Date: 9/26/18 5:33 pm
From: reports--- via VA-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [VA-bird] Harvey's Knob (26 Sep 2018) 214 Raptors
Harvey's Knob
Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 26, 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 10 89 105
Bald Eagle 0 20 40
Northern Harrier 0 9 9
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4 53 54
Cooper's Hawk 1 10 16
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 4 4
Broad-winged Hawk 197 2843 2868
Red-tailed Hawk 1 25 43
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 1 1
American Kestrel 1 21 22
Merlin 0 3 3
Peregrine Falcon 0 6 6
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 3 3
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 4 4
Mississippi Kite 0 2 2

Total: 214 3093 3180
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 8 hours

Official Counter: Matt Hosmer

Observers: Allen, Dale, Darryl Martin

Visitors:
Baron G., Bob E., Bill J., Kristine N., Phil F.


Weather:
17.22c-26.66c, light variable wind, 75%-100% cloud coverage throughout,
rain came in towards end of watch.

Raptor Observations:
Observed southbound birds of prey.

Non-raptor Observations:
A few hikers, light traffic, approx 200 monarchs.

Predictions:
"People who say that an anorexic "eats like a bird" have clearly had no
experience with bluejays." ~David J. Beard
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Report submitted by Matthew D Hosmer (<cumberlandmatt1...>)
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