Date: 11/21/20 2:26 pm
From: <reports...>
Subject: [va-bird] Snickers Gap (21 Nov 2020) 15 Raptors
Snickers Gap
20 Miles West of Leesburg, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Nov 21, 2020
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Black Vulture 0 26 26
Turkey Vulture 0 114 114
Osprey 0 1 39
Bald Eagle 1 37 189
Northern Harrier 0 7 38
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 15 440
Cooper's Hawk 0 11 69
Northern Goshawk 0 1 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 3 28 73
Broad-winged Hawk 0 0 3935
Red-tailed Hawk 11 432 634
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 7 8
American Kestrel 0 3 44
Merlin 0 1 9
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 6
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 6
Unknown Buteo 0 0 2
Unknown Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 15 684 5634
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Observation start time: 09:30:00
Observation end time: 14:45:00
Total observation time: 5.25 hours

Official Counter: Joan Boudreau and Bob Abrams, The Littles

Observers: Joan Boudreau and Bob Abrams

Visitors:
Lots of passers-by asking the regular "what are you looking at" question.


Weather:
Mostly cloudy some drizzle in the late morning, light wind from the west.

Raptor Observations:


Non-raptor Observations:
Eastern Bluebird(2), American Robins(50), Northern Flicker(1), European
Starling(20), American Crow(5), Mourning Dove(1), Hermit Thrush(1), Cedar
Waxwing(30), Canada Geese(10), Tufted Titmouse(2), White-breasted
Nuthatch(2), Common Raven(8), Pileated Woodpecker(1), other small flocks of
song birds, Turkey Vultures and Black Vultures.
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Report submitted by Joan Boudreau & Bob Abrams (<icepeep...>)


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