The Big Sit! 2007 Statistics

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Team Information: Lenoir Lunatics

Captain: Michael Bochnik
Location: Yonkers, New York (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Common Loon Gavia imme
  2. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  3. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  4. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  5. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  6. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  7. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  8. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  9. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  10. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  11. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  12. Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus
  13. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  14. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  15. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  16. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  17. Merlin Falco columbarius
  18. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  19. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  20. Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
  21. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  22. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  23. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  24. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  25. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  26. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  27. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  28. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  29. Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius
  30. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  31. Common Raven Corvus corax
  32. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  33. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  34. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  35. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  36. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  37. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  38. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  39. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  40. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  41. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  42. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  43. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  44. American Pipit Anthus rubescens
  45. Black-throated Blue Warbler Setophaga caerulescens
  46. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  47. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  48. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  49. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  50. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  51. Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis
  52. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  53. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  54. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  55. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  56. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  57. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  58. House Sparrow Passer domesticus

Team Notes

Participants: Michael Bochnik, Kelli Bochnik, Joe O'Connel, Bill Van Wart, Ed Higgins, May Guglielmo, Paul Steinneck, Barbara Dexter, Mary Harrington, Paul Oehrlein, Lynn Shaw

Weather: Sunny, West/NorthWest Wind 47 - 65 degrees

Location: Lenoir Preserve

Time At Location: 6:50 - 3:30

Notes:
Merlin eating on wing and a Kestrel hunting grasshoppers in the field in front of us.

Anecdotes:
Surprise birds were fly by Snow Buntings and an American Pipit. We missed other birds that were right in the area including Common Yellow-throat, Northern Parula, Carolina Wren, Swamp Sparrow. We did not see or hear a White-throated Sparrow anywhere.


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