Date: 10/26/17 3:43 pm
From: reports--- via va-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [Va-bird] Kiptopeke Hawkwatch (26 Oct 2017) 33 Raptors
Kiptopeke Hawkwatch
Tip of Virginia's Eastern Shore, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 26, 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 1 547 2325
Bald Eagle 6 121 267
Northern Harrier 8 134 314
Sharp-shinned Hawk 5 899 1895
Cooper's Hawk 5 683 1180
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 11 15
Broad-winged Hawk 0 103 1190
Red-tailed Hawk 1 71 116
Rough-legged Hawk 0 3 3
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 3 935 3299
Merlin 4 582 1326
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: 33 4702 12741
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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

Observers: Bob Anderson, Brian Taber, Steve Thornhill, Thuy Tran

Weather:
Moderate to strong and gusty winds were generally from the west northwest
and west southwest. Skies were mostly cloudy in the morning, becoming
partly cloudy. Temperatures were in the fifties.

Raptor Observations:
Slow, although we had some nice looks at harriers and Bald Eagles. Bob
Anderson and Thuy Tran saw an immature Golden Eagle in the Jones Cove Rd.
area this afternoon.

Non-raptor Observations:
Observations included:

2 Pine Siskins
1 American Pipit
1 Dickcissel
1 Field Sparrow
1 Nashville Warbler
1 Northern Pintail

only 30 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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