Date: 9/8/18 3:38 pm
From: reports--- via VA-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [VA-bird] Harvey's Knob (08 Sep 2018) 3 Raptors
Harvey's Knob
Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 08, 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 25 41
Bald Eagle 0 7 27
Northern Harrier 0 1 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 3 4
Cooper's Hawk 0 1 7
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 2 2
Broad-winged Hawk 0 18 43
Red-tailed Hawk 1 9 27
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 2 3 3

Total: 3 72 159
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Observation start time: 09:45:00
Observation end time: 13:45:00
Total observation time: 4 hours

Official Counter: Andrew Newcomb

Observers: Kristine Newcomb, phillip ferguson

Visitors:
A few Section Hikers and 1 thru hiker.
Dave the Van Man. Somewhat busy parkway


Weather:
Very cloudy day. Low visibility. 62-67F. SW winds that started slow but
picked up as the day went on. Stared to hear thunder towards the end of the
watch

Raptor Observations:
The only raptor migrator was a Red Tail at 11:56 AM (10:56)
Local Red Tail on Bedford side

Non-raptor Observations:
2 Monarchs, A lot of Vultures, Ravens, Cabbage Whites, 2 Lizards,
Goldfinches, Chimney Swifts, Dove, Hummingbirds

Predictions:
Hopefully better
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Report submitted by Kris Newcomb ()
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