Date: 8/26/18 1:47 pm
From: reports--- via VA-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [VA-bird] Rockfish Gap Hawk Watch (26 Aug 2018) 10 Raptors
Rockfish Gap Hawk Watch
Waynesboro, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Aug 26, 2018
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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 2 20 20
Bald Eagle 0 7 7
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 2 2
Cooper's Hawk 0 3 3
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 5 5
Broad-winged Hawk 6 69 69
Red-tailed Hawk 0 9 9
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 6 6
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 1 1
Mississippi Kite 0 1 1

Total: 10 123 123
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Observation start time: 08:30:00
Observation end time: 14:30:00
Total observation time: 6 hours

Official Counter: Vic Laubach

Observers:

Visitors:
John and Pat Lloyd


Weather:
Mostly cloudy early becoming overcast with dark clouds by 10am. Strong W
winds all day, which brought in a storm that scooted just to our south
between 10-11am (pressure dropped from 28.68 to 27.99 inHg). Some sprinkles
at Rockfish Gap during this time. The afternoon was mostly sunny however
but few raptors. Temp 23-28.2C. Poor visibility due to high haze (10km).

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
4 Monarchs, 13 hummingbirds, 89 Chimney Swift, 88 Barn Swallow
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Report submitted by Vic Laubach (<laubach...>)
Rockfish Gap Hawk Watch information may be found at:
http://www.rockfishgaphawkwatch.org


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=491


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