Observation start time: 08:00:00 Observation end time: 16:00:00 Total observation time: 8 hours
Official Counter: Jon Kauffman
Observers: Deb Grove, Greg Grove, Jason Beale, Margaret Brittingham, Rob Dickerson, Ron Crandall
Visitors: Margaret Brittingham, Jason Beale and 7 students from PSU Avian Outreach Class and Cathy, a friend of the Grove's.
Weather: For the fist 1 1/2, fog was at ridgetop with cloud cover beginning to break up in the valleys. Cloud cover eventually becoming partly cloudy (75%). A nice cool wind from the SE at 4-7mph throughout the day. Very consistent speed and direction.
Raptor Observations: NOHA: Female and Unk AMKE: Female
Black Vulture(5) Turkey Vulture(12) Red-tailed Hawk (3) not migrating.
Majority of the flight was tucked close to the ridge with a few high and over the valley to the south.
Non-raptor Observations: Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) 1 Red-bellied Woodpecker 2 Downy Woodpecker 1 Pileated Woodpecker 1 Blue Jay 3 American Crow 1 Common Raven 2 Tree Swallow 5 Black-capped Chickadee 2 White-breasted Nuthatch 1 Carolina Wren 3 Golden-crowned Kinglet 1 Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1 American Robin 10 Cedar Waxwing 15 American Goldfinch 5 Dark-eyed Junco 1 Eastern Towhee 2 Yellow-rumped Warbler 1
Monarch (47) Black Swallowtail (1) Dragonflies present
======================================================================== Report submitted by Jon Kauffman (<jvk5019...>)