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RouteDutchess County, NY
Location New York, USA
Survey date 2020-12-30
Survey ID1047

Survey Conditions

Survey Date: 2020-12-30Start Time: 10:00:00End Time: 13:40:00
Temperature-2.8 (C)2.2 (C)
Cloud Cover100 (%)100 (%)
Visibility16 (km)16 (km)
Precipitation0: None0: None
Wind Speed0: less than 1km/h (Calm)3: 12-19 km/h (8-12 mph)
Wind Direction---S
WaterMostly openMostly open
Snow Depth0 (in)0 (in)
Observer 1Liza Antony
Observer 2Ajit Antony
Observer 3
Observer 4

Survey Sightings

RT (Red-tailed Hawk)10:05:001Flying •developed•forested
Notes: Viewed from parking lot of Valley Bible Fellowship Church. Flew SE to N and perched in a tree. Graveyard across street from church. trees west and north of church
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)10:15:001Perched •stubble agriculture•developed
Notes: Perched NW in a tree. Observed from side of Clove road.
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)10:35:001Perched •stubble agriculture•forested
Notes: Perched on a wire 50 meters NE of car
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)11:10:001Flying •wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•stubble agriculture•stubble agriculture
Notes: viewed from Swamp River Public Fishing Stream
BE (Bald Eagle)11:10:001Flying Adult•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•stubble agriculture•stubble agriculture
Notes: flew from S to NE, 100 meters away
BE (Bald Eagle)10:15:001Flying Adult•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•stubble agriculture•stubble agriculture
Notes: 100m from SE to SW
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)10:15:001Soaring Adult•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•stubble agriculture•stubble agriculture
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)10:15:001Flying Immature•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•stubble agriculture•stubble agriculture
Notes: 150m SW
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)11:30:001Perched •stubble agriculture•forested
Notes: South parking area on Old Rte.22 On a tree ESE, 100m
BE (Bald Eagle)11:30:001Flying Adult•stubble agriculture•forested
Notes: 120 m, SW
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)11:35:001Perched •stubble agriculture•forested
Notes: 230m, SSE
BE (Bald Eagle)11:50:002Flying Immature•stubble agriculture•forested
Notes: 650m, above and below the ridge to E, interacting with each other.
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)11:50:001Flying Immature•stubble agriculture•forested
Notes: 290 m from N to S behind row of trees
BE (Bald Eagle)12:00:002Flying Immature•stubble agriculture•forested
Notes: flying behind trees to right of parking spot, from right to left, 500m
BE (Bald Eagle)12:00:001Flying Adult•stubble agriculture•forested
Notes: 200m, N to S
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)12:00:001Soaring •stubble agriculture•forested
BE (Bald Eagle)12:10:001Flying Immature•stubble agriculture•forested
Notes: Subadult, flying N towards our car, then southish direction
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)12:15:001Soaring
Notes: high over hills to the right
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)12:15:003Perched •stubble agriculture
Notes: Perched in distant trees bordering fields,?more than 650m away to the right
BE (Bald Eagle)12:25:002Perched Adult•stubble agriculture•developed
Notes: 50m on a tree bordering field; 1 adult,1 subadult
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)12:35:002Perched •stubble agriculture•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian
Notes: Parked on rt. side of Berkshire rd.Fields on both side of rd. with !0 mile river to south
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)12:35:001Flying Adult•stubble agriculture•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)12:40:001Perched •stubble agriculture•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian
Notes: 200m, NW in a tree
SS (Sharp-shinned Hawk)12:45:001Flying •stubble agriculture•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian
Notes: 10 ml river to the S.Flew across the road in front of the car from left to rt. and landed in a tree 100 m away
BE (Bald Eagle)12:45:002Flying Adult•stubble agriculture•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian
Notes: 1 adult, 1 subadult. Flew overhead and rt. field to the south
BE (Bald Eagle)12:55:001Perched Adult•stubble agriculture•other•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian
Notes: Pheasant Farm in fields to east of parking spot on Sand Hill RD. BE in tree 200m to W of parking area. Small stream to west of our parking area
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)12:55:001Perched •stubble agriculture•other•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian
Notes: Pheasant farm.
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)13:00:002Flying •stubble agriculture•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•other
Notes: 150 m, flew S to N, behind our carAgA=Pheasant farm
BE (Bald Eagle)13:05:001Perched Immature•stubble agriculture•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•other
Notes: subadult.NW 150 m. Pheasant farm
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)13:05:001Perched •stubble agriculture•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•other
Notes: Ag A= Pheasant farm

Survey totals by species

SpeciesTotal Count
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)22
BE (Bald Eagle)15
SS (Sharp-shinned Hawk)1