Observation start time: 06:30:00 Observation end time: 16:00:00 Total observation time: 9.5 hours
Compiler: Jesse Amesbury
Counters: Patricia Santos
Weather: Cool, clear start to day. Skies eventually becoming overcast in afternoon. Winds NW --> NE as day progressed shifting flight from north side of ridge to south side
Raptor Observations: Once sun warmed things up a bit, a steady stream of the expected migrant raptors were tallied. Highlights included great looks at a Golden Eagle as well a male Northern Harrier.
======================================================================== Report submitted by Laurie Goodrich (<goodrich...>) Hawk Mountain Sanctuary information may be found at: http://www.hawkmountain.org/