[va-bird] HSR: Snickers Gap (20 Oct 2006) 34 Raptors

Snickers Gap
20 Miles West of Leesburg, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 20, 2006
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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             32            200
Bald Eagle                   2             50            177
Northern Harrier             1             39            115
Sharp-shinned Hawk          16            502            959
Cooper's Hawk                1             94            163
Northern Goshawk             0              2              3
Red-shouldered Hawk          6             21             42
Broad-winged Hawk            0             51           6669
Red-tailed Hawk              7            151            254
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              2              2
American Kestrel             0             25            137
Merlin                       1             15             29
Peregrine Falcon             0              4             26
Unknown                                    26             67

Total:                      34           1014           8843
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Observation start time: 12:15:00 
Observation end   time: 16:15:00 
Total observation time: 4.25 hours

Official Counter: Yusuf Gantt

Observers:        

Visitors:
None


Weather:
Cold and very windy.

Raptor Observations:
Disappointing.

Non-raptor Observations:
Expected to see more birds after the cold front moved through, but it was
perhaps too windy.

Predictions:
Better than today.
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Report submitted by Yusuf Gantt (jgantt3@xxxxxxx)


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