Observation start time: 09:00:00 Observation end time: 15:00:00 Total observation time: 6 hours
Official Counter: David Kirk
Visitors: Ranger Martha stopped for a nice visit.
Weather: Temperatures from 17C > 24C. Clear skies early with haze in valleys but by mid-afternoon high ceiling cloud cover at 100% with increasing lower clouds. No precipitation with winds from NW changing to WSW at 1-2 with gusts of 3. Visibility at 4. Humidity at end of day 34% with dew point at 49.
Raptor Observations: Very few with exception of T.Vs. in flight all day.
Non-raptor Observations: Vehicle traffic moderate on Parkway with no hikers passing through on AT. Peaches on tree at North end of parking lot going quickly. Bikers from Mexico heading to Canada and bikers from Canada heading to Mexico. Long conversation between the two groups in middle of parking lot. Good time was had by all. A Monarch Caterpillar ate its way through one leaf of a milkweed plant taking it time doing it.
Predictions: About the same ======================================================================== Report submitted by David Kirk (<dakirk42...>) Harvey's Knob information may be found at: http://bijame.googlepages.com/home