Observation start time: 08:00:00 Observation end time: 17:00:00 Total observation time: 9 hours
Official Counter: Henry Hvizdos, Nick Bolgiano
Observers: Betsy Manlove, Nick Bolgiano
Visitors: Alice Lunardon, Pat O'Neill
Weather: Winds 1-15 mph. Started out SW, switched to SSW then switched again to S. Temps 37F-54F. Sunny skies for the morning and early afternoon then partly cloudy for the rest of the count.
Raptor Observations: GE: 1536 Unk, 1636 Sub
BE: 1008 Ad, 1034 Imm, 1437 Imm; 3 BE seen not counted
Set a new record for BE for the spring count today.
Non-raptor Observations: Eastern Bluebird-5, Common Grackle-17, Canada Goose-32, Red-winged Blackbird-7, Common Loon-8, European Starling-3, Double-crested Cormorant-2, Mourning Dove-2, Tree Swallow-11, Ring-billed Gull-2
Mourning Cloak in the afternoon.
Predictions: Partly cloudy, high 45F, winds WNW at 10-15 mph. ======================================================================== Report submitted by Henry Hvizdos (<henryhvizdos...>) Tussey Mountain information may be found at: http://www.tusseymountainspringhawkwatch.org/