Date: 9/26/19 3:14 am
From: reports--- via VA-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [VA-bird] Rockfish Gap Hawk Watch (25 Sep 2019) 17 Raptors
Rockfish Gap Hawk Watch
Waynesboro, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 25, 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 0 139 159
Bald Eagle 1 100 116
Northern Harrier 1 11 12
Sharp-shinned Hawk 2 266 268
Cooper's Hawk 0 47 56
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 4 5
Broad-winged Hawk 7 24927 25057
Red-tailed Hawk 2 55 69
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 66 69
Merlin 1 12 12
Peregrine Falcon 1 7 7
Unknown Accipiter 0 6 6
Unknown Buteo 0 0 2
Unknown Falcon 0 2 2
Unknown Eagle 0 1 1
Unknown Raptor 1 6 7
Mississippi Kite 0 3 7

Total: 17 25652 25855
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Observation start time: 07:15:00
Observation end time: 12:30:00
Total observation time: 5.25 hours

Official Counter: Baxter Beamer

Observers:

Visitors:
Conor Farrell, Janet Paisley, George Scarrborough, Kim Sykes, David ?, John
?, Walt and Jill Auburn, David and Susan ?.


Weather:
Light breezes beginning NW and shifting to SSW. 14-23.8C temps. 20% cloud
cover early reducing to cloudless by 11am.

Raptor Observations:
A morning push of an immature Merlin (7:38am), an adult Peregrine (8:25am),
a Harrier (9:53am), and an adult Bald Eagle (10:24am), as well as some
other migrants all dissipated once the winds shifted and clouds
disappeared.

Non-raptor Observations:
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
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Report submitted by Vic Laubach (<laubach...>)
Rockfish Gap Hawk Watch information may be found at:
http://www.rockfishgaphawkwatch.org


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=491


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