The Big Sit! 2014 Statistics

These statistics reflect information submitted by reporting circles. As teams continue to report their Big Sit! results, the statistics on this page will change to reflect up-to-the-minute information.

Team Information: Sit in the City

Captain: Corey Finger
Location: Queens, New York (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Common Loon Gavia imme
  2. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  3. Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo
  4. Great Egret Ardea alba
  5. Brant Branta bernicla
  6. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  7. Mute Swan Cygnus olor
  8. American Black Duck Anas rubripes
  9. Black Scoter Melanitta americana
  10. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  11. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  12. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  13. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  14. Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
  15. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  16. Merlin Falco columbarius
  17. Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
  18. American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus
  19. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  20. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  21. Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus
  22. Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
  23. Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia
  24. Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
  25. Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
  26. Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus
  27. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  28. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  29. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  30. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  31. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  32. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  33. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  34. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  35. Philadelphia Vireo Vireo philadelphicus
  36. Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus
  37. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  38. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  39. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  40. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  41. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  42. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  43. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  44. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  45. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  46. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  47. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  48. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  49. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  50. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  51. American Pipit Anthus rubescens
  52. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  53. Orange-crowned Warbler Oreothlypis celata
  54. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  55. Black-throated Green Warbler Setophaga virens
  56. Pine Warbler Setophaga pinus
  57. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  58. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  59. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  60. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  61. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  62. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  63. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  64. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  65. Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna
  66. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  67. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
  68. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  69. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  70. Pine Siskin Spinus pinus
  71. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  72. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  73. Black Skimmer Rynchops niger
  74. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana

Team Notes

Participants: Corey Finger, Eric Mille, Lisa Scheppke, Mary Normandia, Pat Aitkin, Rich Kelly

Weather: Sunny and moderate temps. Winds out of north shifting to northeast until a shift to the south a bit before noon.

Location: Fort Tilden, Queens, hawkwatch platform

Time At Location: 11 hours, 50 minutes

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