Date: 9/11/18 3:41 pm
From: reports--- via VA-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [VA-bird] Kiptopeke Hawkwatch (11 Sep 2018) 17 Raptors
Kiptopeke Hawkwatch
Tip of Virginia's Eastern Shore, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 11, 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 9 300 308
Bald Eagle 2 25 25
Northern Harrier 0 12 13
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 1 1
Cooper's Hawk 0 15 15
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 0 7 8
Red-tailed Hawk 0 7 8
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 85 86
Merlin 1 12 12
Peregrine Falcon 5 14 14
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: 17 478 490
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Observation start time: 06:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Anna Stunkel, Brian Taber

Observers:

Weather:
Light winds were generally from the southeast, with mostly clear skies and
temperatures in the seventies to eighties.

Raptor Observations:
It was very slow, but nice to see a few peregrines that were clearly
migrating.

Non-raptor Observations:
Highlights included:

7 Cedar Waxwings
3 Great Egrets
1 Cape May Warbler
1 Northern Bobwhite
1 Yellow-breasted Chat

Predictions:
Please note that the park will be closed to the general public from this
evening until at least Sunday. I have permission to conduct a count
tomorrow before the storm hits, however. Stay safe, everyone!
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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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