Observation start time: 09:15:00 Observation end time: 10:15:00 Total observation time: 1 hours
Official Counter: Lewis Grove
Weather: Unseasonably warm and overcast, with an imposing front of rain bearing down from the SW.
Raptor Observations: No raptors moving before the rain.
Non-raptor Observations: Waterfowl on the move before rain set in. Apparent flight of blackbirds overnight or early morning, with notably increased numbers of RWBL and COGR on the ridge and near the watch generally.
Common Merganser - 6; Red-winged Blackbird - 14; Common Grackle - 10; Canada Geese - 98
Predictions: Forecast is for west winds and clearing skies; should be some birds on the move. ======================================================================== Report submitted by Lewis Grove (<zugunlew...>) Tussey Mountain information may be found at: http://www.tusseymountainspringhawkwatch.org/