Date: 9/19/17 2:35 pm
From: reports--- via va-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [Va-bird] Kiptopeke Hawkwatch (19 Sep 2017) 49 Raptors
Kiptopeke Hawkwatch
Tip of Virginia's Eastern Shore, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 19, 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 22 798 798
Bald Eagle 0 71 71
Northern Harrier 2 53 53
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 96 96
Cooper's Hawk 2 124 124
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 3 3
Broad-winged Hawk 0 105 105
Red-tailed Hawk 0 14 14
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 16 680 680
Merlin 6 311 311
Peregrine Falcon 0 22 22
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 1
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 3 3
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0
Swallow-tailed Kite 0 1 1

Total: 49 2282 2282
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 13:00:00
Total observation time: 5.25 hours

Official Counter: Anna Stunkel

Observers: Olivia Amash

Visitors:
Thank you to the Eastern Mennonite School Environmental Science class for
stopping by.


Weather:
Strong winds were mainly from the northwest, with overcast skies.
Temperatures were in the seventies. It drizzled on and off, especially in
the afternoon.

Raptor Observations:
It was a slow day with birds being bounced around in the breeze.

Non-raptor Observations:
3 Monarchs
1 Gray Squirrel
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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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