Observation start time: 08:00:00 Observation end time: 14:00:00 Total observation time: 6 hours
Official Counter: Tom Kurtz
Observers: Andy Francis, Joan Renninger, John Nicholas, Nancy Clupper, Ramsey Couray, Rosemary Spreha
Visitors: 6 casual hawk watcher through out day
Weather: Partly sunny till 10:30(BT)then clouds the rest of day Temperature range 18 degrees decreasing to 16 degrees Celsuis. Winds in morning NW to NE and changing to E at 11:00 for rest of day. Visibility clear all day but at 2:20 began to have light rain and continues to 3:00 pm and hawk watch closed.
Raptor Observations: very slow day
Non-raptor Observations: 5 Eastern Bluebirds showed up at top of dead tree, 2 juncos(first of year for this observer), 2 groups of migrating loon/total nine, and group of about of 100 commorrants. ======================================================================== Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>) Second Mountain information may be found at: 2ndmtn.shutterfly.com