Date: 10/7/19 7:06 pm
From: reports--- via VA-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [VA-bird] Kiptopeke Hawkwatch (07 Oct 2019) 98 Raptors
Kiptopeke Hawkwatch
Tip of Virginia's Eastern Shore, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 07, 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 20 491 3649
Bald Eagle 5 46 292
Northern Harrier 1 38 256
Sharp-shinned Hawk 15 681 2310
Cooper's Hawk 13 339 898
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 1 4
Broad-winged Hawk 3 101 506
Red-tailed Hawk 2 24 108
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 3 483 2880
Merlin 3 483 1750
Peregrine Falcon 33 203 524
Unknown Accipiter 0 4 4
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 2 13
Unknown Raptor 0 0 5
Mississippi Kite 0 0 3

Total: 98 2896 13202
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Observation start time: 06:30:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 9.5 hours

Official Counter: Anna Stunkel

Observers: Hal Wierenga, Harry Armistead, Joe Beatty, Lynn Davidson,
Rose Leong, Wes Hetrick

Weather:
Light winds were generally from the south southeast, with partly cloudy
skies and temperatures in the seventies.

Raptor Observations:
It was slow, but we had some nice views of peregrines again. Passerines
mobbed a Cooper's Hawk that was hanging around the platform this morning.

Non-raptor Observations:
6 Eastern Bluebirds, all lined up on the t-pole
3 Red-bellied Woodpeckers
2 Red-headed Woodpeckers
1 Eastern Phoebe
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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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