Date: 9/24/19 6:11 pm
From: reports--- via VA-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [VA-bird] Kiptopeke Hawkwatch (24 Sep 2019) 507 Raptors
Kiptopeke Hawkwatch
Tip of Virginia's Eastern Shore, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 24, 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 70 2447 2470
Bald Eagle 11 191 193
Northern Harrier 9 158 158
Sharp-shinned Hawk 120 1028 1028
Cooper's Hawk 39 275 276
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 9 303 305
Red-tailed Hawk 3 61 63
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 176 1754 1757
Merlin 59 833 833
Peregrine Falcon 8 66 66
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 3 8 8
Unknown Raptor 0 1 2
Mississippi Kite 0 3 3

Total: 507 7128 7162
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Observation start time: 06:00:00
Observation end time: 17:45:00
Total observation time: 11.75 hours

Official Counter: Anna Stunkel

Observers: Megan Murante, Michael Ferrara

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

Raptor Observations:
There was a good flight, with birds flying high for most of the day.
Merlins picked up in the late afternoon towards the evening.

Non-raptor Observations:
13 Bobolinks
5 Wood Ducks
1 Caspian Tern
1 Cedar Waxwing
1 Common Nighthawk
1 Eastern Phoebe (FOS, adorably perched at the edge of the butterfly
garden)
1 Eurasian Collared-Dove
1 Magnolia Warbler
1 Northern Parula
1 Palm Warbler
1 Pileated Woodpecker
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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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