Observation start time: 07:00:00 Observation end time: 16:00:00 Total observation time: 8 hours
Official Counter: Claudia Sacks
Observers: Al Grout, Bob Astleford, Rob Keith
Visitors: Observers: Mike Kaufmann, Whin Schaefer
Weather: Rather breezy today with wind from the West averaging 9 mph with gusts up to 14. Clear skies in the morning with some clouds rolling in mid day, but blue skies again for the end of the reporting period. Temps between 37 and 49.
Non-raptor Observations: 22 ravens played their way south today in groups of one up to 12.
1346 A raven dives at a red tailed and clucks. The tail flips upside down quickly, shows talons, and they separate.
Predictions: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 9am, then a chance of rain showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 47. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected. ======================================================================== Report submitted by Bob Hoopes (<rehoopes...>) Bake Oven Knob information may be found at: www.lgnc.org