[va-bird] HSR: Kiptopeke State Park (14 Oct 2005) 123 Raptors

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Kiptopeke State Park
Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 14, 2005
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Species            Day's Count    Month Total   Season Total
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Black Vulture                0             72            277
Turkey Vulture              15             65            111
Osprey                      18            612           2423
Bald Eagle                   6             87            176
Northern Harrier             2             52            333
Sharp-shinned Hawk           7           1876           3173
Cooper's Hawk               11            526           1123
Northern Goshawk             0              0              0
Red-shouldered Hawk          0              1              3
Broad-winged Hawk            0            199            838
Red-tailed Hawk              0             52            122
Rough-legged Hawk            0              0              0
Golden Eagle                 0              0              2
American Kestrel            18            690           4537
Merlin                      37            279           1002
Peregrine Falcon             9            386            603
Unknown                      0              8             58
Swainson's Hawk              0              0              1

Total:                     123           4905          14782
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Observation start time: 06:00:00 
Observation end   time: 17:30:00 
Total observation time: 7.5 hours

Official Counter: Sam Stuart

Observers:        Bob Anderson, Jamie Cameron, Sue Cameron

Weather:
crappy morning getting much better after 2pm

Raptor Observations:
1st blue jack of the season

Non-raptor Observations:
Brain Z. had 2 Clay-colored Sparrows off the platform
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Report submitted by Zachary N. Smith (zsgavilan@xxxxxxxxxxx)


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