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RouteHawkeye Wildlife Management Area Route (1118)
Location Iowa, USA
Survey date 2023-02-15
Survey ID1604

Survey Conditions

Survey Date: 2023-02-15Start Time: 08:20:00End Time: 10:20:00
Temperature-5 (C)0.5 (C)
Cloud Cover97 (%)82 (%)
Visibility16 (km)16 (km)
Precipitation0: None0: None
Wind Speed5: 29-38 km/h (19-24 mph)5: 29-38 km/h (19-24 mph)
Wind DirectionWWNW
WaterPartly frozenPartly frozen
Snow Depth0 (in)0 (in)
Observer 1Jonah Pouleson
Observer 2Aaron Petrie
Observer 3Molly Belvo
Observer 4Mackenzie Gregor
Notes Slow day until the end, very windy with a cold front moving in after an unseasonably warm stretch. Partial route due to road closure that I anticipate will persist through the end of the survey months.

Survey Sightings

AK (American Kestrel)08:25:001Perched AdultMale•roadsides•stubble agriculture
BE (Bald Eagle)08:30:001Perched Adult•dirt agriculture•stubble agriculture•roadsides
AK (American Kestrel)09:25:001Flying AdultFemale•hayfields•animal agriculture•stubble agriculture•roadsides
BE (Bald Eagle)09:30:001Perched Adult•hayfields•stubble agriculture•roadsides•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian
AK (American Kestrel)09:40:001Perched AdultMale•roadsides•hayfields•forested•shrubland
BE (Bald Eagle)10:00:002Perched Adult•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•shrubland•stubble agriculture
BE (Bald Eagle)10:05:001Perched Immature•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•shrubland•fallow agriculture
BE (Bald Eagle)10:10:002Perched Immature•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•shrubland•roadsides•forested
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)10:10:001Perched •shrubland•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•roadsides
BE (Bald Eagle)10:15:007Perched Adult•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•shrubland•forested•roadsides
BE (Bald Eagle)10:15:004Perched Immature•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•shrubland•forested•roadsides
BE (Bald Eagle)10:15:002Perched Adult•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•forested•roadsides

Survey totals by species

SpeciesTotal Count
AK (American Kestrel)3
BE (Bald Eagle)20
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)1