The Big Sit! 2007 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: Cardinals

Captain: Larry Bausher
Location: New Haven, Connecticut (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  2. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  3. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  4. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  5. Mute Swan Cygnus olor
  6. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  7. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  8. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  9. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  10. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  11. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  12. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  13. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  14. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  15. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  16. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  17. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  18. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  19. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  20. Common Raven Corvus corax
  21. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  22. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  23. Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis
  24. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  25. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  26. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  27. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  28. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  29. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis

Team Notes

Participants: Larry Bausher

Weather: Sunny, partly cloudy

Location: East Rock Park, footbridge over Mill River

Time At Location: 8 hours

Notes:
Highlight was watching 2 Common Ravens performing aerial acrobatics.

Anecdotes:
Record number of species, thanks to the good weather and breezy conditions which had the raptors flying.


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