The Big Sit! 2007 Statistics

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Team Information: Arrowwood NWR

Captain: Paulette Scherr
Location: Pingree, North Dakota (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Eared Grebe Podiceps nigricollis
  2. Western Grebe Aechmophorus occidentalis
  3. American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
  4. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  5. Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
  6. Snow Goose Chen caerulescens
  7. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  8. Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus
  9. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  10. Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
  11. Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  12. American Wigeon Anas americana
  13. Lesser Scaup Aythya affinis
  14. Canvasback Aythya valisineria
  15. Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
  16. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  17. Merlin Falco columbarius
  18. American Coot Fulica americana
  19. Killdeer Charadrius vociferus
  20. American Avocet Recurvirostra americana
  21. Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes
  22. Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii
  23. Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla
  24. Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos
  25. Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus
  26. Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis
  27. Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
  28. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  29. Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus
  30. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  31. Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
  32. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  33. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  34. White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
  35. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  36. Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata
  37. American Tree Sparrow Spizelloides arborea
  38. Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
  39. Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca
  40. White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
  41. Harris's Sparrow Zonotrichia querula
  42. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  43. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  44. Brewer's Blackbird Euphagus cyanocephalus
  45. Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
  46. House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  47. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia

Team Notes

Participants: Paulette Scherr, Stacy Whipp, Bill Riebe, Elaine Riebe, Joshua Dittmer, Dan Buchanan, Stan Dunn, Janelle Masters, Carolyn Alfson, Kerry Whipp, Diane Hanson, Kim Hanson, Ben Hanson, Josh Schultz, Rosali Dodson, Tom Dodson

Weather: 40-53F, <10 mph winds, mostly cloudy

Location: Arrowwood NWR near Pingree and Kensal, ND.

Time At Location: 7 am to 7:45 pm

Most activity before 11am. No big surprises, but lots of misses. Most interesting was the Merlin that made an appearance at least 3 times. I did get an opportunity to work on my fall songs and calls.

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