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RouteIA_Fremont-Mills
Location Iowa, United States
Survey date 2021-12-25
Survey ID1268




Survey Conditions

Survey Date: 2021-12-25Start Time: 10:30:00End Time: 15:00:00
Temperature1.1 (C)8.9 (C)
Cloud Cover0 (%)5 (%)
Visibility16.1 (km)16.1 (km)
Precipitation0: None0: None
Wind Speed0: less than 1km/h (Calm)2: 6-11 km/h (4-7 mph)
Wind DirectionVariableW
WaterPartly frozenPartly frozen
Snow Depth0 (in)0 (in)
Observer 1Suzanne Gucciardo
Observer 2
Observer 3
Observer 4
NotesClear, bright and very calm day. Lack of traffic on county roads allowed single driver/observer to proceed at 10-15 mph. Believed this allowed sufficient observation of birds in area.




Survey Sightings

SpeciesTimeCountBehaviorMorphAgeSexHabitat
BE (Bald Eagle)10:35:002Flying Adult•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian
BE (Bald Eagle)10:35:001Flying Immature•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian
SS (Sharp-shinned Hawk)10:40:001Perched ImmatureMale•shrubland•grassland
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)11:00:001Perched Adult•shrubland•grassland
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)11:00:001Perched Adult•grassland
AK (American Kestrel)11:05:001Perched AdultMale•roadsides
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)11:10:001Perched LightImmature•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•grassland
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)11:15:001Flying LightAdult•dirt agriculture•roadsides
BE (Bald Eagle)11:35:001Perched AdultMale•stubble agriculture
BE (Bald Eagle)11:35:001Perched AdultFemale•stubble agriculture
BE (Bald Eagle)12:00:001Perched Adult•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•grassland
BE (Bald Eagle)12:00:001Perched Immature•grassland
BE (Bald Eagle)12:10:001Soaring Immature•developed
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)12:15:001Soaring LightAdult•shrubland•stubble agriculture
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)12:30:001Soaring LightAdult•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•grassland
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)12:50:002Perched LightAdult•forested•grassland
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)12:55:001Perched Adult•forested•grassland
AK (American Kestrel)13:30:001Perched AdultFemale•roadsides•stubble agriculture
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)13:30:001Perched RedImmature•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•grassland
BE (Bald Eagle)13:35:001Perched AdultMale•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•grassland•shrubland
BE (Bald Eagle)13:35:001Perched AdultFemale•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•grassland•stubble agriculture
AK (American Kestrel)13:45:001Perched AdultMale•roadsides•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)13:45:001Perched RedAdult•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•stubble agriculture
UB (Unknown Buteo)13:50:001Perched •wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•shrubland
BE (Bald Eagle)13:55:001Perched AdultMale•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•grassland•shrubland
BE (Bald Eagle)13:55:001Perched AdultFemale•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•grassland•shrubland
BE (Bald Eagle)14:05:001Flying Adult•stubble agriculture•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian
BE (Bald Eagle)14:05:001Soaring Immature•stubble agriculture•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)14:15:001Perched DarkImmature•stubble agriculture•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•developed
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)14:15:001Flying DarkAdult•forested•stubble agriculture
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)14:15:001Perched LightAdult•stubble agriculture•roadsides
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)14:25:001Soaring Immature•forested•grassland
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)14:40:001Perched RedImmature•stubble agriculture•shrubland
AK (American Kestrel)14:50:001Perched AdultMale•stubble agriculture•shrubland
SS (Sharp-shinned Hawk)14:55:001Soaring Adult•shrubland•grassland•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian



Survey totals by species

SpeciesTotal Count
BE (Bald Eagle)14
SS (Sharp-shinned Hawk)2
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)16
AK (American Kestrel)4
UB (Unknown Buteo)1
Total37