Date: 9/23/19 6:55 pm
From: reports--- via VA-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [VA-bird] Kiptopeke Hawkwatch (22 Sep 2019) 440 Raptors
Kiptopeke Hawkwatch
Tip of Virginia's Eastern Shore, 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 86 2342 2365
Bald Eagle 2 179 181
Northern Harrier 4 147 147
Sharp-shinned Hawk 148 806 806
Cooper's Hawk 20 224 225
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 2 294 296
Red-tailed Hawk 0 57 59
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 166 1499 1502
Merlin 9 770 770
Peregrine Falcon 3 46 46
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: 440 6373 6407
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Observation start time: 06:30:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 9.5 hours

Official Counter: Anna Stunkel

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

Weather:
Winds were light and variable, with mostly sunny skies and temperatures in
the seventies.

Raptor Observations:
There was a decent flight of low-flying birds, which was interesting given
the conditions.

Non-raptor Observations:
4 Eastern Kingbirds
3 Red-headed Woodpeckers
1 Great Egret
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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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