Observation start time: 07:30:00 Observation end time: 14:00:00 Total observation time: 6.5 hours
Official Counter: Andrew Wolfgang, Randy Phillips
Observers: Andrew Wolfgang, Craig McCoy, Randy Phillips
Visitors: Special visit from the South Mountain Audubon Society. Deb, Ralph, Mike, Nancy, Dave, Melissa, and Sie (?) sorry poor hand writing on that last one. Thanks Deb for finding those Common Loons the first of the 2019 season. We hope you visit again soon. 34 visitors for our public program. 54 visitors total.
Weather: Cool temperatures early and a 7 C moderate East wind made the count site feel pretty chilly this morning. Temps did rise to near 16 C by counts end. Cloud cover was 0% and finished around 25%.
Raptor Observations: Man local eagles and RTs. There were also Peregrine Falcon and Red-shouldered Hawk observations made that were not deemed migrants. There were 28 migrating Sharp-shinned Hawks today and a Northern Harrier.
Non-raptor Observations: Over 40 Species observed today Common Loon-4 Canada Goose 130 Double-crested Cormorant-14 Yellow-bellied Sapsucker-2 Ruby-crowned Kinglet-1 Golden-crowned Kinglet-1 Yellow-rumped Warbler-1 ======================================================================== Report submitted by Andrew Wolfgang (<a19wolfgang...>)