Date: 9/10/18 5:15 pm
From: reports--- via VA-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [VA-bird] Kiptopeke Hawkwatch (10 Sep 2018) 34 Raptors
Kiptopeke Hawkwatch
Tip of Virginia's Eastern Shore, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 10, 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 17 291 299
Bald Eagle 2 23 23
Northern Harrier 0 12 13
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 1 1
Cooper's Hawk 1 15 15
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 3 7 8
Red-tailed Hawk 2 7 8
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 7 85 86
Merlin 0 11 11
Peregrine Falcon 2 9 9
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 34 461 473
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Observation start time: 06:30:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 8.5 hours

Official Counter: Anna Stunkel

Observers: Brian Taber, Steve Thornhill

Weather:
Winds were light and variable, often from the west northwest. Skies were
partly cloudy, with temperatures in the mid seventies to low eighties.

Raptor Observations:
It was a slow day, with a few Ospreys moving and little else.

Non-raptor Observations:
There wasn't much non-raptor activity either, although it was nice to see
five Least Sandpipers and a Tricolored Heron pass.
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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
Count data submitted via Dunkadoo - Project info at:
https://dunkadoo.org/explore/cvwo/kiptopeke-hawk-count-2018


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