Date: 9/20/17 3:37 pm
From: reports--- via va-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [Va-bird] Harvey's Knob (20 Sep 2017) 442 Raptors
Harvey's Knob
Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 20, 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 47 56
Bald Eagle 12 86 98
Northern Harrier 0 6 7
Sharp-shinned Hawk 15 60 69
Cooper's Hawk 6 25 34
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 7 8
Broad-winged Hawk 399 6506 6518
Red-tailed Hawk 4 46 60
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 3 36 42
Merlin 0 5 5
Peregrine Falcon 0 9 9
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 1 2
Unknown Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 2 2

Total: 442 6837 6911
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 17:00:00
Total observation time: 9 hours

Official Counter: Matt Hosmer

Observers: Baron Gibson, Dale, Dave Brunstetter, Don A.

Visitors:
Rene and Hollins, Toni and VaWestern, David B, Bob, Don A, Dale M, The
Austins, Baron/Tina, Bill J, that one guy, and everybody else...if I missed
you my apologies. Thanks for coming and helping out.


Weather:
Temps betwixt 18°-26°c, light wind from the N, light clouds to cloudy to
less cloudy. Thunder storms rolled through the valley late in the watch.

Raptor Observations:
10:45 ABE, 12:35 IBE, 12:48 ABE/IBE, 12:49 ABE, 12:57 IBE, 13:12 ABE, 14:18
ABEx2, 14:29 IBE, 14:58x2 unaged BE.

Non-raptor Observations:
Lots o' people, light traffic, did not notice and hikers.

Predictions:
“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.”
~Einstein
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Report submitted by Matthew D Hosmer (<cumberlandmatt1...>)
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