Observation start time: 07:45:00 Observation end time: 11:00:00 Total observation time: 3.25 hours
Official Counter: Jerry McWilliams
Observers: Bernie O\'Connor, Jerry McWilliams, Russ States
Visitors: Russ States and Bernie O'Connor assisted with the count. Emily (DCNR environmental educator), Bonnie Ginader, and Linda McWilliams stopped by to visit.
Weather: Mostly cloudy with occasional sprinkles. Strong SSW wind and temps. reaching 18 C.
Raptor Observations: Despite the desirable conditions only a few vultures and a couple of hawks. We shut down early due to rain.
Non-raptor Observations: Canada Goose 81, Common Loon 1, Great Blue Heron 1, Killdeer 5, American Robin 40+, Eastern Meadowlark 2, thousands of Red-winged Blackbirds and Common Grackles with a few cowbirds mixed in.
Predictions: SW wind early, but cloudy with the possibility of rain, then turning cooler. Maybe some birds during dry periods in the morning. Jerry McWilliamsErie, Erie County, <Pa.jerrymcw...>