Observation start time: 07:00:00 Observation end time: 16:00:00 Total observation time: 9 hours
Compiler: Jesse Amesbury
Counters: Jennifer Wall
Weather: Another slow start due to fog and lingering showers. Sun eventually peaked through in the afternoon. Winds steady out of WNW at 10 mph all day long.
Raptor Observations: Golden Eagles put on a late afternoon show when 6 flew past, below eye level, in gorgeous lighting, from 3:45-4:15, bumping up the day's total to 12. Double digit (10) Bald Eagles and 75 Sharp-shinned Hawks were also highlights.
======================================================================== Report submitted by Laurie Goodrich (<goodrich...>) Hawk Mountain Sanctuary information may be found at: http://www.hawkmountain.org/