Observation start time: 09:00:00 Observation end time: 17:00:00 Total observation time: 8 hours
Official Counter: Deb Bodenschatz
Observers: Bob Stewart, Ed Gowarty, Gene & Nancy Flament, Jim Rocco, Joe Sabo, Tom/Janet Kuehl
Visitors: Gene & Nancy Flament, Joe Sabo, Tom & Janet Kuehl, Bob Stewart, Jim Rocco, Ed Gowarty
Weather: Partly cloudy skies in the morning becoming clear in the afternoon. Strong SSE wind (sustained winds of 21-25 mph with frequent higher gusts). A high of 2.7*C was reached.
Raptor Observations: We had 6 Golden Eagles, 12:14, 12:14, 12:15, 12:27, 1:13, 2:44. 3 Sub-adult, 1 adult, and 2 Juvenile. They were all excellent looks. We also had 25 migrating Turkey Vultures, 8 migrating Red-tailed Hawks, 3 American Kestrels and 1 unidentifiable falcon far out over the valley that we were unable to get in a scope. We also had a local Red-tail, a local Sharp-shinned Hawk and 3 non- migrating Turkey Vultures.
Non-raptor Observations: Raven 9, Crow 4, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1, Blue Jay 1
Predictions: Cloudy with freezing rain & rain expected to begin about 10:00AM and continue all day. Moderate, 12-19 mph SSE wind and a high temperature f 2*C expected. ======================================================================== Report submitted by Deb Bodenschatz (<debbiebodenschatz...>)