Observation start time: 08:30:00 Observation end time: 11:30:00 Total observation time: 3 hours
Official Counter: Jerry McWilliams
Visitors: Joe Susi, Ruth Swaney
Weather: Cloudy becoming variably cloudy then becoming clear Record breaking 84 F dropping to the mid-60s F.
Raptor Observations: Continued slow even with warm SW wind. Birds stayed near the lake and often came through very high even when cloud cover was heavy. Birds all but stopped flying after 1030 DST.
Non-raptor Observations: Double-crested Cormorant--7, Great Blue Heron--1, Green Heron--1, Great Egret--1, Lesser Yellowlegs--7, Blue Jay--90, Chimney Swift--1,Yellow-rumped Warbler--2, Yellow Warbler--1, warbler species--2,Baltimore Oriole--1, Bobolink--3, American Goldfinch--5
Predictions: Mostly sunny and mild with SW wind early becoming westerly by 11:00 DST. The potential for a good flight not expected since the last few days have produced few birds.
Jerry McWilliams Erie, Erie County, Pa. <jerrymcw...>