Observation start time: 06:45:00 Observation end time: 16:30:00 Total observation time: 9.75 hours
Official Counter: Anna Stunkel
Observers: Joe Beatty
Weather: Strong winds were generally from the east northeast, with overcast skies and temperatures in the sixties and low seventies.
Raptor Observations: Falcons are here! There was a nice late afternoon movement of kestrels and Merlins, with quite a few chasing interactions between Merlins. One Merlin repeatedly captured dragonflies and landed on the telephone pole nearby.
Non-raptor Observations: It was a quieter morning compared with the past few days. Sightings included:
34 White Ibises 1 Great Egret 1 Wilson's Snipe
10 Monarchs ======================================================================== Report submitted by Brian Taber (<Taberzz...>) Kiptopeke Hawkwatch information may be found at: www.cvwo.org