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RoutePierre grasslands SD
Location South Dakota, United States
Survey date 2022-01-26
Survey ID1352

Survey Conditions

Survey Date: 2022-01-26Start Time: 11:50:00End Time: 14:50:00
Temperature2.9 (C)7.4 (C)
Cloud Cover95 (%)60 (%)
Visibility10 (km)10 (km)
Precipitation0: None0: None
Wind Speed2: 6-11 km/h (4-7 mph)3: 12-19 km/h (8-12 mph)
Wind DirectionSWW
WaterMostly FrozenMostly Frozen
Snow Depth0 (in)0 (in)
Observer 1Jerry Toll
Observer 2Ty Smedes
Observer 3
Observer 4
Notes Good weather conditions but with fairly strong wind. Prairie dogs were out.

Survey Sightings

RL (Rough-legged Hawk)12:00:001Flying Light
GE (Golden Eagle)12:05:002Perched Adult•grassland
FH (Ferruginous Hawk)12:10:001Flying LightImmature•grassland
RL (Rough-legged Hawk)12:30:002Flying Light•animal agriculture
GE (Golden Eagle)12:40:001Perched Adult•roadsides•animal agriculture
GE (Golden Eagle)12:45:001Perched Adult•animal agriculture
BE (Bald Eagle)12:55:001Perched Adult•animal agriculture
FH (Ferruginous Hawk)12:55:001Perched LightAdult•animal agriculture
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)13:05:001Flying DarkAdult•grassland
RL (Rough-legged Hawk)13:10:001Flying Light•stubble agriculture•animal agriculture
GE (Golden Eagle)13:20:002Perched Adult•grassland
FH (Ferruginous Hawk)13:45:001Flying LightAdult•animal agriculture
GE (Golden Eagle)13:55:001Flying Immature•other
GE (Golden Eagle)14:35:001Perched •grassland
FH (Ferruginous Hawk)14:40:001Perched LightImmature•animal agriculture
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)14:40:001Perched LightImmature•animal agriculture
RL (Rough-legged Hawk)14:45:001Flying Light•animal agriculture

Survey totals by species

SpeciesTotal Count
RL (Rough-legged Hawk)5
GE (Golden Eagle)8
FH (Ferruginous Hawk)4
BE (Bald Eagle)1
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)2