Date: 9/30/18 1:52 pm
From: reports--- via VA-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [VA-bird] Harvey's Knob (30 Sep 2018) Raptors
Harvey's Knob
Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 30, 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 0 109 125
Bald Eagle 0 61 81
Northern Harrier 0 15 15
Sharp-shinned Hawk 0 76 77
Cooper's Hawk 0 21 27
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 6 6
Broad-winged Hawk 0 8593 8618
Red-tailed Hawk 0 29 47
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 1 1
American Kestrel 0 58 59
Merlin 0 4 4
Peregrine Falcon 0 11 11
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: 0 8993 9080
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 14:30:00
Total observation time: 6.5 hours

Official Counter: David Brunstetter

Observers: Darryl & Pam Martin, Mitch Mitchell

Visitors:
Lots of help today: Gene, Gretch, Mitch, Carl(2), Matt(2), Darryl and Pam,
Phillip, Tim, Mary Lou and Sid, Another Mary Lou and her husband, Keith,
Annie, Judy and Husband, Randy, Sue (who was very excited re a hatching
monarch) and her husband, Kathryn, Marlarane (sp?), Porter, John, Tina,
Baron, and Elizabeth and family.


Weather:
Socked in all day except for a brief 15 minute window into the western
valley at 12:30p. Easterly wind up to a 3. Temp 59-65F.

Raptor Observations:
No records today. No raptors were seen

Non-raptor Observations:
Good looks at a Red-breasted Nuthatch. Had a monarch chrysalis showing
signs of hatching. A few monarchs did show up in the afternoon.

Predictions:
Hopefully the clouds will lift.
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Report submitted by Dave Brunstetter (<DRB57...>)
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