Date: 9/21/19 4:39 pm
From: reports--- via VA-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [VA-bird] Snickers Gap (21 Sep 2019) 148 Raptors
Snickers Gap
20 Miles West of Leesburg, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 21, 2019
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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 40 41
Bald Eagle 1 51 53
Northern Harrier 0 7 7
Sharp-shinned Hawk 36 163 163
Cooper's Hawk 4 19 19
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 5 5
Broad-winged Hawk 98 9424 9424
Red-tailed Hawk 4 18 18
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 3 16 16
Merlin 0 5 6
Peregrine Falcon 2 3 3
Unknown Accipiter 0 3 3
Unknown Buteo 0 1 1
Unknown Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 5 5

Total: 148 9761 9765
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 9 hours

Official Counter: The Littles

Observers: Doug Graham, Joan Boudreau and Bob Abrams

Visitors:
Three field trip groups, ANS, LWC and Jim Smith's Winchester group, plus 21
others. Lots of help from Wade Snyder and Gerco Hoogeweg.


Weather:
Warm and hazy. Light west wind faded by lunchtime. Occasional small clouds.

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:

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Report submitted by BJ Little (<bluejay48...>)


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