Date: 9/6/18 6:06 pm
From: reports--- via VA-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [VA-bird] Harvey's Knob (06 Sep 2018) 3 Raptors
Harvey's Knob
Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 06, 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 14 30
Bald Eagle 0 3 23
Northern Harrier 0 1 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 2 3
Cooper's Hawk 0 1 7
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 2 2
Broad-winged Hawk 0 13 38
Red-tailed Hawk 1 8 26
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 1 2
Merlin 0 0 0
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 1 1 1

Total: 3 48 135
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 14:00:00
Total observation time: 5 hours

Official Counter: Joyce Holt

Observers: Bill James, Katie James

Visitors:
Nice couple from Forest who protested the destruction of the milkweed by
the Parkway were by preparing for a trip south and checking out the now
thriving milkweed.
David helped us out today.


Weather:
Winds 2 to 4 from variable westside directions and 2 to 4 speeds; humidity
varied from 75 to 64; cloud cover 90 to 75%; visibility 3.

Raptor Observations:
Not much happening today.

Non-raptor Observations:
One raven. Not much traffic, too many motorbikes.

Predictions:
Got to be better....................




or does it......
Yes, Martinsville day after all.....
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Report submitted by Bill James (<bijam...>)
Harvey's Knob information may be found at:
http://bijame.googlepages.com/home


More site information at hawkcount.org: http://hawkcount.org/siteinfo.php?rsite=482


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