Observation start time: 09:30:00 Observation end time: 15:00:00 Total observation time: 5.5 hours
Official Counter: Greg Lawrence
Observers: Bridget Watts, Nick Pusateri
Visitors: Chris Phillips, Shelly Rackovsky, and Ron Kuchman.
Weather: pretty cold, barely making it above freezing, but strong W/WSW winds pushing a few birds through (finally!)
Raptor Observations: decent number of Turkey Vultures and Red-tailed Hawks trickling through plus some Bald Eagles and two Cooper's Hawks. One local Harrier and a few "local" Eagles as well. Most hawks working across our field of view toward the lake, w/ many getting high up and pushed out to the lake
Non-raptor Observations: 1st cycle Iceland (Kumlien's) Gull flying around along the near shore at the end of the day, one Red-throated Loon is back, Northern Shrike continues, more Horned Larks today, and the same general assortment of waterfowl. Full list at: ebird.org/view/checklist/S43482157
Predictions: snowed out tomorrow most likely, NW winds after for a while... ======================================================================== Report submitted by Greg Lawrence (<glawrence21...>) Braddock Bay information may be found at: http://www.bbrr.org/