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RouteIA Black Hawk Co SE
Location Iowa, USA
Survey date 2022-02-20
Survey ID1386

Survey Conditions

Survey Date: 2022-02-20Start Time: 11:30:00End Time: 12:40:00
Temperature10 (C)12 (C)
Cloud Cover0 (%)0 (%)
Visibility6 (km)10 (km)
Precipitation0: None0: None
Wind Speed4: 20-28 km/h (13-18 mph)4: 20-28 km/h (13-18 mph)
Wind DirectionSWWSW
WaterPartly frozenPartly frozen
Snow Depth0 (in)0 (in)
Observer 1Candace Havely
Observer 2Mark Heisdorffer
Observer 3
Observer 4
NotesSunny, clear day with unusually warm temperatures (50-53 degrees F). Most of the snow on the ground had melted; only some drifted snow present in the ditches.

Survey Sightings

RL (Rough-legged Hawk)11:35:001Soaring Dark•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•grassland•roadsides
BE (Bald Eagle)11:45:001Soaring Adult•stubble agriculture•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian
BE (Bald Eagle)11:45:001Soaring Immature•stubble agriculture•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian
BE (Bald Eagle)11:45:002Perched Adult•stubble agriculture•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian
BE (Bald Eagle)11:45:001Flying Immature•stubble agriculture•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian
BE (Bald Eagle)11:45:001Perched Immature•stubble agriculture•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian
AK (American Kestrel)11:55:001Perched AdultMale•roadsides•stubble agriculture•developed
BE (Bald Eagle)12:00:001Soaring Adult•stubble agriculture•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•developed
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)12:00:001Soaring Adult•stubble agriculture•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•developed
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)12:05:001Flying Dark•developed•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•roadsides
NH (Northern Harrier)12:25:001Flying Female•stubble agriculture•developed
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)12:35:001Flying Adult•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•grassland•developed

Survey totals by species

SpeciesTotal Count
RL (Rough-legged Hawk)1
BE (Bald Eagle)7
AK (American Kestrel)1
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)3
NH (Northern Harrier)1