The Big Sit! 2008 Statistics

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Team Information: Segerstads fyr

Captain: Christian Cederroth
Location: Segerstad, Oland isl, Other (Sweden)

Team Checklist

  1. Mute Swan
  2. Bean Goose
  3. White-fronted Goose
  4. Greylag Goose
  5. Barnacle Goose
  6. Bent Goose
  7. Shelduck
  8. Eurasian Wigeon
  9. Gadwall
  10. Eurasian Teal
  11. Mallard
  12. Eurasian Pintail
  13. Shoveler
  14. Tufted Duck
  15. Greater Scaup
  16. Common Eider
  17. Long-tailed Duck
  18. Velvet Scoter
  19. Goldeneye
  20. Red-breasted Merganser
  21. Goosander
  22. Red-throated Diver
  23. Black-throated Diver
  24. Crested Grebe
  25. Red-necked Grebe
  26. Eurasian Cormorant
  27. Grey Heron
  28. White-tailed Eagle
  29. Marsh Harrier
  30. Hen Harrier
  31. Goshawk
  32. Sparrowhawk
  33. Common Buzzard
  34. Rough-legged Buzzard
  35. Kestrel
  36. Merlin
  37. Peregrine
  38. Common Crane
  39. Greater Ringed Plover
  40. Golden Plover
  41. Grey Plover
  42. Eurasian Lapwing
  43. Dunlin
  44. Ruff
  45. Common Snipe
  46. Spotted Redshank
  47. Black-headed Gull
  48. Common Gull
  49. Lesser Black-backed Gull
  50. Herring Gull
  51. Caspian Gull
  52. Great Black-backed Gull
  53. Rock Pigeon
  54. Wood Pigeon
  55. Short-eared Owl
  56. Great Spotted Woodpecker
  57. Skylark
  58. Barn Swallow
  59. Meadow Pipit
  60. Rock Pipit
  61. White Wagtail
  62. Eurasian Wren
  63. Dunnock
  64. Eurasian Robin
  65. Blackbird
  66. Fieldfare
  67. Song thrush
  68. Redwing
  69. Blackcap
  70. Chiffchaff
  71. Goldcrest
  72. Long-tailed Tit
  73. Blue Tit
  74. Great Tit
  75. Great Grey Shrike
  76. Eurasian Magpie
  77. Jackdaw
  78. Pied Crow
  79. Raven
  80. European Starling
  81. Tree Sparrow
  82. Chaffinch
  83. Brambling
  84. Greenfinch
  85. Goldfinch
  86. Siskin
  87. Linnet
  88. Twite
  89. Common Redpoll
  90. Common Crossbill
  91. Parrot Crossbill
  92. Yellowhammer
  93. Reed Bunting

Team Notes

Participants: Christian Cederroth, Tobias Berger, Göran Holm, Martin Kvarnbäck, Anton Kvarnbäck et al

Weather: Fresh W breeze, +15°C, clouds 4/8, water level + 10 cm

Location: Segerstads fyr ("Vicory City Lighthouse"), island Öland, SE Sweden

Time At Location: 07:00-19:00

Notes:
20000+ Barnacle and Brent geese on migration, amongst them no less than five Brents of the form hrota and a record breaking three nigricans. White-tailed Eagle extravaganza: at least five of them were hunting around the lighthouse! Peregrine and Long-tailed Tits worth an extra mention. This is late in the season for high numbers (most waders, warblers and swallows are long gone) but excellent for other species! Check http://segerstadsfyr.se for more info.

Anecdotes:
The White-tailed Eagle passing level with us on top of the lighthouse, close enough for us to look into its evil eye will remain the strongest memory!


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