Date: 9/25/17 4:56 pm
From: reports--- via va-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [Va-bird] Kiptopeke Hawkwatch (25 Sep 2017) 346 Raptors
Kiptopeke Hawkwatch
Tip of Virginia's Eastern Shore, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 25, 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 34 1581 1581
Bald Eagle 0 126 126
Northern Harrier 8 146 146
Sharp-shinned Hawk 91 820 820
Cooper's Hawk 20 387 387
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 4 4
Broad-winged Hawk 37 843 843
Red-tailed Hawk 3 39 39
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 111 1980 1980
Merlin 37 608 608
Peregrine Falcon 5 95 95
Unknown Accipiter 0 2 2
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 6 6
Unknown Raptor 0 2 2
Swallow-tailed Kite 0 1 1

Total: 346 6640 6640
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Observation start time: 06:30:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 9.5 hours

Official Counter: Anna Stunkel

Observers: Joe Beatty, Ned Brinkley

Weather:
Moderate winds were generally from the east, wavering between east
northeast and east southeast. Skies were mainly overcast with heavy cloud
cover and temperatures in the seventies.

Raptor Observations:
It was relatively slow, but birds were flying low and close. We had some
decent movement in the late morning and early afternoon.

Non-raptor Observations:
Songbirds were quiet this morning. Four Great Egrets flew by.
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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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