Date: 9/21/19 7:24 pm
From: reports--- via VA-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [VA-bird] Kiptopeke Hawkwatch (21 Sep 2019) 351 Raptors
Kiptopeke Hawkwatch
Tip of Virginia's Eastern Shore, 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 36 2256 2279
Bald Eagle 3 177 179
Northern Harrier 1 143 143
Sharp-shinned Hawk 147 658 658
Cooper's Hawk 23 204 205
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 1 292 294
Red-tailed Hawk 1 57 59
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 123 1333 1336
Merlin 14 761 761
Peregrine Falcon 2 43 43
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 5 5
Unknown Raptor 0 1 2
Mississippi Kite 0 3 3

Total: 351 5933 5967
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Observation start time: 06:30:00
Observation end time: 17:30:00
Total observation time: 11 hours

Official Counter: Anna Stunkel

Observers: Betsy Foster, Brian Taber, Chris Foster, Joe Beatty,
Megan Murante

Weather:
Winds were light and variable, generally from the southwest. Skies were
clear, with temperatures in the seventies.

Raptor Observations:
There was a fairly steady flight today, with some great views of sharpies
and kestrels.

Non-raptor Observations:
Passerine movement was rather slow today. A Prairie Warbler was seen in the
Deodar Cedar.
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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-2019


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