Date: 10/3/18 5:59 pm
From: reports--- via VA-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [VA-bird] Harvey's Knob (03 Oct 2018) 47 Raptors
Harvey's Knob
Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 03, 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 5 130
Bald Eagle 2 7 88
Northern Harrier 0 1 16
Sharp-shinned Hawk 17 40 117
Cooper's Hawk 5 9 36
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 1 1 7
Broad-winged Hawk 13 608 9226
Red-tailed Hawk 2 9 56
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 1
American Kestrel 5 8 67
Merlin 2 4 8
Peregrine Falcon 0 2 13
Unknown Accipiter 0 0 0
Unknown Buteo 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 0 3
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 1 5
Mississippi Kite 0 0 2

Total: 47 695 9775
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Observation start time: 09:00:00
Observation end time: 16:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: Dale Miller

Observers: Baron & Tina Gibson, Bob Epperson, Dan DeHart, David Kirk

Visitors:
Lots of drivers through, a few hikers too......


Weather:
Light and variable winds with birds on both sides today. Temps ranged from
65 to 76 with haze and clouds throughout the day.

Raptor Observations:
Some small kettles today on both sides with most single birds on the West
side. Two ABEs at 12:59 and 1:10.

Non-raptor Observations:
Dale (Alanddale) was the counter today as Matt has gone back to work. Dan
may be able to help on Wednesdays to come (very exciting!). Don was here
too!


Predictions:
West wind of some consequence tomorrow.
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Report submitted by Bill James (<bijame...>)
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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