Date: 11/11/19 1:17 pm
From: reports--- via VA-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [VA-bird] Kiptopeke Hawkwatch (11 Nov 2019) 12 Raptors
Kiptopeke Hawkwatch
Tip of Virginia's Eastern Shore, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 11, 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 0 13 3949
Bald Eagle 1 129 637
Northern Harrier 4 41 409
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4 102 4356
Cooper's Hawk 2 82 2214
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 43 83
Broad-winged Hawk 0 2 542
Red-tailed Hawk 0 134 369
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 2 5
American Kestrel 1 16 3432
Merlin 0 6 2178
Peregrine Falcon 0 3 640
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 13
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 16
Unknown Raptor 0 0 11
Mississippi Kite 0 0 3
Swainson's Hawk 0 1 1

Total: 12 574 18858
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Observation start time: 07:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Anna Stunkel, Harry Armistead

Observers: Harry Armistead, Paul Shanahan

Weather:
Light winds were generally from the southwest, with partly cloudy skies and
balmy temperatures in the high fifties to mid sixties.

Raptor Observations:
Very slow, although we had some nice views of harriers flying on the
bayside again.

Non-raptor Observations:
25 scoter sp.
5 American Goldfinches
4 Eastern Bluebirds
2 Cedar Waxwings
2 Great Blue Herons
2 Hermit Thrushes
2 Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers (seen tussling on the ground at one point,
which was interesting)
1 Horned Lark
1 House Finch
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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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