Observation start time: 08:00:00 Observation end time: 15:00:00 Total observation time: 7 hours
Official Counter: David Brown
Observers: David Beattie, Maureen Markow
Weather: Overcast with light southerly winds. A brighter period in the early afternoon then dark again with some late day mist.
Raptor Observations: Not great conditions but some Accipiters plus all 3 falcons. Some small groups of broad-winged hawks for a total of 14. Some late day migrant vulture kettles.
Non-raptor Observations: Not much of a morning flight but decent songbird activity in the trees and feeders. Blue-headed vireo, 4 purple finches, Nashville warbler, American redstart, Magnolia warbler, bay-breasted warbler, 2 palm warblers, 10 yellow-rumped warblers, black-throated green warbler
Predictions: Low clouds and fog in the morning then some sun. Winds SSW@6 gusting 8. High of 81F. Sounds mediocre. ======================================================================== Report submitted by David Brown (<davidebrownpa...>) Ashland Nature Center information may be found at: www.delnature.org