Date: 9/23/19 7:16 pm
From: reports--- via VA-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [VA-bird] Kiptopeke Hawkwatch (23 Sep 2019) 248 Raptors
Kiptopeke Hawkwatch
Tip of Virginia's Eastern Shore, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 23, 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 35 2377 2400
Bald Eagle 1 180 182
Northern Harrier 2 149 149
Sharp-shinned Hawk 102 908 908
Cooper's Hawk 12 236 237
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 0 294 296
Red-tailed Hawk 1 58 60
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 79 1578 1581
Merlin 4 774 774
Peregrine Falcon 12 58 58
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: 248 6621 6655
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Observation start time: 06:00:00
Observation end time: 16:30:00
Total observation time: 10.5 hours

Official Counter: Anna Stunkel, Rudy Cashwell

Observers: Joe Beatty, Megan Murante, Michael Ferrara, Rudy Cashwell

Weather:
Winds were light and mostly from the southwest. Skies were mostly sunny,
with temperatures in the seventies to mid eighties.

Raptor Observations:
It was relatively slow, but there were a few nice little bursts of kestrels
and sharpies. We also had a few peregrines.

Non-raptor Observations:
1 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
1 yellowlegs sp.
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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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