Date: 9/22/19 4:21 pm
From: reports--- via VA-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [VA-bird] Snickers Gap (22 Sep 2019) 197 Raptors
Snickers Gap
20 Miles West of Leesburg, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 22, 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 7 47 48
Bald Eagle 1 52 54
Northern Harrier 0 7 7
Sharp-shinned Hawk 26 189 189
Cooper's Hawk 0 19 19
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 5 5
Broad-winged Hawk 154 9578 9578
Red-tailed Hawk 1 19 19
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 5 21 21
Merlin 2 7 8
Peregrine Falcon 0 3 3
Unknown Accipiter 0 3 3
Unknown Buteo 0 1 1
Unknown Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 1 6 6

Total: 197 9958 9962
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Joan Boudreau and Bob Abrams

Observers: BJ Little, Doug Graham, Jon Little

Visitors:
Steve, Chuck, Charles, Dwayne and others


Weather:
On the warm side with occasional wind gusts; every one was a pleasant
surprise.

Raptor Observations:
No large kettles today but several streaming groups.

Non-raptor Observations:
Not many passerines flying through although we did see:
Red-headed Woodpeckers, Chimney Swifts, N. Ravens, Vultures (B & T), E.
Starlings, Cedar Waxwings, R-t Hummingbird (zooming by), and White-eyed
Vireo, Carolina Wren in the woods behind us.
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Report submitted by Joan and Bob (<icepeep...>)


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