Observation start time: 06:30:00 Observation end time: 17:30:00 Total observation time: 11 hours
Official Counter: Anna Stunkel
Observers: Brian Taber, Harry Armistead, Julia Magill, Kevin McGann, Rose Leong, Rudy Cashwell, Wes Hetrick
Weather: Light to moderate winds were generally from the northeast, with overcast skies and occasional sprinkles. Temperatures were in the mid seventies.
Raptor Observations: There was a strong falcon flight today, and a particularly good Merlin movement. Birds were zipping by low and close to the platform, and it was a very enjoyable flight to observe.
Non-raptor Observations: Observations included:
27 Great Blue Herons 4 Belted Kingfishers 3 Red-breasted Nuthatches 1 Baltimore Oriole 1 Snowy Egret
1 Monarch ======================================================================== Report submitted by Brian Taber (<Taberzz...>) Kiptopeke Hawkwatch information may be found at: www.cvwo.org