Date: 8/28/17 2:50 pm
From: reports--- via va-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [Va-bird] Harvey's Knob (28 Aug 2017) 14 Raptors
Harvey's Knob
Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Aug 28, 2017
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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 3 8 8
Bald Eagle 2 6 6
Northern Harrier 0 1 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 6 6
Cooper's Hawk 0 8 8
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 1 1
Broad-winged Hawk 5 10 10
Red-tailed Hawk 4 12 12
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 6 6
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 1 1
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 14 59 59
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Observation start time: 10:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 5 hours

Official Counter: Matt Hosmer

Observers: Bill James

Visitors:
Kristine N. and the dude that hikes a lot.


Weather:
Cool temps 18-22c, light easterly breeze, cloud cover throughout the day,
some haze clearing late.

Raptor Observations:
A.B.E. 11:16
A.B.E. 14:17

Non-raptor Observations:
Bunch of cool butterflies, hikers, light pkwy traffic.

Predictions:
"Soar to new heights be a keen observer, swoop down on new opportunities
rise above it all, spread your wings find a field that suits you. The sky's
the limit."
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Report submitted by Matt Hosmer ()
Harvey's Knob information may be found at:
http://bijame.googlepages.com/home



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