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RouteIA Black Hawk Co SE
Location Iowa, USA
Survey date 2022-01-30
Survey ID1342

Survey Conditions

Survey Date: 2022-01-30Start Time: 11:30:00End Time: 12:30:00
Temperature-7 (C)-6 (C)
Cloud Cover30 (%)34 (%)
Visibility5 (km)5 (km)
Precipitation0: None0: None
Wind Speed2: 6-11 km/h (4-7 mph)2: 6-11 km/h (4-7 mph)
Wind DirectionNWNW
Snow Depth4 (in)4 (in)
Observer 1Candace Havely
Observer 2Mark Heisdorffer
Observer 3
Observer 4
Notes This is the 2nd time we ran this route and it was interesting that we observed birds in different locations than the previous survey.

Survey Sightings

RT (Red-tailed Hawk)11:35:001Perched Adult•grassland•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian
RL (Rough-legged Hawk)11:40:001Flying LightAdult•dirt agriculture•grassland•roadsides
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)11:50:001Perched •stubble agriculture•developed
SE (Short-eared Owl)12:00:001Flying •stubble agriculture•animal agriculture•dirt agriculture
BE (Bald Eagle)12:15:003Perched Adult•stubble agriculture•developed
BE (Bald Eagle)12:15:001Perched Immature•stubble agriculture•developed
BE (Bald Eagle)12:20:001Perched Adult•stubble agriculture•roadsides

Survey totals by species

SpeciesTotal Count
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)2
RL (Rough-legged Hawk)1
SE (Short-eared Owl)1
BE (Bald Eagle)5