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Location Iowa, United States
Survey date 2022-02-03
Survey ID1351

Survey Conditions

Survey Date: 2022-02-03Start Time: 09:00:00End Time: 13:20:00
Temperature-17 (C)-9 (C)
Cloud Cover0 (%)1 (%)
Visibility14.5 (km)16.1 (km)
Precipitation0: None0: None
Wind Speed1: 1-5 km/h (1-3 mph)2: 6-11 km/h (4-7 mph)
Wind DirectionNENE
WaterMostly FrozenMostly Frozen
Snow Depth0 (in)0 (in)
Observer 1Suzanne Gucciardo
Observer 2Linda Ferring
Observer 3
Observer 4
NotesBright, clear, and calm, and very cold day. Many birds found on sunny sides of tree lines, very few in the air. Crop fields now empty, many tilled. All standing water and small streams frozen. Missouri River half covered with pancake ice flowing with current.

Survey Sightings

RT (Red-tailed Hawk)09:15:001Flying Adult•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•grassland
BE (Bald Eagle)09:40:001Perched Immature•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•grassland
ML (Merlin)10:20:001Flying Immature•stubble agriculture•forested
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)10:30:003Perched Adult•forested•grassland
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)10:35:001Flying DarkAdult•forested•grassland
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)10:40:002Perched Adult•forested•roadsides
NH (Northern Harrier)10:50:001Flying AdultMale•stubble agriculture•grassland
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)11:05:001Perched Adult•forested•stubble agriculture
BE (Bald Eagle)11:35:001Flying Immature•stubble agriculture
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)11:45:001Flying DarkAdult•forested•developed
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)11:55:001Flying DarkAdult•roadsides•forested
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)12:15:001Flying Adult•stubble agriculture•developed
BE (Bald Eagle)12:35:002Flying Adult•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian
BE (Bald Eagle)12:40:002Flying Immature•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian
BE (Bald Eagle)12:45:001Soaring Adult•stubble agriculture
UB (Unknown Buteo)13:15:001Flying •stubble agriculture

Survey totals by species

SpeciesTotal Count
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)11
BE (Bald Eagle)7
ML (Merlin)1
NH (Northern Harrier)1
UB (Unknown Buteo)1