Date: 8/29/18 3:25 pm
From: reports--- via VA-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [VA-bird] Harvey's Knob (29 Aug 2018) 8 Raptors
Harvey's Knob
Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Aug 29, 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 16 16
Bald Eagle 0 16 16
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 0 0
Cooper's Hawk 1 5 5
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 7 21 21
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: 8 76 76
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Matt Hosmer

Observers: Bob Epperson, Dale, Don A.

Visitors:
Dave from Persepolis.


Weather:
21.66C-31.11C, decent variable breeze all day, 0-75% cloud cover by end
of watch, hazy.

Raptor Observations:
Couple local RT's.

Non-raptor Observations:
Over 100 Monarch, hard to keep accurate count at times as there were so
many.

Predictions:
"When a man moves away from nature his heart becomes hard." Lakota
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Report submitted by Matthew D Hosmer (<cumberlandmatt1...>)
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