Date: 9/26/19 5:07 pm
From: reports--- via VA-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [VA-bird] Kiptopeke Hawkwatch (26 Sep 2019) 320 Raptors
Kiptopeke Hawkwatch
Tip of Virginia's Eastern Shore, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 26, 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 88 2586 2609
Bald Eagle 4 209 211
Northern Harrier 8 172 172
Sharp-shinned Hawk 90 1193 1193
Cooper's Hawk 6 313 314
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 1 1
Broad-winged Hawk 2 343 345
Red-tailed Hawk 0 65 67
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 74 1970 1973
Merlin 26 923 923
Peregrine Falcon 22 94 94
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 9 9
Unknown Raptor 0 3 4
Mississippi Kite 0 3 3

Total: 320 7884 7918
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Observation start time: 06:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 11 hours

Official Counter: Anna Stunkel

Observers: Harry Armistead, Joe Beatty, Megan Murante, Michael Ferrara,
Rose Leong, Wes Hetrick

Weather:
Light winds were mainly from the southwest, with mostly clear skies and hot
temperatures in the seventies to mid eighties.

Raptor Observations:
It was relatively slow, but there was a nice burst of peregrines in the
late afternoon.

Non-raptor Observations:
Observations included:

323 northbound Northern Flickers
11 Killdeer
1 American Bittern
1 Caspian Tern
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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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