Observation start time: 10:30:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 4.5 hours
Official Counter: Don Aldridge
Observers: Bob Epperson, Carl Christensen, Matt Hosmer
Friends of the Parkway stopped by for a visit. They indicated the Parkway
would remain open south of the Peaks for the foreseeable future, and
maintenance closures would happen North of the Peak of Otter. They left a
copy of the Forest Focus which has a article about “Counting Birds”.
The author interviewed Bob Epperson and had information about the Hawkwatch
in the article.
Partly cloudy, Southerly winds 5-8MPH, Temperatures upper 50’s to low
60’s. Great visibility.
ABE at 1:25 spotted by Matt thru the scope on the West side. Carl had 2
Sharpies during the 11 am hour also on the West side. Another Sharpie and
all RT’s spotted on the East side.
Light traffic on BRP. Ladybugs were out in force!
Cold and windy
Report submitted by Matthew D Hosmer (<cumberlandmatt1...>)
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