Observation start time: 06:00:00 Observation end time: 17:30:00 Total observation time: 11.5 hours
Official Counter: Anna Stunkel
Observers: Hal Wierenga, Harry Armistead, Joe Beatty, Katie Garst, Lynn Davidson
Weather: Light winds were variable, often from the east and east southeast. Skies were mostly clear in the morning and partly to mostly cloudy in the afternoon. Temperatures were in the fifties to low seventies.
Raptor Observations: Another slow day with high-flying raptors.
Non-raptor Observations: Our mockingbird songster continues to amaze us. Renditions today included Hairy Woodpecker, Killdeer, Red-eyed Vireo, Yellow-billed Cuckoo, Northern Cardinal, probable Common Grackle, Barn Swallow, Royal Tern, and Brown Thrasher. Sightings included:
1 American Black Duck 1 Dickcissel 2 Golden-crowned Kinglets (FOS)
72 Monarchs ======================================================================== Report submitted by Brian Taber (<Taberzz...>) Kiptopeke Hawkwatch information may be found at: www.cvwo.org