Date: 9/3/17 4:55 pm
From: reports--- via va-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [Va-bird] Kiptopeke Hawkwatch (03 Sep 2017) 90 Raptors
Kiptopeke Hawkwatch
Tip of Virginia's Eastern Shore, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 03, 2017
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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 73 142 142
Bald Eagle 5 11 11
Northern Harrier 2 13 13
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 0 0
Cooper's Hawk 0 0 0
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 1 1
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 9 16 16
Merlin 0 1 1
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 1 1 1
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 90 186 186
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 9 hours

Official Counter: Anna Stunkel

Observers: Bob Anderson, Harry Armistead, Joe Beatty, Thuy Tran

Weather:
Moderate winds were generally from the west, with partly cloudy skies in
the morning becoming mostly sunny. Windspeed calmed during late afternoon.
Temperatures were in the high sixties to high seventies.

Raptor Observations:
Again, mostly Ospreys were flying today. A few kestrels, Bald Eagles, and
harriers were moving as well.

Non-raptor Observations:
Non-raptor movement was slower than it has been over the past two days. A
Yellow-throated Warbler was seen perched in the Deodar Cedar. Other
highlights included:

17 Glossy Ibises
10 Blue-gray Gnatcatchers
4 Red-headed Woodpeckers
1 Pileated Woodpecker
1 Red-breasted Nuthatch

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Report submitted by Brian Taber (<Taberzz...>)
Kiptopeke Hawkwatch information may be found at:
www.cvwo.org


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=484


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