Date: 10/1/19 5:26 pm
From: reports--- via VA-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [VA-bird] Kiptopeke Hawkwatch (01 Oct 2019) 451 Raptors
Kiptopeke Hawkwatch
Tip of Virginia's Eastern Shore, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 01, 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 160 160 3318
Bald Eagle 5 5 251
Northern Harrier 4 4 222
Sharp-shinned Hawk 56 56 1685
Cooper's Hawk 34 34 593
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 3
Broad-winged Hawk 18 18 423
Red-tailed Hawk 8 8 92
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 11 11 2408
Merlin 83 83 1350
Peregrine Falcon 72 72 393
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 11
Unknown Raptor 0 0 5
Mississippi Kite 0 0 3

Total: 451 451 10757
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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: Betsy Foster, Bob Anderson, Bob Rineer, Chris Foster,
Hal Wierenga, Harry Armistead, Joe Beatty, Lynn Davidson,
Megan Murante, Rose Leong, Thuy Tran, Wes Hetrick

Weather:
Winds were light and variable, with skies mostly cloudy in the morning
becoming gradually clear in the afternoon. Temperatures were in the
seventies.

Raptor Observations:
There was a decent flight, with good numbers of Ospreys, Merlins, and
peregrines.

Non-raptor Observations:
A Rose-breasted Grosbeak flew by.
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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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