Date: 9/24/18 2:35 pm
From: reports--- via VA-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [VA-bird] Kiptopeke Hawkwatch (24 Sep 2018) 53 Raptors
Kiptopeke Hawkwatch
Tip of Virginia's Eastern Shore, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 24, 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 33 1894 1902
Bald Eagle 0 94 94
Northern Harrier 2 63 64
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4 123 123
Cooper's Hawk 2 127 127
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 0 474 475
Red-tailed Hawk 0 29 30
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 9 1067 1068
Merlin 3 470 470
Peregrine Falcon 0 168 168
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 3 3
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 53 4512 4524
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Observation start time: 06:30:00
Observation end time: 10:15:00
Total observation time: 3.75 hours

Official Counter: Anna Stunkel

Observers: Julia Magill

Weather:
This morning, winds started out light and became more moderate and gusty.
Wind direction was generally from the east, with mostly cloudy to overcast
skies and temperatures in the seventies. The weather felt beautiful until
rain hit in the late morning and continued throughout the day.

Raptor Observations:
A few Ospreys and other raptors were on the move this morning. It was slow,
but we had nice views of low-flying migrants.

Non-raptor Observations:
Highlights included:

1 Green Heron
1 House Wren
1 Scarlet Tanager

17 Monarchs
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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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