Observation start time: 07:00:00 Observation end time: 15:00:00 Total observation time: 8 hours
Official Counter: Claudia Sacks
Observers: Rob Keith
Visitors: Observers: Angie Rizzo
Weather: Stiff winds today from the E and SE averaging about 9-11mph with gusts up to 19. Partly sunny this morning with breaks in the clouds to the East all day which gave a nice orange glow to that horizon. Temps hovered between 36-42.
Non-raptor Observations: Heard some chickadees on the walk up to the knob. The rest of the day was void of passerines except for some dark-eyed juncos in the early afternoon.
7 ravens playing in the stiff wind today around the bowl, 5 Canada geese.
Early eagles were backdropped by the remaining pinks and oranges of the sunrise. Lovely looks of these magnificent raptors.
Predictions: Sunny, with a high near 50. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. ======================================================================== Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>) Bake Oven Knob information may be found at: www.lgnc.org