Date: 8/26/18 8:51 am
From: reports--- via VA-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [VA-bird] Harvey's Knob (25 Aug 2018) 3 Raptors
Harvey's Knob
Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Aug 25, 2018
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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 10 10
Bald Eagle 2 13 13
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 0 0
Cooper's Hawk 0 3 3
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 0 12 12
Red-tailed Hawk 0 17 17
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 1 1
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 3 56 56
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Observation start time: 10:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 5 hours

Official Counter: Andrew Newcomb

Observers: Dillard Childress, Goffs, Kristine Newcomb,
phillip ferguson

Visitors:
Talked to a guy that wants to take care of Harveys Knob with friends of the
Parkway and he wants to take down the tree in front of the sign.
A lot of traffic on the parkway.
Few Hikers
Thanks to my parents for driving me up there and feeding me


Weather:
66-71F. Slow SW winds. Had very good visibility. Cloud cover about 65-85%

Raptor Observations:
Adult and 1st year Bald Eagle at 10:53 AM (9:53)
An Osprey took the same path about 20 minutes later over head on the
Bedford side.
Great views of all three


Non-raptor Observations:
76 Monarchs, Goldfinches, Chimney Swifts, Pileated Woodpecker, Dove,
Ravens, Turkey Vultures, Blue Jay, Tiger and Black Swallowtails, Cabbage
Whites

Predictions:
Little Rain, Little Hotter
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Report submitted by Kris Newcomb ()
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http://bijame.googlepages.com/home


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