Washington Monument Hawk Watch

Boonsboro Maryland

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Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 24, 2012

Posted by Mdbirder on December 20, 2012 at 9:25 PM

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.

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