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: Silver Sands Sitters

Captain: Stacy Hanks
Location: Milford, Connecticut (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  2. Snowy Egret Egretta thula
  3. Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
  4. Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
  5. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  6. Brant Branta bernicla
  7. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  8. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  9. American Black Duck Anas rubripes
  10. Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator
  11. Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  12. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  13. Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii
  14. Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus
  15. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  16. American Kestrel Falco sparverius
  17. Merlin Falco columbarius
  18. Clapper Rail Rallus crepitans
  19. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  20. American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus
  21. Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
  22. Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla
  23. Wilson's Snipe Gallinago delicata
  24. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  25. Herring Gull Larus argentatus
  26. Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla
  27. Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
  28. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  29. Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
  30. Monk Parakeet Myiopsitta monachus
  31. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  32. Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
  33. Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus
  34. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  35. Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe
  36. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  37. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  38. Fish Crow Corvus ossifragus
  39. Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
  40. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  41. Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor
  42. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  43. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  44. Carolina Wren Thryothorus ludovicianus
  45. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  46. Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
  47. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  48. American Pipit Anthus rubescens
  49. Palm Warbler Setophaga palmarum
  50. Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia
  51. Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas
  52. Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
  53. Saltmarsh Sparrow (formerly Saltmarsh Sharp-tailed Sparrow) Ammodramus caudacutus
  54. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  55. Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
  56. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  57. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  58. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  59. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
  60. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  61. Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus
  62. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  63. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  64. American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
  65. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  66. Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris
  67. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  68. Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis

Team Notes

Participants: Stacy Hanks, Matt Hoyt, Jim Hunter, Bernice Lattanzi, Lee and Marion Aimesbury

Weather: 40 - 50 degrees, Sunny with clouds later in the day, breezy

Location: Silver Sands State Park, Milford, CT

Time At Location: 5:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Matt and Jim arrived at the circle @ 5;30 a.m. When Bernice and I arrived @ 7;30 a.m., the guys had already recorded 45 species. Much Thanks to them! Stacy

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