The Big Sit! 2010 Statistics

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Team Information: Dead Wood Birders

Captain: Joe Sebastiani
Location: Avondale, Pennsylvania (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  2. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  3. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  4. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  5. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  6. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  7. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  8. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  9. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  10. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  11. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  12. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  13. Merlin Falco columbarius
  14. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  15. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  16. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  17. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  18. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  19. Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio
  20. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  21. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  22. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  23. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  24. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  25. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  26. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  27. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  28. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  29. Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus
  30. Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius
  31. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  32. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  33. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  34. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  35. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  36. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  37. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  38. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  39. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  40. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  41. Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus
  42. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  43. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  44. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  45. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  46. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  47. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  48. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  49. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  50. Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
  51. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  52. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  53. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  54. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  55. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  56. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  57. Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus
  58. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  59. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  60. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  61. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  62. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  63. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  64. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  65. Brown Creeper Certhia americana

Team Notes

Participants: 25 for the day

Weather: clear and 75degree high

Location: Bucktoe Creek Preserve, Avondale, PA

Time At Location: 15 hours

Notes:
25 total. Joe Sebastiani and William Ryan Captains

Anecdotes:
Beautiful night with lots of stars and not many overhead nocturnal migrants. A mystery hoot that we thought (hoped) would be a Long-eared Owl but turned out to be a female Great Horned Owl squawk call. New birds tapered off after lunch. Best birds were 2 flyover Bobolink and a very low, circling Peregrine Falcon.


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