Date: 9/30/19 7:56 pm
From: reports--- via VA-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [VA-bird] Kiptopeke Hawkwatch (30 Sep 2019) 627 Raptors
Kiptopeke Hawkwatch
Tip of Virginia's Eastern Shore, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 30, 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 157 3135 3158
Bald Eagle 9 244 246
Northern Harrier 8 218 218
Sharp-shinned Hawk 123 1629 1629
Cooper's Hawk 64 558 559
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 3 3
Broad-winged Hawk 14 403 405
Red-tailed Hawk 1 82 84
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 89 2394 2397
Merlin 121 1267 1267
Peregrine Falcon 40 321 321
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 1 11 11
Unknown Raptor 0 4 5
Mississippi Kite 0 3 3

Total: 627 10272 10306
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Observation start time: 06:00:00
Observation end time: 17:30:00
Total observation time: 11.5 hours

Official Counter: Anna Stunkel

Observers: Betsy Foster, Bob Anderson, Chris Foster, Hal Wierenga,
Harry Armistead, Joe Beatty, Kevin McGann, Lynn Davidson,
Megan Murante, Rose Leong, Thuy Tran, Wes Hetrick

Weather:
Light to moderate winds were mainly from the east northeast, with partly
cloudy skies and temperatures in the seventies.

Raptor Observations:
There was a pretty good flight, with an especially nice movement of Merlins
late in the day.

Non-raptor Observations:
Highlights included:

7 Great Blue Herons
5 Northern Pintail
1 Baltimore Oriole
1 Eastern Kingbird
1 Northern Waterthrush
1 Solitary Sandpiper
1 White Ibis
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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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