The Big Sit! 2013 Statistics

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Team Information: East Aurora Bird Club

Captain: Mary Steuer
Location: Grand Island, New York (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  2. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  3. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  4. Great Egret Ardea alba
  5. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  6. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  7. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  8. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  9. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  10. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  11. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  12. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  13. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  14. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  15. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  16. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  17. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  18. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia

Team Notes

Participants: Ken, Carm, Mary, Janet, Anne, Nancy & Paul, Marge, Priscilla & John (1)

Weather: Upper 60's; maily cloudy; light breeze

Location: Beaver Island State Park, Grand Island NY

Time At Location: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Highlights included a circling adult bald eagle, a pair of circling, showy red tail hawks, nice looking great egret and kingfisher and peregrine falcon flyby with a total of 17 species.

A new feature- the Donut Tent- was a rallying point for our birding circle!

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