Date: 10/6/17 3:22 pm
From: reports--- via va-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [Va-bird] Kiptopeke Hawkwatch (06 Oct 2017) 52 Raptors
Kiptopeke Hawkwatch
Tip of Virginia's Eastern Shore, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 06, 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 7 208 1986
Bald Eagle 0 27 173
Northern Harrier 1 31 211
Sharp-shinned Hawk 5 233 1229
Cooper's Hawk 8 173 670
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 4
Broad-winged Hawk 0 53 1140
Red-tailed Hawk 1 17 62
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 4 226 2590
Merlin 3 145 889
Peregrine Falcon 23 156 336
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 3
Unknown Buteo 0 1 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 3 14
Unknown Raptor 0 4 7
Swallow-tailed Kite 0 0 1

Total: 52 1277 9316
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Observation start time: 06:30:00
Observation end time: 16:30:00
Total observation time: 10 hours

Official Counter: Anna Stunkel, Bob Anderson

Observers: Bob Anderson, Harry Armistead, Joe Beatty, Katie Garst,
Thuy Tran

Weather:
Light winds were from the southwest, with partly cloudy skies and
temperatures in the sixties to high seventies.

Raptor Observations:
Slow, with a small push of peregrine movement in the late afternoon.

Non-raptor Observations:
Ten Northern Cardinals were feasting on seed that was scattered below the
nearby cherry trees this morning. Three Wilson's Snipe and two Northern
Rough-winged Swallows passed. Only twelve Monarchs were seen.
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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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