Date: 9/1/18 3:12 pm
From: reports--- via VA-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [VA-bird] Harvey's Knob (01 Sep 2018) 16 Raptors
Harvey's Knob
Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 01, 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 7 7 23
Bald Eagle 1 1 21
Northern Harrier 0 0 0
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 0 1
Cooper's Hawk 0 0 6
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 0
Broad-winged Hawk 5 5 30
Red-tailed Hawk 3 3 21
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 0 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: 16 16 103
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Observation start time: 09:30:00
Observation end time: 14:30:00
Total observation time: 5 hours

Official Counter: Andrew Newcomb

Observers: Dillard Childress, Kristine Newcomb, phillip ferguson

Visitors:
Somewhat busy parkway. Some hikers, a bicyclist who rode from Salem to
Bedford, the guy who adopted the overlook.


Weather:
SW winds during the last hour. Not much wind before that. 70-77F. Cloud
cover 20-75%. A t storm stopped the watch early.

Raptor Observations:
Adult Bald Eagle 11:21 AM(10:21)
5 non migrating Red Tails
Most of the birds were far out early and later, they were over head.

Non-raptor Observations:
39 Monarchs, Hummingbird, Black Swallowtails, Goldfinches, Ravens, Turkey
and Black Vultures, Chimney Swifts

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


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