Observation start time: 10:00:00 Observation end time: 15:00:00 Total observation time: 5 hours
Official Counter: Fred Paley
Visitors: 17 visitors enjoying the view and the temperatures.
Weather: A true summer day. Temp range from 19 to 24 Deg. C. 0% cloud cover to 65%. Wind from the SSW 5 to 8 mph. Thick haze in the distance until noon.
Raptor Observations: It seems that without more fall like weather the hawks are not eager to leave this area. 2 red-shoulders, 1 bald eagle, Imm., 2 sharp-shins, 1 coopers, 1 red-tail, and 9 black vultures. The two sharp-shins were together, an adult and a juv.
Non-raptor Observations: About 200 robins at 10 am. 3 bald eagles were observed moving north, 2 adults and 1 immature. At 13:04 Air Force One flew over heading south after making about 6 touch and goes at Middletown.
Predictions: Rain, overcast, few raptors. ======================================================================== Report submitted by Parks Volunteer (<parks...>)