Date: 9/30/17 5:09 pm
From: reports--- via va-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [Va-bird] Snickers Gap (30 Sep 2017) 18 Raptors
Snickers Gap
20 Miles West of Leesburg, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 30, 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 2 59 60
Bald Eagle 7 59 59
Northern Harrier 0 16 16
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3 198 198
Cooper's Hawk 1 55 55
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 5 5
Broad-winged Hawk 1 5659 5668
Red-tailed Hawk 1 36 37
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 23 23
Merlin 0 4 4
Peregrine Falcon 0 5 5
Unknown Accipiter 1 3 3
Unknown Buteo 2 4 4
Unknown Falcon 0 3 3
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 5 5

Total: 18 6134 6145
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Observation start time: 06:45:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 9.25 hours

Official Counter: Doug Graham

Observers: Harry McCoy, James Fox, Wes Hetrick

Visitors:
Perpetua Staulb from Gettysburg, PA. Harry McCoy, James Fox, Wes Hetrick
and Rose.


Weather:
NW to W winds, strong in the morning and becoming lighter in the afternoon.

Raptor Observations:
Very slow in spite of the recent cold front.

Non-raptor Observations:
DC Cormorant and Canada Geese.
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Report submitted by Doug Graham (<dgraham1492...>)


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