The Big Sit! 2008 Statistics

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Team Information: Lower Columbia Birders

Captain: Mike Patterson
Location: Seaside, Oregon (United States)

Team Checklist

  1. Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata
  2. Common Loon Gavia imme
  3. Pacific Loon Gavia pacifica
  4. Western Grebe Aechmophorus occidentalis
  5. Clark's Grebe Aechmophorus clarkii
  6. Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea
  7. Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
  8. Pelagic Cormorant Phalacrocorax pelagicus
  9. Brandt's Cormorant Phalacrocorax penicillatus
  10. Canada Goose Branta canadensis
  11. Wood Duck Aix sponsa
  12. Green-winged Teal Anas crecca
  13. Northern Pintail Anas acuta
  14. Surf Scoter Melanitta perspicillata
  15. White-winged Scoter Melanitta fusca
  16. Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
  17. Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
  18. Merlin Falco columbarius
  19. Black Turnstone Arenaria melanocephala
  20. Surfbird Calidris virgata
  21. Sanderling Calidris alba
  22. California Gull Larus californicus
  23. Glaucous-winged Gull Larus glaucescens
  24. Heermann's Gull Larus heermanni
  25. Western Gull Larus occidentalis
  26. Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla
  27. Common Murre Uria aalge
  28. Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) Columba livia
  29. Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
  30. Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
  31. Steller's Jay Cyanocitta stelleri
  32. Common Raven Corvus corax
  33. American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
  34. Black-capped Chickadee Poecile atricapillus
  35. Chestnut-backed Chickadee Poecile rufescens
  36. Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis
  37. Bewick's Wren Thryomanes bewickii
  38. Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
  39. Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula
  40. American Robin Turdus migratorius
  41. European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
  42. Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
  43. Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca
  44. Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
  45. White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
  46. Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
  47. Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
  48. House Finch Haemorhous mexicanus
  49. Purple Finch Haemorhous purpureus
  50. Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra
  51. Pine Siskin Spinus pinus

Team Notes

Participants: Mike Patterson, Steve Warner, Neal Maine

Weather: Sunny; temperature 45-55

Location: Seltzer Park, Seaside, OR

Time At Location: 08:15 to 13:30

As nice as the weather was, birding was kind of slow. Seabirds were too far out to identify with confidence and the landbirds were few and far between.

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