The Big Sit! 2010 Statistics

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Team Information: MECKBIRDERS

Captain: David Lovett
Location: huntersville, North Carolina (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  2. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  3. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  4. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  5. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  6. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  7. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  8. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  9. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  10. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  11. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  12. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  13. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  14. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  15. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  16. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  17. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  18. Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus
  19. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  20. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  21. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  22. Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus
  23. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  24. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  25. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  26. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  27. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  28. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  29. Yellow-throated Vireo Vireo flavifrons
  30. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  31. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  32. Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus
  33. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  34. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  35. Brown-headed Nuthatch Sitta pusilla
  36. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  37. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  38. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  39. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  40. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  41. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  42. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  43. Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
  44. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  45. American Pipit Anthus rubescens
  46. Pine Warbler Setophaga pinus
  47. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  48. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  49. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  50. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  51. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  52. Field Sparrow Spizella pusilla
  53. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  54. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  55. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  56. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  57. Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna
  58. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  59. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  60. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  61. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  62. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  63. Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus
  64. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  65. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens

Team Notes

Participants: we had 22 participant

Weather: great weather but hot in the PM

Location: wildlife preserve , fields,river, ponds, some hardwoods

Time At Location: Started at 6:45 AM finished at 7:00 pm

Good raptor fow but winds no good for fall migrants and too early/ warm for winter arrivals. Tied all time high but believe 70 species may be possible. Had Excellant turnout AND PARTICIPATION.

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