Observation start time: 08:00:00 Observation end time: 12:30:00 Total observation time: 4.5 hours
Official Counter: Jim Rocco
Observers: Ed Gowarty,Sr
Visitors: Ed Gowarty
Weather: Light to moderate winds from the East & Southeast Average temp. 23C Cloud cover 20% to 100% Visibility clear up to 32km
Rain storm with thunder and lightning ended count at 12:30
Raptor Observations: 51 raptors counted. Broad wings were low, perched on snag at North end of watch and bused the owl numerous times. One perched on the bench over the hill. Came up from the valley and ketled over the watch.
Non-raptor Observations: 4 Monarch's, cabbage whites, yellow sulpher's, red spotted purple's, tiger swallowtail's, black swallowtail's.
Ravens, crows, local tv's, blue jays, tree swallow's, chestnut sided warbler, black capped chickadee, cedar waxwings, indigo bunting, chimney swifts, tree swallows
Predictions: 50% chance of rain storms ======================================================================== Report submitted by Jim Rocco (<jd.jh.rocco...>)