Observation start time: 07:00:00 Observation end time: 16:30:00 Total observation time: 9.5 hours
Official Counter: Anna Stunkel
Observers: Bob Anderson, Harry Armistead, Joe Beatty, Thuy Tran
Weather: Light winds were generally from the southwest, with sunny skies and temperatures in the high sixties to low eighties.
Raptor Observations: Relatively slow, with mostly Ospreys and some kestrels moving. The first broad-wing of the season passed far off to the east.
Non-raptor Observations: There was an amazing movement of Red-headed Woodpeckers today, with nineteen seen heading southwards. Many Chimney Swifts (~204 individuals) and Barn Swallows were also moving. Other highlights included:
2 Red-bellied Woodpeckers
15 Monarchs 1 Gray Squirrel
======================================================================== Report submitted by Brian Taber (<Taberzz...>) Kiptopeke Hawkwatch information may be found at: www.cvwo.org