Observation start time: 06:00:00 Observation end time: 16:00:00 Total observation time: 9.92 hours
Compiler: Jesse Amesbury
Counters: Leony Malthaner, Sean Grace
Weather: Clear, breezy morning with winds out of the North. Clouds rolled in and winds died down in afternoon. Temps in 60s.
Raptor Observations: Slightly lower than expected raptor migration given favorable conditions in the morning. Highlights included 9 Osprey and 53 Sharp-shinned hawks.
Non-raptor Observations: Huge flight of Canada Geese and Double-crested Cormorants with over 3,000 and 750 respectively. A Snow Goose was also detected among the Canada's. Very good Blackpoll flight all morning with 35 tallied. ======================================================================== Report submitted by Laurie Goodrich (<goodrich...>) Hawk Mountain Sanctuary information may be found at: http://www.hawkmountain.org/