Date: 9/25/18 7:06 pm
From: reports--- via VA-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [VA-bird] Candler Mountain (22 Sep 2018) 79 Raptors
Candler Mountain
Lynchburg, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 22, 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 13 35 35
Bald Eagle 1 19 19
Northern Harrier 0 2 2
Sharp-shinned Hawk 7 16 16
Cooper's Hawk 1 3 3
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 3 3
Broad-winged Hawk 51 2876 2876
Red-tailed Hawk 0 3 3
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 3 21 21
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 2 2 2
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0
Mississippi Kite 0 1 1

Total: 79 2981 2981
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Bob Epperson

Observers: Gene Sattler

Visitors:
The Lynchburg Bird Club held their annual morning fieldtrip up: Emily
Seawell, Cindy & Tony Shields, Randy & Sue Thrasher, Jim Elder, Autumn
Sabo, Sandra Weigand.


Weather:
Clouds gradually building in as a front approached, NW to NE to ESE 3-8
mph, 72-83 degrees F.

Raptor Observations:
Some variety but broadwings remaining light through the day. Bald Eagle
and immature.

Non-raptor Observations:
Red-headed Woodpecker - 2
Blue Jay - 1
Many dragonflies, a smattering of monarchs.

Predictions:
No count Sunday or Monday
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Report submitted by Gene Sattler (<edsattle...>)


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