Date: 9/5/18 5:50 pm
From: reports--- via VA-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [VA-bird] Harvey's Knob (05 Sep 2018) 16 Raptors
Harvey's Knob
Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 05, 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 4 14 30
Bald Eagle 0 3 23
Northern Harrier 0 1 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 1 2
Cooper's Hawk 1 1 7
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 2 2
Broad-winged Hawk 6 13 38
Red-tailed Hawk 2 7 25
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 1 2
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 1 1 1
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 1 1 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 0

Total: 16 45 132
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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: Baron Gibson, Dale

Visitors:
Phil, Kristine, Bob E., Barry K., Roger Reynolds.


Weather:
19C-31C, virtually no wind, 25-75% cloud coverage, limited visibility in
the distance. Very muggy.

Raptor Observations:
1 CH headed north.
2 local RT's.

Non-raptor Observations:
1 DC Cormorant headed S.

Gnats, no-see-ums, biting flies were on a whole 'nother level today...Never
used bug spray at the watch before, didn't help.

Predictions:
"The bird who has eaten cannot fly with the bird that is hungry." Omaha
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Report submitted by Matthew D Hosmer (<cumberlandmatt1...>)
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