Observation start time: 08:00:00 Observation end time: 16:00:00 Total observation time: 7.5 hours
Official Counter: David Brown
Observers: Bob Brown, Eric Hartshaw, Joe Swertinski
Weather: Foggy and overcast in the morning becoming partly sunny in the afternoon. Light SW winds.
Raptor Observations: Moderate numbers of Accipiters and falcons. More Cooper's hawks than Sharpies again. Still getting broad-winged hawks (14). An adult peregrine falcon came over low in the afternoon and soared around for 15 minutes before streaming off. A merlin ripped by at treetop level as I headed down the hill at the end of the day.
Predictions: Mostly cloudy. Warm and humid. High of 81F. Winds SSE@6 gusting 8mph. I expect low to moderate migration.
Friday and Saturday are looking like the next potentially great days. ======================================================================== Report submitted by David Brown (<davidebrownpa...>) Ashland Nature Center information may be found at: www.delnature.org