Observation start time: 08:00:00 Observation end time: 15:00:00 Total observation time: 7 hours
Official Counter: Bob Kelly, John Mercer
Observers: Bob Kelly, Chuck Root, John Mercer
Weather: Cloudy threatening rain all day but only an occasional spitting. Temperature in the 70's winds light and shifting.
Non-raptor Observations: Monarch Butterfly were on the move today, we counted 972. They were everywhere, from way our visible by binocular only to so close we had to duck as they almost bumped us on the head. Canada Geese also sailed by in high groups. We counted 191 as migrating.
Predictions: Possible drizzle in the morning, cooler, temperature reaching only 65. It should be mostly cloudy with winds ENE 9mph ======================================================================== Report submitted by John Mercer (<mercer1135...>) Rose Tree Park information may be found at: www.rtphawkwatch.org