Observation start time: 07:30:00 Observation end time: 15:00:00 Total observation time: 7.5 hours
Official Counter: David Brown
Observers: Carol Spease, Hank Davis, Joe Russell, Joe Sebastiani, Judy Montgomery, Kim Steininger, Steve Grunwald
Weather: The day started cool with moderate north winds. The skies were partly sunny increasing to nearly overcast. The winds calmed throughout the day.
Raptor Observations: We had a nice mix of migrant raptor species for our first official day of the count. The first migrant raptor was a male Northern Harrier that flew directly over us.
A big thanks to Carol Spease who acted as data recorder all day.
Non-raptor Observations: At least 2 Common Ravens, an Olive-sided Flycatcher perched in a bare tree for most of the afternoon, Tennessee Warbler, 14 monarchs
Predictions: Cool with scattered showers and moderate east winds. ======================================================================== Report submitted by David Brown (<davidebrownpa...>) Ashland Nature Center information may be found at: www.delnature.org