Observation start time: 06:00:00 Observation end time: 16:30:00 Total observation time: 10.5 hours
Official Counter: Anna Stunkel
Observers: Betsy Foster, Bob Rineer, Brian Taber, Chris Foster, Hal Wierenga, Harry Armistead, Joe Beatty, Kevin McGann, Lynn Davidson, Megan Murante, Rose Leong, Wes Hetrick
Weather: Moderate winds were generally from the northeast, with partly cloudy skies and temperatures in the seventies to low eighties.
Raptor Observations: There was a very strong flight in the morning, but things slowed in the afternoon. There was a good movement of accipiters.
Non-raptor Observations: There was a decent amount of warbler movement this morning, with American Redstarts, Palm Warblers, and Northern Parulas on the move. A large group of over 300 Brown Pelicans spiraled up over the bay this afternoon. Other observations included:
16 Eastern Bluebirds 13 Bobolinks 10 Cedar Waxwings 8 White Ibises 5 Red-eyed Vireos 1 Eastern Wood-Pewee 1 Killdeer 1 Prairie Warbler ======================================================================== Report submitted by Brian Taber (<Taberzz...>) Kiptopeke Hawkwatch information may be found at: www.cvwo.org