Observation start time: 05:30:00 Observation end time: 17:00:00 Total observation time: 11.5 hours
Official Counter: Bob Baez
Observers: Bridget Watts, Michael Menuhin, Mike Ciresi, Robert Bucher
Visitors: Steady but modest stream thru the day. Thanks to Hugh and Dale for taking on the vulture count and the other folks who helped out.
Weather: Strong S and W winds.High temp of 72, low 61. Partly cloudy.Do not know why count dwindled:ran out of birds, or the wind got to mid 20's or a long, narrow, strong rain developed to the S of area and blocked birds.
Raptor Observations: Nice Sharp-shinned and Broad-winged day.Broad-wings started in the 0700 EST hour. Scattered flight day.
Non-raptor Observations: American White Pelican flew into the bay and gave us good looks. 2 Sandhill Cranes
Predictions: Cooler by 20 degrees and WNW winds changing to NW. Probably on the slower side. ======================================================================== Report submitted by Bob Baez (<caau99...>) Braddock Bay information may be found at: http://www.bbrr.org/