Date: 10/3/17 4:30 pm
From: reports--- via va-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [Va-bird] Harvey's Knob (03 Oct 2017) 11 Raptors
Harvey's Knob
Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 03, 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 0 85
Bald Eagle 4 6 111
Northern Harrier 0 2 12
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 7 109
Cooper's Hawk 4 6 68
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 10
Broad-winged Hawk 0 1 7665
Red-tailed Hawk 0 3 92
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 2 2 60
Merlin 0 0 8
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 11
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 1
Unknown Buteo 0 1 3
Unknown Falcon 0 0 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 4

Total: 11 28 8240
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 13:45:00
Total observation time: 5.75 hours

Official Counter: Matt Hosmer

Observers: Joyce Holt

Visitors:
Chelsea Bryant


Weather:
11-19c, Virtually no breeze to speak of, at one point maybe 3 little
clouds.

Raptor Observations:
4 Bald Eagles at the same time in the valley over Eagle Rock coincidence I
think not...
12:30
2 x ABE
2 x IMBE

Non-raptor Observations:
Approximately 30 Monarchs
5 Hikers
Light PKWY traffic.

Predictions:
Shoot...I dunno. "Sometimes you're the pigeon, sometimes you're the
statue." ~Wise ole hiker.
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Report submitted by Matthew D Hosmer (<cumberlandmatt1...>)
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