Observation start time: 06:30:00 Observation end time: 17:30:00 Total observation time: 11 hours
Official Counter: Anna Stunkel
Observers: Hal Wierenga, Harry Armistead, Julia Magill, Katie Garst, Kevin McGann, Lynn Davidson, Rose Leong, Rudy Cashwell, Steve Thornhill, Wes Hetrick
Weather: Winds started out nearly calm, becoming light to moderate, and were mostly from the east northeast. Skies were mostly clear in the morning, becoming partly cloudy and then overcast in the afternoon. Temperatures were in the seventies to low eighties.
Raptor Observations: We had a very nice flight of peregrines, Cooper's Hawks, and Ospreys today. The lack of sharpies seems strange. Hopefully we will have more of them soon. We watched a Bald Eagle chase an Osprey with a fish until the Osprey dropped its catch, and the eagle caught it in midair.
Non-raptor Observations: There was an excellent flight of 82 Great Blue Herons today. Other observations included: