Date: 9/27/17 3:32 pm
From: reports--- via va-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [Va-bird] Kiptopeke Hawkwatch (27 Sep 2017) 79 Raptors
Kiptopeke Hawkwatch
Tip of Virginia's Eastern Shore, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 27, 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 24 1641 1641
Bald Eagle 1 127 127
Northern Harrier 0 151 151
Sharp-shinned Hawk 10 857 857
Cooper's Hawk 16 416 416
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 4 4
Broad-winged Hawk 4 854 854
Red-tailed Hawk 1 40 40
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 13 2024 2024
Merlin 8 666 666
Peregrine Falcon 2 108 108
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: 79 6899 6899
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Observation start time: 06:30:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 8.5 hours

Official Counter: Anna Stunkel, Bob Anderson

Observers: Bob Anderson, Harry Armistead, Joe Beatty

Weather:
Moderate winds were variable and often from the north and north northeast,
with mostly cloudy skies and temperatures in the seventies. There was heavy
rain from about 1-2 pm EST. Hurricane Maria remains offshore.

Raptor Observations:
Very slow, with just a few raptors moving.

Non-raptor Observations:
1 Greater Yellowlegs

2 Monarchs
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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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