Observation start time: 08:15:00 Observation end time: 16:00:00 Total observation time: 7.75 hours
Official Counter: Ed Chubb, Tom Kurtz
Observers: Brian Weaver, Joan Renninger, Nancy Clupper, Rosemary Spreha, Tom Kurtz&Nancy Clupper
Weather: Eventual clearing by 10 A.M., temps in the 70's. Moderate SW winds.
Raptor Observations: B.E.'s Ad.1:06,1:53,2@2:58,3:36; Juv./Sub.Ad.1:51,3:36 NOGO-2 in 10 to 11 hour. The Sharp-shin count today of 211 is our highest in 7 years (10/16/11,--344)
Non-raptor Observations: Strong Monarch flight all day. Bobcat seen by visitor just west of watch on road. Biting flies still a menace. Wear long pants and thick socks. NOT KIDDING!
Predictions: Rain and thunderstorms predicted. Not a good day on the Mountain. ======================================================================== Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>) Second Mountain information may be found at: 2ndmtn.shutterfly.com