Date: 11/12/17 3:55 pm
From: reports--- via va-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [Va-bird] Snickers Gap (12 Nov 2017) 34 Raptors
Snickers Gap
20 Miles West of Leesburg, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 12, 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 0 0 65
Bald Eagle 0 2 74
Northern Harrier 1 1 30
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3 3 376
Cooper's Hawk 1 2 75
Northern Goshawk 0 0 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 2 7 17
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 5669
Red-tailed Hawk 23 40 110
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 4 7 9
American Kestrel 0 0 28
Merlin 0 0 8
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 9
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 5
Unknown Buteo 0 0 5
Unknown Falcon 0 0 3
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 6

Total: 34 62 6490
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Observation start time: 09:30:00
Observation end time: 15:30:00
Total observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter: Joan Boudreau and Bob Abrams

Observers: Doug Graham, Duane Schilling, The Littles, Wes Hetrick

Weather:
Cold with light wind

Raptor Observations:
Golden Eagles and most other migrants arriving from the NE corner of our
ridge.

Non-raptor Observations:
A few flocks of large numbers of Cedar Waxwings. Only a few waterbirds with
one Common Loon and a small raft of D-c Cormorants. Flocks of American
Crows and Fish Crows, Turkey and Black Vultures, and a small number of N.
Ravens. A few other regulars such as N. Cardinals, C. Wrens, House Finches.
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Report submitted by Joan and Bob (<icepeep...>)


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