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RouteSax-Zim Bog IBA
Location Minnesota, USA
Survey date 2020-11-26
Survey ID1051

Survey Conditions

Survey Date: 2020-11-26Start Time: 10:20:00End Time: 15:40:00
Temperature0.5 (C)0 (C)
Cloud Cover75 (%)50 (%)
Precipitation5: Snow0: None
Wind Speed2: 6-11 km/h (4-7 mph)2: 6-11 km/h (4-7 mph)
Wind DirectionWW
WaterMostly FrozenMostly Frozen
Snow Depth5 (in)6 (in)
Observer 1Clinton Dexter-Nienhaus
Observer 2Kristina Dexter-Nienhaus
Observer 3
Observer 4
Notes Intermittent and very light snow fall scattered over the course of the day.

Survey Sightings

RL (Rough-legged Hawk)10:50:001Flying Perched LightAdultFemale•shrubland•other
Notes: Exact location. Flew west from perch on roadside.
BE (Bald Eagle)11:35:001Flying Adult•green agriculture•forested
Notes: Likely a migrant, heading southbound along river corridor. E of location 500 yds.
NG (Northern Goshawk)11:40:001Flying Perched ImmatureMale•green agriculture
Notes: 2nd yr Male type actively hunting pigeons near farms in area. Exact location of observation, hunting generally eastward.
BE (Bald Eagle)11:50:001Perched Adult•green agriculture
Notes: Perched East of location 1000 yds.
BE (Bald Eagle)11:50:001Flying Adult•green agriculture
Notes: West of location 50 yds, moving east.
NG (Northern Goshawk)11:50:001Flying Immature•green agriculture
Notes: East of location 25 yds, moving west. Actively hunting HY bird, working flocks of pigeons in area. Different bird than ASY male observed just south of location.
BE (Bald Eagle)12:00:001Perched Adult•forested
Notes: Perched 100 yds to the South.
RL (Rough-legged Hawk)13:55:001Perched LightImmature•green agriculture
Notes: Perched 50 yds east of location.
NG (Northern Goshawk)14:15:001Flying •forested•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian
Notes: Quick flyby, not able to get age/sex information. East of location 50 yds and moving east through trees.
BE (Bald Eagle)14:20:001Flying Adult•green agriculture•forested
Notes: 300 yds south of location, moving east.
BE (Bald Eagle)14:30:001Flying Adult•forested•green agriculture
Notes: Westbound, observed North of location 50 yds.

Survey totals by species

SpeciesTotal Count
RL (Rough-legged Hawk)2
BE (Bald Eagle)6
NG (Northern Goshawk)3