The Big Sit! 2012 Statistics

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Team Information: Meadows

Captain: Annette Mathes
Location: Newville, Pennsylvania (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  2. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  3. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  4. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  5. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  6. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  7. Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis
  8. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  9. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  10. Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos
  11. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  12. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  13. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  14. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  15. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  16. Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus
  17. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  18. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  19. Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus
  20. Common Raven Corvus corax
  21. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  22. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  23. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  24. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  25. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  26. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  27. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  28. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  29. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  30. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  31. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  32. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  33. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  34. Pine Siskin Spinus pinus
  35. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  36. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  37. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  38. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus

Team Notes

Participants: Annette Mathes, Ramsay Koury

Weather: 50-70 degrees cloudy early, mostly sunny by noon, SW wind 5-10 mph

Location: Tuscarora State Forest, Meadows Road Trail, Cumberland County PA

Time At Location: 9.5 hours (7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

Location in an open area at the end of the trail through the pines. Great view of ridge and nice view to south. Ecellent morning flight flyovers and excellent raptor viewing due to SW winds.

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