The Big Sit! 2010 Statistics

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Team Information: Middle River Merlins

Captain: Russ Titus
Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  2. Anhinga Anhinga anhinga
  3. Great Egret Ardea alba
  4. Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
  5. Green Heron Butorides virescens
  6. Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea
  7. White Ibis Eudocimus albus
  8. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  9. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  10. Muscovy Duck Cairina moschata
  11. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  12. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  13. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  14. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  15. Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus
  16. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  17. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  18. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  19. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  20. Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto
  21. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  22. Red-masked Parakeet Aratinga erythrogenys
  23. Mitred Parakeet Aratinga mitrata
  24. Chestnut-fronted Macaw Ara severa
  25. Red-crowned Parrot Amazona viridigenalis
  26. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  27. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  28. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  29. Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus
  30. Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  31. Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerulea
  32. Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus
  33. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  34. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  35. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  36. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  37. Painted Bunting Passerina ciris
  38. Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus
  39. Boat-tailed Grackle Quiscalus major
  40. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  41. Spot-breasted Oriole Icterus pectoralis
  42. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus

Team Notes

Participants: Russ Titus. Visitors: Al C., Ron, Harvey & Michael P.

Weather: clear light N wind 70-85 F

Location: balcony overlooking Middle River, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Time At Location: 0509-1930

A few nocturnal migrants, fair hawk flight after 930 but few other species involved (1 Barn Swallow, no Wood Storks). Afternoon was very slow.

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