Observation start time: 12:00:00 Observation end time: 14:00:00 Total observation time: 2 hours
Official Counter: Anna Stunkel
Weather: Moderate winds were from the southeast and east this afternoon, with mostly clear to partly cloudy skies and temperatures in the mid eighties.
Raptor Observations: Not bad for a couple hours of pre-season counting. A few birds were on the move, mainly high-flying Ospreys.
Non-raptor Observations: About 200 Eastern Kingbirds were moving, along with quite a few Purple Martins. Other highlights included:
3 Ruby-throated Hummingbirds, two of which discovered the feeder 2 Bobolinks 1 American Redstart 1 Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Predictions: Tomorrow will be the first official day of the fall 2018 season. We hope to see you on the platform! ======================================================================== Report submitted by Brian Taber (<Taberzz...>) Kiptopeke Hawkwatch information may be found at: www.cvwo.org