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RouteEssex County, MA - Rte 2
Location Massachusetts, USA
Survey date 2021-12-09
Survey ID1240




Survey Conditions

Survey Date: 2021-12-09Start Time: 06:50:00End Time: 14:40:00
Temperature-5 (C)2 (C)
Cloud Cover0 (%)100 (%)
Visibility
Precipitation0: None0: None
Wind Speed1: 1-5 km/h (1-3 mph)3: 12-19 km/h (8-12 mph)
Wind DirectionNNW
WaterPartly frozenMostly open
Snow Depth0 (in)0 (in)
Observer 1Craig Jackson
Observer 2
Observer 3
Observer 4
Notes Today there were active hunters, which may have affected the count. Wind was variable throughout the day. Small ponds were frozen, but rivers and most marshes were not.




Survey Sightings

SpeciesTimeCountBehaviorMorphAgeSexHabitat
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)07:20:001Flying Immature•forested•stubble agriculture•developed•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian
CH (Cooper's Hawk)08:15:001Flying •forested•stubble agriculture•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)09:05:001Perched •wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•forested•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)09:40:001Perched •wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•forested
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)10:40:001Flying •stubble agriculture•forested•roadsides
NH (Northern Harrier)12:40:001Flying Immature•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•forested
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)12:40:001Perched •wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•forested
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)14:10:001Perched Soaring Adult•forested•other•developed



Survey totals by species

SpeciesTotal Count
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)6
CH (Cooper's Hawk)1
NH (Northern Harrier)1
Total8