Observation start time: 09:45:00 Observation end time: 13:45:00 Total observation time: 4 hours
Official Counter: Ezra Staengl
Weather: Mostly cloudy with increasing cloud cover throughout the day and light SSE winds shifting to more southerly by 11 am EST. Pleasant temps from upper 60's to low 70's.
Raptor Observations: Finally, a showing of the Sharpies. Where have they been? Hope to see a lot more of them. Ezra also reported a few more Broad-wings, including 14 between 11-12 EST.
Non-raptor Observations: Monarch Butterfly (30), Chimney Swift (19), Red-headed Woodpecker (1), Northern Flicker (3), Blue Jay (26), Tree Swallow (25)
Predictions: Hopefully rain! ======================================================================== Report submitted by Brenda Tekin (<brenda...>) Rockfish Gap Hawk Watch information may be found at: http://www.rockfishgaphawkwatch.org