The Big Sit! 2012 Statistics

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Team Information: Machine Assisted Big Sit

Captain: Rob Fergus
Location: Union Twp, New Jersey (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  2. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  3. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  4. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  5. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  6. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  7. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  8. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  9. Eastern Screech-Owl Megascops asio
  10. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  11. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  12. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  13. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  14. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  15. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  16. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  17. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  18. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  19. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  20. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  21. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  22. Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus
  23. Gray-cheeked Thrush Catharus minimus
  24. Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
  25. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  26. Northern Parula Setophaga americana
  27. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  28. Black-throated Blue Warbler Setophaga caerulescens
  29. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  30. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  31. Yellow-breasted Chat Icteria virens
  32. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  33. Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
  34. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  35. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  36. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  37. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  38. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  39. Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
  40. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  41. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  42. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  43. Pine Siskin Spinus pinus
  44. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  45. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  46. American Robin Turdus migratorius

Team Notes

Participants: Rob Fergus, OldBird21c microphone

Weather: Mostly clear, north breeze

Location: Union Township, Hampton County, NJ

Time At Location: 13 hours

OldBird21c microphone manned the station from 12am-6am, and 8pm-midnight. Best microphone birds include Gray-cheeked Thrush (late) and White-crowned Sparrow (new yard bird). Best birds during the day were Yellow-breasted Chat (locally rare, new yard bird) and Northern Harrier (new yard bird). See full report at the Birdchaser blog:

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