Date: 10/8/17 9:45 pm
From: reports--- via va-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [Va-bird] Harvey's Knob (05 Oct 2017) 16 Raptors
Harvey's Knob
Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 05, 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 1 2 87
Bald Eagle 2 8 113
Northern Harrier 0 2 12
Sharp-shinned Hawk 10 18 120
Cooper's Hawk 0 6 68
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 1 11
Broad-winged Hawk 0 1 7665
Red-tailed Hawk 3 7 96
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 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: 16 48 8260
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 14:30:00
Total observation time: 5.5 hours

Official Counter: Joyce Holt

Observers:

Visitors:
Dale, Liz, Bill and Katie, Andy, Roger Reynolds (good to see him back and
healthy)


Weather:
Pleasant, with light winds. Stinkbugs were a problem toward the latter
part of the watch.

Raptor Observations:
Raven, TV, BV, RT

12:41 ABE
14:12 IBE

Non-raptor Observations:
Towhee, Chickadee, Titmouse, Worm-eating, Black-throated Green and Pine
Warbler, Blue Jay, Crow, Goldfinch, Chimney Swift


some Monarch butterflies

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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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