Date: 10/25/17 4:50 pm
From: reports--- via va-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [Va-bird] Kiptopeke Hawkwatch (25 Oct 2017) 76 Raptors
Kiptopeke Hawkwatch
Tip of Virginia's Eastern Shore, 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 6 546 2324
Bald Eagle 4 115 261
Northern Harrier 3 126 306
Sharp-shinned Hawk 16 894 1890
Cooper's Hawk 25 678 1175
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 11 15
Broad-winged Hawk 0 103 1190
Red-tailed Hawk 2 70 115
Rough-legged Hawk 0 3 3
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 16 932 3296
Merlin 3 578 1322
Peregrine Falcon 0 586 766
Unknown Accipiter 0 3 6
Unknown Buteo 0 1 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 8 19
Unknown Raptor 0 15 18
Swallow-tailed Kite 0 0 1

Total: 76 4669 12708
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Observation start time: 06:30:00
Observation end time: 15:30:00
Total observation time: 9 hours

Official Counter: Anna Stunkel, Bob Anderson

Observers: Bob Anderson, Katie Garst, Thuy Tran

Weather:
Light winds were variable, with a northerly component throughout the day.
Skies were partly cloudy, with temperatures in the high fifties to low
sixties.

Raptor Observations:
Slowww.

Non-raptor Observations:
Observations included:

~45 scoter sp. (probably Black Scoters)
1 Dickcissel
1 Greater Yellowlegs
1 Red-breasted Nuthatch
1 Red-headed Woodpecker
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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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