Observation start time: 08:00:00 Observation end time: 15:00:00 Total observation time: 7 hours
Official Counter: David Brown
Observers: Amy White, Joe Johnson, Joe Swertinski
Visitors: 5, including the remaining birders from the morning DOS walk.
Weather: Foggy in the first hour then clearing to mostly sunny. Moderate SW winds.
Raptor Observations: Only a handful of migrants. The highlight of the day was when two juvenile red-shouldered hawks, a juvenile broad-winged hawk, and a juvenile Cooper's hawk were all soaring together low overhead.
Non-raptor Observations: Common nighthawk, 2 ruby-throated hummingbirds, 3 monarchs.
Predictions: Thursday: Cloudy. High 25C. Winds NE at 10-15km/h. Expect light migration
Friday: Overcast with rain showers. High 21C. Winds NE at 15-30km/h. Expect light migration.
Saturday: Sunny. High 26C. Winds NW at 10-15km/h. Expect light to moderate migration (good conditions but still early in the season). ======================================================================== Report submitted by David Brown (<davidebrownpa...>) Ashland Nature Center information may be found at: www.delnature.org