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, Katie Garst, Lynn Davidson, Rose Leong, Rudy Cashwell, Steve Thornhill, Wes Hetrick
Weather: Light winds were generally from the east northeast, with partly cloudy skies in the morning and overcast skies in the afternoon. There were some brief sprinkles here and there. Temperatures were in the seventies.
Raptor Observations: There was a nice flight of peregrines, Cooper's Hawks, and Ospreys today. Birds were high-flying during the busier period of the day, but they came down lower as clouds moved in during the afternoon.
Non-raptor Observations: Observations included:
23 Blue Jays 14 Great Blue Herons 1 Baltimore Oriole 1 Eastern Meadowlark 1 House Finch 1 Wilson's Snipe ======================================================================== Report submitted by Brian Taber (<Taberzz...>) Kiptopeke Hawkwatch information may be found at: www.cvwo.org