Date: 10/1/18 6:40 am
From: Shirley L. Ruhe via VA-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: Re: [VA-bird] VA-bird Digest, Vol 138, Issue 1
Where in Falls Church? The hawk migration is remarkable

Sent from my iPhone

> On Oct 1, 2018, at 8:50 AM, <va-bird-request...> wrote:
>
> Send VA-bird mailing list submissions to
> <va-bird...>
>
> To subscribe or unsubscribe via the World Wide Web, visit
> https://mailman.listserve.com/listmanager/listinfo/va-bird
> or, via email, send a message with subject or body 'help' to
> <va-bird-request...>
>
> You can reach the person managing the list at
> <va-bird-owner...>
>
> When replying, please edit your Subject line so it is more specific
> than "Re: Contents of VA-bird digest..."
>
>
> Today's Topics:
>
> 1. Broad Winged Hawks and more Raptors in Arlington, VA-9/29/18
> (Anderson, Janet M. DCARO)
> 2. Candler Mountain (25 Sep 2018) 97 Raptors (<reports...>)
>
>
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> Message: 1
> Date: Mon, 1 Oct 2018 11:45:18 +0000
> From: "Anderson, Janet M. DCARO" <Janet.M.Anderson...>
> To: "'<va-bird...>'" <va-bird...>
> Subject: [VA-bird] Broad Winged Hawks and more Raptors in Arlington,
> VA-9/29/18
> Message-ID:
> <1b81a1c03ec5491d8a967b05315f3c03...>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"
>
> September 29, 2018
>
> Another good day for hawk migration in my Parent's backyard in Arlington, Arlington, VA.
>
> Between 2:15pm - 4:15pm
>
> 300 Broad Winged Hawks
> 1 Peregrine Falcon
> 1 Northern Harrier
> 5 Sharp shinned Hawks
> 1 Adult Bald Eagle
> 1 Red Shouldered Hawk
> 2 Red Tailed Hawks
> Turkey Vultures and Black Vultures
>
> Janet Anderson
> City of Falls Church, VA
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 2
> Date: Mon, 1 Oct 2018 04:11:44 -0800
> From: <reports...>
> To: <va-bird...>
> Subject: [VA-bird] Candler Mountain (25 Sep 2018) 97 Raptors
> Message-ID: <5187d67c76331977c84c9d00866af47c...>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
>
> Candler Mountain
> Lynchburg, Virginia, USA
> Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 25, 2018
> -------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
> ------------------ ----------- -------------- --------------
> Black Vulture 0 0 0
> Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
> Osprey 2 42 42
> Bald Eagle 0 23 23
> Northern Harrier 0 2 2
> Sharp-shinned Hawk 2 18 18
> Cooper's Hawk 1 4 4
> Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
> Red-shouldered Hawk 0 3 3
> Broad-winged Hawk 92 2968 2968
> Red-tailed Hawk 0 3 3
> Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
> Golden Eagle 0 0 0
> American Kestrel 0 21 21
> Merlin 0 0 0
> Peregrine Falcon 0 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: 97 3087 3087
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> Observation start time: 11:00:00
> Observation end time: 17:30:00
> Total observation time: 6.5 hours
>
> Official Counter: Bob Epperson
>
> Observers: Byron Penner, Mark Johnson
>
> Weather:
> Calm and fogged in during first hour, thereafter, winds generally 1-2 (5-10
> mph) SW, temperatures cool to warm 20-28 C (68-82 F), cloud cover
> decreasing after fog lifted (100 to 20%), but, increasing again late (70%).
>
>
> Raptor Observations:
> Generally slow raptor flight with most birds from 3-5 pm (all times EST),
> including largest kettle of 48 BW. First bird at 12:20 pm, CH. First BW
> kettle of five at 2:09 pm, picking up in the next two hours with largest
> kettle at 3:55 pm, and last BW (15 birds) at 4:10 pm. SS singles at 2:58 pm
> and 4:18 pm. OS singles at 4:22 pm and 4:45 pm, latter, final bird for the
> day.
>
> Non-raptor Observations:
> Three local Red-tailed Hawks, 2 Common Ravens, 35 Chimney Swifts, 16 Cedar
> Waxwing, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Red-breasted
> Nuthatch, Monarchs, and first of fall, three migrating flocks of Blue Jays,
> 10, 20 and 18 birds each.
> ========================================================================
> Report submitted by Bob Epperson (<ecoland...>)
>
>
> More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=487
>
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Subject: Digest Footer
>
> _______________________________________________
> VA-bird mailing list
> <VA-bird...>
> https://mailman.listserve.com/listmanager/listinfo/va-bird
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> End of VA-bird Digest, Vol 138, Issue 1
> ***************************************

*** You are subscribed to VA-bird as <lists...> If you wish to unsubscribe, or modify your preferences please visit https://mailman.listserve.com/listmanager/listinfo/va-bird ***
 
Join us on Facebook!