Date: 10/10/17 1:42 pm
From: reports--- via va-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [Va-bird] Harvey's Knob (10 Oct 2017) 1 Raptors
Harvey's Knob
Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 10, 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 3 88
Bald Eagle 0 9 114
Northern Harrier 1 4 14
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 33 135
Cooper's Hawk 0 9 71
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 1 11
Broad-winged Hawk 0 1 7665
Red-tailed Hawk 0 14 103
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 3 61
Merlin 0 0 8
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 12
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 2
Unknown Buteo 0 1 3
Unknown Falcon 0 0 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 4

Total: 1 80 8292
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Observation start time: 10:00:00
Observation end time: 13:00:00
Total observation time: 3 hours

Official Counter: Joyce Holt

Observers:

Visitors:
Some Parkway traffic; a few day-hikers


Weather:
Visibility was good after a brief period of fog lifted. The Great Valley
was half shrouded in low clouds (looked like a lake with small islands) bur
it did not last long. I could have seen raptors overhead if there had been
any.

Raptor Observations:
No Ravens or local RT.
First TV observed at 12:49 DST; no BV
one wrong way (flapping) SS at 11:45 DST



















































































Non-raptor Observations:
Blue Jay, Chimney Swift, Pileated WP, Downy WP.

Monarch butterflies = three

lots of gnats and stinkbugs
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Report submitted by Joyce Holt (<bluesskyjoyce...>)
Harvey's Knob information may be found at:
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