Observation start time: 09:30:00 Observation end time: 15:00:00 Total observation time: 5.5 hours
Official Counter: Bob Stewart
Visitors: 10 visitors: including Maura Brehl, ornithology student from Univ of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Vikki Brehl from York, PA; Bob & Debnise Compton from Southgate, Mich; Bob & Jodee Boley from Southgate, MIch (near Detroit River Hawk Watch)
Weather: Snow accumulation overnight and snow showers consistently until 1 PM EST. Wind aver velocity 15-17 mph gusts to 27 mph from the W and WNW. Visibility 1 km to 40 km. Temp -0.8 degrees to +0.2 degrees C.
Raptor Observations: 6 migrating raptors. 1 local turkey vulture.(not counted) 1 Golden Eagle SubAd at 12:51 EST off the escarpment slightly below eye level in power flight through snow shower.
Non-raptor Observations: none
Predictions: High of 54 degrees.] Wind from ESE at 9 mph. Sun and clouds.
======================================================================== Report submitted by Bob Stewart (<bob...>)