Date: 11/7/17 2:09 pm
From: reports--- via va-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [Va-bird] Kiptopeke Hawkwatch (07 Nov 2017) 42 Raptors
Kiptopeke Hawkwatch
Tip of Virginia's Eastern Shore, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 07, 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 19 102 2452
Bald Eagle 0 44 323
Northern Harrier 13 60 408
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3 154 2143
Cooper's Hawk 2 116 1352
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 9 27
Broad-winged Hawk 0 2 1195
Red-tailed Hawk 1 31 157
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 3
Golden Eagle 0 1 1
American Kestrel 2 29 3344
Merlin 2 27 1375
Peregrine Falcon 0 8 779
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 7
Unknown Buteo 0 0 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 1 20
Unknown Raptor 0 1 19
Swallow-tailed Kite 0 0 1

Total: 42 586 13607
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Anna Stunkel

Observers: Joe Beatty, Katie Garst, Rudy Cashwell

Weather:
Light winds were generally from the east and east northeast, with overcast
skies and temperatures in the mid fifties. There was a bit of light drizzle
this afternoon.

Raptor Observations:
We had another decent Osprey flight for this time of year.

Non-raptor Observations:
There was a huge American Robin flight this morning, with thousands of
birds heading southwards. Other highlights included:

32 Common Loons over land
17 Great Blue Herons
4 Buffleheads
2 American Golden-Plovers
1 American Pipit
1 Dark-eyed Junco
1 Dickcissel
1 Horned Lark
1 Red-breasted Nuthatch

5 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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