Observation start time: 07:30:00 Observation end time: 16:00:00 Total observation time: 8.5 hours
Official Counter: Fred Wilcox
Observers: Brian Weaver, Dave Schwenk, Gary Lobell, Jay George, Larry Coble, Rosemary Spreha, Tom Power
Visitors: A total of 12 birders A total of 9 for vista view
Special thanks to Ken and Jane Light, Sue Wolfe, and Jim Metzer for their assistance.
Weather: A light cloud cover along with a very light south to southwest wind until late afternoon. Visibility fair in the morning but improved by late afternoon. Temperature range of 35-66 degrees.
Raptor Observations: BE (2) adults BE (3) immature GE (3) immature GE (1) age unknown
1st bird BE @ 9:08 Last bird NH @ 3:20
Non-raptor Observations: Raven activity throughout the day Large murder of crows
Predictions: Sunny and warm with a light west wind ======================================================================== Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>) Second Mountain information may be found at: 2ndmtn.shutterfly.com
Directions to site: From Interstate 81, take the Fort Indiantown Gap exit (from the north, exit 85, from the south, exit 85B) and go north on Fisher Avenue. Drive approximately one mile to Funck's Restaurant. Turn left and follow Hawk Watch signs to the top of 2nd Mountain. At the mountain top turn right off Cold Spring Road (dirt road) go about 1/2 mile to the parking lot and watch site.