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RouteCoyote Valley
Location California, USA
Survey date 2021-02-02
Survey ID1082




Survey Conditions

Survey Date: 2021-02-02Start Time: 10:20:00End Time: 14:00:00
Temperature11.7 (C)15 (C)
Cloud Cover100 (%)80 (%)
Visibility0 (km)0 (km)
Precipitation0: None0: None
Wind Speed0: less than 1km/h (Calm)0: less than 1km/h (Calm)
Wind DirectionVariableVariable
WaterOpenOpen
Snow Depth0 (in)0 (in)
Observer 1Ken R Schneider
Observer 2Clarissa Bush
Observer 3
Observer 4
NotesDespite acceptable conditions at start of survey, there was a period of very light but steady rain from 1045-1130, part of which was spent on a 20 minute lunch break.




Survey Sightings

SpeciesTimeCountBehaviorMorphAgeSexHabitat
PG (Peregrine Falcon)10:20:001Perched
AK (American Kestrel)10:30:001Perched Female
TV (Turkey Vulture)10:30:001Perched
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)10:35:001Perched Adult
TV (Turkey Vulture)10:35:004Perched
AK (American Kestrel)10:40:001Perched Female
AK (American Kestrel)10:40:001Perched Male
Notes: Male and female kestrels perched close to each other, possibly paired.
WK (White-tailed Kite)10:40:002Perched
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)11:00:001Perched
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)11:35:001Perched
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)11:45:002Perched Adult
TV (Turkey Vulture)11:45:002Flying
WK (White-tailed Kite)11:50:001Perched
Notes:
TV (Turkey Vulture)11:50:001Flying
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)11:50:003Perched
WK (White-tailed Kite)11:55:002Perched
Notes:
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)12:00:002Perched Adult
PG (Peregrine Falcon)12:05:001Perched
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)12:15:002Flying
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)12:25:002Perched
AK (American Kestrel)12:25:001Flying
TV (Turkey Vulture)12:25:0033Perched
Notes: Most perched in a single roost tree to the north.
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)12:35:002Perched
TV (Turkey Vulture)12:40:003Flying
ML (Merlin)12:40:001Perched
Notes: Photos.
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)12:45:001Perched
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)12:50:001Perched
TV (Turkey Vulture)12:55:005Flying
TV (Turkey Vulture)13:10:003Soaring
GE (Golden Eagle)13:15:002Perched
Notes: Pair perched within a few feet of each other, likely a mated pair?
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)13:20:002Soaring
TV (Turkey Vulture)13:20:001Soaring
TV (Turkey Vulture)13:25:001Soaring
TV (Turkey Vulture)13:30:005Flying
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)13:35:001Perched
TV (Turkey Vulture)13:35:001Flying
TV (Turkey Vulture)13:40:001Soaring
TV (Turkey Vulture)13:40:0011Soaring
Notes: Kettle.
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)13:45:002Perched
WK (White-tailed Kite)13:45:003Perched
TV (Turkey Vulture)13:50:002Soaring
AK (American Kestrel)13:55:001Flying Female
TV (Turkey Vulture)13:55:003Flying
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)13:55:002Flying Perched
Notes: One perched, one flying.



Survey totals by species

SpeciesTotal Count
PG (Peregrine Falcon)2
AK (American Kestrel)5
TV (Turkey Vulture)77
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)25
WK (White-tailed Kite)8
ML (Merlin)1
GE (Golden Eagle)2
Total120