Date: 9/27/17 6:49 pm
From: reports--- via va-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [Va-bird] Harvey's Knob (27 Sep 2017) 12 Raptors
Harvey's Knob
Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 27, 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 0 73 82
Bald Eagle 3 93 105
Northern Harrier 0 9 10
Sharp-shinned Hawk 3 84 93
Cooper's Hawk 3 47 56
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 9 10
Broad-winged Hawk 0 7647 7659
Red-tailed Hawk 1 66 80
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 2 47 53
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: 12 8100 8174
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 14:30:00
Total observation time: 6.5 hours

Official Counter: Matt Hosmer

Observers: Baron Gibson, Dan, Kristine Newcomb, phillip ferguson

Visitors:
A pretty chill couple from Central Massachusetts hung out for a spell.


Weather:
Temps 18°-30°c respectively, one cloud over Purgatory the whole watch, wind
from the North at first then variable.

Raptor Observations:
11:55 1 IMBE, 1 ABE
12:22 1 IMBE

Non-raptor Observations:
Approx. 25 Monarchs, light traffic, 2 hikers.

Predictions:
“The earth has music for those who listen.” ~Shakespeare
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Report submitted by Matthew D Hosmer (<cumberlandmatt1...>)
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