Observation start time: 08:00:00 Observation end time: 15:45:00 Total observation time: 7.75 hours
Official Counter: Tom Kurtz
Observers: Andy Francis, Kirk & Sally Krause, Nancy Clupper
Visitors: 12 vista viewers 3 hunters, 2 casual hawk watchers
Weather: Sunny with clouds till 10 am then 100% clouds rest of day with brief periods of light drizzle in afternoon. Light wind all day from N and NNW and temperature range 53 to 57 degrees. Left at 3:45 with light/moderate rain for 20 minutes prior to leaving.
Raptor Observations: 2 sub adult GE 1 adult GE
Non-raptor Observations: usual birds at feeder, titmice, white breasted nuthatch, black capped chickadees, and juncos. Carolina wren, waxwings, dove, pine siskin, fox sparrows, white throated sparrows, red bellied, hairy, downy, and pileated woodpeckers, robins, and cardinals. 2 small flocks of Canada geese and 1 common loon flying south.
Predictions: possibility of rain ======================================================================== Report submitted by David Schwenk (<schwenkde...>) Second Mountain information may be found at: 2ndmtn.shutterfly.com