Date: 9/18/17 7:13 pm
From: reports--- via va-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [Va-bird] Snickers Gap (18 Sep 2017) 1027 Raptors
Snickers Gap
20 Miles West of Leesburg, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 18, 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 47 48
Bald Eagle 3 46 46
Northern Harrier 0 10 10
Sharp-shinned Hawk 7 79 79
Cooper's Hawk 5 32 32
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 5 5
Broad-winged Hawk 1012 5133 5142
Red-tailed Hawk 0 25 26
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 14 14
Merlin 0 3 3
Peregrine Falcon 0 3 3
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 1 1
Unknown Falcon 0 3 3
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 1027 5401 5412
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Observation start time: 09:30:00
Observation end time: 16:30:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Doug Graham

Observers: Bob Blakney, Don Sweig

Visitors:
Bob Blakney and Don Sweig put in a long day of hawk watching. A big thanks
to Bob for his well organized spread sheet and efforts.


Weather:
Began with fog, followed by cloud cover and eventually changing to mostly
cloudy. Weak NNE winds.

Raptor Observations:
Adult and immature Bald Eagle at 11:47.
Adult Bald Eagle at 12:50.

Non-raptor Observations:
Last bird seen was a RT Hummingbird at 4:30 EST.
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Report submitted by Doug Graham (<dgraham1492...>)


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