Observation start time: 09:00:00 Observation end time: 17:00:00 Total observation time: 8 hours
Official Counter: Nancy Ott
Observers: Dave Poder, Ed Gowarty,Sr, Greg Gdula, Janet Kuehl, Peter Livengood, Tom Kuehl
Weather: Mainly east winds, good cloud cover thin clouds and winds up to 12 mph wind speed. no precipitation. naked eye with occasional scope for better ID.
Raptor Observations: at one time 5 golden eagles kettling out over valley with 4 of that group going over head then headed north. 3:59 p very dark red tailed out over valley. Nice look at a peregrine falcon that headed south but later a peregrine was counted that headed north.Immature bald eagle rose up from valley close to the north end of hawkwatch and then disappeared down. 3 black vultures 1:17p headed from west over valley close look then headed south. Last GE counted 4:52p. of 32 Golden eagles all adult accept 3. 3 Bald eagles 1 adult
Non-raptor Observations: downy woodpecker,white breasted nuthatch,robin, blue birds,chickadees,cardinal,red winged black birds,ravens,tufted titmouses,pileated woodpecker, some gulls late in the day-distant
Predictions: northwest winds-no precipitation high 38 low 23 for tomorrow ======================================================================== Report submitted by Robert Stewart (<bob...>)