0 0

Turkey Vulture 0 0 0

Osprey 0 0 101

Bald Eagle 1 14 113

Northern Harrier 0 10 31

Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 24 705

Cooper's Hawk 0 5 92

Northern Goshawk 0 1 2

Red-shouldered Hawk 0 8 27

Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 2360

Red-tailed Hawk 0 684 903

Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0

Golden Eagle 0 9 11

American Kestrel 0 0 45

Merlin 0 0 21

Peregrine Falcon 0 3 34

Unknown Accipiter 0 1 10

Unknown Buteo 0 0 6

Unknown Falcon 0 0 1

Unknown Eagle 0 0 0

Unknown Raptor 0 0 23

Total: 1 759 4485

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Observation start time: 11:00:00

Observation end time: 12:00:00

Total observation time: 1 hours

Official Counter: Paul Newton

Observers: Fred Houdeshell

Weather:

Wind = ESE @ 1.

Raptor Observations:

BE - 1 Adult.

Non-raptor Observations:

Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 09, 2012

Posted by Mdbirder on December 20, 2012 at 9:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Washington Monument State Park

Boonsboro, Maryland, USA

Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 09, 2012

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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total

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Black Vulture 0 0 0

Turkey Vulture 0 0 0

Osprey 0 0 101

Bald Eagle 0 12 111

Northern Harrier 0 10 31

Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 24 705

Cooper's Hawk 0 5 92

Northern Goshawk 0 1 2

Red-shouldered Hawk 0 8 27

Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 2360

Red-tailed Hawk 5 672 891

Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0

Golden Eagle 1 9 11

American Kestrel 0 0 45

Merlin 0 0 21

Peregrine Falcon 0 3 34

Unknown Accipiter 0 1 10

Unknown Buteo 0 0 6

Unknown Falcon 0 0 1

Unknown Eagle 0 0 0

Unknown Raptor 0 0 23

Total: 7 745 4471

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Observation start time: 13:45:00

Observation end time: 16:45:00

Total observation time: 3 hours

Official Counter: Paul Newton

Observers: Paul Newton

Weather:

Wind = NW @ 2 & 3. Temp = 8 to 10C. Humidity = 53 to 47%. BP = 30:10 to

30:09. Cloud Cover = 0%. Visibility = 40 to 35k w/haze.

Raptor Observations:

GE - 1 Immature @ 3:55 pm.

Non-raptor Observations:

Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 08, 2012

Posted by Mdbirder on December 20, 2012 at 9:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Washington Monument State Park

Boonsboro, Maryland, USA

Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 08, 2012

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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total

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Black Vulture 0 0 0

Turkey Vulture 0 0 0

Osprey 0 0 101

Bald Eagle 3 12 111

Northern Harrier 1 10 31

Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 23 704

Cooper's Hawk 0 5 92

Northern Goshawk 0 1 2

Red-shouldered Hawk 1 8 27

Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 2360

Red-tailed Hawk 56 667 886

Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0

Golden Eagle 0 8 10

American Kestrel 0 0 45

Merlin 0 0 21

Peregrine Falcon 0 3 34

Unknown Accipiter 0 1 10

Unknown Buteo 0 0 6

Unknown Falcon 0 0 1

Unknown Eagle 0 0 0

Unknown Raptor 0 0 23

Total: 62 738 4464

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Observation start time: 11:15:00

Observation end time: 17:00:00

Total observation time: 5.75 hours

Official Counter: Paul Newton

Observers: Mark Nelson, Paul Newton

Visitors:

Mark Nelson - 1:20 to 5:00 pm.

Weather:

Wind = NW @ 5 to 3. 11:20 pm gust at 27.1 mph. Temp = 4 to 8C. Humidity =

35 to 27%. BP = 29:89 to 29:88. Cloud Cover = 5 to 0%. Visibility = 60 to

65k w/haze.

Raptor Observations:

BE - 1 Immature @ 12:49 pm.

BE - 1 Adult @ 1:13 pm.

BE - 1 Adult @ 4:36 pm.

Non-raptor Observations:

Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 07, 2012

Posted by Mdbirder on December 20, 2012 at 9:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Washington Monument State Park

Boonsboro, Maryland, USA

Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 07, 2012

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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total

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Black Vulture 0 0 0

Turkey Vulture 0 0 0

Osprey 0 0 101

Bald Eagle 0 9 108

Northern Harrier 0 9 30

Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 22 703

Cooper's Hawk 0 5 92

Northern Goshawk 0 1 2

Red-shouldered Hawk 0 7 26

Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 2360

Red-tailed Hawk 0 611 830

Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0

Golden Eagle 0 8 10

American Kestrel 0 0 45

Merlin 0 0 21

Peregrine Falcon 0 3 34

Unknown Accipiter 0 1 10

Unknown Buteo 0 0 6

Unknown Falcon 0 0 1

Unknown Eagle 0 0 0

Unknown Raptor 0 0 23

Total: 0 676 4402

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Observation start time: 15:00:00

Observation end time: 16:30:00

Total observation time: 1.5 hours

Official Counter: Paul Newton

Observers: Paul Newton

Weather:

Wind = NNW @ 3. Temp = 3C. Humidity = 56 to 60%. BP = 29:84 to 29:85. Cloud

Cover = 100%. Visibility = 60k w/haze.

Raptor Observations:

Non-raptor Observations:


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