Date: 11/8/17 12:29 pm
From: reports--- via va-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [Va-bird] Kiptopeke Hawkwatch (08 Nov 2017) 7 Raptors
Kiptopeke Hawkwatch
Tip of Virginia's Eastern Shore, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 08, 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 4 106 2456
Bald Eagle 0 44 323
Northern Harrier 2 62 410
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 154 2143
Cooper's Hawk 1 117 1353
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 9 27
Broad-winged Hawk 0 2 1195
Red-tailed Hawk 0 31 157
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 3
Golden Eagle 0 1 1
American Kestrel 0 29 3344
Merlin 0 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: 7 593 13614
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 10:00:00
Total observation time: 2 hours

Official Counter: Anna Stunkel

Observers: Katie Garst

Weather:
Moderate winds were from the east northeast, with overcast skies and rain
for most of the day. Temperatures were in the upper forties to fifties.

Raptor Observations:
Only a few birds passed before the count was rained out.

Non-raptor Observations:
Many Northern Gannets were foraging out over the bay. Twenty eight Common
Loons passed over land during the count period.
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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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