Date: 9/27/19 6:00 pm
From: reports--- via VA-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [VA-bird] Kiptopeke Hawkwatch (27 Sep 2019) 506 Raptors
Kiptopeke Hawkwatch
Tip of Virginia's Eastern Shore, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 27, 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 66 2652 2675
Bald Eagle 6 215 217
Northern Harrier 11 183 183
Sharp-shinned Hawk 129 1322 1322
Cooper's Hawk 76 389 390
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 1 1
Broad-winged Hawk 18 361 363
Red-tailed Hawk 8 73 75
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 109 2079 2082
Merlin 41 964 964
Peregrine Falcon 42 136 136
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: 506 8390 8424
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Observation start time: 06:00:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 11 hours

Official Counter: Anna Stunkel, Bob Anderson

Observers: Bob Anderson, Brian Taber, Harry Armistead, Joe Beatty,
Megan Murante, Steve Thornhill, Thuy Tran

Weather:
Moderate winds were generally from the east, with partly cloudy skies and
temperatures in the seventies.

Raptor Observations:
There was a nice flight today, and peregrine numbers are beginning to
increase.

Non-raptor Observations:
Tree Swallow numbers have been on the rise. We had a nice view of a
Pileated Woodpecker this morning.
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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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