Observation start time: 09:00:00 Observation end time: 14:30:00 Total observation time: 5.5 hours
Official Counter: Anna Stunkel
Observers: Harry Armistead, Kevin McGann, Megan Murante, Michael Ferrara, Rose Leong, Wes Hetrick
Weather: There was on and off drizzle and rain throughout the day. Strong winds were from the east northeast, with overcast skies. Temperatures were in the high sixties.
Raptor Observations: Not much given the conditions, but we had some beautiful views of low-flying raptors. A peregrine stooped several times on a Great Blue Heron. The poor heron was quite surprised!
Non-raptor Observations: A group of ten Marbled Godwits flew right over the platform this morning! Other observations included:
8 Great Blue Herons 1 Wilson's Snipe ======================================================================== Report submitted by Brian Taber (<Taberzz...>) Kiptopeke Hawkwatch information may be found at: www.cvwo.org