Date: 10/6/19 6:56 am
From: reports--- via VA-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [VA-bird] Harvey's Knob (05 Oct 2019) 3 Raptors
Harvey's Knob
Roanoke, Virginia, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Oct 05, 2019
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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 2 76
Bald Eagle 0 3 75
Northern Harrier 0 2 12
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 9 72
Cooper's Hawk 0 2 22
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 0 10
Broad-winged Hawk 1 3 5984
Red-tailed Hawk 1 4 66
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 0 2 40
Merlin 0 0 5
Peregrine Falcon 0 1 13
Unknown Accipiter 0 1 6
Unknown Buteo 0 0 1
Unknown Falcon 0 0 0
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Raptor 0 0 7

Total: 3 29 6389
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Observation start time: 10:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 5 hours

Official Counter: Liz Williams

Observers: Dale, Dave Brunstetter, Williams

Visitors:
Barefooted fellow. Nice couple from New England happy to find a hawk
watch.


Weather:
Overcast all day with welcome cooler temps. Wind was primarily from the
southeast 1 to 2 with visibility 4.

Raptor Observations:
Few birds except for participants. Vultures all day tricking us.

Non-raptor Observations:
Not much traffic on the road or in the air.

Predictions:
Looks unfortunately similar.
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Report submitted by Bill James (<bijame...>)
Harvey's Knob information may be found at:
http://bijame.googlepages.com/home


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