Date: 11/1/17 4:21 pm
From: reports--- via va-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [Va-bird] Kiptopeke Hawkwatch (01 Nov 2017) 120 Raptors
Kiptopeke Hawkwatch
Tip of Virginia's Eastern Shore, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 01, 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 7 2357
Bald Eagle 10 10 289
Northern Harrier 24 24 372
Sharp-shinned Hawk 31 31 2020
Cooper's Hawk 28 28 1264
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 18
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 1193
Red-tailed Hawk 4 4 130
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 3
Golden Eagle 1 1 1
American Kestrel 5 5 3320
Merlin 9 9 1357
Peregrine Falcon 1 1 772
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 6
Unknown Buteo 0 0 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 19
Unknown Raptor 0 0 18
Swallow-tailed Kite 0 0 1

Total: 120 120 13141
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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: Katie Garst

Weather:
Light winds were southeasterly, with partly cloudy skies and temperatures
in the fifties to seventies.

Raptor Observations:
We had our first Golden Eagle of the season today, distant and on the east
side. There was also a good harrier flight, with many low and close birds.

Non-raptor Observations:
The local piebald White-tailed Deer made an appearance today. Other
observations included:

20 scoter sp.
6 Horned Larks
1 Dickcissel
1 Red-breasted Nuthatch

103 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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