Date: 10/25/17 4:27 pm
From: reports--- via va-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [Va-bird] Rockfish Gap Hawk Watch (25 Oct 2017) 30 Raptors
Rockfish Gap Hawk Watch
Waynesboro, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 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 1 11 227
Bald Eagle 0 36 205
Northern Harrier 0 6 30
Sharp-shinned Hawk 17 258 828
Cooper's Hawk 1 46 191
Northern Goshawk 0 2 3
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 9 30
Broad-winged Hawk 0 14 22341
Red-tailed Hawk 3 40 113
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 1 3
American Kestrel 3 13 118
Merlin 0 10 36
Peregrine Falcon 3 17 33
Unknown Accipiter 1 4 16
Unknown Buteo 0 4 12
Unknown Falcon 0 0 2
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 1 5 22
Mississippi Kite 0 0 3

Total: 30 476 24213
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Observation start time: 08:30:00
Observation end time: 14:30:00
Total observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter: Rose Thomas

Observers:

Weather:
Chilly with 14.2-11.2C temps. Moderate W winds through 11am then decreasing
to light W wind. Partly cloudy.

Raptor Observations:
Three unaged Peregrine Falcons 10:41, 11:56, 1:20.

Non-raptor Observations:
27 Monarchs.
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Report submitted by Vic Laubach (<laubach...>)
Rockfish Gap Hawk Watch information may be found at:
http://www.rockfishgaphawkwatch.org


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=491


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