Observation start time: 09:00:00 Observation end time: 13:00:00 Total observation time: 3.5 hours
Official Counter: Jerry McWilliams
Observers: Jerry McWilliams
Visitors: David Sublette
Weather: Clear, light NE wind, temps. in the low 40s.
Raptor Observations: The flight was sparse and sporadic. Vultures were scattered across the sky from the lakeshore well inland and south of the watch. All hawks were moving low and along the lake. Highlight was a dark morph Rough-legged Hawk.
Non-raptor Observations: Common Loon--1, American crow--50+-, Eastern Phoebe--1
Predictions: East winds early switching to SE later. With a warm front moving in from the south, perhaps there will be some birds ahead of it.
Jerry McWilliams Erie, Erie County, Pa. <jerrymcw...>