Observation start time: 07:00:00 Observation end time: 15:00:00 Total observation time: 8 hours
Official Counter: Anna Stunkel
Observers: Brian Taber, Joe Beatty, Katie Garst, Rudy Cashwell
Weather: Light to moderate winds were variable, often from the east southeast. Skies were mostly cloudy, covered with a thin layer of wispy clouds. Temperatures were in the mid forties to low fifties.
Raptor Observations: We had a nice buteo and Bald Eagle movement, along with three more Golden Eagles (one either juvenile or subadult, and two definite juveniles).
Non-raptor Observations: Observations included:
8 Great Blue Herons 3 American Pipits 1 Dark-eyed Junco
10 Monarchs 1 Buckeye 1 Cabbage White
Predictions: Please note that Kiptopeke State Park will be closed tomorrow and the next day for the deer hunt. I have permission to conduct the count during this time. ======================================================================== Report submitted by Brian Taber (<Taberzz...>) Kiptopeke Hawkwatch information may be found at: www.cvwo.org