Observation start time: 08:00:00 Observation end time: 18:30:00 Total observation time: 7.5 hours
Official Counter: Bob Baez
Observers: Bridget Watts, Ed Sailer, Judy Kelly, Mike Savoy, Mike Tetlow
Visitors: Bird group from far western NY and numerous others until rain came.
Weather: Overcast and S winds for 2.5 hours and then lake effect. Count paused at 1100 for rain and resumed at 1430 with nice southerly winds.
Raptor Observations: Morning started to look good but rain interfered. Lots of action after restart with numerous Red-tails and Sharp-shins and vultures closing out the day.
Predictions: Warm thru tonight into tomorrow and strong southerly winds tomorrow. Maybe early accipiter flight. Yum. Leave your bonnets home. ======================================================================== Report submitted by Bob Baez (<caau99...>) Braddock Bay information may be found at: http://www.bbrr.org/