Date: 9/27/17 7:13 am
From: reports--- via va-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [Va-bird] Harvey's Knob (26 Sep 2017) 23 Raptors
Harvey's Knob
Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 26, 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 73 82
Bald Eagle 0 90 102
Northern Harrier 0 9 10
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3 81 90
Cooper's Hawk 4 44 53
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 9 10
Broad-winged Hawk 13 7647 7659
Red-tailed Hawk 0 65 79
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 45 51
Merlin 0 7 7
Peregrine Falcon 0 11 11
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 1
Unknown Buteo 0 1 2
Unknown Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 4 4

Total: 23 8088 8162
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Bill James

Observers: Darryl Martin, Don A., Mike Crowder, Roger Baroody

Visitors:
The chicken farmer and family......


Weather:
Cool morning, hot afternoon (65-86F) with fair visibility (4) and variable
cloudiness (10 to 40%) and somewhat improved visibility (3-4) with light,
variable winds.

Raptor Observations:
Hoping for a late run of Broadwings or at least some Eagles for Darryl, but
alas.....

Non-raptor Observations:
Full parking lot has been replaced by space. More room for the stinkbugs!
Thanks to Don for his continuing presence and willingness and good eyes!
And Mike for his continuing support and presence! Miss Carl.

Predictions:
What will be, will be...
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Report submitted by Bill James (<bijam...>)
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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