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RoutePresho South Dakota (1257)
Location South Dakota, United States
Survey date 2022-01-25
Survey ID1362

Survey Conditions

Survey Date: 2022-01-25Start Time: 09:10:00End Time: 11:40:00
Temperature-13.9 (C)-11.7 (C)
Cloud Cover75 (%)0 (%)
Visibility10 (km)10 (km)
Precipitation0: None0: None
Wind Speed1: 1-5 km/h (1-3 mph)2: 6-11 km/h (4-7 mph)
Wind DirectionNN
Snow Depth0 (in)0 (in)
Observer 1Jerry Toll
Observer 2Ty Smedes
Observer 3
Observer 4
Notes The region is in a 14 year drought which has affected the plant forage available to prey.

Distance of route is 38.8 miles

Survey Sightings

RL (Rough-legged Hawk)09:20:001Flying Light•stubble agriculture
GE (Golden Eagle)09:25:001Perched Adult•developed•stubble agriculture•roadsides
GE (Golden Eagle)09:30:001Perched Adult•developed•stubble agriculture
BE (Bald Eagle)09:35:001Flying Adult•animal agriculture
RL (Rough-legged Hawk)09:50:001Flying Light•roadsides•stubble agriculture
GE (Golden Eagle)10:15:001Flying •roadsides•stubble agriculture
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)10:30:001Perched LightAdult•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•forested
RL (Rough-legged Hawk)10:40:001Perched Light•animal agriculture
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)11:20:001Perched LightAdult•forested
RL (Rough-legged Hawk)11:30:001Perched Light•forested•stubble agriculture
RL (Rough-legged Hawk)11:35:001Perched Light•roadsides•stubble agriculture
RL (Rough-legged Hawk)11:35:001Perched Light•animal agriculture

Survey totals by species

SpeciesTotal Count
RL (Rough-legged Hawk)6
GE (Golden Eagle)3
BE (Bald Eagle)1
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)2