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Date of Report

Location of Report

Name of Reporting Party

 Daily Total

2007-Running Total

         
Total     - -

2007 Turkey Vultures

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Date of Report

Location of Report

Name of Reporting Party

 Daily Total

2007-Running Total

9/26/07 evening Kern River Preserve Alison Sheehey 1200 6371
9/25/07 evening Kern River Preserve Alison Sheehey 4,000 + 5171
9/25/07 Bodfish Darrell Barnes 175 1171
9/24/07 South Fork Wildlife Area Wally Mecham 171 996
9/21/07 SE Tehachapi Lee & Shirley 500 825
9/19/07 morning Ridgecrest Shirley Sutton 75 325
9/19/07 morning W. Ridgecrest Lee Sutton 75 250
9/18/07 evening Ridgecrest Lee Sutton 175 175
Total     - -

Raptors

Species

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2009

Osprey

33

21

9

10

12

12

11 -  

Bald Eagle

- - - - - - - - 1

White-tailed Kite

0

4

0

0

0

-

- -  

Northern Harrier

5

2

1

3

7

7

3 -  

Sharp-shinned Hawk

6

22

7

15

18

13

10 -  

Cooper's Hawk

16

21

15

16

22

20

12 -  

Northern Goshawk

1

0

1

0

1

9

3 -  

Unidentified Accipiter,

14

23

16

44

20

33

14 -  

Red-shouldered Hawk

0

0

0

0

0

-

- -  

Broad-winged Hawk

0

3

1

1

1

-

- -  

Swainson's Hawk

6

6

3

0

3

2

- -  

Zone-tailed Hawk

0

0

0

?

0

-

- -  

Red-tailed Hawk

48

20

18

32

37

49

36 -  

Ferruginous Hawk

5

6

1

1

1

6

3 -  

Rough-legged Hawk

0

3

0

0

1

-

- -  

Unidentified Buteo

4

2

3

6

5

3

5 -  

Golden Eagle

2

1

1

0

0

-

- -  

American Kestrel

24

7

8

3

3

3

5 -  

Merlin

2

1

0

0

1

-

- -  

Prairie Falcon

6

4

4

2

2

-

- -  

Peregrine Falcon

1

0

0

0

1

1

1 -  

Unidentified Falcon

1

1

1

1

0

-

-

-  

Unidentified Raptor

3

4

5

0

1

12

9 -  

Total Raptors

177

(thru 20 Oct)

151

(thru 20 Oct)

94

(thru 20 Oct)

134

(thru 17 Oct)

136

 (thru 18 Oct)

170

(thru 12 Oct)

112

(thru 14 Oct)

-  

1994/2005 Turkey Vulture Data

Year

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

Total

27,415 27,811 32,926 28,589 25,216 29,590

27,467

28,340

16,479

30,429

23,898

17,792

NOTE: These are the official totals of vultures observed over the Kelso Valley County site.


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