Observation start time: 08:00:00 Observation end time: 13:00:00 Total observation time: 5 hours
Official Counter: David Brown, Joe Sebastiani, Kim Steininger
Observers: Bill Collins, David Brown, Joe Russell, Joe Sebastiani, Joe Swertinski
Weather: Overcast and foggy with light easterly winds. Count ended at 2pm due to conditions not conducive to migration.
Raptor Observations: A nice flight of Cooper's hawk early plus a few sharpies and falcons and one harrier. By the afternoon the flight had completely stopped.
Non-raptor Observations: New for season: Swamp sparrow
Red-breasted nuthatch, 3 purple finches, American redstart, Cape May warbler, 26 monarchs
Predictions: Warm and humid. Cloudy then some sun. High of 80F. Winds S@6 gusting 8mph. ======================================================================== Report submitted by David Brown (<davidebrownpa...>) Ashland Nature Center information may be found at: www.delnature.org