Date: 9/13/17 3:22 pm
From: reports--- via va-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [Va-bird] Harvey's Knob (13 Sep 2017) 50 Raptors
Harvey's Knob
Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 13, 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 1 29 38
Bald Eagle 4 41 53
Northern Harrier 1 6 7
Sharp-shinned Hawk 7 17 26
Cooper's Hawk 4 13 22
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 2 3
Broad-winged Hawk 29 296 308
Red-tailed Hawk 3 21 35
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 1 14 20
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: 50 443 517
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Observation start time: 09:30:00
Observation end time: 17:15:00
Total observation time: 7.75 hours

Official Counter: Matt Hosmer

Observers: Baron Gibson, Darryl Martin, King Irvin, Mike Crowder

Visitors:
Most of the gang was up, some visitors outside my knowledge of names
forgive me, but you know who you are.


Weather:
Watch started off socked in then cleared around 10ish, Temps were betwixt
22-25c. Light wind south/variable, partly cloudy, good visibility.

Raptor Observations:
11:28 ABE
11:47 ABE
12:26 x2 UnAged BE

One ABE not counted.

Non-raptor Observations:
An awesome kettle of NightHawks 30ish around noon.

Predictions:
When the mountains are calling don't let it go to voicemail, you would be
doing John Muir a disservice...
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Report submitted by Matthew D Hosmer (<cumberlandmatt1...>)
Harvey's Knob information may be found at:
http://bijame.googlepages.com/home


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