Date: 9/4/17 11:37 am
From: reports--- via va-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [Va-bird] Snickers Gap (04 Sep 2017) 11 Raptors
Snickers Gap
20 Miles West of Leesburg, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 04, 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 1 8 9
Bald Eagle 1 9 9
Northern Harrier 1 4 4
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 0 0
Cooper's Hawk 2 2 2
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 1 1
Broad-winged Hawk 3 15 24
Red-tailed Hawk 2 2 3
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 4 4
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 11 46 57
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 12:00:00
Total observation time: 3 hours

Official Counter: The Littles

Observers:

Visitors:
Parking lot completely full for hikers.


Weather:
Mild with very light west breeze switching to very light NE breeze by 11
am. Clouds formed from the east during the final two hours to help with
spotting up high. Haze to the west. Rather too pleasant for good hawk
movement.

Raptor Observations:
BAEA imm. 9:30 am.

Non-raptor Observations:
12 Monarchs.
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Report submitted by BJ Little (<bluejay48...>)


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