Observation start time: 07:30:00 Observation end time: 16:00:00 Total observation time: 8.5 hours
Official Counter: Rosemary McGlynn
Observers: Nancy Ott, Ron & Lyn Argent
Visitors: several visitors including Ralph K.Bell Bird Club members Ron & Lyn Argent and Nancy Ott.
Weather: low valley fog & light haze early;sunny,warm & cloudless with light WSW winds changing to light SSE for part of the afternoon.
Raptor Observations: Most birds were high or distant.36 migrating raptors including 1 distant BE of unknown age @ 12:12 and 2 BE adults flying together high over the watch @ 12:16. Also one great look at a merlin and later an RT diving at the owl pole.
Non-raptor Observations: TVs,ravens,jays,robins,waxwings,chickadees,N.flicker,downy WP,pileated WP. Also cabbage whites,c.sulfurs,o.sulfurs,t.swallowtails,1 mourning cloak,1pearl crescent and 282 monarchs
Predictions: Mod. W winds;chance of morning showers and a partly cloudy afternoon;high near 70F ======================================================================== Report submitted by Rosemary McGlynn (<denali...>)