The Big Sit! 2019 Statistics

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Team Information: Stoner Farm Sitters

Captain: Derek Stoner
Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  2. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  3. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  4. Chimney Swift Chaetura pelagica
  5. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  6. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  7. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  8. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  9. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  10. Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
  11. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  12. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  13. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius
  14. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  15. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  16. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  17. Eastern Wood-Pewee Contopus virens
  18. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  19. Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius
  20. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  21. Common Raven Corvus corax
  22. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  23. Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus
  24. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  25. Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis
  26. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  27. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  28. Winter Wren Troglodytes hiemalis
  29. House Wren Troglodytes aedon
  30. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  31. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  32. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  33. Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis
  34. Gray-cheeked Thrush Catharus minimus
  35. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  36. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  37. Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
  38. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  39. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  40. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  41. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  42. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  43. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  44. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  45. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  46. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  47. Field Sparrow Spizella pusilla
  48. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  49. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  50. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  51. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  52. Indigo Bunting Passerina cyanea
  53. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  54. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  55. Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater

Team Notes

Participants: Derek and Hilary Stoner

Weather: 47 degrees at dawn to 73 degrees in mid-afternoon, foggy to sunny to cludy late in day, with variable winds

Location: Stoner Farm on Eden Road in Lancaster, PA (at East end of pond)

Time At Location: Eight hours

Our third annual Big Sit, held in our fire pit circle at the East end of the pond. Observed a good mix of species as always, with notables being Eastern Wood-peewee, Common Raven, and Killdeer. No ducks seen and only one warbler, a Palm by the pond. Finished the day with a cardboard fire in the pit. All in all, another fun Big Sit event.

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