The Big Sit! 2019 Statistics

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Team Information: NB Overlookers

Captain: Lisa Garrett
Location: North Beach, Maryland (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  2. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  3. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  4. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  5. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  6. Sora Porzana carolina
  7. Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
  8. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  9. Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
  10. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  11. Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
  12. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  13. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  14. Great Egret Ardea alba
  15. Snowy Egret Egretta thula
  16. Black Vulture Coragyps atratus
  17. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  18. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  19. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  20. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  21. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  22. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  23. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  24. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  25. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  26. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  27. Eastern Kingbird Tyrannus tyrannus
  28. Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus
  29. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  30. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  31. Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus
  32. Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis
  33. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  34. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  35. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  36. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  37. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  38. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  39. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  40. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  41. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  42. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  43. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  44. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  45. Pine Warbler Setophaga pinus
  46. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  47. Field Sparrow Spizella pusilla
  48. Vesper Sparrow Pooecetes gramineus
  49. Nelson's Sparrow (formerly Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow) Ammodramus nelsoni
  50. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  51. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  52. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  53. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  54. Bronzed Cowbird Molothrus aeneus

Team Notes

Participants: 12

Weather: Cool and windy in morning, downpours starting about 215 ended the counting at 3:30 after second downpour.

Location: North Beach Wetlands Overlook Park

Time At Location: 8 hours bonus night owling 7pm-830pm

This was North Beach's first Big Sit. We got a respectable 52 species despite cool temps and the sudden downpours of rain in the afternoon. Highlights included kingfishers, bald eagles and phoebes.

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