Observation start time: 08:00:00 Observation end time: 16:00:00 Total observation time: 8 hours
Official Counter: Alan Simon, John Mercer
Observers: Alan Simon, Bill Roache, Bob Kelly, John D'Amico, Liam Hart, Mike Coll
Visitors: Bill Kemmerer, Jeff, Two groups of 8 students and teachers from Radnor Middle School and another group of Grad students from Temple University visited and learned about hawk watching and the value of data collection for studying the environment.
Weather: Pleasant, with winds out of the WNW to North, Temperature into the low 80's but very little cloud cover
Raptor Observations: Three Bald Eagles, 1 Adult, 1 Juvenile and 1 second year were not counted, deemed local due to their movement. Other locals included 3 Red-tails, 1 Cooper's
Non-raptor Observations: Near the end of the day, 3 Common Nighthawks
Predictions: Tomorrow should also be warm with temperatures into the low 80's Southwest winds and very little cloud cover to start, but building towards the end of the day. ======================================================================== Report submitted by John Mercer (<mercer1135...>) Rose Tree Park information may be found at: www.rtphawkwatch.org