The Big Sit! 2010 Statistics

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Team Information: Pea Island NWR

Captain: Jeff Lewis
Location: Pea Island NWR, North Carolina (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Acadian Flycatcher Empidonax virescens
  2. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  3. Northern Gannet Morus bassanus
  4. Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis
  5. American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
  6. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  7. Great Egret Ardea alba
  8. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  9. Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea
  10. Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor
  11. Snowy Egret Egretta thula
  12. Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
  13. White Ibis Eudocimus albus
  14. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  15. Mute Swan Cygnus olor
  16. Gadwall Anas strepera
  17. American Black Duck Anas rubripes
  18. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  19. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  20. Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  21. American Wigeon Anas americana
  22. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  23. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  24. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  25. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  26. Merlin Falco columbarius
  27. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  28. Clapper Rail Rallus crepitans
  29. American Coot Fulica americana
  30. Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
  31. Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus
  32. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  33. Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
  34. Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla
  35. Short-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus
  36. Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
  37. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  38. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  39. Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
  40. Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus
  41. Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
  42. Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
  43. Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus
  44. Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris
  45. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  46. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  47. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  48. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  49. Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  50. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  51. Brown Creeper Certhia americana
  52. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  53. Winter Wren Troglodytes hiemalis
  54. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  55. Sedge Wren Cistothorus platensis
  56. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  57. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  58. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  59. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  60. Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
  61. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  62. Northern Parula Setophaga americana
  63. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  64. Prairie Warbler Setophaga discolor
  65. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  66. Blackpoll Warbler Setophaga striata
  67. Black-throated Green Warbler Setophaga virens
  68. American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla
  69. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  70. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  71. Lark Sparrow Chondestes grammacus
  72. Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
  73. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  74. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  75. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  76. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  77. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  78. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  79. Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
  80. Blue Grosbeak Passerina caerulea
  81. Dickcissel Spiza americana
  82. Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus
  83. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  84. Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna
  85. Boat-tailed Grackle Quiscalus major
  86. Black Scoter Melanitta americana
  87. Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis

Team Notes

Participants: Jeff Lewis, Dave Lenat, Neal Moore, Skip Morgan, Joan Kutulas, Helen Iwanik, Paul Iwanik, Audrey Whitlock

Weather: Sunny, Calm early then SW at 5-10 late

Location: Pea Island NWR North Pond SW corner observation platform

Time At Location: 6:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Nice flight of accipiters (approx 50) also 3 - 4 Peregrines and 2 or 3 Merlin; also several Osprey moving south; fairly good movement of passerine moving south in a.m. and then northward in p.m., with some overlap. Discovered a White-cheeked Pintail slightly too far to see from circle, as well as Summer Tanager, MODO and AMRO.

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