Observation start time: 08:30:00 Observation end time: 11:00:00 Total observation time: 2.5 hours
Official Counter: Fred Harrington
Weather: Day started with rain and mist off and on, temperatures of around 13 C, and SW winds. The period of the count was conducted largely from 8:30 to 10:30 am while the precipitation ceased before restarting.
Raptor Observations: The brief flight consisted of small groups of Turkey Vultures coming through and one Red Tail. The local Cooper's Hawk hunted its way around the cemetery. All observations were from Section H.
Non-raptor Observations: none
Predictions: Maybe better than today for a flight. Cooler, gusty, westerly winds, mostly sunny and no precipitation. ======================================================================== Report submitted by Frederick Harrington (<harrinfe...>)
Site Description: This spring only "all volunteer" watch is conducted at Lakeside Cemetery in Hamburg, NY. It is located on flat lake plain located along the shoreline of the east end of Lake Erie, about 10 miles south of Buffalo, NY. For additional information contact Jim Landau at <landaujr...>