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RouteIA_Winneshiek (1331)
Location Iowa, United States
Survey date 2024-01-29
Survey ID1828

Survey Conditions

Survey Date: 2024-01-29Start Time: 09:00:00End Time: 12:30:00
Temperature0 (C)5 (C)
Cloud Cover15 (%)5 (%)
Visibility13 (km)16 (km)
Precipitation0: None0: None
Wind Speed1: 1-5 km/h (1-3 mph)1: 1-5 km/h (1-3 mph)
Wind DirectionSES
WaterPartly frozenPartly frozen
Snow Depth0 (in)0 (in)
Observer 1Suzanne Gucciardo
Observer 2MJ Hatfield
Observer 3
Observer 4
Notes Since December survey there has been much snow followed by many days of bitter cold, then several warm days much above freezing but with dark, overcast skies. Day for this survey was frosty to begin, then cleared to cloudless skies with great light conditions for seeing coloration on birds, some even at great distance.

Survey Sightings

BE (Bald Eagle)09:35:001Perched Adult•animal agriculture•forested
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)09:40:001Perched LightAdult•forested
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)09:50:001Flying LightAdult•forested•grassland
BE (Bald Eagle)10:05:001Perched Adult•shrubland•stubble agriculture•grassland
BE (Bald Eagle)10:10:001Perched Immature•hayfields•shrubland
BE (Bald Eagle)10:15:001Perched Adult•shrubland•stubble agriculture
BE (Bald Eagle)10:15:001Perched Adult•forested•dirt agriculture
BE (Bald Eagle)10:50:001Flying Immature•forested•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian
BE (Bald Eagle)10:50:001Perched Adult•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•grassland
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)10:55:001Soaring Adult•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•forested•stubble agriculture
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)10:55:001Soaring Adult•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•forested•stubble agriculture
BE (Bald Eagle)11:10:001Soaring Adult•forested•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian
BE (Bald Eagle)11:15:001Soaring Immature•forested•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian
BE (Bald Eagle)11:20:001Perched Immature•forested•grassland
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)11:20:001Perched Immature•forested•roadsides
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)11:30:001Perched Adult•roadsides•stubble agriculture•shrubland
BE (Bald Eagle)11:35:001Perched Immature•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•forested
AK (American Kestrel)11:45:001Perched AdultMale•dirt agriculture•roadsides
BE (Bald Eagle)11:55:001Perched AdultFemale•shrubland
BE (Bald Eagle)12:05:001Soaring Immature•hayfields•forested•roadsides
BE (Bald Eagle)12:15:001Soaring Immature•forested
BE (Bald Eagle)12:20:001Soaring Immature•forested•stubble agriculture
BE (Bald Eagle)12:20:001Soaring Adult•forested•stubble agriculture
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)12:25:001Perched Adult•shrubland•stubble agriculture

Survey totals by species

SpeciesTotal Count
BE (Bald Eagle)16
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)7
AK (American Kestrel)1