Observation start time: 06:00:00 Observation end time: 16:00:00 Total observation time: 8 hours
Compiler: Rudy Keller, Sue Schmoyer
Counters: Jesse Amesbury, Jon Levin, Muzi Sibiya, Muzi sibiya, Rudy Keller, Sue Schmoyer
Weather: Partly cloudy. Temps in upper 60s. Winds very light starting NE and shifted to SW as day progressed.
Raptor Observations: Moderate flight of raptors highlighted by 19 Cooper's hawks. 6 Bald Eagles were also tallied.
Non-raptor Observations: Strong songbird movement in early morning including 222 Blue Jays, 21 Red-bellied Woodpeckers, 8 Rusty Blackbirds, and 1 Yellow-belled Sapsucker. ======================================================================== Report submitted by Laurie Goodrich (<goodrich...>) Hawk Mountain Sanctuary information may be found at: http://www.hawkmountain.org/