Date: 9/8/17 7:19 am
From: reports--- via va-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [Va-bird] Harvey's Knob (07 Sep 2017) 21 Raptors
Harvey's Knob
Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 07, 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 2 11 20
Bald Eagle 3 20 32
Northern Harrier 2 3 4
Sharp-shinned Hawk 5 9 18
Cooper's Hawk 3 4 13
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 1 2
Broad-winged Hawk 1 14 26
Red-tailed Hawk 2 8 22
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 2 2 8
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 2
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 1
Unknown Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 1 1

Total: 21 76 150
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Carl Christensen, Joyce Holt

Observers:

Visitors:
Carl C., Dale, Matt, King, Don Aldridge, Bill and Katie, Baron, Dillard,
Bob Epperson, Barry Kinzie.

One couple from Florida headed back home - in a very leisurely way, due to
expected impact from Hurricane Irma.



Weather:
Cool start but a very pleasant day. No gnats or stinkbugs.

Raptor Observations:
9:43 ABE
9:49 IBE
11:23 ABE
above times are EST

Raven
TV
BV

Non-raptor Observations:
Hummingbird; Goldfinch, Chimney Swift,
WB Nuthctch

One Monarch butterfly; One dragonfly




Predictions:
Very good
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Report submitted by Joyce Holt (<bluesskyjoyce...>)
Harvey's Knob information may be found at:
http://bijame.googlepages.com/home


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=482


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