Observation start time: 07:00:00 Observation end time: 17:00:00 Total observation time: 8.5 hours
Official Counter: Claudia Sacks
Observers: Doug Burton, John Leskosky, Rick Morrissey, Travis Rennig
Visitors: Observers: Angie Rizzo, Bob Astleford, Ed Wanamaker, Rob Keith
Weather: Very windy; 15-25 mph with gusts as high as 35 mph from the NW all reporting period. Light snow this morning from 0800-0900. Sky cleared up after the snow for a mostly sunny day and visibility was high for the rest of the reporting period. Temps ranged from 35-41.
Non-raptor Observations: heard BCC on the way up to the knob, heard a Carolina Wren loudly calling in the bowl. About 8 pine siskins passed the knob today. Saw a flock of 1000+ grackles pass through the bowl at 1212.
Predictions: Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. West wind 10 to 15 mph. ======================================================================== Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>) Bake Oven Knob information may be found at: www.lgnc.org