The Big Sit! 2007 Statistics

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Team Information: Deception Pass, honestly

Captain: Jim Flynn
Location: Oak Harbor, Washington (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata
  2. Common Loon Gavia imme
  3. Pacific Loon Gavia pacifica
  4. Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
  5. Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus
  6. Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena
  7. Western Grebe Aechmophorus occidentalis
  8. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  9. Pelagic Cormorant Phalacrocorax pelagicus
  10. Brandt's Cormorant Phalacrocorax penicillatus
  11. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  12. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  13. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  14. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  15. Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  16. American Wigeon Anas americana
  17. Gadwall Anas strepera
  18. Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris
  19. Greater Scaup Aythya marila
  20. Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus
  21. Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata
  22. White-winged Scoter Melanitta fusca
  23. Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula
  24. Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
  25. Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
  26. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  27. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  28. Black Oystercatcher Haematopus bachmani
  29. Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia
  30. Mew Gull Larus canus
  31. California Gull Larus californicus
  32. Thayer's Gull Larus thayeri
  33. Glaucous-winged Gull Larus glaucescens
  34. Heermann's Gull Larus heermanni
  35. Western Gull Larus occidentalis
  36. Common Murre Uria aalge
  37. Pigeon Guillemot Cepphus columba
  38. Marbled Murrelet Brachyramphus marmoratus
  39. Ancient Murrelet Synthliboramphus antiquus
  40. Rhinoceros Auklet Cerorhinca monocerata
  41. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  42. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  43. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  44. Hutton's Vireo Vireo huttoni
  45. Northwestern Crow Corvus caurinus
  46. Common Raven Corvus corax
  47. Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  48. Chestnut-backed Chickadee Poecile rufescens
  49. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  50. Winter Wren Troglodytes hiemalis
  51. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  52. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  53. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  54. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  55. American Pipit Anthus rubescens
  56. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  57. Spotted Towhee Pipilo maculatus
  58. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  59. Golden-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia atricapilla
  60. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  61. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  62. Brewer's Blackbird Euphagus cyanocephalus
  63. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  64. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  65. Pine Siskin Spinus pinus
  66. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  67. Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii
  68. Bufflehead Bucephala albeola
  69. Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator
  70. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  71. Bewick's Wren Thryomanes bewickii
  72. Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris

Team Notes

Participants: Charlie Wright, Fred Boesche

Weather: Sunny and calm becoming light overcast with slight breeze.

Location: Deception Pass at West Beach Parking Lot

Time At Location: 8:00am to 12:45pm

Notes:
Lots of birds early on, saltwater almost birdless by noon. Ancient Murrelets were nice to see.

Anecdotes:
Much missed was Jim Flynn, initiator of this circle! Until next year...


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