The Big Sit! 2008 Statistics

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Team Information: Riverbend Renegades

Captain: John Callow
Location: Great Falls, Virginia (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  2. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  3. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  4. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  5. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  6. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  7. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  8. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  9. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  10. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  11. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  12. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  13. Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus
  14. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  15. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  16. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  17. Merlin Falco columbarius
  18. American Coot Fulica americana
  19. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  20. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  21. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  22. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  23. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  24. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  25. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  26. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  27. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  28. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  29. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  30. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  31. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  32. Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus
  33. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  34. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  35. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  36. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  37. Brown Creeper Certhia americana
  38. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  39. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  40. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  41. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  42. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  43. Nashville Warbler Oreothlypis ruficapilla
  44. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  45. Black-throated Green Warbler Setophaga virens
  46. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  47. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  48. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  49. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  50. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  51. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  52. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  53. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  54. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  55. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus

Team Notes

Participants: Chrystal and Rob Young, Dave Young, John Callow

Weather: sunny mid 70's

Location: Riverbend Park, Great Falls, Virgnia

Time At Location: 6:30am to 4:30pm

Two great sightings of peregrine falcons flying down the river. It was great to have lots of visitors (50+) stop by and check out what was going on. Special thanks to Chrystal and Rob for all the snacks and Dave for the fantastic grilling. Thanks to Caroline and family members for spending time with us. Beautiful day for birding. Thanks to the American coots for moving into a spot where we could observe them at the end of the day.

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