Date: 11/3/17 3:25 pm
From: reports--- via va-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [Va-bird] Kiptopeke Hawkwatch (03 Nov 2017) 50 Raptors
Kiptopeke Hawkwatch
Tip of Virginia's Eastern Shore, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 03, 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 3 12 2362
Bald Eagle 1 13 292
Northern Harrier 1 28 376
Sharp-shinned Hawk 28 72 2061
Cooper's Hawk 8 56 1292
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 2 20
Broad-winged Hawk 0 1 1194
Red-tailed Hawk 2 10 136
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 3
Golden Eagle 0 1 1
American Kestrel 2 8 3323
Merlin 3 15 1363
Peregrine Falcon 2 3 774
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 6
Unknown Buteo 0 0 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 19
Unknown Raptor 0 1 19
Swallow-tailed Kite 0 0 1

Total: 50 222 13243
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Observation start time: 06:30:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 8.5 hours

Official Counter: Anna Stunkel

Observers: Katie Garst

Weather:
Winds were calm to very light, generally from the west southwest and south
southeast. Skies were cloudless, with temperatures in the fifties to
seventies.

Raptor Observations:
It was a slow day.

Non-raptor Observations:
There was a good flight of blackbirds (mostly Red-winged Blackbirds) this
morning. Other observations included:

27 Surf Scoters
19 Eastern Meadowlarks
17 Northern Cardinals
3 Horned Larks
2 Field Sparrows
1 Pine Siskin
1 White Ibis

153 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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