Observation start time: 08:00:00 Observation end time: 13:30:00 Total observation time: 5.5 hours
Official Counter: Jerry McWilliams
Observers: Jerry McWilliams, Russ States
Visitors: Russ States assisted with the count. Bonnie Ginader and Sam Stull stopped by for a few minutes.
Weather: Cloudy in the AM becoming variably cloudy later. Light WSW wind early becoming WNW and still cold. AM snow showers.
Raptor Observations: Turkey Vultures continued their slow NE movement along or near the Lakeshore. A few more hawks today, but still nothing to write home about.
Non-raptor Observations: Wood Duck-1, Canada Goose-3, Common Loon-13, Double-crested Cormorant-33, Great Blue Heron-3, Northern Flicker-2, Eastern Meadowlark-4, several flocks of mixed blackbirds.
Predictions: A bit warmer with SSW wind, but light snow likely in the AM and rain in the PM. If the precip. holds off, there should be birds moving, hopefully more hawks. ======================================================================== Report submitted by Jerry McWilliams (<jerrymcw...>) Presque Isle information may be found at: http://www.presqueisleaudubon.org
Jerry McWilliams Erie, Erie County, Pa. <jerrymcw...>