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RouteSweetLakeco (1054)
Location Illinois, USA
Survey date 2024-02-10
Survey ID1841

Survey Conditions

Survey Date: 2024-02-10Start Time: 10:00:00End Time: 12:20:00
Temperature1 (C)3 (C)
Cloud Cover100 (%)98 (%)
Visibility16.1 (km)16.1 (km)
Precipitation0: None0: None
Wind Speed3: 12-19 km/h (8-12 mph)3: 12-19 km/h (8-12 mph)
Wind DirectionWNWWNW
WaterPartly frozenPartly frozen
Snow Depth0 (in)0 (in)
Observer 1Paul Sweet
Observer 2Janice Sweet
Observer 3
Observer 4
Notes Accipiter probably a Sharp-shinned Hawk seen on the way to the start of the route.
Still deep water lakes were frozen but shallow ponds and running water was open.

Survey Sightings

RT (Red-tailed Hawk)10:15:001Perched LightAdult•roadsides•unspecified agriculture
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)10:20:001Perched LightAdult•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•stubble agriculture
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)10:45:001Flying LightImmature•roadsides•stubble agriculture
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)10:50:001Perched LightAdult•developed•roadsides
BE (Bald Eagle)11:05:002Flying Immature•developed•grassland
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)11:05:001Flying
BE (Bald Eagle)11:10:002Flying Adult•roadsides•developed•unspecified agriculture
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)11:20:001Perched LightAdult•developed
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)11:35:001Perched LightAdult•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•developed
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)11:40:001Perched LightAdult•developed•roadsides
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)11:45:001Perched Light•grassland•developed
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)11:50:001Soaring LightAdult•roadsides•developed
BE (Bald Eagle)11:55:001Perched Adult•grassland•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)11:55:002Soaring LightAdult•roadsides•developed
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)12:00:001Perched LightAdult•roadsides•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•forested
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)12:05:001Perched LightAdult•developed
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)12:10:001Flying LightAdult•grassland

Survey totals by species

SpeciesTotal Count
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)15
BE (Bald Eagle)5