Date: 9/13/17 3:36 am
From: reports--- via va-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [Va-bird] Rockfish Gap Hawk Watch (12 Sep 2017) 11 Raptors
Rockfish Gap Hawk Watch
Waynesboro, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 12, 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 0 68 117
Bald Eagle 2 90 99
Northern Harrier 0 3 5
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2 21 29
Cooper's Hawk 1 21 33
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 11 14
Broad-winged Hawk 5 1820 1918
Red-tailed Hawk 0 28 45
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 1 1
American Kestrel 0 30 33
Merlin 0 4 4
Peregrine Falcon 0 3 4
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 1
Unknown Buteo 0 1 6
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 1 2 6
Mississippi Kite 0 2 3

Total: 11 2106 2318
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Observation start time: 08:45:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 6.25 hours

Official Counter: Brenda Tekin, Dave Hunter

Observers: Dave Hunter, Vic Laubach

Visitors:
Allan Larner


Weather:
Overcast all day with a few slivers of blue that appear and disappear. Many
low, dark clouds. Light E breezes and 22.2-25C temps.

Raptor Observations:
Two adult Bald Eagles at 12:26 and 10:35am.

Non-raptor Observations:
5 Monarchs. 204 Chimney Swifts.
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Report submitted by Vic Laubach (<laubach...>)
Rockfish Gap Hawk Watch information may be found at:
http://www.rockfishgaphawkwatch.org


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=491


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