Observation start time: 06:00:00 Observation end time: 14:30:00 Total observation time: 8.5 hours
Official Counter: Anna Stunkel
Observers: Harry Armistead
Weather: Winds were generally calm this morning, becoming light to moderate, and wind direction was mostly from the east southeast. Skies were mostly to partly cloudy, with temperatures in the seventies to mid eighties. Humidity hung in the air this morning, but a nice breeze later on helped to cool things off.
Raptor Observations: Activity peaked in the late morning to early afternoon. The flight was rather stagnant at times, but it was nice to see some Ospreys moving. A peregrine and Cooper's Hawk chased each other through the air at one point, which was a nice highlight.
Non-raptor Observations: There was an excellent Bobolink flight today, with approximately 1,041 birds seen passing. A leucistic Eastern Kingbird with entirely white upper wings flew by. Several hundred Eastern Kingbirds and Purple Martins were on the move. Other highlights included: