Observation start time: 08:30:00 Observation end time: 16:00:00 Total observation time: 7.5 hours
Official Counter: Brian Hardiman
Observers: Brian Butler, Jim Thomson, Maura Griffin, Stephen Bagen
Visitors: Additional observers: Scott Wood, Dan Brill, Al Boyd, Dennis Briede, Kevin Cronin.
Also, Harold and Betts Deal--always nice to see you, thanks for stopping for awhile. And Dr. Bob the Dentist and his hiking group of 6; the Westtown School (8) from the Philadelphia area. Other hikers - 31.
Weather: clear skies thru morning, w/ increasing cloud cover in afternoon; wind NNW/NW 3-10 dropping off to calm later in afternoon; temp 21-38 deg F.
Raptor Observations: BE - 9:10I, 12:26I (7 other BE were seen, 3I & 4A, but not counted). GE - 10:52A, 2:26I.
Bird of the Day was JT and BB's close immature Bald Eagle at 9:10 that gave a long study below on the river side of the ridge.
Non-raptor Observations: Winter Wren. Bluebirds - single flock of 21. Ravens - 2,1. GC Kinglet. Cedar Waxwings. No vultures were seen today. Coyotes - heard by JT & BH on hike down mountain (~4:30). ======================================================================== Report submitted by Brian Hardiman (<hardimanbrian...>)