Observation start time: 08:30:00 Observation end time: 14:30:00 Total observation time: 6 hours
Official Counter: David Brunstetter
Observers: Bill & Katie James, Dillard Childress, Goffs
Visitors: Annie D, Phillip, and Randy stopped by to help out. Parkway traffic was surprisingly light today.
Weather: Beautiful day with temperatures starting at 63F. Most of day was spent in the 70's, but topped out at 80F. Cloud cover was 50-100%. There was haze, but excellent visibility (a 5). Winds started in the NW, but switched to easterly around 10:30a. Winds were variable in intensity from 0-3.
Raptor Observations: Most raptors were seen in the eastern valley. Very few local RT's today. BE was a 3rd or 4th year seen at 1150a.
Non-raptor Observations: 14 monarchs were seen today.
Predictions: More beautiful weather and more birds. ======================================================================== Report submitted by Dave Brunstetter (<DRB57...>) Harvey's Knob information may be found at: http://bijame.googlepages.com/home