Observation start time: 09:00:00 Observation end time: 17:30:00 Total observation time: 6.5 hours
Official Counter: Mike Zebehazy, Peter Yoerg
Observers: Dennis Russell, Peter Yoerg, Wendy Zebehazy
Visitors: Many thanks to Peter Yoerg who, alone, provided the observations from 2 to 4 pm EST when the greatest numbers were observed.
Dennis Russell; Wendy Zebehazy
Weather: Overcast with mist and sometimes dense fog through about 1:30. Then some clearing and raptor movement.
Raptor Observations: No raptor movement all morning and into the afternoon. A roost of 113 TVs in cemetery. After some partial clearing a variety of species moved through. Count was suspended from 12 - 2 due to the weather.
Non-raptor Observations: A large number of song sparrows (70+) observed in the open fields adjacent to the main site. Also, singing field sparrows, a few tree sparrows and a belted kingfisher. ======================================================================== Report submitted by Michael Zebehazy (<zebs...>)
Site Description: This spring only "all volunteer" watch is conducted at Lakeside Cemetery in Hamburg, NY. It is located on flat lake plain located along the shoreline of the east end of Lake Erie, about 10 miles south of Buffalo, NY. For additional information contact Jim Landau at <landaujr...>