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RouteEssex County, MA - Rte 2
Location Massachusetts, USA
Survey date 2022-03-18
Survey ID1417




Survey Conditions

Survey Date: 2022-03-18Start Time: 07:00:00End Time: 15:00:00
Temperature10 (C)21 (C)
Cloud Cover100 (%)90 (%)
Visibility
Precipitation1: Haze or Fog0: None
Wind Speed1: 1-5 km/h (1-3 mph)2: 6-11 km/h (4-7 mph)
Wind DirectionWS
WaterOpenOpen
Snow Depth0 (in)0 (in)
Observer 1Craig Jackson
Observer 2
Observer 3
Observer 4
Notes Although the day began with fog, it quickly burned off within the first half hour, and the sky was cloudless for half the day. Around noon the winds began to shift to the east along the coast as onshore winds picked up. The day was very warm, becoming as high as 21° C when the survey ended.




Survey Sightings

SpeciesTimeCountBehaviorMorphAgeSexHabitat
PG (Peregrine Falcon)07:15:001Perched •wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•roadsides
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)08:25:001Perched LightImmature•fallow agriculture•forested•developed
TV (Turkey Vulture)11:00:001Soaring •wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•forested•grassland
NH (Northern Harrier)11:15:001Flying •wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•forested•other
CH (Cooper's Hawk)11:20:001Perched Adult•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•roadsides•roadsides•developed
BE (Bald Eagle)12:10:001Flying Immature•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•forested
RL (Rough-legged Hawk)12:15:001Perched Light•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•forested•developed
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)13:00:001Perched LightAdult•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•forested•developed
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)13:30:001Perched LightImmature•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•forested•roadsides
TV (Turkey Vulture)13:30:001Flying •wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•forested•roadsides



Survey totals by species

SpeciesTotal Count
PG (Peregrine Falcon)1
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)3
TV (Turkey Vulture)2
NH (Northern Harrier)1
CH (Cooper's Hawk)1
BE (Bald Eagle)1
RL (Rough-legged Hawk)1
Total10