Date: 10/19/19 10:54 am From: David Vick <or.naturalist...> Subject: [obol] Fwd: Green Ridge 2019 summary
---------- Forwarded message --------- From: David Vick <or.naturalist...> Date: Sat, Oct 19, 2019 at 10:53 AM Subject: Green Ridge 2019 summary To: COBOL <COBOL...>
East Cascades Audubon Society's 15th Green Ridge raptor survey logged a total of 1,020 migrating birds of prey representing 16 species during 49 hours of observation for an average of 21 raptors per hour of observation during a very cool and wet fall.
9/21 8 hours 265 raptors (Count extended by one hour)
9/22 2 hours 2 raptors (Rained out at noon)
9/28 4 hours 58 raptors (Snowed out at 2:00)
9/29 (No count due to inclement weather)
10/5 7 hours 104 raptors
10/6 7 hours 106 raptors
10/12 7 hours 54 raptors
10/13 8 hours 375 raptors (Count extended by one hour)
Special thanks to Peter Low, Kim Boodie and Judy Meredith for their continuing dedication to the project, to the ECAS's board and president, to our partners on the Sisters Ranger District, to Chris Scranton and his trail brushing crew of one, to our frequent flyers, to 60 visitors/participants and to Jim and Sue Anderson for their moral support and inspiration.
Seeing all those birds of prey, Certainly made a lot of peoples' day, A good time was had by all, Hope to see everyone next fall!
"To the degree to which we know and appreciate a species,that species is uplifted and in the process so too are we." E.O. Wilson