Observation start time: 11:15:00 Observation end time: 14:45:00 Total observation time: 3.5 hours
Official Counter: Jim Thomson
Observers: Brian Hardiman
Visitors: SOBO's Boomer,Critter, and Gar Belly Best of luck rest of the way !
Also- All the best to the Daniel Family who are NOBO section hiking the A.T. Maximus & Peaches with their children Peanut, Chipmunk, Nutbutter, Grace, and Reggie the Raccoon. Wow..what a pleasure and what an inspiration it was to meet you !!
Weather: Temp 68-74 Deg F Wind- SE@ 5-13mph Hazy visibility,overcast w/ low cloud cover in AM. Hazy visibility and partly sunny in pm
Raptor Observations: BE- 1:21A
A guest appearance on the ridge today from our previous lead counter Brian Hardiman ! Just can't keep him away !! Thanks very much to Brian for his solo coverage today! Notes from Brian: A big immature Coop was hanging around today but not counted. This Coop was harassed at different times by a Merlin and a Sharpie. An immature peregrine slowly moved up ridge, circling and lingering giving nice looks but not counted. An immature red- shoulder was seen at two different times circling and loafing around.. not counted. Two immature BE seen but not counted. A female Kestrel moving upridge. Not counted.Low count today but nice diversity ! Bird of the Day selection goes to the imm Peregrine. Gave a long study and sweet looks !
Non-raptor Observations: Hummers- 2 Monarch- 7 TV'S & BV'S Ravens- 2 Black Swallowtail, Tiger Swallowtail Great Spangled Fritillary Common Wood Nymph Black Rat Snake Common Yellowthroat, House Wren Red-eyed Vireo Chimney Swifts ======================================================================== Report submitted by Jim Thomson (<hawkinflight...>)