The Big Sit! 2008 Statistics

These statistics reflect information submitted by reporting circles. As teams continue to report their Big Sit! results, the statistics on this page will change to reflect up-to-the-minute information.

Team Information: Middle River Merlins

Captain: Russ Titus
Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  2. Great Egret Ardea alba
  3. Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
  4. Green Heron Butorides virescens
  5. White Ibis Eudocimus albus
  6. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  7. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  8. Muscovy Duck Cairina moschata
  9. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  10. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  11. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  12. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  13. Merlin Falco columbarius
  14. Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
  15. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  16. Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto
  17. White-winged Dove Zenaida asiatica
  18. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  19. Blue-crowned Parakeet Aratinga acuticaudata
  20. Red-masked Parakeet Aratinga erythrogenys
  21. Mitred Parakeet Aratinga mitrata
  22. Chestnut-fronted Macaw Ara severa
  23. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  24. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  25. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  26. Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus
  27. Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea
  28. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  29. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  30. Prairie Warbler Setophaga discolor
  31. Blackburnian Warbler Setophaga fusca
  32. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  33. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  34. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  35. Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus
  36. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  37. Boat-tailed Grackle Quiscalus major
  38. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  39. Spot-breasted Oriole Icterus pectoralis

Team Notes

Participants: Russ Titus

Weather: 80's, humid, SE wind

Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Time At Location: 1200-1215, 230-300, 630-130, 215-730

Early morning 695 White Ibis headed west. Wind from SE not great for migration except a few falcons. Warblers headed north during morning, most unidentified.

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