Date: 9/5/17 2:30 pm
From: reports--- via va-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [Va-bird] Kiptopeke Hawkwatch (05 Sep 2017) 19 Raptors
Kiptopeke Hawkwatch
Tip of Virginia's Eastern Shore, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 05, 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 16 188 188
Bald Eagle 1 16 16
Northern Harrier 0 16 16
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 1 1
Cooper's Hawk 0 0 0
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 0 1 1
Red-tailed Hawk 0 1 1
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 29 29
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 0 1 1
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 19 255 255
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 14:30:00
Total observation time: 7.5 hours

Official Counter: Anna Stunkel

Observers: Bob Anderson, Joe Beatty

Weather:
Light southwest winds all day, with sunny skies and temperatures in the low
seventies to mid eighties.

Raptor Observations:
Slow, but we had our first sharpie.

Non-raptor Observations:
Many swallows were on the move, including at least 621 Purple Martins and
409 Barn Swallows. Other sightings included at least 118 Chimney Swifts and
six Red-headed Woodpeckers.
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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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