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RouteIA_Winneshiek (1331)
Location Iowa, United States
Survey date 2024-02-19
Survey ID1886

Survey Conditions

Survey Date: 2024-02-19Start Time: 08:00:00End Time: 11:20:00
Temperature-7.7 (C)5 (C)
Cloud Cover85 (%)35 (%)
Visibility16 (km)16 (km)
Precipitation0: None0: None
Wind Speed0: less than 1km/h (Calm)2: 6-11 km/h (4-7 mph)
Wind DirectionVariableSE
WaterPartly frozenPartly frozen
Snow Depth0 (in)0 (in)
Observer 1Suzanne Gucciardo
Observer 2MJ Hatfield
Observer 3
Observer 4
NotesCalm, cold morning after stretch of unseasonably warm weather. Streams mostly open where flowing, icebound on pools. Ice on ponds and marshes variable, depending on depth and amount of recent solar warming. No snow cover. Skies mostly overcast at start, decreasing through morning.

Survey Sightings

BE (Bald Eagle)08:25:001Flying Adult•forested•grassland
BE (Bald Eagle)08:30:001Perched Adult•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•forested
BE (Bald Eagle)08:40:001Flying Adult•forested•grassland
BE (Bald Eagle)08:45:001Flying Adult•stubble agriculture•developed
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)08:45:001Flying Adult•stubble agriculture•developed
BE (Bald Eagle)09:25:001Perched Immature•shrubland•stubble agriculture
BE (Bald Eagle)09:30:001Perched Adult•forested•hayfields
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)09:35:001Perched Immature•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•shrubland•grassland
BE (Bald Eagle)09:40:001Perched Immature•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•grassland•shrubland
BE (Bald Eagle)09:50:001Perched Adult•forested•grassland
BE (Bald Eagle)10:05:001Soaring Immature•forested•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian
BE (Bald Eagle)10:10:001Perched Adult•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•forested
BE (Bald Eagle)10:10:002Soaring Immature•forested
AK (American Kestrel)10:20:001Perched AdultMale•roadsides•animal agriculture
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)10:25:001Perched Adult•forested
BE (Bald Eagle)10:30:001Perched Adult•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian•forested
BE (Bald Eagle)10:35:002Perched Immature•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)10:40:001Perched Adult•animal agriculture•forested
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)10:40:001Flying Adult•animal agriculture•forested•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian
BE (Bald Eagle)10:55:002Perched Adult•shrubland•grassland•wetland/pond/marsh/riparian
RL (Rough-legged Hawk)11:05:001Perched Immature•grassland•stubble agriculture
BE (Bald Eagle)11:10:001Flying Adult•forested
BE (Bald Eagle)11:10:001Flying Immature•forested

Survey totals by species

SpeciesTotal Count
BE (Bald Eagle)19
RT (Red-tailed Hawk)5
AK (American Kestrel)1
RL (Rough-legged Hawk)1