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RouteEssex County, MA - Rte 1 (1156)
Location Massachusetts, USA
Survey date 2024-02-20
Survey ID1873

Survey Conditions

Survey Date: 2024-02-20Start Time: 06:50:00End Time: 14:50:00
Temperature-8 (C)1 (C)
Cloud Cover0 (%)5 (%)
Visibility16 (km)16 (km)
Precipitation0: None0: None
Wind Speed2: 6-11 km/h (4-7 mph)2: 6-11 km/h (4-7 mph)
Wind DirectionNSW
WaterFrozenMostly Frozen
Snow Depth1 (in)0 (in)
Observer 1Pat Randall
Observer 2
Observer 3
Observer 4
Notes salt water was not frozen; fresh water was. The snow on the ground at beginning of route was not present after the first six stops.

Survey Sightings

RT (Red-tailed Hawk)07:10:001Perched Adult•roadsides•forested•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)07:40:002Perched •roadsides•developed
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)07:55:001Perched •grassland•forested•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•unspecified agriculture
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)09:40:001Perched •grassland•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•unspecified agriculture
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)10:00:001Perched •wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•forested
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)12:35:001Flying Adult•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•dirt agriculture
NH (Northern Harrier)12:45:001Flying AdultFemale•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•grassland
NH (Northern Harrier)13:35:001Flying AdultMale•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•grassland•developed
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)13:40:001Soaring Adult•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•grassland•forested
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)13:45:001Flying Soaring Adult•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•grassland•forested

Survey totals by species

SpeciesTotal Count
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)9
NH (Northern Harrier)2