The Big Sit! 2010 Statistics

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Team Information: The Riverbend Redstarts

Captain: Dwayne Martin
Location: Conover, North Carolina (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  2. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  3. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  4. Blue-winged Teal Anas discors
  5. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  6. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  7. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  8. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  9. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  10. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  11. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  12. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  13. Merlin Falco columbarius
  14. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  15. Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius
  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. Barred Owl Strix varia
  21. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  22. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  23. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  24. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  25. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  26. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  27. Eastern Wood-Pewee Contopus virens
  28. Acadian Flycatcher Empidonax virescens
  29. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  30. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  31. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  32. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  33. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  34. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  35. Brown-headed Nuthatch Sitta pusilla
  36. Brown Creeper Certhia americana
  37. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  38. Winter Wren Troglodytes hiemalis
  39. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  40. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  41. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  42. Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus
  43. Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina
  44. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  45. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  46. Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
  47. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  48. Tennessee Warbler Oreothlypis peregrina
  49. Northern Parula Setophaga americana
  50. Cape May Warbler Setophaga tigrina
  51. Black-throated Blue Warbler Setophaga caerulescens
  52. Magnolia Warbler Setophaga magnolia
  53. Black-throated Green Warbler Setophaga virens
  54. American Redstart Setophaga ruticilla
  55. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  56. Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea
  57. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  58. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  59. Rose-breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus
  60. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  61. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  62. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  63. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  64. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis

Team Notes

Participants: Dwayne Martin, Lori Owenby, Monroe Pannell, Alisha Hayes, Michael Deal, Blair Rayfield, Jean McAnulty, Barbra McAnulty

Weather: Clear, sunny and warm Tempetures from 47°F to 85°F

Location: Observation Platform at Riverbend Park, Conover, NC

Time At Location: 5:45am to 7:00pm

Best bird was Merlin. Big misses for us was Pine Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Canada Goose, and Double-crested Cormorant.

This was our first Big Sit. Fun was had by all and we look forward to doing it again next year!

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