Observation start time: 06:30:00 Observation end time: 17:30:00 Total observation time: 11 hours
Official Counter: Anna Stunkel
Observers: Ned Brinkley
Visitors: Many thanks to all who helped out today!
Weather: Light winds were variable in the morning, becoming mostly from the west during the afternoon. Skies were mostly clear with a few clouds in the afternoon. Temperatures were in the sixties to mid eighties.
Raptor Observations: We had excellent numbers and species diversity today. Many kestrels, accipiters, and Ospreys were on the move in particular. We also had a few broad-wing kettles with ~20-45 birds in them. Birds were very high in the morning, but they came down nice and low in the afternoon.
Non-raptor Observations: There was a good amount of passerine activity in the trees behind the platform this morning, with plenty of American Redstarts and other warblers. Other highlights included: