Aug 24th - Not Quite What I Expected!

Well, when I woke-up this morning and read the weather forecast, I really thought today would be the day.  That didn't quite happen.  The clouds appeared to be moving from the WNW at first and then from the W.  I kept thinking that we were going to see birds up there.  Oh well, we'll try again tomorrow.

Today:
Osprey - 2

To Date:
Turkey Vulture - 2
Osprey - 6
Bald Eagle - 8
Northern Harrier - 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk - 0
Cooper's Hawk - 0
Northern Goshawk - 0
Red-shouldered Hawk - 0
Broad-winged Hawk - 6
Red-tailed Hawk - 1
Rough-Legged Hawk -0
Golden Eagle - 0
American Kestrel - 15
Merlin - 2
Peregrine Falcon - 0
Total - 41

Birds:
Nothing of note

Butterflies:
Black Swallowtail - 1
Giant Swallowtail - 3!
Monarch - 19!  Terry was able to tag 4 today with the help of Liz and her grandkids.

Monarch (Paul)

Mammals:
Nothing of note

Hawk Watchers:
Ann, Hugh, Betty, Paul, Allison, Leon, Terry, Berle, and Carol.

Weather Prediction:
Aug 25th - much the same as today! (theweathernetwork.com)

See you at the park,
Walter

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