Observation start time: 07:00:00 Observation end time: 16:00:00 Total observation time: 8.42 hours
Official Counter: Zoey Greenberg
Observers: Doug Wentzel, Greg Grove, Jon Kauffman
Visitors: Graham "Red Panda" Gorgas, Kim & Dan Baldwin, Dave Blizard
Weather: Light flurries of SNOW (!) in the morning, ice on the platform, and gusts over 11mph. Afternoon winds stayed between 6-11 mph, West. Mostly cloudy skies, shifted to half blue skies later in the day. Temperatures 35-41F.
Raptor Observations: GOEA (EST): 09:25 (no age determined), Ad 13:26, Ad 14:18 BAEA (EST): 2 Ad 11:01, Ad 11:54 1 unidentified eagle 10:42
First Black Vulture up at 07:36, high count 4. First Turkey Vulture up at 07:42, high count 4.
2 local Red-tails kiting and frisking about most of the day
3 Bald Eagles (2 Ad, 1 Imm) made loops all day. Highlight 08:38, when the 2 adults interlocked talons, dropped, & swooped out gracefully