Observation start time: 08:30:00 Observation end time: 15:00:00 Total observation time: 6.5 hours
Official Counter: Rose Thomas
Visitors: Mike and Mary Ann Gorman, Walt Childs, Ko-Jen Shih, Joe and Jan Thomas.
Weather: Mostly cloudy early becoming mostly sunny after 10am. Slight SSE breeze. Clear visibility. 16-19.5C.
Raptor Observations: Three immature Bald Eagles: 1:54 1st-YR, 2:22 3rd-YR, 2:33 age unknown to the west circling with a few vultures. First raptor 9:19 SS.
Non-raptor Observations: This afternoon, three workmen (probably from VDOT) were observed on Rockpile 2 where they tore down the two remaining teepees with a chain saw. Rockpile 2 is now clean. ======================================================================== Report submitted by Vic Laubach (<laubach...>) Rockfish Gap Hawk Watch information may be found at: http://www.rockfishgaphawkwatch.org