Observation start time: 07:45:00 Observation end time: 16:15:00 Total observation time: 8.5 hours
Official Counter: Rose Thomas
Observers: Dave Hunter, Josh Laubach, Vic Laubach
Visitors: Shannon and Chris Updike, John Rowlett, John Fones, Tyler Terpin, Mary Ann and Thomas Christensen, Lois McKim, Kelley Lipphard, Betsy Lynn, Phillip Harpee.
Weather: Nice day, mostly sunny early and late and partly sunny 12-3pm. Light SW breezes. Pretty hazy in the distance. Temp. 18.7-27.2C
Raptor Observations: A fairly even pace of raptors throughout the day. 6 more Bald Eagles (5 adults at 9:48, 9:51, 12:55, 2:18, 2:52, and a 2nd-YR immature at 11:20). First and last raptors were Osprey at 8:43am and 3:51pm.
Non-raptor Observations: 12 Monarchs, 69 Grackles, 25 Hummingbirds, 1 Nighthawk, 35 Chimney Swifts. ======================================================================== Report submitted by Vic Laubach (<laubach...>) Rockfish Gap Hawk Watch information may be found at: http://www.rockfishgaphawkwatch.org