The Big Sit! 2010 Statistics

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Team Information: Alligator River NWR

Captain: Cindy Heffley
Location: East Lake, North Carolina (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Great Egret Ardea alba
  2. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  3. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  4. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  5. Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
  6. Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  7. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  8. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  9. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  10. Merlin Falco columbarius
  11. Northern Bobwhite Colinus virginianus
  12. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  13. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  14. Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus
  15. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  16. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  17. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  18. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  19. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  20. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  21. Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus
  22. Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius
  23. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  24. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  25. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  26. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  27. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  28. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  29. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  30. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  31. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  32. Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
  33. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  34. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  35. Nashville Warbler Oreothlypis ruficapilla
  36. Northern Parula Setophaga americana
  37. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  38. Black-throated Blue Warbler Setophaga caerulescens
  39. Magnolia Warbler Setophaga magnolia
  40. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  41. Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
  42. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  43. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  44. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  45. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  46. Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
  47. Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus
  48. Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna
  49. Boat-tailed Grackle Quiscalus major
  50. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula

Team Notes

Participants: Peggy Eubank, Mike Eubank, Audrey Whitlock, Katherine Fourhman, Cindy Heffley, Bob Glennon

Weather: calm to SE wind 5-10 mph /Sunny

Location: Milltail and Sawyer Lake Roads at Alligator River refuge

Time At Location: 5:30 AM to 2:30 PM

Once again we had many visitors stop by to ask what we were doing and if we had seen any Black Bears. Just one bear was spotted during the day.

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