Date: 8/28/18 5:42 am
From: reports--- via VA-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [VA-bird] Harvey's Knob (27 Aug 2018) 1 Raptors
Harvey's Knob
Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Aug 27, 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 0 15 15
Bald Eagle 1 14 14
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: 1 62 62
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 1 hours

Official Counter: Don Aldridge

Observers: Barry Kinzie, phillip ferguson

Visitors:
Moderate traffic on Parkway with visitors from Quebec, PA, NY, WV, NC,FL,
OH. 3 hikers on the AT.


Weather:
Temp 70f at start light NW winds. River fog and haze, visibility 2. By noon
temp 80 F, NW wind at 5 diminishing to 0 by 3 PM, scattered clouds.
Thunderstorms to the SW, Visibility 4 at end of watch.

Raptor Observations:
ABE at 10:50 low over Knob flying along the Parkway. RT low over the Knob
late in the watch flying N along the Parkway (not included in today’s
count).

Non-raptor Observations:
Thanks to Philip, Barry, and Kristine for helping out.

Predictions:
Hot & Buggy!
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Report submitted by Matthew D Hosmer (<cumberlandmatt1...>)
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