Observation start time: 08:00:00 Observation end time: 15:00:00 Total observation time: 7 hours
Official Counter: John Mercer, Tom Bush
Observers: Alan Simon, Bill Roache, John D'Amico, John Mercer
Visitors: Alan Simon, Dick Rainer, Dan Hayes and two groups of 8 students plus a teacher from Radnor Middle School
Weather: Beautiful hawk watching sky most of the day, with winds variable but always with a northern component
Raptor Observations: A late push of Broadwings
Non-raptor Observations: 42 Monarch, 2 Common Ravens called then circled over the gazebo, putting on a nice show. An early morning push of 70+ Blue Jays. A Yellow-bellied Sapsucker came by in the morning.
Predictions: Should be another pleasant day, with some clouds and temperatures approaching 80, but the winds are shifting to come from the Southwest and that may impact the flight. ======================================================================== Report submitted by John Mercer (<mercer1135...>) Rose Tree Park information may be found at: www.rtphawkwatch.org