Well, the winds did not cooperate. On a really bad year for kites, this was apparently one of the worst days. The counters saw about 20 kites. We saw none. When one of the late-comers came and asked about the conditions, one of the counters quipped "The sky is beautiful with no pesky raptors to obscure the view." Awesome quote.
Fortunately, the hummingbird feeders were quite active. I even got good views of a Buff-bellied Hummingbird, a Gulf-Coast specialty. While watching, I noticed that the Buff-bellied sounds like a Geiger counter instead of the high-pitched chittering of the Ruby-throat