The Big Sit! 2016 Statistics

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Team Information: TNP big sit

Captain: Brandon Swayser
Location: Schnecksville, Pennsylvania (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  2. Common Merganser Mergus merganser
  3. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  4. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  5. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  6. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  7. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  8. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  9. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  10. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  11. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  12. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  13. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  14. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  15. Merlin Falco columbarius
  16. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  17. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  18. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  19. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  20. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  21. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  22. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  23. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  24. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  25. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  26. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  27. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  28. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  29. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  30. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  31. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  32. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula

Team Notes

Participants: Jim Funk, Brandon Swayser, Frank Dickman

Weather: 50-63 degrees F, overcast to 30% cloud cover, sustained winds of 15mph with gusts to 35mph, winds from NNW

Location: Trexler Environmental Center at Trexler Nature Preserve central range

Time At Location: 5am to 7pm, 14 hours

Extreme winds today limited our Passerine observations, which are usually much higher at this site. Raptors and other large birds moved in good numbers. 843 Canada Geese, 95 American Crows, 272 American Robins. A juvenile plumage Merlin was our most notable bird of the day.

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