Date: 9/21/17 6:25 pm
From: reports--- via va-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [Va-bird] Harvey's Knob (21 Sep 2017) 131 Raptors
Harvey's Knob
Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 21, 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 4 51 60
Bald Eagle 0 86 98
Northern Harrier 0 6 7
Sharp-shinned Hawk 5 65 74
Cooper's Hawk 2 27 36
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 8 9
Broad-winged Hawk 113 6619 6631
Red-tailed Hawk 2 48 62
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 2 38 44
Merlin 1 6 6
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 1 3 3

Total: 131 6968 7042
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Observation start time: 07:45:00
Observation end time: 16:15:00
Total observation time: 8.5 hours

Official Counter: Joyce Holt, Matt Hosmer

Observers:

Visitors:
Many-sorry if I did not list you here. Liz, Matt, Christine/Dana/Andrew,
Allen A.,TAD F., Bob & Connie, Mike C., Toni, Julie, Darryl & Pam, Baron &
Tina, Philip, Bill & Katie, Steve, George, Don A.


Weather:
Fog in the valley which cleared out into haze in the 10-11 hour. Various
cloud cover and wind direction. Warm temps.

Raptor Observations:
BV. TV, Raven

Non-raptor Observations:
Goldfinch, Blue Jay, Chimney Swift.

Toni Pepin had an impressive list from a hike from Pine Tree OV to Harvey's
on the AT.
Black-thoated Green W.,American Redstart. Bay-breasted W.,Blackburnian W.,
Yellow-thoated W., Black and white W., Tennessee W., Red-eyed V.,
Blue-headed V., Philadelphia V., Tufted Titmice, Carolina Chickadees,
White-breasted Nuthatch, Downy W., Hairy W.,Eastern Wood-Peewee


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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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