Date: 10/7/18 1:17 pm
From: reports--- via VA-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [VA-bird] Snickers Gap (07 Oct 2018) 24 Raptors
Snickers Gap
20 Miles West of Leesburg, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 07, 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 0 2 51
Bald Eagle 3 7 42
Northern Harrier 0 2 10
Sharp-shinned Hawk 5 28 162
Cooper's Hawk 3 8 16
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 1 7
Broad-winged Hawk 1 1 1070
Red-tailed Hawk 10 17 23
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 1
American Kestrel 2 2 48
Merlin 0 0 5
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 7
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 1
Unknown Falcon 0 0 3
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 3

Total: 24 70 1449
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Observation start time: 09:45:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 4.25 hours

Official Counter: The Littles

Observers:

Visitors:
Glen Gerada, Dixie Summers,


Weather:
Hazy and warm with clouds finally beginning to form on the east by noon.
Wind light.

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
74 Blue Jays, 67 monarchs, lots of anglewings, very few passerines

Predictions:
more of the same until the weather pattern changes
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Report submitted by BJ Little (<bluejay48...>)


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