Observation start time: 08:45:00 Observation end time: 12:00:00 Total observation time: 3.25 hours
Official Counter: Rod Chase
Observers: Bill LaFleche, Bill Rasku
First School group had 100+ middle school students from Worcester Academy. They were flying a drone as well....
Weather: Very hazy (even Watatic barely visible). Vis 10mi/16km Sunny blue skies, wind SW 15mph/24kph with gusts to 25mph/40kph. Temp 71-77F/21-25C.
Migrant: 10:04 1 Peregrine
Locals: 2 imm RT, 1 merlin, 1 BW, 2 TV, 1 imm BE.
Non-raptor Observations: 2 ravens
Predictions: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain and frequent lightning. Patchy fog between noon and 4pm. High near 72. South wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible. I won't be up -- but working outside should be a blast... ======================================================================== Report submitted by Rod Chase (<rodchase...>) Wachusett Mountain information may be found at: www.massbird.org/emhw