Date: 9/1/18 5:01 am
From: reports--- via VA-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [VA-bird] Rockfish Gap Hawk Watch (31 Aug 2018) 57 Raptors
Rockfish Gap Hawk Watch
Waynesboro, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Aug 31, 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 12 33 33
Bald Eagle 0 7 7
Northern Harrier 1 1 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 3 3
Cooper's Hawk 0 5 5
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 5 5
Broad-winged Hawk 40 126 126
Red-tailed Hawk 0 14 14
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 7 7
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 1 1
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 2 3 3
Mississippi Kite 0 1 1

Total: 57 206 206
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: John Rowlett

Observers: Dave Hunter

Weather:
Light variable breeze early and mild ESE/S wind in afternoon. 19-28C temp.
Mostly sunny with good visibility.

Raptor Observations:
A female Northern Harrier at 10:38am. 9 Osprey in 2-3pm hour. 23 BWHA in
the 2-3pm hour and 13 more at 3-4pm.

Non-raptor Observations:
6 hummingbirds and 6 Monarchs.
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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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