The Big Sit! 2016 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: Swamp Sitters

Captain: Larry West
Location: Basking Ridge, New Jersey (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  2. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  3. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  4. American Black Duck Anas rubripes
  5. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  6. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  7. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  8. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  9. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  10. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  11. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  12. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  13. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  14. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  15. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  16. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  17. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  18. Rail sp.

Team Notes

Weather: Overcast, drizzly, windy, cool.

Location: Overlook on Pleasant Plains Riad

Time At Location: 12:30AM-8:00 AM, 1:30PM-2:45 PM

COLD! We started about 12:30 AM, but the rain set in about 5:00AM. Very, very quiet this year, when previous years we would have dozens of species by sunup. The wet, cold and wind had us abandon the sit at 8:00 AM. We're looking forward to better weather next year!

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