The Big Sit! 2010 Statistics

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Team Information: Hawk Sitters

Captain: David Rankin
Location: Montclair, New Jersey (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Common Loon Gavia imme
  2. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  3. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  4. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  5. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  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. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  13. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  14. Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus
  15. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  16. Merlin Falco columbarius
  17. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  18. Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
  19. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  20. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  21. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  22. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  23. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  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-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius
  31. Philadelphia Vireo Vireo philadelphicus
  32. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  33. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  34. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  35. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  36. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  37. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  38. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  39. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  40. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  41. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  42. Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus
  43. Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
  44. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  45. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  46. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  47. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  48. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  49. Northern Parula Setophaga americana
  50. Black-throated Blue Warbler Setophaga caerulescens
  51. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  52. Blackpoll Warbler Setophaga striata
  53. Black-throated Green Warbler Setophaga virens
  54. Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea
  55. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  56. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  57. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  58. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  59. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  60. Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
  61. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  62. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  63. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  64. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  65. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  66. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  67. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  68. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  69. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  70. Magnolia Warbler Setophaga magnolia
  71. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis

Team Notes

Participants: Rosemary, Else Greenstone, Wayne Greenstone, Mike Girone

Weather: Starting out shilly, getting warm and staying sunny all day.

Location: Montclair Hawk Watch

Time At Location: 7:00am to 5:00pm

Highlight being a late Philadelphia Vireo. Good hawk flight with all expected hawk seen. Hundreds of warblers in before 9am, mostly yellow-rumps, flew by mostly without stopping, heading inland (west).

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